Huawei P40 Pro, P40 to be launched today: Livestream, specs and more

By Prakhar Khanna | Published on 26-Mar-2020

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Huawei is set to launch the P40 series today. It could launch the Huawei P40 Pro, P40 as well as a third P40 Pro+ model. However, ahead of the launch, the specifications of Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei P40 have leaked online. The launch event will commence at 6:30 PM IST. You can watch the Huawei P40 Pro launch event below.


The P40 Pro is said to feature a 6.58-inch display. It will be powered by the Kirin 990 5G chipset. It will sport a Leica Ultra Vision quad rear camera setup: 50MP+40MP+12MP+ToF. Plus, it will use Huawei XD Fusion Engine for Pictures. Moreover, it will feature 50x SuperSensing Zoom with stabilisation in the telephoto lens. On the front will lie a 32MP + depth sensor selfie shooters.

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The handset is said to be made available in the same silver, gold, black, blue, and Breathing Crystal finishes as its standard model. Previously leaked renders have also shown a mint green colour option. Huawei is rumoured to put the “Quad Quad Bayer” sensor and it will do 4-in-1 conversions to reach the 16-in-1 stage. It will only be used for videos and photos shot under very dark conditions. It will pack a 4200mAh battery with 40W wired charging and 40W or 27W wireless charging, it is not confirmed yet. 


Coming to the vanilla Huawei P40, it is said to feature a 6.1-inch display and will be powered by the Kirin 990 5G SoC as well. It will sport a triple rear camera setup of 50MP + 16MP + 8MP with Huawei XD Fusion Engine for Pictures. On the front will lie a 32MP selfie shooter. The rear cameras will support up to 30X digital zoom. Further, it will pack a 3800mAh battery.

Huawei is also said to launch a third, P40 Pro Plus, which is expected to be made available in Black and White variants. It is tipped to comprise of the 1/1.28” Sony IMX700 52-megapixel Hexadeca Bayer RYYB lens, a 1/1.5” Sony IMX650 40-megapixel ultrawide Cine RGGB lens, a telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, a dual prism periscope zoom lens with 10x optical zoom and a ToF (Time of Flight) sensor.

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