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Huawei P50 and P50 Pro announced

Huawei has officially unveiled its new P50 Series smartphones in China. The lineup includes vanilla Huawei P50, Huawei P50 Pro Snapdragon 888 version and Huawei P50 Pro Kirin 9000 model. Notably, all of these lack 5G and supports dual 4G VoLTE only.

All the models offer dual SIM connectivity. These are powered by HarmonyOS 2 out of the box. They come with Fingerprint sensor for biometrics and has NFC support for making contact-less payments. They also offer IP68 water and dust resistant rating.

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The Huawei P50 feature a 6.5-inch OLED display with 2700 x 1224 pixels resolution. Its screen delivers DCI-P3 colors, up to 90Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate. It has Snapdragon 888 SoC inside with 8GB RAM.

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The P50 is offered in 128GB and 256GB storage options. The handset does allow further expansion using NM card. For selfies, there is a 13MP front ultra-wide snapper. At the back side are triple cameras making up of 50MP main, 13MP ultra-wide and 12MP lenses. It supports up to 50X digital zoom. A 4100mAh battery is included with 66W fast charging support.

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The Huawei P50 Pro specs include a slightly larger 6.6-inch OLED screen with 2700 x 1225 pixels resolution. It has 450ppi pixel density and offers 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone has two models – one with Snapdragon 888 SoC and other with Kirin 9000 4G SoC.

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The P50 Pro has options of 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB storage space. There is a premium 12GB RAM variant with 512GB of storage as well. NM card is support for further expansion. The Pro variant houses quad-rear cameras. These include 50 (main) + 40MP (main, B&W) + 13MP (ultra-wide) + 64MP (telephoto) lenses with LED Flash. It has a slightly larger 4360mAH battery with 66W fast charging and wireless charging support.

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Huawei P50 Specifications

  • Colors: Yao Gold Black, Cocoa Tea Gold, Snowy White
  • Dimensions: 156.5 x 73.8 x 7.92 mm
  • SIM: Dual Nano Slots
  • Operating System: HarmonyOS 2
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor
  • Water resistance: IP68
  • Display: 6.5-inch OLED display with 2700 x 1224 pixels resolution, up to 90Hz refresh rate, 1440Hz high frequency PWM dimming, 300Hz touch sampling rate, 458ppi pixel density, P3 wide colors, multi-touch support
  • Chipset: Octa-core (2.84GHz Cortex-X1 x 1 + 2.42GHz Cortex-A78 x 3 + 1.8GHz Cortex-A55 x 4) Snapdragon 888 4G mobile platform with Adreno 660 GPU and 6th Gen AI engine
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB / 256GB built-in, expandable up to 256Gb using NM Card
  • Front camera: 13MP ultra-wide angle with F/2.4 Aperture
  • Rear cameras: Triple rear cameras with LED flash, 4X optical zoom, 50X digital zoom, 4K video, 1080p super slow motion at 960fps
    • 50MP main with F/1.8 Aperture
    • 13MP ultra-wide with F/2.2 Aperture
    • 12MP telephoto with F/3.4 Aperture, OIS
  • Battery: 4100mAh (typical) / 4000mAh (minimum) with 66W fast charging
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz) 2×2 MIMO, HE160, 4096 QAM, 8 Spatial-streaming sounding MU-MIMO, Bluetooth V5.2, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen1, dual-band GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo/Navic, NFC, USB Type-C Audio
  • Sensors: Gravity, Hall, Gyro, Compass, Ambient light, Proximity, Camera lase focus sensor, Color temperature
  • Audio: USB Type-C audio, Huawei Histen, Supports stereo

The Huawei P50 8GB/128GB model is priced at CNY 4,500 ($700/€590) while its 8GB/256GB variant costs CNY 5,000 ($775/€650). It will arrive in Chinese markets in September.

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Huawei P50 Pro specifications

  • Colors: Yao Gold Black, Cocoa Tea Gold, Snowy White, Dawn Powder, Rippling Clouds
  • Dimensions: 158.8 x 72.8 x 8.5 mm
  • SIM: Dual Nano Slots
  • Operating System: HarmonyOS 2
  • Biometrics: Fingerprint sensor
  • Water resistance: IP68
  • Display: 6.6-inch OLED display with 2700 x 1228 pixels resolution, up to 120Hz refresh rate, 1440Hz high frequency PWM dimming, 300Hz touch sampling rate, 450ppi pixel density, P3 wide colors, multi-touch support
  • Chipset:
    • Octa-core (2.84GHz Cortex-X1 x 1 + 2.42GHz Cortex-A78 x 3 + 1.8GHz Cortex-A55 x 4) Snapdragon 888 4G mobile platform with Adreno 660 GPU and 6th Gen AI engine
    • Octa-core (3.13GHz Cortex-A77 x 1 + 2.54GHz Cortex-A77 x 3 + 2.05GHz Cortex-A55 x 4) Kirin 9000 4G processor with 24-core Mali-G78 GPU and Dual large + Micro-core NPU
  • RAM and Storage:
    • 8GB RAM with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB storage
    • 12GB RAM with 512GB storage
    • Expandable up to 256GB using NM card
  • Front camera: 13MP ultra-wide angle with F/2.45 Aperture, Auto Focus
  • Rear cameras: Quad-rear cameras with LED flash, 3.5X optical zoom, 100X digital zoom, Auto Focus, 4K video, 1080p super slow motion at 960fps
    • 50MP main with F/1.8 Aperture, OIS
    • 40MP main black and white with F/1.6 Aperture
    • 13MP ultra-wide with F/2.2 Aperture
    • 64MP telephoto with F/3.5 Aperture, OIS
  • Battery: 4360mAh (typical) / 4260mAh (minimum) with 66W fast charging. Supports 50W Huawei wireless super fast charging, reverse charging
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz) 2×2 MIMO, HE160, 4096 QAM, 8 Spatial-streaming sounding MU-MIMO, Bluetooth V5.2, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen1, dual-band GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo/Navic, NFC, USB Type-C Audio
  • Sensors: Gravity, Hall, Gyro, Compass, Ambient light, Proximity, Camera lase focus sensor, Color temperature
  • Audio: USB Type-C audio, Huawei Histen, Supports stereo

The Huawei P50 Pro SD888/8GB/128GB model costs 6,000 Yuan ($930/€780). The P50 Pro 8GB/256GB price is set at 6500 Yuan ($1006/€847) while its 8GB/512GB version has price-tag of 7500 Yuan ($1161/€977). All of these models will start shipping from August 12th. The 12GB/512GB variant is priced at 8000 Yuan ($1,240/€1,040). It will go on sale in September.


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