Huawei P10 and P10 Plus in a nutshell

Yesterday Huawei two new flagship phones after much hype and to even more excitement at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. These devices are indicative of Huawei evolution in recent years. Not only are the keeping up with the technology, they are giving people what they want. For starters there are Eight different colour variants, admittedly these will differ by region, however, there is a lot of choices right away.

 

The differences are notable as the standard P10 will feature a 5.1-inch, Full HD, 1920 x 1080, 432ppi, flat (not curved) display whereas the P10 Plus comes with a 5.5-inch, WQHD, 2560 x 1440, 534ppi flat display. This time around Huawei have moved the fingerprint sensor to the front, until now all Huawei fingerprint sensors have been to the rear, including the Honor brand. Both variants will feature impressive twin rear cameras featuring Leica Dual Camera 2.0 technologies, the standard has an f/2.2 whilst the Plus features Pro optics, an f/1.8. These rear cameras are 20MP B&W sensor and 12MP colour sensor with optical image stabilisation. A front facing 8MP camera is also present with Leica technology.

Inside both P10s have a Kirin 960 chipset, octa-core (4x 2.4GHz, 4x 1.8GHz) and a Mali G71 MP8 GPU, Vulkan API. The P10 will utilise 4GB RAM, 64GB storage where as the P10 Plus has 6GB RAM, 128GB storage. Both are expandable by microSD and include dual SIM functionality. Battery wise the P10 has a juicy 3200mAh and the P10 Plus hits a huge 3750mAh. Both are equipped with SuperCharge fast-charging. The P10 Plus includes an IR Blaster and 4×4 MIMO connectivity for super fast download speeds (where compatible.)

Out of the box will see EMUI 5.1 over Android Nougat 7.1 and the interesting addition if the UX design will follow phone’s exterior colour by default. The P10 will retail for around £550 and the P10 Plus should be around £600. Both are due to ship in March.

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