Chinese multination telecom giant Huawei announced the launch of the new HUAWEI P10 and P10+ at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. The P10 and larger P10+ are built around front and rear cameras co-developed with Leica.

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“With Huawei P10 and P10+ we have created a smartphone that revolutionises and redefines portrait photography.”, said Richard Yu, chief executive of the Huawei Consumer Business Group. Users now have an incredible Leica front camera on their Huawei device in addition to the rear.

Huawei P10 key Portraiture Features:

  1. 3D Facial Detection An all-new intelligent facial detection system features over 190 detailed identification nodes for accurate recognition for perfect selfies.
  2. Leica Dual-Camera 2.0: The Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 on the P10 features a 12MP RGB + 20MP monochrome sensor that captures detailed facial features. The 2.0 Pro Edition carries SUMMILUX-H Leica lenses, with a larger F/1.8 aperture to capture more light in low-light situations
  3. Hybrid Zoom: An additional new feature that allows users to focus in on specific areas of an image while still keeping the sharpness of image quality
  4. Embedded ISP: The Kirin 960 with embedded ISP enables real-time viewing of depth-of-field changes and facial features.
  5. Studio-like Portrait Enhancements: The artistic imaging algorithm in the Huawei P10 and P10+ is based on the extensive research of various face shapes and skin colors. By understanding the relative position of each facial feature and the uniqueness of skin type, the portrait enhancements can be applied in a customized and more natural way.
  6. Dynamic Illumination: Huawei P10 and P10+ include an auto-sensing algorithm that tracks environment lighting changes and automatically adjusts the shooting configuration, including the AWB, shutter speed and more.
  7. Front camera sensor: All-new front camera sensor that captures more light to improve picture quality in low-light conditions. 8MP, f/1.9.

General Features

Huawei P10

• Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat, EMUI 5.1
• CPU: Huawei Kirin 960
• RAM: 4 GB
• Storage: 64 GB, expandable
• Display: 5.1 inches, 1920×1080
• Main Camera: 12 MP RGB + 20 MP Monochrome, Leica Summarit-H lens, OIS, f/2.2
• Secondary Camera: 8 MP, Leica lens, f/1.9
• Battery: 3,200 mAh
• Dimensions: 145.3 mm x 69.3 mm x 6.98 mm
• Weight: 145 g

Huawei P10 Plus

• Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat, EMUI 5.1
• CPU: Huawei Kirin 960
• RAM: 4 or 6 GB
• Storage: 64 or 128 GB, expandable
• Display: 5.5 inches, 2560×1440
• Main Camera: 12 MP RGB + 20 MP Monochrome, Leica Summilux lens, OIS, f/1.8
• Secondary Camera: 8 MP, Leica lens, f/1.9
• Battery: 3,750 mAh
• Dimensions: 153.5 mm x 74.2 mm x 6.98 mm
• Weight: 165 g

Huawei has made some big changes is in the range of colors available. The company has teamed up with the Pantone Color Institute to release the phone in a range of on-trend colors designed to “embody the personalities of the contemporary consumer”.

These include Pantone Greenery (the official Pantone Colour of the Year 2017), Dazzling Blue, Ceramic White, Dazzling Gold, Prestige Gold, Graphite Black, Rose Gold and Mystic Silver.

Price and Availability

The Huawei P10 & P10+ will be available in India by April. As a forecast, the phones are set to cost 40000 INR for the P10 and 48000 INR and 56000 INR respectively for the 64GB and 128GB variants of the P10+.