HUAWEI P20 Pro 128 GB 6.1-Inch FHD+ FullView Android 8.1 SIM-Free Smartphone, Single SIM, Black - UK Version
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AI Super Night Mode: Standard low-light images from the P20 can hold their own against shots taken with the iPhone X, though the Galaxy S phones still perform slightly better due to their optical image stabilisation. The images still have a very distinctive "Huawei look", which I'd define as slightly over exposed, very sharp, and with neutral colours. It’s really impressive consider the Mate 10 Pro was released just few months ago and using the same processor.
In practice, the If you want to get into the nitty-gritty of what the Huawei P30 has to offer, we’ve created a detailed breakdown of the smartphone’s technical specifications. Following on from the popular P30, the P40 gets very, very close to Samsung or Apple performance, just without the presence of Google apps. While I said redesign, it’s not a complete redesign as the fundamental user interface design is the same.
There’s nothing on top but a USB Type-C charging port sits between dual speaker grilles on the bottom. This even works on long exposure night shots, which can be taken hand held with a shutter open for eight seconds. Ultimately, the biggest drawback to this AI integration is its lack of consistency — even so, it works well enough that I keep it on anyway. The P20 is constructed with a metal chassis and glass backing, has a fingerprint reader on the front that can also be used for gesture navigation, and is available in various color finishes.
I've taken my fair share of shots in bars and at the local Engadget karaoke dive, and the camera often defaulted to portrait mode when I pointed it at someone, even when there wasn't enough light. The 4000mah battery is also great and easily last a full day even when you take a lot of video or photos.The 20 MP front selfie camera also captures excellent images and is also used to unlock the phone via facial recognition.
GSMArena reports a similar experience, highlighting the 10x zoom and the high refresh rate as unexpected new features, while praising the cameras as the best in the business. What’s much more impressive is the P20 Pro is capable of capturing images at a maximum 102,400 ISO sensitivity; the aim being to produce better pictures in darker conditions. The telephoto camera also has optical image stabilisation to reduce the chance of blurry images caused by hand shake. You also get some protection from accidents with the P20 Pro as it’s IP67-rated for water and dust resistance.The battery doesn't hold charge as well as my old Huawei (at 50% instead of 70% after a typical day) but that's not a problem, and kind of what I'd expect for a second hand phone. For the most part you'll probably see the black and blue versions of the Huawei P20 Pro sold in the UK, but there's also the more eye-catching gradient version.