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Huawei thanks Apple CEO Tim Cook for 'warm up event' ahead of P30-series launch today

The company is expected to launch both Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro today at an event in Paris.

  • Published: March 26, 2019 10:53 AM IST
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Huawei is all set to launch its next flagship P30 series in Paris today. The company is expected to launch both Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro, which will be a sequel to the P20 and P20 Pro flagships. Ahead of the launch event, the company has posted an invitation poster on Twitter, which also says “Thanks for the warm-up Tim.”

This is in reference to Apple‘s event, which was held on March 25, where the company introduced its new services, including Apple News+, Arcade gaming, Apple TV+, and its own credit card. Taking a jibe at Apple, Huawei tweeted the ‘main event’ will be held today. The launch event will kick off at 2:00PM local time (or 6.30PM IST). One can watch the event live on Huawei’s official YouTube channel.

As for the specifications, the Huawei P30 is said to pack a 6.1-inch panel, while the ‘Pro’ version could feature a large 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED display with a waterdrop-style notch. Rumors are rife that the devices could house Huawei’s leading in-house 7nm Kirin 980 chipset. The Huawei P30 could be offered in 6GB RAM/128GB storage option, while the P30 Pro is said to come with 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB storage configuration.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the camera-centric Huawei P30 Pro is expected to bear four cameras at the back, including a 40-megapixel f/1.6 optically stabilized sensor, 20-megapixel wide-angle sensor, an 8-megapixel f/3.4 sensor for 10x hybrid zoom and a time-of-flight (TOF) sensor. On the other hand, the Huawei P30 is expected to boast of a triple-rear camera setup comprising of a 40-megapixel, a 16-megapixel and an 8-megapixel lens combination.

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Up front, there could a 32-megapixel selfie shooter. Reports claim that the P30 will offer a triple rear camera setup. The device is rumored to house a 3,650mAh battery, while the ‘Pro’ variant is said to offer a larger 4,200mAh battery. Both the units will support SuperCharge fast charging. The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro are also tipped to offer the latest in-display fingerprint reader tech for security purpose.

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  • Published Date: March 26, 2019 10:53 AM IST