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Huawei released three flagship devices named Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+ 5G. In this article, we’ll be reviewing Huawei P40 and its price in Nigeria.
Since the ban on Huawei by Donald Trump from using any of Google services, Huawei didn’t stop in releasing its flagship devices. In fact, this ban made Huawei create her own very app store and utilizing Qwant as its default search engine platform.
Regardless, Huawei’s P40 phones still have some hope in the smartphone market. Huawei’s hardware packaging this year is unique enough for you to be lured away from Google services.
Almost all flagships from Huawei have a distinctive design but this year’s Huawei’s P series looks like the Galaxy S20 series, at least in the back. The shape and placement of the camera modules are almost the same.
Also, Huawei’s changed the front camera configuration, putting the front dual-sensor cameras on top of the phones into a punch-hole. This also includes an infrared sensor that can be used as face unlock. If this is not your preferred method of authentication, Huawei claims to have rendered the under-screen fingerprint scanner which is bigger and faster.
Huawei P40 features the three basic colors: Ice White, Black, Deep Sea Blue. The Silver Frost and Blush Gold variants are also included in the P40 Pro and Pro+.
The device runs on the latest Android 10 based on EMUI 10.1 UI. Huawei P40 comes with a new voice assistant feature named “Celia”. Celia can assist you in making calls, playing music, replying to messages and checking the weather.
The Huawei P40 is IP53 (rated) resistant to water and dust, but the P40 Pro and Pro Plus are IP68 (rated) resistant to water and dust.
Huawei P40 Price in Nigeria & key Specs
|Rear Camera (Triple)||50 MP + 8 MP + 16 MP|
|Selfie Camera||32 MP + ToF|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Battery||3800mAh Li-Po (Non-removable)|
|Price||N245,000 – N250,000|
You can also check: Samsung Galaxy s20 Price In Nigeria (Full Specs & Review)
A quick review of Huawei P40
The device comes with a 6.1-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Huawei Claims that P40 has 45% better color precision and is able to reliably evaluate, analyze or distinguish environments and individuals by taking advantage of an Ultra Vision main camera and a multi-spectrum Color Temperature Sensor with AI AWB algorithm. It preserves the original look with great light, natural colors, and sharp details with a pixel-level improvement. Be ready always to take portrait images of high quality, at any time or in any scene for everyone.
Huawei P40 features three cameras on the back with a 50 MP,(f/1.9) wide sensor, an 8 MP ( f/2.4 ) telephoto lens, another 16 MP (f/2.2) Ultra-wide lens, and a depth sensor. There’s a 32 MP Selfie camera.
Huawei P40 is equipped with Kirin 990 5G that is also seen in Huawei Mate 30 Pro. Kirin90 5G is a 64-bit high-performance chipset designed by HiSillicon. As for the RAM, it comes either in 6/8 GB in size. As for ROM, it comes in either 128/258 GB variant and this can be expanded with an sd card. The P40 is fuelled by a 3800mAh battery.
With regard to the device body, we have the power and volume buttons on the right side. The SIM card slot is on the left edge, while on the bottom, there is a USC Type C port and the speaker grills.
The 22.5W charging is available on the Huawei P40 but only so can you charge it with wire – wireless charging is not available. On the P40 Pro and Pro Plus, however, you can use a 40W charging, both wireless and wired.
Full Specs of Huawei P40
|Announced Date||March 26, 2020|
|Main (Triple Cameras)||50 MP + 8 MP + 16 MP|
|Selfie||32 MP + ToF 3D|
|Flash||Yes (Only rear)|
|Video (Main Camera)||[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS|
|Video (Selfie Camera)||[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps|
Body & Design
|Colors||Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White, Black|
|Build||Glass + Metal Frame|
|Chipset||Kirin 990 5G (7 nm+)|
|Micro SD Card||Yes|
|Screen Size||6.1 inches|
|Pixel Density||422 PPI|
|Screen-body ratio||86.3 %|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Capacity||3800 mAh Li-Po|
|USB Type||USB Type C|
|Finger Scanner||Yes (Under Screen)|
|Headphone Jack (3.5mm)||No|
|Network||2G, 3G, 4G, 5G|
There’s one thing that Huawei P40 lacks – Google Services. Without Google services, most popular apps won’t work and this makes it a big gamble to buy it unless you can cope with Huawei’s AppGallery as it is still unpopular. Apart from the Google services situation, P40 is actually a device made for photography.