Huawei Launches Powerful P40 and P40 Pro Smartphones

in Mobile
27. 03. 20
posted by: Faizel Patel




Chinese tech giant Huawei unveiled the P40 Pro+, P40 Pro and P40 series flagship smartphones featuring what the company calls ground-breaking camera innovations that radically expand mobile photography and video capture possibilities.

The P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ are equipped with the Quad-curve Overflow Display with narrow bezels and streamlined round corners which takes on a curved edge on all four sides, creating a shape that is reminiscent of water on the cusp of overflowing from the rim of a filled cup.

The P40 Series is powered by Kirin 990 5G and supports high-speed 5G and Wi-Fi 6 Plus.

Embedded in the P40 Series is the Ultra Vision Leica camera system, available in triple-camera, quad-camera and penta-camera configurations. The P40 Pro features an evolution of the Leica Quad Camera with a more powerful Ultra Wide Cine Camera and ToF Camera alongside 50x SuperSensing Zoom. The P40 Pro+ boasts a SuperZoom Array, which supports 10x true optical zoom and 100x maximum digital zoom.

Huawei has made another leap forward in mobile photography with its new flagship handsets, offering better picture and video quality as well as improved zoom functionality.

The display technology on the P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ is greatly improved from the previous generation. In addition to its new form factor, the display panels in these devices are now 90Hz and 120Hz respecti

The P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ have a 32MP AF Camera and IR Depth Camera that support autofocus and Bokeh reproduction to deliver the same outstanding portrait effects that are signature to Huawei devices, as well as IR Face Unlock for device unlock even in low light conditions.

P40 Series smartphones also include support for dual SIM and eSIM capabilities. The Huawei P40 and P40 Pro feature ingress protection ratings of IP53 and IP68 respectively.

Available in three glossy glass finishes – Ice White, Deep Sea Blue and Black – and two innovative refractive matte glass finishes – Blush Gold and Silver Frost, The Huawei P40 Series will be available in selected markets.


Pricing details are as follows:

Model Configuration Price

Huawei P40 Pro+ 8GB+512GB R26,719.90

Huawei P40 Pro 8GB+256GB R19,080.18

Huawei P40 8GB+128GB R15,260.30


Alongside the HUAWEI P40 Series, Huawei also launched the Watch GT2e, Sound X and the latest Spring/Summer 2020 Gentle Monster Eyewear, further enriching its product portfolio of all-scenario products that are designed to help consumers live a better digital life.