LOOK: Huawei P20 Pro First Impressions and Key Features

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Paris, France


Last March 27, 2018, Huawei officially launched the much-anticipated Huawei P20 Series. The HUAWEI P20 Pro features the world’s first Leica triple camera and both devices include unprecedented AI advances, combining technology and art to bring to life a groundbreaking smartphone experience.

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Just for FYI, Huawei’s P Series is more of a “lifestyle” phone – perfect for people who love photography. If you travel a lot, take photos of food,  ootds and/or take video clips for your vlog, then this is THE phone for you. The Huawei P20 Pro is designed for Professional Photography and yeah, according to the comparisons presented during the global launch in Paris, France, the Huawei P20 Pro‘s camera seems far better compared with the Samsung S9 and even the iPhone X.


Feel free to watch my Facebook Live broadcast during the Huawei P20 Series Global Launch held in Paris, France for full details.

In my humble opinion, the Huawei P20 Pro is like a cross between the  Huawei P10 Plus and the Huawei Mate 10, multiplied by 100 +1!  It’s freakin’ BADASS! Huawei clearly did not just make a step ahead, but a total huge leap from all the rest. (ang layoooooooo) Uhhmm.. so why did the geniuses behind Huawei do all these? Well, simply because they can. Naks! trip nila eh, walang basagan  (pls excuse my humor. I’m sooo NOT a techie and I’m tired of reading serious reviews). 

The Huawei P20 Pro also received a DxOMark rating of 109–  the highest overall score compared to all other brands. #alamna

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When I first held the Huawei P20 Pro, I was immediately impressed by how slim and light it was. “4000mAh battery? Duh? No way!” ~ couldn’t believe it myself, but yeah, totally true. I love, LOVE the Twilight and Midnight Blue colors. They all look premium, sleek and damn sexy! *witwiw

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Ok ok, I know you’re all curious now, so here are just SOME of the badass features of the #HuaweiP20PRO which I find really cool! =) 

~6.1 Oled FullView Display

~ Face recognition and fingerprint recognition for added phone security

~ 4000mah battery with Supercharge battery feature, intelligent power management with low power consumption. (Fully charges your phone in less than 2hrs)

~IP67 water and dust resistant

~AI capability powered by Kirin 970

~ Runs on android 8.1

~Revolutionary 40MP Leica triple camera. Has an advanced camera system design with 20MP mono lens, main 40MP RGB lens and 8MP telephoto lens co-engineered by Leica, plus color temperature sensor for better white balance. It also boasts of having the highest light sensitivity with ISO 102,400 similar to a Canon 5D Mark IV. Has 4D predictive focus, intelligent motion detection, and even a 960 fps super slow motion feature. It also features a 24MP selfie camera with healthy skin tone adjustment and even 3D facial features enhancement to create studio-like portraits. Its camera can also identify over 500+ scenarios and take handheld night shots (no more need to use a tripod) due to its AI capability thanks to the Kirin 970. Furthermore, it has a 1/1.7 inch sensor that’s bigger than Samsung S9 and iPhone X! 

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I made this quick video right after attending the global launch in Paris… Feel free to watch it =)

I said a minor mistake tho, I said it had 960 frames per minute… should be “frames per second”.
This is a spontaneous 1 take video, so pls forgive me for the minor errors 

On my next feature article, I’ll be showing you sample photos and videos using my Huawei P20 Pro! Too excited? For a sneak preview, visit my Instagram account www.instagram.com/mayoilagan. Furthermore, stay tuned for my Facebook Live broadcasts, as I will be giving out demos and photography/video tips using the Huawei P20 Pro.

Here’s a sample “patikim” anyway…

As for the Philippine price, we still have to wait for the official announcement happening this month, so stay tuned for more updates here on When in Manila. =)