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Huawei Unveils 2017 Flagship – the P10

March 10th, 2017 | by Z. Gonzales

Huawei’s flagship model for the year 2017 has now been unveiled. The successor of the P9 was shown at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain following the company’s tradition. Compared to its predecessor, there’s not a lot of things that has been changed in the P10 as the company has decided to stick to the things that people like with the P9, and only the placement of the fingerprint sensor can be considered as a major design change.

Huawei P10On the other hand, the innards of the P10 has experienced several upgrades. These include an upgraded chip from the HiSilicon 955 from the P9 to a HiSilicon 960 which is again, built-in house by Huawei. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 has also been replaced by a more up-to-date Gorilla Glass 5 panel.

It’s most prominent upgrade though would have to be its twin camera setup. Compared to the P9, it seems Huawei wasn’t pushing as hard to market the camera as a Leica-branded component with the P10. Despite that, the specs of the P10’s camera isn’t something to smirk at. The P9’s twin 12MP rear cameras has been upgraded to a 20MP+12MP setup with can capture even better videos.

The Huawei P10 will be available across different markets starting at $690 for the 64GB model. Check out the rest of the specs of the P10 below.

 

Dimensions 145.3 x 69.3 x 7 mm
Weight 145 g
Display Type IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen
Display Size 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Primary Camera Dual 20 MP + 12 MP
Camera Features  f/2.2, OIS, Leica optics, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Secondary Camera 8 MP, f/1.9
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Card slot microSD (Hybrid), up to 256 GB
Operating System Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 960
Processor Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics Mali-G71 MP8
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Internal, RAM 32 GB (L09)/ 64 GB (L29), 4 GB RAM
WLAN Yes, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes
USB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Battery Rating Non-removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery

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