Live Website: Huawei P20 & P20 Pro Announcement Event (3:00PM CEST)

Thursday, March 29th, 2018 - Mobile, Teknologi

Live Website: Huawei P20 & P20 Pro Announcement Event (3:00PM CEST)

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See our Hands On report about the P20 and P20 Pro at this link:
https://www.anandtech.com/show/12578/huawei-p20-and-p20-pro-hands-on-embrace-the-notch

 

08:14AM EDT – Greetings everybody, we're live here from Paris' Grand Palace where Huawei is holding their announcement event.

08:22AM EDT – Huawei make not so subtle hints that the P20 comes with possible three camera lenses. I'm looking forward to see if this strategy pans out.

08:55AM EDT – The event should be starting in 5 minutes.

08:59AM EDT – Cellular and WiFi are becoming very crowded.

09:01AM EDT – Huawei CEO richard Yu taking the stage.

09:02AM EDT – Richard is expressing his thanks to customers for Huawei's growth over the last 7 years.

09:07AM EDT – Having large connectivity issues atm!

09:09AM EDT – The P series smartphone always has the best camera technology

09:09AM EDT – design is always sleek

09:10AM EDT – First to launch dual camera flagship

09:10AM EDT – Make every shot a cover shot

09:10AM EDT – Hybrid Zoom

09:10AM EDT – Today launch is P20 and P20 Pro

09:11AM EDT – Called it P20 not P11: new lots of features

09:11AM EDT – Called P20 Pro not Plus, because of Professional features

09:12AM EDT – See every detail in your hand

09:12AM EDT – Purely symmetric design, like Chinese culture

09:13AM EDT – Degrees of symmetry

09:13AM EDT – Designed for professional photography

09:14AM EDT – See lots of colors

09:14AM EDT – Twilight color edition

09:14AM EDT – Twilight color edition

09:14AM EDT – Pink Gold

09:14AM EDT – Midnight blue

09:14AM EDT – Graphite Black

09:15AM EDT – Four colors each

09:15AM EDT – Themes for each phone

09:15AM EDT – P20 – 5.8-inch RGBW FullView Display

09:15AM EDT – 770 nits

09:16AM EDT – Longer battery life

09:16AM EDT – 6.1-inch OLED FullView Display

09:16AM EDT – 1000000:1 ratio

09:16AM EDT – high color gamut

09:16AM EDT – Same size as other 5.8-inch phones, but more display

09:17AM EDT – Edgeless fingerprint

09:17AM EDT – One fingerprint to replace three keys for short tap, long tap, and swipe

09:18AM EDT – Minimal Notch, more notifications

09:18AM EDT – Notch has speaker and ambient light receiver and camera

09:18AM EDT – Natural Tone Display

09:18AM EDT – P20 has 3400 mAh battery

09:19AM EDT – 25% more battery than other flagships

09:19AM EDT – P20 Pro is 0.6mm slimmer than Samsung, 4000 mAh battery

09:19AM EDT – IP20 is IP67 rated

09:19AM EDT – P20 is IP53

09:19AM EDT – P20 Pro is IP67 rated*

09:20AM EDT – Professional cameras are too bulky

09:20AM EDT – Huawei wants to let the camera take professional photos, powered by AI

09:21AM EDT – Master Photography powered by AI

09:21AM EDT – P20 all new AI camera

09:21AM EDT – 1.55 micron pixels on P20

09:21AM EDT – f/1.6 and f/1.8

09:21AM EDT – Larger pixels to capture more light

09:22AM EDT – Vivid color in low light

09:23AM EDT – 24MP Selfie camera on P20 and P20 Pro

09:23AM EDT – 24.8MP

09:23AM EDT – 3D facial enhancement and shaping

09:23AM EDT – Healthy skin tone adjustment

09:24AM EDT – even against back light

09:24AM EDT – 3D portrait lighting effects

09:24AM EDT – Adjust after the photo is taken

09:24AM EDT – P20 – best smartphone camera ever

09:25AM EDT – best DXOmark – 102 overall, 107 photo, 94 video

09:25AM EDT – Richard thanks the Leica and Huawei teams

09:26AM EDT – Now for the best of the best – P20 Pro

09:26AM EDT – 40MP camera on P20 Pro

09:26AM EDT – Color temp sensor embedded

09:27AM EDT – Highest pixel number in a smartphone in the industry

09:27AM EDT – 1 micron pixels in 40MP

09:27AM EDT – 1/1.7-inch sensor

09:27AM EDT – 102400 ISO

09:29AM EDT – Showing the low light performance

09:30AM EDT – Dynamic light range

09:30AM EDT – P20 Pro – most powerful zoom on a smartphone

09:30AM EDT – 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid, 10x digital

09:30AM EDT – Details at a distance

09:31AM EDT – Here is our pre-brief hands on on the P20 and P20 Pro 🙂 https://www.anandtech.com/show/12578/huawei-p20-and-p20-pro-hands-on-embrace-the-notch

09:32AM EDT – See text detail even at 10x

09:32AM EDT – New focus laser upgraded from 1.2m to 2.4m

09:32AM EDT – 4D predictive focus

09:33AM EDT – Zero shutter lag and intelligent motion detection

09:33AM EDT – Screen off to shoot in 0.3 sec

09:33AM EDT – Color temperature sensor

09:34AM EDT – from Leica

09:34AM EDT – Use P20/P20 Pro for pro photo

09:35AM EDT – Also 960 fps slow motion video

09:35AM EDT – AI technology on the cameras

09:35AM EDT – Master AI on the smartphone

09:35AM EDT – 500+ scenarios in 19 categories detected

09:36AM EDT – AI assisted composition

09:37AM EDT – such as horizon photo – it will help to adjust

09:37AM EDT – or group photo, make sure everyone is in frame

09:37AM EDT – Now 8-second long exposure also AI assisted

09:37AM EDT – Huawei AIS

09:37AM EDT – AI Image Stabilization

09:38AM EDT – Machine Learning based multi-frame stabilization

09:38AM EDT – As long as six seconds

09:38AM EDT – (OK, that's gone down from our briefing)

09:39AM EDT – More astonishing photos due to long exposure

09:40AM EDT – Vivid color with long exposure

09:41AM EDT – Now showing a photo gallery of long shots

09:42AM EDT – 'Our phone can see more than your eyes'

09:43AM EDT – example video with AIS

09:43AM EDT – P20 Pro scores 109 points in DXOmark, 114 in photo, 98 in video

09:44AM EDT – 10 points higher than S9+

09:44AM EDT – We wanted P20 and P20 Pro to be the best camera in a smartphone this year

09:44AM EDT – Mel Bles to the stage to share a P20 / P20 Pro moment

09:48AM EDT – >just describing the experiences of the phone

09:51AM EDT – >outside, and in the studio

09:52AM EDT – Ben Wood from CCS Insights points out that the funds that Huawei would have put into an AT&T launch will be redirected into Europe to offset losses. Expect lots of marketing

09:52AM EDT – Richard Yu back to the stage

09:53AM EDT – We want every user to take professional photos with their smartphone

09:53AM EDT – now showing photos taken for the Huawei awards with last years smartphones

09:54AM EDT – Now for P20 / P20 Pro AI

09:54AM EDT – Kirin 970

09:54AM EDT – Dedicated NPU for machine learning

09:54AM EDT – means Apple A11 and SD845

09:55AM EDT – +50% smoothness, +60% performance

09:55AM EDT – Intelligent battery

09:56AM EDT – Super fast charging – 30 mins for 58% charge. TUV safe fast-charge certification

09:56AM EDT – 300% faster iPhone X charging

09:56AM EDT – More apps using HiAI – Google, Amazon, Microsoft

09:56AM EDT – On device Prisma processing

09:57AM EDT – 3.2 sec on P20, 9.6 sec on iPhone X

09:57AM EDT – Shopping by camera using AI

09:57AM EDT – AI Noise Removal – clear conversation even in windy environment

09:58AM EDT – Huawei Partnership with Google – first wave Android 8.1 and NNAPI with custom Google Assistant

09:58AM EDT – AI processor acceleration. 1st wave Google ARCore

09:59AM EDT – VP Google to the stage

10:00AM EDT – discussing Android 8.1 and EMUI 8.1

10:00AM EDT – 'An AI first mobile platform for everyone everywhere'

10:00AM EDT – 8.1 introduces support for NNAPI

10:01AM EDT – Support for NNAPI for entry level phones

10:01AM EDT – New custom Google Assistant AI features for P20

10:02AM EDT – Android messaging using the NPU

10:04AM EDT – App updated every month

10:05AM EDT – Now discussing ARCore – close collab between Google and Huawei

10:06AM EDT – Building AR apps: Porsche, Sotheby's, Gaming, NASA

10:06AM EDT – 50+ apps on ARCore already

10:07AM EDT – ARCode supported in China through the Huawei App Store in China

10:11AM EDT – Richard Yu back to the stage

10:11AM EDT – 360 degree face unlock even in the dark. 0.6s unlock

10:12AM EDT – Huawei Share 2.0 – support for BT and Wifi, up to 96 Mbps

10:12AM EDT – Share between Phones / PC / Mac

10:12AM EDT – Free of charge

10:12AM EDT – No need for a network connection – direct transmission

10:12AM EDT – Huawei Phone Clome

10:13AM EDT – Huawei Health integration

10:13AM EDT – PC Mode

10:14AM EDT – P20 and P20 Pro both support PC Mode

10:14AM EDT – Wireless Hi-Fi with HWA

10:15AM EDT – Dual speakers for Dolby Atmos and Dolby AC-4

10:15AM EDT – Dual SIM on open market – Dual 4G and Dual VoLTE

10:15AM EDT – 1.2 Gbps download Cat 18

10:15AM EDT – 4×4 MIMO

10:16AM EDT – Accessories

10:16AM EDT – Smart covers

10:16AM EDT – Huawei Freebuds – wireless headphones (not free, sold separately)

10:17AM EDT – Huawei Active Noise Cancellation earphones, 3 ANC modes

10:17AM EDT – Huawei Moonlight Selfie Stick with flash

10:17AM EDT – Huawei Band 2 Pro

10:18AM EDT – Now P20 product video

10:20AM EDT – Porsche Design Mate RS version

10:24AM EDT – Notice the cameras are in the middle, and fingerprint on the rear

10:24AM EDT – it's clearly based on a different design platform

10:25AM EDT – We'll have to get a hands on

10:25AM EDT – 'probably the best device money can buy'

10:26AM EDT – 'the 911 GT3 RS of smartphones'

10:27AM EDT – 8-edge 3D curve design

10:27AM EDT – 6-inch, 2K OLED display

10:27AM EDT – Available in black and red

10:28AM EDT – IP67 rated

10:28AM EDT – 512GB of storage

10:28AM EDT – Leather accessories

10:28AM EDT – Aerospace cooling tech

10:29AM EDT – Microcapsule technology (same as Matebook?)

10:29AM EDT – In screen fingerprint

10:29AM EDT – So, this is using Goodix ?

10:29AM EDT – Rear fingerpirnt sensor as well

10:30AM EDT – Face Unlock

10:30AM EDT – Same cameras as P20 Pro

10:30AM EDT – Dual SLS Speakers

10:30AM EDT – 10 Watt wireless charge

10:30AM EDT – 4000 mAh

10:31AM EDT – 4.5V/5A super fast charge

10:32AM EDT – So, 1499 euro? more? these PD phones go up and up in price

10:32AM EDT – Pricing

10:33AM EDT – P20 4GB/128GB at 649 euro, available from today

10:33AM EDT – 'Our software makes our 4GB versions better than other 6GB versions'

10:33AM EDT – P20 Pro, 6GB/128GB will be 899 Euro

10:34AM EDT – PD design: 6GB/256GB is 1695 EUR

10:34AM EDT – 6GB/512GB edition is 2095 EUR

10:34AM EDT – That's a wrap. Time to get some more hands on

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