Huawei P40 series phone models confirmed to be equipped with the latest Hisilicon chips or support WiFi6

Previously, the great god @evleaks not only exposed the renderings of Huawei P40 Pro, but also disclosed for the first time that the internal codenames of Huawei P40 and P40 Pro were "Anna" and "Elsa", respectively. Now, this statement has been confirmed, which means that ANA-AL00 / AN00 / TN00 and ELS-AN00 / TN00 / AN10, which were previously certified by Bluetooth, are domestic models of Huawei P40 series, all equipped with new WiFi / Bluetooth's all-in-one Hisilicon Hi1105 chip, and the standard version of Huawei P40 will still have a 4G version, which will officially debut in Paris in late March.


P40 series model confirmation

According to the information disclosed on Twitter by @evleaks, the internal codes of Huawei P40 and P40 Pro are "Anna" and "Elsa" respectively, but did not disclose more details. Now, the source confirmed this statement on Weibo and said that "Anna" and "Elsa" are indeed the names of the two heroines in the Disney animation "Frozen" series.

According to the model naming rules of Huawei mobile phones, ANA-AL00 / AN00 / TN00, which obtained Bluetooth certification at the end of last year, will be the domestic model of Huawei P40. As for ELS-AN00 / TN00 / AN10, it will be three of the domestic models of Huawei P40 Pro. version. In addition, the existence of ANA-AL00 in the Huawei P40 model also means that there will still be a 4G version, and the ELS-AN10 of Huawei P40 Pro will have a high-end version, but is it the legendary Huawei Huawei P40? Pro PE (Premium Edition) has no exact information yet.

Or upgrade to support WiFi 6

It is worth mentioning that the Huawei P40 series certification information released by the Bluetooth SIG also shows that this series of new machines not only support Bluetooth 5.1 technology, but also embedded the new WiFi / Bluetooth all-in-one Hisilicon Hi1105 chip. Although it is unclear how this chip is upgraded compared to the Hisilicon Hi1103 chip equipped in Huawei Mate 30 series, according to the speculation of netizens, it is possible to support the WiFi6 (802.11ax) standard on Hisilicon Hi1105 for the first time, and cooperate with the router Support for faster Internet speeds.

As for the pioneers and main promoters of WiFi6 commercial use, they have not been able to obtain support on the Mate 30 series. According to industry insiders who disclosed in September last year, it is mainly due to the restriction of the US technology blockade. Broadcom, Content, Qualcomm and Rucks control, while Huawei Hisilicon's self-developed chips are not expected to be commercially available until the first half of this year. Therefore, the Hisilicon Hi1105 chip in the Huawei P40 series is likely to support the WiFi6 standard, thus becoming the first Huawei model to support the WiFi6 standard.

Double digging design

The Huawei P40 series will continue the design language of the HonorV30 series this time. Both models will have a pill-shaped double-drilled design. As for the rear camera, it will be rectangular, but it will be larger than the HonorV30 series. In addition, the two new models of the Huawei P40 series retain the volume keys, but both have removed the 3.5mm headphone jack, while the Huawei P40 Pro will provide infrared functions. At the same time, Huawei P40 series will also support 90Hz refresh rate for the first time, and the quad-curved OLED display equipped with Huawei P40 Pro supports 2K + resolution, while Huawei P40 is equipped with a 6.1-6.2-inch face-to-face display.

The Huawei P40 series will also use a periscope zoom lens across the board. The standard version of the Huawei P40 will be equipped with an 8MP periscope lens and support five times optical zoom. The Huawei P40 Pro will be equipped with a 52MP main camera with a 1 / 1.33 inch outsole, and for the first time will bring ten times optical zoom and a glass-plastic hybrid telephoto lens. It is rumored to be a 20MP periscope zoom solution. According to Huawei Consumer Business CEO Yu Chengdong, the Huawei P40 series is scheduled to debut in Paris in March this year, but let's wait and see whether it is the legendary March 18 or March 26.