At 21:00 on March 26th, Beijing time, Huawei officially released the P series new generation flagship phone Huawei P40 | P40 Pro | P40 Pro +. This press conference was held online, and IT House also conducted the press conference. Full video and graphic live broadcast.
Although it is "not to be missed", there may still be some friends who missed the live broadcast of this Huawei P40 series conference for some reasons. It doesn't matter, everyone can slam the news before the IT House. At the same time, Xiyuan is also here to summarize the core selling points of the new Huawei P40 series machines, so that everyone can make reference for subsequent purchases.
I. Imaging System
Video has always been one of the core souls of Huawei P series flagships, and this year's Huawei P40 series is no exception. The Huawei P40 series is positioned this year as a "super-perceptual imaging system" that combines imaging technology and image art. It provides a two-way imaging solution combining top-level optical hardware, imaging algorithms, and self-developed chips.
1. Basic specifications
The Huawei P40 series includes three Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro + phones. Among them, the Huawei P40 is equipped with a super-sensing Leica triple camera, including a 50-megapixel super-sensing main camera, an 8-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera.
The Huawei P40 Pro uses four super-sensing Leica cameras, including a 50-megapixel super-sensing main camera, a 40-megapixel movie camera, a 12-megapixel super-sensitive telephoto camera, and a 3D deep-sensing camera.
The Huawei P40 Pro + is equipped with five super-sensing Leica cameras, including a 50-megapixel super-sensing main camera, a 40-megapixel movie camera, a 3D deep-sensing camera, a 3x telephoto lens, and a 10x ultra-long distance Distance optical zoom camera.
On the front side, Huawei P40 has a 3200-pixel front-facing camera, while Huawei P40 Pro and P40 Pro + also add a depth-of-field camera, which is a front dual camera.
2. Powerful zoom system: the world's strongest 10x optical zoom phone
The image system of the Huawei P40 series has powerful zoom capabilities.
Among them, Huawei P40 Pro can achieve 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, and 50x maximum zoom through the periscope lens structure. At the same time, the P40 Pro uses the RYYB color filter array for the first time at the telephoto end, increasing the amount of light input by 40%.
The Huawei P40 Pro + uses Huawei's original 10x zoom structure, the only one in the industry to achieve 10x optical zoom capability. Prior to this, the 10x zoom we saw on mobile phones was a hybrid zoom.
For zoom, it depends not only on the magnification, but also on the picture quality. As far as the current zoom solutions on the market are concerned, there are mainly three types of digital zoom, hybrid zoom and optical zoom. Digital zoom is simply to zoom out and crop the image. After zooming, the image quality is obviously lost. Hybrid zoom is a lossless optical zoom at a fixed focal length. The other transitional focal lengths are still digital cropping. Smaller than digital zoom, but still lossy.
Furthermore, Huawei P40 Pro + is equipped with a 100x binocular telephoto, an original 10x multi-reflection periscope telephoto structure, which extends the optical path by 5 reflections, and the optical path is increased by 178% compared with the previous generation.
It is worth mentioning that the P40 Pro + also adds a 3x telephoto lens for mid-range zoom, relaying between wide-angle and periphoto telephoto to achieve a smooth transition from mid-range to long-range.
3. Full-time ultra-clear brought by the combination of software and hardware
Another core selling point of Huawei P40 series is full-time ultra-clear. It is not a specific function, but an image effect based on the combination of powerful hardware and software optimization technologies.
Look at the hardware side first.
First, the Huawei P40 series has the largest image sensor in 2020. The rear super-sensing main camera is equipped with a 1 / 1.28-inch 50-megapixel sensor. With the 4-in-1 pixel technology and Huawei's exclusive RYYB color filter array, the amount of light can be further increased.
In addition, Huawei P40 series also supports the world ’s first full-pixel 8-core focusing technology, and 50 million pixels all support dual-core focusing. The default camera mode combines 4 pixels into 1 large pixel, and each large pixel has an 8-core focusing ability, thus training the industry's strongest focusing ability.
In addition to these powerful hardware technologies, the Huawei P40 series imaging system also incorporates software optimization technologies, including Huawei's XD Fusion image engine and the third-generation image AI engine.
The Huawei XD Fusion image engine combines an AI ultra-clear algorithm library, which enhances details through pixel-level super-resolution algorithms, multi-frame synthesis to improve low-light performance, and so on. Pixels.
Huawei's third-generation AI image engine is based on the powerful NPU of the Kirin 990 5G SoC. It can realize real-time AI recognition and processing at 24 frames per second. It supports pixel-level lossless processing in all scenes. Make the image capabilities of Huawei P40 series more powerful.
An obvious manifestation of this combination of software and hardware is in portrait photography.
The Huawei P40 series is based on the above-mentioned two-way combination of software and hardware technology, which allows mobile phones to accurately restore human skin and skin tones even when they are in portraits with complex light sources. In backlight and dark scenes, accurate portrait segmentation and optimization can be achieved, retaining facial light and shadow and shiny hair. Especially for matting, hair-level mouth matting and progressive blurring can be realized.
The above is the result of the full-time ultra-clear that these various technological innovations bring to the Huawei P40 series super-perceptive imaging system.
Whether you are taking photos or videos, you can't really shoot without the synergy of hardware and software. The excellent hardware can make the mobile phone's imaging not bad, and the excellent software optimization can assist the hardware to improve the imaging quality, so that the effect of the photo is further enhanced to achieve the effect of 1 + 1> 2.
Yes, Huawei P40 series is optimized by upgrading the top-level optical hardware, supplemented by the extreme AI image algorithms such as XD Fusion, and cooperating with Kirin 990 ’s self-developed NPU and ISP chips to achieve the mobile phone. The effect of the image system 1 + 1> 2 redefines "super-clear". It is not equal to the stacking of the number of pixels. It is based on the coordinated power of Huawei hardware and software to bring full-time super-clear images.
3. Excellent video shooting ability, with the highest video sensitivity in the world
Both the Huawei P40 Pro and P40 Pro + have a 40-megapixel movie camera, with a sensor size of 1 / 1.54 inches, an ultra-wide-angle field of view equivalent to 18mm focal length, support for 16-in-1 pixel fusion technology, and the ability to achieve mobile phone cameras to date. The best video sensitivity ISO51200 for powerful night ultra-clear shooting.
In addition, Huawei P40 series also supports 7680fps ultra-high-speed photography, which is currently the world's strongest ultra-high-speed photography mobile phone. In addition, it can output 4K HDR video, real-time video blurring, audio zoom and other functions.
The beauty of fashion in aesthetic design
Fashion and aesthetics are another soul of Huawei P series. The Huawei P40 series inherits the independent, refined and elegant style of the P series, and also has a stylish and exquisite appearance.
1. The industry's first four-curve full overflow screen with extremely narrow borders on all sides
The Huawei P40 series has the industry's first four-curve full overflow screen, which is slightly curved around the screen. If the water cup is full, the edge of the fluid is full but not overflowing, full of visual tension.
At the same time, the Huawei P40 series has taken a step towards the ideal full screen. It has a very narrow bezel, which can bring a balanced curved frame visual experience.
The design of the Huawei P40 series has also reshaped the design of the R corner of the screen. It has a distinctive dynamic streamline and naturally blends with the four-curved overflow screen. The right balance.
The rear case of Huawei P40 Pro + is made of precision ceramics. It is calcined by flames for 5 days and 5 nights, plus fine polishing. Precise materials and unique and rigorous craftsmanship make the P40 Pro + have a jade-like texture, durable and at the same time have the texture of art.
4, using the classic solid color matching
The Huawei P40 series has modern interpretations of five solid colors, including bright black, zero white, morning light gold, frosty silver, and deep sea blue, expressing style and advancedness in restraint. Different from the color matching in the past, the Huawei P40 series puts aside the complexity and uses a solid color design. At the same time, by controlling hue changes, reducing saturation and increasing brightness, Huawei has added a sense of space on the Z axis to the P40 series and increased the feeling of light and shadow.
In general, the Huawei P series has been trying to establish a new set of aesthetic logic over the years. Inspiration, style, and possibility are the core of the entire P series' aesthetics and the starting point and origin of all actions.
Third, the connection technology
1. Highly integrated Kirin 5G SoC, the world's best 5G mobile phone
The Huawei P40 series is equipped with the Kirin 990 5G SoC chip, which combines the processor and baseband into one. As far as the 5G connection experience is concerned, the integrated 5G SoC has obvious advantages in terms of performance, power consumption, and energy efficiency. At the same time, Kirin 990 5G SoC chip is still the most complete 5G SoC covering the frequency band. Therefore, the Huawei P40 series can also be said to be the best 5G mobile phone at present.
2. Wi-Fi 6+ technology blessing to achieve the fastest Wi-Fi download speed
The Huawei P40 series is equipped with Hisilicon Hi1105 chip, supports Wi-Fi 6 connection, and has Wi-Fi 6+ technology for domestic scenes. It supports 160MHz bandwidth and 1024-QMA high-order modulation, which can achieve the fastest Wi-Fi in the world. Connection rate: The air interface rate is 2.4Gbps.
4. Summary: The annual flagship that lives up to expectations is worth starting
In summary, the Huawei P40 series is a comprehensive Android flagship phone that focuses on photography and aesthetics, and is excellent in performance, system, audio and video, etc., and has achieved many in the industry.
With so many technological innovations, this is really rare in recent years' flagship mobile phones. Besides, there are more practical functions, and these aspects cover almost every aspect of people's life scenes related to mobile phones.
For example, we need mobile phones with strong photographic power when we go out to play, take photos and take photos when family reunions, and Huawei P40 series of powerful super-perceptive imaging systems can meet almost all your photo needs.
For example, in social scenes, we always have the needs of personal belongings such as smart phones to reflect self-aesthetic level and style. The stylish, pure and stunning ID design of Huawei P40 series is enough to help you create a good personal image;
For example, whether at home or abroad, we always have the need to use the network. The powerful performance of the Huawei P40 series in terms of network connectivity allows people to enjoy the network anytime, anywhere.
For all kinds of life scenarios, people are pinning on the demand for mobile phones. The Huawei P40 series can be the best among the current competition. Only these, the Huawei P40 series is enough to be the most worthy flagship phone in 2020.
At present, the Huawei P40 series has been officially pre-sold. The domestic press conference is not too far away, and the IT House will continue to follow up. You can also pay more attention to the IT House and learn about the relevant information of Huawei P40 series in China.