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Huawei unveils the P10 and P10 Plus

We've heard a lot about the phones in the previous weeks, and today those leaks have been confirmed

By Lana Jelic on Feb 26, 2017 04:33 pm CST - 2 mins, 23 secs reading time

MWC 2017 - Huawei's Richard Yu took the stage today to announce the latest P-series smartphones - the P10 and P10 Plus.

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We've heard a lot about the phones in the previous weeks, and today those leaks have been confirmed. Huawei spent a good part of their press event talking about the design of the phones and the color options.

Huawei P10

The P10 comes with a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 at the front, and all-metal back with a hyper-diamond cut or sandblasted finish. The fingerprint sensor is now at the front of the device, unlike the P9 which has the fingerprint sensor at the back.

The P10 has a 5.1-inch 1080p IPS display, just a bit smaller than last year's P9.

The device is powered by a Kirin 960 processor, and it comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage expandable up to 256 GB with a microSD card.

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The P10 features a dual camera - 12MP color and 20MP monochrome sensors. Both come with f/2.2. The selfie cam has 8MP and f/1.9.

The smartphone packs 3,200 mAh and supports Super Charge, which the company claims will enable you a day of usage after just 30 minutes of carging.

The P10 will be available in Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Graphite Black, Dazzling Gold, Dazzling Blue, and Greenery color options in chosen markets in March at a price of 649 euros (around $685).

Huawei P10 Plus

The P10 Plus comes with a bigger 5.5-inch Quad HD display, but the design is very similar to that of the P10.

The device is also powered by a Kirin 960 processor but comes with 4GB or 6GB of RAM, and 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.

The dual camera has the same specs as the P10, but the snappers have wider apertures at f/1.8. The selfie cam has 8MP, same as the P10.

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The battery is also bigger with 3,750 mAh capacity, and it also supports Super Charge.

The company stated that the P10 Plus is the world's first smartphone to support "4.5G" with 4x4 antennas.

Huawei P10 Plus will launch in Ceramic White, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Greenery colors in March at a price of 699 euros (around $740) for the 64GB version and 799 euros (around $845) for the 128GB.

The P10 and P10 Plus will be available in March in Australia, Austria, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zeland, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden Thailand, Turkey, UEA, UK, and Vietnam.

Lana Jelic

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Lana Jelic

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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