Huawei P20 Pro: The Real Game Changer Just Arrived In Pakistan


The Chinese smartphone manufacturing company just revealed its new smartphone in Pakistan. Which claims to have “world’s best smartphone camera.”

Huawei P20 Pro was showcased at the Ejaz Art Gallery in Lahore. In the unveiling event of this smartphone, we grabbed the features and looks which are noted below.

Well before telling you what happened at the event, let’s just address the claim mentioned above.

Huawei P20 Pro scored 109 by the DxO marking:


The Chinese smartphone company didn’t just throw the claim in the air but DxO marking gave it the green signal to show-off.

Dxo marking is a trusted and independent industry standard for camera and lens image quality measurements and ratings. The platform gave Huawei P20 Pro overall 109 score, which is the highest score!

Interestingly, the second highest score of 102 is Huawei P20’s score.

Guess who’s score did the smartphone beat on the DxO marking?

The new DxO marking king is now the Huawei P20 Pro replacing the previous DxOMark king, the Samsung Galaxy S9+, which had an overall score of 99 when it launched last month during MWC 2018. Google Pixel 2 remained the king for a long time until the launch of Samsung Galaxy S9+ and Huawei P20 Pro, it was reviewed as one of the best smartphone cameras in the world

So now we know who’s the real king.

This year in March the smartphone giant released its flagship smartphones in Paris, France. And showed-off its features and qualities of the best camera phone. Obliging to its nature, the city of love showed immense love to the flagship series of Huawei.

But now that smartphone traveled all the way to Pakistan, Lahore, we are anticipated to see what reviews do our fellow Pakistanis have.

Here’s what grabbed the limelight at the launch of Huawei P20 Pro in Pakistan:


Well without further ado let’s tell you about what the star of the evening actually did on the event launch.

Huawei showcased its best camera smartphone in a unique way.

The event brought forth works of Huawei’s Experience Ambassadors – who used the devices to encapsulate Pakistan’s rich beauty.

Now that’s what I call good marketing.

Furthermore, The Huawei P20 Pro fuses art with self-learning AI technology to offer an unparalleled photography experience.

Key features of Huawei P20 Pro:


Here are the features of Huawei P20 Pro

  • An advanced camera system to capture more light, more details, and more beauty, featuring a Leica triple camera and 5x Hybrid Zoom.
  • Innovative photography features, including Master AI with AI-driven professional photography.
  • Eliminates shaky shots with Huawei AIS (AI Image Stabilization). This technology enables steady handheld night shots for incredible long exposure (04-06 seconds) images without a tripod.
  • A timeless design with barely-there bezels and all-new gradient colors of Twilight, Midnight Blue and Black, which people will fall in love with.
  • 6 GB RAM with 128 GB internal storage, but no microSD slot for expansion.
  • Ultimate performance, featuring the NPU on Kirin 970 and EMUI 8.1 based on Android™ 8.1 for a premium and smooth user experience.

Is Huawei capable of competing with the smartphone giants, Apple and Samsung?

Its now like smartphone industry ritual to compare Samsung to Apple, Android smartphones to its smartphones. But now the third competitor is making its way towards the competition.

First of all, let’s just address the above question. We haven’t used Huawei’s P20 Pro ourselves but we do believe in independent and authorized reviews and markings.

So here it goes:

Getting into the details of DxO marking, the P20 Pro aced in the photos and video scores which are 114 and 98 respectively. These scores are individually quite above and beyond there closest rivals Samsung and Apple.

The company said that,

The P20 Pro’s triple-camera setup is the biggest innovation we have seen in mobile imaging for quite some time and is a real game-changer.”

Moreover, DxO marking appraises the Huawei flagships for extremely fast and accurate autofocus, zooming and efficient stabilization.

So now I guess you know what to opt for if you want a small out-of-the-box camera results.

Unveiling the beauty: Here are the features of Huawei P20 pro

The tech blogs in Pakistan have their eyes on the new smartphone’s arrival.

Apart from clicking amazing pictures, Huawei P20 Pro is a showstopper itself.

The smartphone features a striking, fashion-forward aesthetic. Most notably it comes in all-new, exclusive, fashionable color, Twilight, achieved by applying several layers of NCVM optical coatings underneath the glass back, so light hitting the surface refracts and creates a vivid, yet a gradual change of hue.

The 6.1-inch screen on Huawei P20 Pro features ultra-thin bezels and an impressive screen-to-body ratio for better viewing experiences with more on-screen information, whether reading or gaming. The Huawei FullView Display seamlessly blends with rounded edges, making the device comfortable to hold.

It also features a color temperature sensor for better color reproduction. With f/1.8, f/1.6 and f/2.4 wide aperture to capture crisp, clear details and a brand new Leica 3x telephoto (VARIO-SUMMILUX-H 1:1.6-2.4/27-80ASPH) lens for long-range photography of up to 5x Hybrid Zoom. P20 Pro’s highly sensitive image sensor captures low light photos with up to ISO 102400.

The device features a 24MP selfie camera with AI beautification and 3D portrait lighting – the result is beautiful selfies with healthy-looking skin tone adjustments, delicately outlined facial details and realistic 3D feature enhancements.

With the Kirin 970 processor, the P20 Pro automatically identifies more than 500 scenarios in 19 categories and selects photography modes and camera settings to deliver incredible, professional-looking images even for novice photographers. In addition, Huawei AIS steadies handheld night shots for incredible long exposure images without a tripod. Brand new to Huawei’s advanced camera system is the 4D predictive focus. In this mode, the camera predicts moving objects and focuses on them with extreme efficiency to capture minute details of objects in motion.

The device also features a 4,000 mAh battery and costs PKR 99,999 in Pakistan.

By Maira Feroz

A journalism student who's studying the native form of journalism but is performing it in the digital way.