Huawei P50: Is There a New Huawei Flagship on the Horizon?
Moe from Mondo / 12-05-2021 / Reviews
One of the most anticipated device releases of the year has been that of the mysterious Huawei P50 range – and if leaked images are to be trusted, its easy to see why.
The brand continues to set itself apart with the P50, changing up the smartphone norms for 2021. The design of the P50’s camera bed is as unique as the camera specs we’ve come to expect from Huawei.
With two large circular islands that protrude slightly from the device and a front camera so small you could almost miss it, the Huawei P50 is certainly making a statement with its looks.
The range is said to boast a display of 6.3 inches on the flagship device to 6.7 inches on the P50 Pro +. Bezels take up barely any room on all three devices, opening up more screen space and making it the perfect option for gamers and binge-watchers.
Among the exciting whispers doing the rounds is that the P50 Pro + has paired the standard telescopic camera with a new periscope option for greater zoom and detail and comes with Leica optics which are considered “smaller, faster and sharper”. Huawei’s ‘liquid lens’, which has been in development for a few years now, will also likely make its debut.
As impressive as these specs are, it’s not the camera alone which will be a drawcard. Huawei may no longer have Google in its corner but the brand has amped up other cutting-edge features to keep their long-time followers locked in, including a 120 Hz refresh rate and a 300 Hz response rate on the P50 Pro +, paired with 16 GB RAM, up to 512 GB of memory and a fast-charging 4800 mAh battery. The P50 range could also be the first of the Huawei devices to run fully on its own operating system – the Harmony OS.
The entire range is expected to launch in June in shades of white, black, blue and, a rather surprising, beige.