MWC – Huawei P10 and P10+ Picture Special

MWC   Huawei P10 and P10+ Picture Special
Following on from the EE announcement, we’ve had confirmation that both Three and Vodafone will be ranging the Huawei P10 and Huawei P10+ too. Three have confirmed that they’ll be taking the black and gold models.

The P10 and P10+ will be available pricing from March in Europe and China from March, followed by Asia, Latin America, South Africa and Russia in April. The P10 will set you back €649, the P10+ (64GB + 4GB) will cost €699 and the P10+ (128GB + 6GB) version will go for €799.


MWC   Huawei P10 and P10+ Picture Special

For me the P10 and the P10+ didn’t seem to have any great “leap” from the P9, but what Huawei are cunningly clever at is the small things. They’ve improved reception with additional mobile antennas. They’ve enhanced GPS reception. They’ve even used something called “Hyper Diamond-Cut finish” and a partnership with colour-masters Pantone to make the phones look, well… like this …

The back of the blue and green one, which are called “Dazzling Blue” and “PANTONE Greenery”, are beautiful. There’s no other word for it. You just want to keep looking at the back of the thing. Huawei have also matched the UI themes and the highlight colours on the buttons so that each shade feels like a complete package. So if you get the pink one, you’ll get a lovely pink theme and dark pink areas on the buttons to match.

MWC   Huawei P10 and P10+ Picture Special

MWC   Huawei P10 and P10+ Picture Special

I also loved the Ceramic White one (other colours include Dazzling Gold, Prestige Gold, Graphite Black, Rose Gold and Mystic Silver) and got into a conversation with Myriam Joire (@tnkgrl) about how light and smooth it was. Just rolling it round in your hand is enough to like it. It’s like a perfectly formed pebble.

MWC   Huawei P10 and P10+ Picture Special

The P10 will sell for €649, the P10+ (64GB + 4GB) for €699 and the P10+ (128GB + 6GB) for €799. The Huawei P10 has a 5.1″ screen and the P10 Plus has a 5.5″ screen.

Oh, and let’s not forget the accessories, which included a rather swish handbag / smartphone case and a range of rather stunning cases, including the much-wanted mockodile case ! :)

MWC   Huawei P10 and P10+ Picture Special

Specs…

Huawei P10Huawei P10+
SizeHeight: 145.3 mm; Width: 69.3 mm; Depth: 6.98 mmHeight: 153.5 mm; Width: 74.2 mm; Depth: 6.98 mm
ColorsCeramic White, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Prestige Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Greenery (Color availability varies by region)Ceramic White, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Prestige Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Greenery (Color availability varies by region)
FinishesHigh Gloss, Hyper Diamond-Cut, SandblastHigh Gloss, Hyper Diamond-Cut, Sandblast
Display5.1″ FHD, 2.5D glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 55.5″ WQHD, 2.5D glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
CPUHuawei Kirin 960 (64-bit), Octa-core (4 x 2.5 GHz A72+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53)Huawei Kirin 960 (64-bit), Octa-core (4 x 2.5 GHz A72+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53)
RAM4GB4GB, 6GB
Storage64GB64GB, 128GB
GPUMali G71 Octa-CoreMali G71 Octa-Core
OSAndroid 7.0, EMUI 5.1Android 7.0, EMUI 5.1
CameraFront: 8MP, F/1.9
Rear: Leica Dual-Camera 2.0, 20MP Monochrome & 12MP RGB, SUMMARIT-H F/2.2, OIS
Front: 8MP AF, F/1.9
Rear: Leica Dual-Camera 2.0 Pro Edition, 20MP Monochrome & 12MP RGB, SUMMILUX-H F/1.8, OIS
Battery3,200mAh, Huawei SuperCharge3,750mAh, Huawei SuperCharge

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