Huawei has just announced its latest generation of flagship smartphones from its popular P series. The new P60 models are the company’s premium grade phones and also come with top notch photography performance.

Huawei P60 series launched

The Chinese tech giant’s latest P60 series includes the base P60 and the higher end P60 Pro model and the P60 Art version as well.

Huawei P60

In terms of dimensions, the standard model is identical to the Pro variant but lighter. From the front, the new device appear like any other handset, but the rear design is quite unique. The camera module on the rear is quite prominent thanks to the large primary sensor that is housed between two other sensors.

Huawei P60 series display

The new design is quite robust as well, with the series featuring Kunlun Glass for protection and IP68 water and dust resistance.

The Huawei P60, P60 Pro, and P60 Art features the exact same display. They sport a tall 6.67 inch OLED quad curved display that supports high dynamic photos and videos. Furthermore, it supports LTPO adaptive refresh rate that can range from 1 to 120Hz all the while offering 29 percent power consumption reduction.

The smartphone is also equipped with Huawei’s X-True immersive display technology along with TUV Rheinland certification. The device also offers a high 93.1 percent screen to body ratio.

Under the hood, the base Huawei P60 model is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. This chipset only supports 4G networking and is also an entire generation behind most current gen flagship phones.

The P60 will be available in a 128GB , 256GB, and 512GB storage options, while the P60 Pro will only offer the 256GB and 512GB versions. It is fueled by a 4,815mAh battery pack that supports 88W fast charging.

Other notable features include, the new second generation satellite communication that allows for two way SMS. In other words, users can not only receive messages but also send them by SMS via satellite connection.

The company offers this feature thanks to its latest breakthroughs in satellite solutions that are built into the new flagship smartphone. It runs on the company’s HarmonyOS 3.1 out of the box.

Huawei P60 rear cameras

Arriving at perhaps the most important aspect of a P series smartphone, the cameras. The base P60 features a triple camera setup that consists of a 48 megapixel sensor that has an RYYB pixel layout, an F/1.4-4.0 variable aperture lens and optical image stabilization (OIS). Alongside the primary sensor, the device also has a 13 megapixel ultra wide angle lens that also has an RYYB sensor and an F/2.2 aperture. The last sensor is also a 12 megapixel RYYB sensor that has OIS and 5x optical zoom.

On the front, the entire P60 series features a 13 megapixel selfie shooter on a center aligned punch hole camera.

Huawei P60

Huawei P60 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1x
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A

Launch

  • Announced: 2023, March 23
  • Status: Exp. release 2023, March 31

Design

  • Dimensions: 161 x 74.5 x 8.3 mm (6.34 x 2.93 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 197 g (6.95 oz)
  • Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Purple, White
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)

Display

  • Type: LTPO OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.7 cm2 (~89.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1220 x 2700 pixels (~444 ppi density)

Operating System

  • HarmonyOS 3.1 (China), EMUI (Europe), no Google Play Services

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4G (4 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.5 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Adreno 730
  • Memory Card slot: NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
  • Internal: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB
  • UFS

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 48 MP, f/1.4-f/4.0, 25mm (wide), PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
    • 12 MP, f/3.4, 125mm (periscope telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
    • 13 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 1080p@960fps; gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 13 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide)
  • Features: Panorama, HDR
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • Positioning: GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (B1I+B1c+B2a), BDS (B1I+B1c+B2a), GALILEO (E1+E5a), QZSS (L1+L5), NavIC
  • NFC: Yes; NFC-SIM, HCE
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 3.1, OTG

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum
  • BDS Satellite Message

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4815 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: 66W wired
  • 50W wireless

Models: LNA-AL00

Huawei P60 Price and Availability

Huawei has began taking pre-orders for the the P60 smartphone, which is set to be released on 30th March 2023.

  • 256GB – 4,988 Yuan (roughly $730)
  • 512GB – 5,988 Yuan (roughly $877)

Huawei P60 in colors

The smartphone is available in four color options, namely Black, Emerald, Purple, and Marble White.

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