Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus First Impressions

Huawei P10

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus has been launched at MWC 2017. As expected, the Huawei P10 Plus is a higher variant when compared to Huawei P10. In this article, we will look into some of the important technical specifications of the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus handsets.

Display

Huawei P10 features a 5.1-inch Full HD IPS-NEO LCD Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display. The Huawei P10 Plus, meanwhile, is equipped with a 5.5-inch 2K IPS-NEO LCD display with a pixel density of 534PPI. In the case of P10, the display offers 432PPI density. Hence, the P10 Plus provides enhanced viewing experience to users.

Performance

Huawei P10 is powered by Kirin 960 processor, 4GB RAM coupled with 64GB internal storage. Huawei P10 Plus offers a Kirin 960 processor paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. You can also buy the phone with 6GB RAM alongside 128GB internal storage.

Camera

On the optics front, the Huawei P10 is equipped with a dual 20MP and 12MP Leica sensor coupled with f/2.2 aperture, OIS, PDAF and dual-LED flash. The phone is integrated with an 8MP Leica-branded front-facing snapper alongside f/1.9 aperture. The Huawei P10 Plus also ships with the same camera specifications as a P10 model.

Android Platform

Both Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus is loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat. However, you need to work with the Emotion UI 5.1 similar to that of MIUI 8 in Xiaomi handsets.

Battery

While Huawei P10 ships with a 3200mAh battery, the Huawei P10 Plus is equipped with a 3750mAh battery capacity. Moreover, both handsets provide support for fast charging technology using a Type-C connector. Hence, you will be able to charge the phone quickly.

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Color availability

When you see a new color, it attracts you a lot. Huawei P10 will be available in Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Graphite Black, Dazzling Gold, Dazzling Blue, Greenery color variants. However, the Huawei P10 Plus ships in Ceramic White, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Greenery color options.

Price

You will be able to buy Huawei P10 with 64GB storage at EUR 649. The P10 Plus with 64GB storage option is priced at EUR 699. If you would like to buy the 128GB storage model, you need to pay EUR 799. The company will launch Huawei P10, P10 Plus including the newly launched Watch 2 series in March 2017.

Conclusion

We wonder why there is not much difference between Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus. The only major difference is in the display resolution, pixel density, and battery capacity. If you require a smartphone with enhanced display and battery, you need to buy the Plus variant. Since there is not much price difference between the two handsets, you should buy the P10 model because of improved features. We recommend a smartphone with higher pixel density since you will be in a position to watch movies and content in a crisp manner.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and currently part of MVP Reconnect program. He is also part of the prestigious ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com