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Huawei P10

Huawei P10, P10 Plus launch in South Africa

Huawei has launched the P10 and P10 Plus in South Africa, being available from Friday 12 May.

The company previously confirmed the price of the two phones, coming in at R12 999 for the P10 and R13 999 for the P10 Plus.

The two phones share the same powerful Kirin 960 processor (four A73 cores, four A53 cores), but differ in a number of key areas.

The P10 features a 5.2-inch full HD screen, 4GB of RAM, a 3200mAh battery and 64GB of expandable storage. Meanwhile, the SA version of the P10 Plus packs a 5.5-inch 2560×1440 screen, 6GB of RAM, a 3750mAh battery and 128GB of storage.

Both phones feature dual-camera technology, in the form of a 20MP monochrome camera and a 12MP traditional RGB camera. The P10 offers an f/2.2 aperture for both cameras, but the Plus-sized variant opts for a larger f/1.8 aperture on both cameras.

In other words, those hoping for better low light performance will want to keep an eye on the Plus model.

As for colours, Huawei said that the phones will be available in black and blue, with silver following later in the year.

The Chinese company also revealed that it will indeed be offering a “VIP service” for the P10 and P10 Plus, delivering two screen repairs. Would it be a paid option like Samsung’s SMC service though? Huawei told Gearburn that this would be a complimentary service instead.

It’s not the only news revealed at the event though, with Huawei saying that it would be bringing a few more devices to the country.

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Hadlee Simons
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