Huawei P10 Is Expected To March The Company Towards No. 1 In The Market Says CEO Richard Yu
Next to Apple and Samsung, Huawei is the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, though the company isn't a big talk in the West. However, after a year-on-year success of the company, Huawei has already planned to release two of its flagship handsets in the coming year. Rumors have been in the air that the tech giant has added The Huawei P10 smartphone to this list. The leaked information from various sources says that the Huawei P10 will be a no-compromise device sporting top tier specs.
Leaked Specs of Huawei P10
According to different leaked sources, the P10 will have a 5.5-inch panel screen with 2560x1440 pixels resolution. The flagship device is rumored to be equipped with a 12-megapixel rear camera with 4k video recording, LED flash, face detection and HDR support, along with an 8-megapixel front camera. The alleged prototype also has a front-facing scanner on the device
The phone is also said to be designed with 2.3GHz octa-core Kirin 960 chipset along with a Mail-G71 GPU. Leaks also indicate that Huawei P10 will have two variants offering 6 GB RAM and 256GB internal memory and 4GB RAM and 128 GB internal memory. The Huawei P10 shall be powered by Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box.
Expected Release Date and Price
The Huawei Nova is announced to hit the markets of South Africa on February 2 following the expected release of Huawei Mate 9. Hence, it appears that the release of Huawei P10 shall be pushed to a later date in 2017 similar to the release of Huawei P9 that hit the store shelves last April.
It is also rumored that the starting price of Huawei P10 will be around $750, slightly higher than Huawei Mate 9.
Huawei might leapfrog Apple: Yu
Huawei P10's upcoming release might take the company to the top position leapfrogging Apple in two to three years, expressed Richard Yu, Huawei's CEO of consumer business group. The company holds third biggest global market share at present amongst other smartphone manufacturers. Yu also said that the company will improve ties with US carriers with aims to increase shipments by thirty percent.
As the exact details of the phone's release are yet to be unveiled, it is expected that the specs may be altered or improved before the big launch which is miles away for now.