Huawei P50 series launched in China – only flagship with no 5G

Most anticipated smartphones are now finally launched. Huawei P50 and Huawei P50 Pro are now official. Unlike previous generations, only two smartphones are launched which makes the Pro+ model absent. Anyway, the Huawei P50 series is here with its camera being the main highlight. Let’s discuss each of the phones in detail below.

Huawei P50 Specifications

The vanilla P50 features a 6.5-inch 90Hz 1224p OLED display. It is a flat display with a punch-hole notch at the center. It has a 50-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto with 5x optical zoom, and a 13-megapixel ultrawide. On the front, you will find a 13-megapixel selfie shooter.

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Huawei P50 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. However, do not let it fool you. It is 4G locked. The chipset lacks a 5G modem, making the phone inferior in terms of connectivity. Not only the vanilla model, but 5G is absent from Pro as well. The smartphone is paired with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. On the battery segment, you will be treated by a 4,100mAh battery that can be fast-charged at 66W wired and 50W wirelessly.

Huawei P50 Pro Specifications


P50 Pro has a 6.6-inch 120Hz 1228p OLED display. It is a curved one providing more premium-ness. However, it also has the same punch-hole notch. Moving to the camera, it is almost the same except for one additional sensor. It features a 50-megapixel main, 64-megapixel telephoto with a 3.5x optical zoom, a 40-megapixel monochrome, and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide. On the front, it also has the same 13-megapixel shooter.

Huawei P50 Pro, Huawei P50

Huawei P50 Pro comes in two chipset options: Snapdragon 888 or Kirin 9000. Both are 4G only.  It is paired with 8 or 12GB of RAM with up to 512GB of internal storage. On the battery side, it comes with a bigger 4,360mAh capacity with 66W wired and 50W wireless charging support.

Common features

Huawei p50 box

  • Both the smartphone lacks 5G.
  • IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.
  • Both phones have stereo speakers.
  • Both phones have a 300Hz touch sampling rate.
  • Both come with HarmonyOS and lacks Google services.
  • The website mentions a charger in the box, however, it does not have a charger for the Pro version.

Huawei P50 price in China

P50 starts at 4,488 yuan (~$695), with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The higher-end 8/256 GB variant costs 5,000 Yuan (~$774). It will go on sale in September. There are three color options for the vanilla model including White, black, and gold.

Huawei P50 Pro price in China

Huawei P50 series launched in China - only flagship with no 5G

The Pro version will be available from August 12. However, only Kirin 9000 variant will be available initially followed by the Snapdragon variant later this year. Snapdragon 888 variant with 8/128 GB memory costs CNY 6,000 (~$930). The 256 GB and 512 GB models come with a choice of Snapdragon 888 or Kirin 9000 chips, they cost CNY 6,500 (~$1006) and CNY 7,500 (~$1661), respectively. The color options include White, black, gold, pink, and blue.

Will Huawei P50 series come to the global market?

Yes, the Huawei P50 series will come to the global market. However, the date is not disclosed as of now. It is also one of the reasons why Huawei decided to remove 5G due to US sa nctions. Let us know your opinions on the P50 series in the comments below.

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