Huawei Announces P60 Flagship Lineup with Emergency Satellite Support
Huawei launched the P60 and P60 Pro smartphones with satellite connectivity. This is reported by Huawei Central.
The line of flagship smartphones includes the Huawei P60 and P60 Pro models. In emergency situations, the devices can connect with satellites of the Chinese Beidou group – in this case, users can make and receive calls, send messages without access to cellular communications. The cost of the service and the possibility of functioning outside of China are not disclosed. In the fall of 2022, Apple introduced its satellite-enabled smartphones.
Also announced devices received a 6.67-inch LTPO OLED display with a frequency of 120 hertz, from 8 gigabytes of RAM and 128 gigabytes of internal memory, a battery with a capacity of 4815 milliamp-hours. The P60 and P60 Pro models are based on the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor with 4G support – the Chinese company is under US sanctions and is not able to manufacture and purchase fifth-generation modems.
Devices differ slightly from each other. The base model P60 came out with a camera that has lenses with a resolution of 48, 12 and 13 megapixels, the older version received lenses with a resolution of 48, 48 and 13 megapixels. The camera allows you to shoot 4K video at 60 frames per second. The cost of the basic version of Huawei P60 was 4488 yuan, or about 50 thousand rubles, the flagship Huawei P60 Pro is priced at least 6988 yuan, or about 78 thousand rubles.
Earlier, the head of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, said that the Chinese company replaced 13,000 components in its gadgets due to US sanctions. According to Reuters, Huawei has redesigned 4,000 printed circuit boards over the past three years.
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