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5.1 inches

Display size

1080 x 1920px

64GB

Internal storage

12MP + 20MP

Rear camera

3,200 mAh

Battery size

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Details

Display

Display Size
5.1 inches
Resolution
1080 x 1920px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
432 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
12MP + 20MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.2
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
8MP
Front camera aperture size
f/1.9

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
145.3mm x 69.3mm x 7mm
Weight
145g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 12

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Kirin 960
RAM
4GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
64GB
External storage support
Up to 256GB
Battery capacity
3,200mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No
Launch price (RRP)$899
Launch date2017-05
Huawei P10

The good

  • Superb camera
  • Good performance
  • Clever fingerprint sensor
  • Competitive pricing

The could-be-better

  • Limited colour choices for Australia
  • No water-resistance rating
  • Only a full HD display
Huawei’s 2016 P9 handset was something of a surprise to the mobile market because while it combined a dash of premium style with lenses co-developed by Leica, the Chinese company didn’t charge you a fortune if you wanted to own it.

Huawei followed up the P9 with the much larger Huawei Mate 9 before launching the Huawei P10 at 2017's Mobile World Congress, alongside the P10 Plus and Huawei Watch 2. It’s a slightly more expensive prospect than the P9 was, with more of a focus on style but Huawei has largely made improvements in the P10 that make it a very compelling handset.

Design

  • A refreshingly-compact design that doesn't compromise on quality
  • Takes a lot of inspiration from Samsung and Apple, but that's a good thing
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Camera

  • Improves on the already impressive camera of the Huawei P9
  • Best suited to portrait photography rather than landscape shots
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Performance

  • Snappy and responsive, with similar performance to 2017's most powerful premium smartphones
  • Huawei's memory management tools promise consistent performance over the long term

Battery life

  • Surprisingly long-lasting for a 3,200mAh battery in such a powerful smartphone
  • Easy all-day battery, plus quick charge capabilities

Verdict

  • An excellent compact smartphone that doesn't skimp on quality or performance

Pricing and availability

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Huawei P10 specs

Display

Display Size
5.1 inches
Resolution
1080 x 1920px
Pixels per inch (PPI)
432 ppi

Camera

Rear camera megapixels
12MP + 20MP
Rear camera aperture size
f/2.2
Video recording
4K
Front camera megapixels
8MP
Front camera aperture size
f/1.9

Physical Dimensions

Dimensions
145.3mm x 69.3mm x 7mm
Weight
145g

Connectivity

NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed
Category 12

Power, storage and battery

Processor
Kirin 960
RAM
4GB
Operating system
Android 7
Internal storage
64GB
External storage support
Up to 256GB
Battery capacity
3,200mAh

Device features

Headphone jack
Yes
Fingerprint sensor
Yes
Water resistance rating
N/A
Wireless charging
No

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