Huawei P50 Pro And P50 Pocket: Features, Price & Release Date In Malaysia

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After a prolonged absence in the local flagship smartphone market, Huawei is back with a bang with not one but two premium devices to kick-off 2022. The launch of the Huawei P50 Pro and P50 Pocket in Malaysia marked the first time the company is bringing new top-of-the-line flagship phones to our shores since December 2020. Besides, they are also making their first international debut outside of China. Here’s all you need to know about the phones, including when and where you can get your hands on the Huawei P50 Pro and P50 Pocket in Malaysia.

Huawei P50 Pro: Noteworthy Features & Specs

Huawei P50 Pro front
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First announced in July 2021, the Huawei P50 Pro finally gets its long-awaited release in the global market after its home debut. Compared to its predecessor, the P50 Pro features upgraded hardware—for the most part. It has an updated design with a central circular hole punch instead of a top-left pill-shaped cutout. Around the back, two giant round camera bumps housing four camera lenses replace the rectangular module on the P40 Pro. For those wondering, yes, Huawei is still partnering with Leica in the photography department.

Huawei P50 Pro back
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While Huawei’s reputation for making excellent hardware is never in doubt, the P50 Pro does come with a few caveats. There is no 5G, which is unfortunate considering that the first consumer-level 5G network has just gone live in Malaysia. Moreover, the ongoing US sanction means Huawei phones still do not have access to Google services. However, P50 Pro owners will get to enjoy Huawei’s proprietary HarmonyOS.

Here’s a quick look at the P50 Pro’s specs and how they compare to the P40 Pro.

Huawei P50 Pro

Huawei P40 Pro

Display

6.6-inch OLED display with 120Hz high refresh rate (2700 x 1228 resolution)

6.58-inch OLED display with 90Hz high refresh rate (2640 x 1200 resolution)

RAM

8GB

Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G Kirin 990 5G
Internal Storage

256GB

Water and Dust Resistant

IP68

Operating System

EMUI 12 (based on HarmonyOS 2.0)

EMUI 10.1 (based on Android 10)

Rear Cameras
  • 50MP primary lens
  • 40MP mono (black and white) lens
  • 13MP ultrawide lens
  • 64MP telephoto lens
  • 50MP primary lens
  • 40MP ultrawide lens
  • 12MP telephoto lens
  • 3D depth sensing lens
Front Selfie Camera

13MP

32MP

Battery

4,360mAh (with 66W fast charging + 50W fast wireless charging)

4,200mAh (with 40W fast charging + 27W fast wireless charging + 27W reverse wireless charging)

Huawei P50 Pocket: Noteworthy Features & Specs

Huawei P50 Pocket unfolded malaysia
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Samsung’s Z Flip series finally has a worthy rival with the announcement of the P50 Pocket. Huawei’s latest take on the foldable phone design sees it going for the flip phone form factor that is, ahem, more pocket-friendly.

Huawei P50 Pocket folded
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It features similar dual-camera bumps on the P50 Pro but with a neat twist. That is, Huawei has placed a tiny cover display on one of the bumps that serves multiple functions. You will be able to check notifications, receive calls, access your playlists, and even take selfies without opening (or unfolding) the phone. Specs-wise, it packs overall flagship-level hardware and runs on the same HarmonyOS software as with the P50 Pro. Like its non-foldable sibling, it also doesn’t come with 5G support. 

Besides the standard P50 Pocket in white, Huawei has also collaborated with haute couture designer Iris Van Herpen to produce the P50 Pocket Premium Edition. It features “organically flowing patterns” in stunning gold tone. On top of the fancier outer shell design, the Premium Edition also boasts higher RAM and storage memory.

Check out the specs below:

Huawei P50 Pocket

Display Main screen – 6.9-inch OLED display with 120Hz high refresh rate (2790 x 1188 resolution)

Cover screen – 1.04-inch OLED display with 60Hz refresh rate (340 x 340 resolution)

RAM

8GB/12GB (Premium Edition)

Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G

Internal Storage

256GB/512GB (Premium Edition)

Operating System

EMUI 12 (based on HarmonyOS 2.0)

Rear Cameras

40MP primary lens

13MP ultrawide lens

32MP Ultra Spectrum lens

Front Selfie Camera

10.7MP

Battery

4,000mAh (with 40W fast charging + 5W reverse charging)

Huawei P50 Pro And P50 Pocket Price In Malaysia

In Malaysia, the Huawei P50 Pro has a RM4,199 price tag and is available in Golden Black and Cocoa Gold colour options. On the other hand, the Huawei P50 Pocket’s price in Malaysia is set at RM5,999, while the Premium Edition will retail for RM7,299

When Can You Get The Huawei P50 Pro And P50 Pocket In Malaysia?

Huawei P50 Pro price and availability in malaysia
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Pre-order for the Huawei P50 Pro in Malaysia is open from 12th January to January 21st, 2022. Customers who pre-order will get to bring home a Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro (while stock lasts) alongside a one-time screen replacement (within three months of purchase worth RM119), and Huawei mobile services and partner vouchers (worth up to RM725, while stock lasts). Following that, the phone will be available for purchase nationwide on 22nd January.

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Meanwhile, you can pre-order the Huawei P50 Pocket and P50 Pocket Premium Edition from 22nd January onwards till 13th February, 2022. The pre-order freebies include the Huawei Watch 3 (while stock lasts), a one-year extended warranty worth RM309, and Huawei mobile services and partner vouchers (worth up to RM725, while stock lasts).

So, head over to the Huawei Official Store on Shopee Malaysia to pre-order the Huawei P50 Pro and P50 Pocket online now.

 

 

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