Huawei P50 Pocket – an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

The best smartphones can, on the one hand, be high-performance machines, but at more affordable prices, or machines that, combined with high performance, include details that increase their price exponentially. Foldable models, in general, belong to this last group and Huawei, which continues to play an important role in the universe of smartphones, also has its proposals.

For a few days, I had the opportunity to test the Huawei P50 Pocket and once again emerge into this world of luxury smartphones.


Huawei P50 Pocket - General Specifications

The Huawei P50 Pocket is a foldable smartphone, in clamshell format, with a 6.9" OLED display, with FullHD+ resolution. This foldable display also offers a maximum refresh rate of 120 Hz and 107 billion colors. a small circle 1.04" 340 x 340 pixel OLED.

The processor it incorporates is a Snapdragon 888 4G and it must be contextualized that this model was already presented in December 2021, which justifies its use this model. The fact that it is 4G has long been justified by the restrictions imposed by the United States on the manufacturer.

Huawei P50 Pocket - an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

It brings 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal storage, the operating system is EMUI 12, developed by Huawei itself.

In terms of cameras, we have a main True-Chroma of 40 MP (f/1.8 aperture), another ultra wide-angle of 13 MP (f/2.2 aperture) and another ultra spectrum of 32 MP. The selfie camera is 10.7 MP.

The built-in battery has a capacity of 4000 mAh with 40W fast charging. It integrates NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, USB-C and Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax.

Huawei P50 Pocket - an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

The Huawei P50 Pocket weighs 190g and is 75.5mm wide. Open is 170mm high and 7.2mm deep, folded it measures 87.3mm and 15.2mm respectively.

Construction and design of a foldable smartphone

In the domestic market, the version available is the golden Huawei P50 Pocket, a premium edition. This model has a design created in collaboration with couture stylist Iris Van Herpen, it presents a surprising style of organic fluid patterns in golden tones, bringing an element of movement.

It is a light and elegant device whose biggest asset is undoubtedly the fact that it is foldable. In this case, according to the manufacturer, the Huawei P50 Pocket incorporates a multidimensional hinge reinforced with innovative materials, which allows the smartphone to be folded Perfectly and unfold it without any creases being visible.

The seamless transformation of a foldable smartphone into a premium full-screen smartphone.

In fact, the hinge is an element that stands out in this model, since it allows smooth opening and closing. The creases do not exist, at least for the duration of the test, but it is obvious that the crease area is noticeable on the glass of the screen.

In the hinge area, when closed, the brand inscription stands out. On the left side there is only a card slot, at the bottom there are the speakers, the microphone and the USB-C port and on the other side there is the volume button and the fingerprint sensor digital.

Then there is the camera module with the three sensors and the LED flash and the second auxiliary screen on the back.

the screens

The Huawei P50 Pocket is equipped with two screens, the 6.9" screen being foldable, with OLED technology and FullHD+ resolution. This screen offers a maximum refresh rate of 120 Hz and 107 billion colors.

The outer screen is a small 1.04" 340 x 340 pixel OLED circle, touchscreen.

From the main screen, it is worth highlighting your quality, even though it is foldable. It's not a screen that gets a lot of fingerprints, like others we've tested, it has a good finish that doesn't look like plastic films, in addition to resolution, definition and balance colors itself.

Huawei P50 Pocket - an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

As already mentioned, the screen has no creases in the crease, but this is not an area that goes unnoticed. The time of use was also not enough to understand when it could evolve into a really strong area.

The small 1.04" OLED screen, 340 x 340 pixels, will house information and quick actions such as notifications, answering calls, taking selfies, controlling multimedia, among other options.

Huawei P50 Pocket - an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

Performance and exclusive features

The performance of a smartphone with 12 GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 888 4G SoC no longer matches the best offers on the market, but it is still quite competent, no problem to point out.

Comes with EMUI 12, already described here on Pplware. On these questions of user interface, opinions are divided, but in my case, which I use daily, I find it quite intuitive, fluid and its functionalities are useful. Even the animations are interesting.

Huawei P50 Pocket - an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

One of the unique details of this luxury device is the inclusion of a sensor that helps identify if the user's skin is adequately protected by sunscreen, and all of this is accessible via the external display.

The smartphone also has a Super Privacy mode that allows the microphone, camera or GPS to be turned off when the Huawei P50 Pocket is folded. In addition, it has facial recognition and fingerprint unlocking.

cameras

In terms of cameras, we have a main True-Chroma of 40 MP (f/1.8 aperture), another ultra wide-angle of 13 MP (f/2.2 aperture) and another ultra spectrum of 32 MP. The selfie camera is 10.7 MP.

Huawei P50 Pocket - an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

Ultra Spectrum Imaging Technology incorporates Huawei XD Optics and True-Chroma Imaging Engine to enhance clarity and light visibility to bring out natural detail and vivid color for an incredible, lifelike photo.

In addition to all the shooting options and incredible results even in the darkest environments, for example, capturing photos with Fluorescence with the Ultra Spectrum Camera stands out.

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An immersion in the world of foldable luxury smartphones

O Huawei P50 pocket it's a smartphone available for € 1499.90, therefore, given its specifics, it can be considered a luxury smartphone.

Its exclusive design, unique features and the fact that it is foldable justify its high price.

Huawei P50 Pocket - an immersion in the world of luxury foldable smartphones

The usefulness of a foldable smartphone is still debatable. In fact it's a In fact it's a exclusive piece and it allows the user to have something really different and it allows the user to have something really different.

However, in terms of features dedicated to the foldable screen, Huawei, like other manufacturers, still has a lot of leeway, so that utility really joins the exclusivity factor.

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