Huawei, the Chinese brand is rumoured to bring next generation of its P series that will be quite different from the predecessor Huawei P10. The alleged Huawei P11 is expected to bring a bezelless design as well as a notch that can be found on the iPhone X or Essential Phone.
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer is expected to announce the Huawei P11 phone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) event that will be held in February 2018. The Huawei P11 is speculated to be codenamed as EMILY. The publication has also found different variants of EMILY such as EML-AL00, EML-L09, EML-L29 and EML-TL00 in the firmware files.
Earlier this week, well-known tipster Evan Blass had revealed that the P11 could be an imaging powerhouse. He has claimed that the smartphone may feature 40MP Pro triple-lens Leica branded cameras that will be equipped with 5x hybrid zoom. It is also expected to feature 24-megapixel selfie snapper by Leica.
P11 Copies iPhone X Design
XDA Developers has come across some firmware files for the upcoming Huawei P11 smartphone that reveals the area surrounding the iPhone X-like notch portion as “RoundCornerDisplay.” It claims that there is another configuration file that specifically indicates the existence of a notch on the alleged P11.
It is further revealed that the smartphone features a 6.01-inch Samsung EA8074 CMD TFT LCD panel that carries support for Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. Whereas, some other reports suggest a 2244 x 1080 pixels resolution. The publication claims that the alleged Huawei P11 could be having such a resolution because of the presence of a notch.
It is also speculated that the P11 would be powered by the Kirin 970 chipset that fuels other flagship phones by Huawei like Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Honor V10. Though these phones feature EMUI 8.0.0 but the alleged Huawei P11 will be running on Android 8.0 Oreo overlaid with a newer edition of EMUI 8.0.1. The handset also seems to support Huawei’s Easy Projection which indicates that it will also feature USB 3.1 port.
These could include single-SIM and dual-SIM versions of P11 for the European markets. As of this writing, there is no information on the price tag of the phone.