The P10 Plus’s new Leica Summilux f/1. 8 lens boosts low-light performance.
The Huawei P10 Plus brings a much-needed optic upgrade to Huawei’s Leica-branded camera setup. Like the regular P10 (and Partner 9), you’ve still got a dual-camera setup, combining 12- and 20-megapixel shooters, the former utilizing an optically stabilized color messfühler, and the latter being a monochrome sensor for added details. But the big upgrade for the “Plus” is a new f/1. 8 lens, allowing much more light for brighter low-light shots, and improved image quality all-round.
We’ll possess a full review of both brand new Huawei phones soon. Meanwhile, we’ve rounded up a handful of sample shots to showcase what the P10 Plus’s camera can do. Using the phone throughout MWC week in Barcelona gave us some great in order to see what the cameras are equipped for.
Shooting directly into the sun allows the P10 Plus’s strengths in dynamic range to shine through.
The software-based lower depth-of-field mode can produce a few neat effects when focusing off into the distance.
Low-light performance in general is usually stronger than earlier Huawei cameras, through fine information are sharper in competitors like the LG G6
With an f/1. 8 zoom lens, you don’t always need to depend on software bokeh effects.
The same shot consumed color and monochrome capturing modes.
The particular P10 Plus’s high dynamic range is a good fit pertaining to street photography out within Barcelona.
The P10 Plus’s portrait mode zooms in, detects your subject’s face, adjusts lighting and defocuses the background.
Brightly lit landscapes are far from challenging, but the P10 Plus excels nonetheless.
Hybrid zoom, which uses the data from the secondary monochrome sensor, profits in the P10 Plus.
Software bokeh effects sometimes result in fringing, but generally work well with tougher edges.
Some color detail is dropped in extremely bright, high-contrast scenes.
Sunset scenes can be challenging, but the P10 Plus’s HDR mode always served us well.
Some shadow detail is definitely lost in darker road scenes, but colors stay true to life.
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