If you’re looking for a smartphone that could replace your entry-level DSLR and have the money to splurge and don’t reside in the US, then the Huawei P30 Pro might be the one for you.
At least that seems to be the conclusion DxOMark has reached in its review.
Huawei has indeed outdone itself and bested even its own best but the question remains whether the costs will justify that extra zoom and multi-level bokeh.
The Huawei P30 Pro puts the focus, no pun intended, on the new periscope lens system and time-of-flight sensor and that is exactly where the phone excels in DxOMark’s benchmarks.
The new lens system, one that may be credited first to OPPO, allows the P30 Pro to reach 10x zoom while still containing more detail than others that have to rely on digital zoom and algorithms past the 3x mark.
That said, the telephoto camera apparently takes a bit of time to lock on subjects with autofocus.