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Before you buy that Huawei P40 Pro, you should know these 5 things

•, Andrew Hoyle

Huawei's P40 series of smartphones are on sale now in Europe and the UK. The range includes the base P40, the P40 Pro and the P40 Pro Plus, and Huawei hopes they'll take the fight to the likes of the iPhone 11 ProGalaxy S20 and OnePlus 8. I've been using the P40 Pro -- the middle child of the three -- and have been putting it through its paces. The phone is available for £900 (about $1,120 or AU$1,770) here in the UK, but due to the US ban on Huawei products, it's not officially on sale in the US. 

That ban also means it doesn't use Google apps -- including access to the Google Play Store -- but the phone does have 5G and a good camera. That said, its big brother, the P40 Pro Plus, is even more photography-focused, with the first 10x optical zoom seen on a phone. Photography enthusiasts among you should consider waiting until that phone lands in June, or at least until we've given it our review treatment.