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MWC 2017: Huawei P10 and P10 Plus Press Event Live Blog

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07:39AM EST – Ian here on text, Anton on pictures. Matt is running from the LG press event and may join…
07:39AM EST – Ian here on text, Anton on pictures. Matt is running from the LG press event and may join us
07:39AM EST – Huawei is set to launch the P10 and P10 Plus smartphones, a yearly cadence for their P-series line which targets more mainstream and fashion
07:41AM EST – If you saw the popup / tweet for the LG liveblog, it turns out that the WiFi didn’t work. Sorry about that. Matt may post a not-so-live blog later
07:45AM EST – Set to start in 15 minutes
07:46AM EST – this hall is full already, Matt is apparently outside in a queue several hundred people deep
07:47AM EST – Huawei have their own music track that gets played at all these events. It gets burned into your skull eventually
07:48AM EST – WiFi seems good for the live blog though. That being said, last time before a show all the press were emailed 100MB of images as the show started, and it was crippled as everyone downloaded 100MB then reuploaded them in the name of speed
07:48AM EST – We have a couple of 4G lines as backup, though that’s never a guarantee…
08:04AM EST – And we’re slowly starting. Matt didn’t make it in 🙁
08:07AM EST – Queue dramatic music
08:08AM EST – Dun dun dun…
08:09AM EST – CMO of Western Europe to the stage: Andrew Garrihy
08:09AM EST – Initial teasers on social media got 162m+ impressions
08:09AM EST – ‘How will the P10 build on the success of the P9?’
08:10AM EST – Richard Yu, CEO of CBG at Huawei
08:10AM EST – that’s Consumer Business Group, aka Smartphones
08:10AM EST – He’s coming onto the stage like a rockstar/wrestler
08:11AM EST – light show and everything
08:11AM EST – P-Series is award winning smartphone for 4 years
08:12AM EST – P-series wants to bring ‘The New Cosmopolitan lifestyle: Art plus Technology’
08:12AM EST – Time for a video
08:12AM EST – using the #OO for dual camera
08:13AM EST – Huawei P10: Leica Style Portraiture
08:13AM EST – ‘Make Every Shot a Cover Shot’
08:13AM EST – P10 and P10 Plus on stage
08:14AM EST – Unfortunately we don’t have a zoom lens
08:14AM EST – ‘The Art of Photography’
08:14AM EST – ‘The P10 is iconic with dual camera’
08:14AM EST – ‘Our design is modern with leading technologies’
08:15AM EST – ‘We have leading craftmanship and fashion’
08:15AM EST – ‘Leading in metal craftmanship’
08:15AM EST – Hyper Diamond-Cut Finishing, tactile to touch wit light replection
08:15AM EST – reflection
08:15AM EST – No fingerprint, anti-scratch and non-slip
08:16AM EST – Over a million micro-cutting process
08:16AM EST – I’ve already felt it, it’s an interesting implementation
08:16AM EST – Shown is the Dazzling gold
08:16AM EST – Ceramic white has super high gloss
08:16AM EST – Also traditional sand-blast finishing
08:17AM EST – also graphite black
08:17AM EST – The power button is a different texture to the volume rocker.

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