Profoto C1 & C1 Plus | Profoto (SE)

Together with Huawei, we have taken mobile photography to a new professional level. The world of light shaping is now available to the serious mobile photographers, using Huawei’s native camera seamlessly connected via Bluetooth to the Profoto C1 and C1 Plus. Profoto’s imaging technology is bringing unique innovations to the Huawei P40 line:​

Profoto BLE sync

Giving the possibility to sync flash over standard Bluetooth.

Profoto auto color

Using information from P40’s new multi spectrum color temperature sensor to get good colors in flash images.

Profoto dynamic auto exposure

Automatic flash power balancing and exposure control, a truly world unique feature.

Watch the launch video for the Profoto and Huawei P40 collaboration

Watch the launch video for the Profoto and Huawei P40 collaboration

How to get started


Supported Huawei phones: Mate30-series and P40-series. These phones don't have Profoto app preinstalled. C1 and C1 Plus are supported within the native Huawei camera app.

Use latest software

Update your Huawei phone to the latest available operating system. Update your C1 or C1 Plus with the latest firmware via Profoto Connect app. You can download it from the Huawei App gallery.

Connect and start

Connect and pair C1 or C1 Plus using the standard Huawei OS Bluetooth menu. “Profoto" shall now appear next to the flash symbol within the native Huawei camera app.

Try different modes

C1 and C1 Plus can be used in Photo or Pro mode. You can also have more control such as Flash On/Off and Constant light On/Off.