Huawei teases square-shaped Mate 20 camera module again in newest video

Huawei teases square-shaped Mate 20 camera module again in newest video
Alleged Huawei Mate 20 Pro render

On Monday, Huawei published a  Mate 20 teaser video on Chinese social network Weibo which essentially confirmed the triple-camera layout on the rear. Today, the company is back with yet another video that once again teases the square-shaped module on the rear.

As was the case last time, no official details about the smartphone or its specifications are provided. However, with this latest teaser, the company claims that now is “the time to push the limits.” This suggests that, despite the lack of sensors upgrades, Huawei’s next flagship duo will improve upon the setup that debuted on the P20 Pro earlier this year.

In addition to the improvements to the camera department, the Mate 20 series will also receive a big boost internally thanks to the new Kirin 980 processor. This is then set to sit alongside either 6GB or 8GB of RAM and a considerable 128GB of internal storage. Moreover, larger batteries of a capacity of at least 4,000mAh are to be expected inside both smartphones alongside support for 40W wired charging and 15W wireless charging. Also, Android 9 Pie with the EMUI 9.0 overlay on top will be present straight out of the box.

On an external note, while both devices will make use of similar rear designs, the front of the two will vary significantly. In the case of the regular Mate 20, a regular flat display complete with a waterdrop notch is to be expected. The Mate 20 Pro, on the other hand, will include a curved AMOLED display and a wide notch up top. This increased width is due to the Face ID-rivalling technology that is incorporated. Also, the Pro model will ship with an in-display fingerprint scanner.


source: Huawei (translated) via GSMArena

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Mate 20
  • Display 6.5" 1080 x 2244 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 24 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2600 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + Nano Memory (NM)
  • Battery 4000 mAh
Mate 20 Pro
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 3120 pixels
  • Camera 40 MP / 24 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2600 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + Nano Memory (NM)
  • Battery 4200 mAh

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17 Comments

1. urbanrunner

Posts: 22; Member since: Sep 07, 2017

I hope they sell this in the US (Doubtful) and i am actually looking forward to this more than the pixel 3/3xl!

2. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

According to rumors this phone will have 8Gb Ram, curved screen, oled, face id, under display fps, massive battery, fast wireless charging, water resistance, IR Blaster, fastest fast charge, stereo speakers, crazy triple camera set-up, gradient finishes, and projection functionality like dex and most of this are already possible with the huawei p series. This will be something to behold tbh.

3. Sparkxster

Posts: 1213; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Hopefully it have all that and a micro sd card slot plus a headphone jack and it will be perfect.

6. FreshPrinceOfH

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

It's funny how I'm excited for all the things Bankz mentioned. But somehow Sparkxster added the 2 things I couldn't care less about. Regardless. This is sounding like an awesome phone. Don't forget 7nm soc

8. ikenvape

Posts: 308; Member since: May 28, 2014

Seriously! There are 1000 checks here. I am also looking extremely forward to this. The one and only downside I could see is updates. That's said the past few years of using a pixel and XL 2 is that those updates aren't always the greatest.

4. Elvis358

Posts: 220; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

They could add a 4th camera so in that square there would be only camera's!

7. matistight

Posts: 981; Member since: May 13, 2009

Right??? and then put the flash in the middle. Symmetry is something phone designers don't care about anymore apparently.

5. Budhainthemood

Posts: 80; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Another Chinese piece of plagiarist tech. Next.

13. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 908; Member since: May 07, 2014

Get lost you Donald F**king Trump

9. meanestgenius

Posts: 21778; Member since: May 28, 2014

This smarphone looks to be absolutely amazing. My hats off to you, Huawei. Definitely will be one of the top released smartphones of the year.

10. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Will be the top smartphone this year. There fix that for you.

11. meanestgenius

Posts: 21778; Member since: May 28, 2014

LMAO! I stand corrected, and happily so.

16. Venom

Posts: 3410; Member since: Dec 14, 2017

Pixel 3: Hold my beer.

17. meanestgenius

Posts: 21778; Member since: May 28, 2014

Huawei Mate 20 Pro: The Pixel 3 wishes it looked this good.

12. Xxtoxicskittlexx

Posts: 189; Member since: Jun 11, 2018

Wow. That's one sexy looking phone!

14. monkeyb

Posts: 409; Member since: Jan 17, 2018

This phone feels so awesome with all the rumors. Could this be the flagship that dethrones Samsung. Note 9 is a beast but this feels like it is going to rip Samsung apart.

15. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

GOING TO BEAT EM ALL AGAIN.

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