Huawei Mate 20 & Mate 20 Pro cases confirm no 3.5mm headphone jack

Huawei Mate 20 & Mate 20 Pro cases confirm no 3.5mm headphone jack
Alleged Huawei Mate 20 case

The primary design details of Huawei’s upcoming Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are already known and today, adding to recent information, new cases for both smartphones confirm a variety of other design choices.

Starting off on the rear, both smartphones will boast the same overall design that consists primarily of a square-shaped camera island in the middle that is home to a triple-sensor layout and a dual-tone LED flash. However, the biggest differentiating factor is the rear fingerprint reader. After all, the cheaper Mate 20 will sport a circular scanner just below the rear camera setup. But when it comes to the Mate 20 Pro, the fingerprint sensor will be integrated into the display.

Elsewhere on the design front, the cases reveal that both smartphones will include a power button and a volume rocker on the right side of the frame. Additionally, towards the top, it looks as though a microphone and an IR blaster has been placed on the two smartphones. When it comes to the bottom, though, not everything is the same. While both offerings seemingly include a USB Type-C port in the middle and a microphone towards the left, the regular Mate 20 also appears to include a bottom-firing speaker on the right. The Mate 20 Pro, on the other hand, doesn’t. Instead, it appears to boast a third microphone which hints at advanced sound recording. Consequently, this also suggests that the in-ear speaker will double as the smartphone’s regular speaker.

As reported multiple times before, the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will both go official on October 16 in London. Sales should then commence roughly two weeks later. Separately, it’s worth noting that an ultra-premium Mate 20 Porsche Design may also join Huawei’s main duo at the event.

source: Twitter via Slashleaks (1,2)

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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
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



1. w1000i

Posts: 247; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

All these holes and you confirm no 3.5mm jack ??!!! the top one on the left is for 3.5 headphone.

6. joshuaswingle

Posts: 591; Member since: Apr 03, 2018

IR Blaster, just like P20/P20 Por

7. S4NDY

Posts: 240; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

Regular Mate 20 has 3,5 mm headphone jack ir plaster is next to the microphone, see the oval shape on the turquoise case next to headphone jack cut out.


Posts: 195; Member since: May 28, 2018

No headphone jack = no buy for me whatever the quality of the camera. Nokia 9 postponed till February 2019 and no headphone jack on Mate 20 Pro, my next phone will be Samsung galaxy note 9!

3. delta

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

Looks like there is headphone jack in both, at least looking at the cases, no headphone jack or no sd card will become deal breakers for me.

4. Ghost04

Posts: 518; Member since: May 03, 2014

I don't know but all those cutouts are for what then . Although all manufacturers stick with their decisions. Bringing 3.5 mm jack will be surprising. Still I think one version will come a 3.5 mm jack ...

5. anixo

Posts: 16; Member since: Sep 14, 2018

Another one bites the dust


Posts: 202; Member since: Dec 08, 2012

Removal of the 3.5mm jack is the crime against humanity.

9. warrenellis93

Posts: 544; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

Actually the teardrop shape notch is actually the headphone jack

10. ikenvape

Posts: 308; Member since: May 28, 2014

The only thing I want from Huawei is faster updates

11. Krjal

Posts: 429; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

Alternative title: "Huawei Mate 20 & Mate 20 Pro cases confirm no sales from me or my mates"

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