Huawei P20 Plus leaks out in full: notch like on iPhone X and triple camera setup

Huawei P20 Plus leaks out in full: notch like on iPhone X and triple camera setup
Huawei's next flagship phone - the Huawei P20 Plus - has leaked out in detailed renders that show it from all sides, revealing an iPhone X like design with a notch and an innovative triple camera system.

The images come from @onLeaks, a person with a nearly spotless track record in leaking phones, but there is a catch: the images that you see here are just one of two Huawei prototypes. The main difference between these prototypes is the presence of the home button: on one of the prototypes the home button is a physical key below the screen, while on the second one there is no home button at all. It's not yet clear which of the two prototype models Huawei will go to and what you see here is the model without a home button (but the company may well release the one with a home key).

The Huawei P20 Plus is expected to feature a thin and narrow, 2:1 design with a minimal bezel. Its physical size has also leaked out:

  • Dimensions: 155.3 x 74.2 x 7.7 mm approx (9.8 mm including the camera bump)
  • Display: roughly 6-inch (leakster warns it's hard to say exactly because of notch and curves)


On top of the P20 Plus, there are two notable elements: the headphone jack and what looks like an IR blaster.

The big highlight of the Huawei P20 Plus, however, will clearly be that triple camera system. Huawei traditionally uses a dual camera system, with the secondary lens usually a monochrome lens that works together with the main one to capture more detail and light at night.

Will the company keep this setup and a third one? And what will that third one be: a telephoto lens? A wide-angle camera? There are no answers to these questions just yet.


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32 Comments

1. ahmadkun

Posts: 586; Member since: May 02, 2016

what happened to smartphones designers ?

3. Whitedot

Posts: 809; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

They all left smartphone industry.

13. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

You're right. Pitty, but true. And I can't understand - why almost everyone copy crappy Apple design? Why copy such ugly humongus camera hump? Why copy ugly notch? Huawei disappointed me a lot.

24. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 914; Member since: May 07, 2014

You are not the only one that has been disappointed... Why copy the camera hump? why copy at all? You had a great design in form of Mate 10 Pro...Why not copy your own gorgeous design instead of copying that weird s**t.

22. Chaise unregistered

They turned Chinese. Look at Sharp aquos s3. Sharp used to have unique designs, then Chinese company bought them, and now look at them. Shameful iPhone copies.

30. Whitedot

Posts: 809; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

So true about Sharp. Moto too, before acquirement they had unique design. Clone mentality is so well embodied in China's OEM smartphone culture. On the other Xiaomi keeps on surprising me. Mi Mix 2s for instance .

2. tiz_meh

Posts: 76; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Bottom bezel + top notch = super ugly design

4. Techlover2018

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 14, 2017

The most shameful act done shamelessly.

11. IT-Engineer

Posts: 543; Member since: Feb 26, 2015

you mean the copying part or the initial design by Apple?

19. Techlover2018

Posts: 80; Member since: Jul 14, 2017

Coping the ugliest possible thing.

5. SyCo87

Posts: 305; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Looks very familiar.

6. Todyo

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 20, 2017

Most unconsistent design language. Copycat Huawei is beating Xiaomi in this game. If there is no logo you can't tell this is Huawei or Umidigi or Something. Can't get near the desing culture of Sony, Samsung, Apple, Motorola or even Meizu!

27. admin_user

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Samsung or Meizu and design culture? I don´t think so.

29. Chaise unregistered

Didn't like their (Samsung's) past designs, but you can't doubt that starting from the s6, they have lead in smartphone design. Reason why everyone copies Samsung (and Apple) design.

31. admin_user

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

S6 was a change towards a better design, yes. But it´s far away from real design culture like Sony or Apple or the old Nokia. Great industrial is clean and simple and creative. Samsung still looks like technicians threw parts together. Even the new S9 and this fingerprint scanner with this "unclean" form looks like this. And there´s nothing special about this design language.

32. WGACA

Posts: 130; Member since: May 08, 2015

Sounds to me your actually jealous... Samsung is officially the most copied company of 2017 and the S8 was the best phone design by far of 2017. Samsung has set the smartphone design language in the last 3 years.

7. Ghost04

Posts: 518; Member since: May 03, 2014

Where is the triple camera??? I can see only two .

9. midan

Posts: 2869; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

I see three, third one is below the camera bump

8. jjface

Posts: 238; Member since: Jun 07, 2017

This is how to lose respect.

10. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

If this is true then it is utter trash and shameless copying.

12. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

I have always liked the design of Huawei's P series. This one though is almost an exact copy of the X including the stupid notch. Very disappointed.

14. redmd

Posts: 1935; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

After the Mate 10 pro design, Huawei decided and went 180 with its P series. WTH Huawei!

15. Sparkxster

Posts: 1228; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

I actually like the design and the notch is much smaller than iPhone X.

17. DolmioMan

Posts: 332; Member since: Jan 08, 2018

But the bottom bezel is far thicker.

16. maherk

Posts: 6876; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Just when we all thought Huawei is building their own brand and the days of copying are gone. This is so sad.

23. Chaise unregistered

Huawei can design good looking phones, but only when they hire expensive designers from foreign countries.

18. tokuzumi

Posts: 1900; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Let's just add more cameras!

20. Sleeplessmedal

Posts: 31; Member since: Feb 02, 2018

looks like huawei is going with the iphone X trend. B.S move by the way

21. MarmiteTheDog

Posts: 191; Member since: Jul 31, 2017

Cross that one off the list...

25. rsiders

Posts: 1954; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

So the iPhone X with an extra camera lens on the back? Got it. Designer: this doesn't look too much like the iPhone X does it? Rest of team: Not at all.

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