Huawei P20 prototype unit leaks in live pictures, leaves nothing to the imagination

Huawei P20 prototype unit leaks in live pictures, leaves nothing to the imagination
Huawei has found a way to set its phones apart from the competition: three rear-cameras. The P20 will skip Mobile World Congress (MWC) this year, but the Chinese handset maker has already confirmed its flagship will be unveiled on March 27.

As expected, there hasn't been any lack of information regarding the Huawei P20's specs, but images with the phone haven't been leaked yet. The most recent picture allegedly showing the flagship might not be legit, so we have yet to learn what exactly the P20 looks like.

Now the folks over at AndroidAuthority got their hands on a set of Huawei P20 pictures, but there's one problem: it's just an early prototype. As such, the device does not include a triple rear-camera, as previous reports claimed.

The prototype lacks a physical volume button, which was replaced with some touch indicators placed above the power button. Turning the volume up and down could be done via swipe up and down.

Despite the fact that the prototype has just two cameras on the back, the source of the leak claims Huawei will launch two P20 variants – a regular model and a Pro or Plus version. The latter is supposed to come with three rear-cameras, while the former may look like the prototype unit.

Finally, Huawei P20 comes with a USB Type-C port, but no 3.5mm audio jack. Also, the bottom side seems to feature dual speakers, but that yet to be confirmed (the grills are there, but we don't know their functionality yet).

Related phones

  • Display 5.8" 1080 x 2244 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 24 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2360 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3400 mAh(19h talk time)



1. ijuanp03

Posts: 612; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

The beautiful P10 turned to a boring P20. Yikes.

6. Bondurant

Posts: 784; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

when was the last time Huawei's P and M series was boring ? Prototypes and "leaks" this early are the last thing to rely on.

2. delta

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

No 3.5 audio jack? No thanks.

3. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

It's a decent phone but I just don't have much faith in these Chinese made SoC. Even Korean made, to some extent. My Lumia 430 that's equipped with a low-end Snapdragon dual-core is still going strong whereas I recently noticed a problem in my S6 with The Exynos Chip. Somehow, the camera start to shake like crazy when I tilt the phone horizontally while in the camera app. You can hear something buzzing and the camera starts to heat-up which is quite unusual. Now, Snapdragon might be slower than the likes of Exynos but they surely are very reliable, very good on battery, have solid sensors and overall are very dependable. And my little Lumia is a proof of that! G'Day!

5. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This little one off anecdotal story doesn't say a thing about chip reliability or the lack thereof.

10. KingSam

Posts: 1466; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Exactly. That 430 is fast because of windows 10 mobile. That thing runs on a SD210 just fine.

8. Seany

Posts: 94; Member since: Sep 28, 2012

Nothing wrong with Kirin chips

4. Ghost04

Posts: 522; Member since: May 03, 2014

Fingerprint scanner...????????

7. Bondurant

Posts: 784; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Much smaller bezels than Mate 10 pro and Samsung S9

9. andriodfanboy1

Posts: 169; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

Hate huawei for ditching hyper diamond cut Finnish

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit for samples and additional information.