Huawei P30 Pro to feature curved AMOLED display complete with notch

Huawei P30 Pro to feature curved AMOLED display complete with notch
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro's curved AMOLED display and notch

Huawei first dabbled with curved AMOLED displays earlier this year with the arrival of the Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design. But it wasn’t until the Mate 20 Pro that the company took these panels mainstream. And now, according to a reliable industry source, it seems the premium displays are here to stay.

Following in the footsteps of the Mate 20 Pro, it’s claimed that next year’s Huawei P30 Pro will feature a curved AMOLED display produced by either LG or BOE – the two companies that presently manufacture the Mate 20 Pro’s panel. However, unlike the company’s soon-to-be-announced Nova 4, this device won’t feature a display hole. Instead, it’ll stick to the more common notch.

At the moment, the only OLED display manufacturer capable of creating display holes in its panels is Samsung. And, as is only natural, the South Korean giant is reserving these displays for its own devices. Thus, companies such as Huawei have two choices in the meantime – either stick with the controversial notch or choose an inferior LCD panel.

Now, if next year’s P30 series is anything like the P20 or Mate 20 lineups, the regular Huawei P30 could arrive with an LCD panel. This means that, while the premium P30 Pro may make use of a notch, the regular P30 could easily opt for a futuristic display hole. A design feature that would allow it to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S10 series.

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P30 Pro
  • Display 6.5" 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Camera 40 MP / 32 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980, Octa-core, 2600 MHz
  • Storage 512 GB + Nano Memory (NM)
  • Battery 4200 mAh
P30
  • Display 6.1" 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Camera 40 MP / 32 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980, Octa-core, 2600 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + Nano Memory (NM)
  • Battery 3650 mAh

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9 Comments

1. notfair

Posts: 709; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

They did the inconceivable. I just puked into my mouth.

2. Ghost04

Posts: 517; Member since: May 03, 2014

I think it will carry the design of Mate 20 pro from front and P20 pro from back.

5. Bondurant

Posts: 780; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

P20 pro back design is being used on many Huawei devices which means the p30 pro will have new back design.

3. maherk

Posts: 6746; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Unless they go with a Samsung panel, they should stick to flat screens. I finally got a BOE screen, and even this doesn't compare to Samsung's screens. It looks great, but there is color shifting on the edges, and also a slight green/gray color shifting when you tilt the phone. The LG panel is just awful, even the new batch that doesn't have glugate, it is awful when using the phone in a dark environment, there is an excessive green hue to the screen even when looking straight at it, and it has zero contrast, everything looks flat, the shadows in whatever your looking it is blown out.

6. Ashoaib

Posts: 3271; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

You are right. That is the reason I didn't opt for Mate 20 pro and waiting for P30 pro. But if they are going to use curve display then I will think otherwise. I don't like curved displays because of sharp edges and accidental touches. I hope that Huawei will not use a curved displays on P30 pro.

7. maherk

Posts: 6746; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

In all fairness, I've had no issues with accidental touches, none. And the sides are actually super smooth to the touch, Huawei did a great job merging the metal trim and the glass. My issue with the curved screens has to do with the quality of screens they got from BOE and LG.

4. meanestgenius

Posts: 21576; Member since: May 28, 2014

Huawei, just make P30 series as competitive and feature packed as the Mate 20 series, if not more so, and you will have another winner. But I do agree with maherk about the screens.

8. rabramson2443

Posts: 46; Member since: May 12, 2018

Three words... Mate 20 X.

9. zeeshannassar

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 02, 2018

I loved Huawei and was very excited to own a mate 20 pro... But when I did so... Was absolutely saddened go see the brightness levels routines in there... When you open whatsapp or some native functions like dialler... The dipslay somehow dims to a certain extent making the screen darker.... Even though the auto brightness was turned off... It happened to older devices like mate 10 pro and p20 pro as well But I really hoped that Huawei would have taken steps to remedy that in its most premium offering ever i.e. Mate 20 pro But not to be Otherwise its an awesome device I had to sale it in 2 days Its so frustrating Huawei should do something otherwise p30 pro would be the same I think

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