Huawei P30 Pro appears in a real video for the first time

Huawei P30 Pro appears in a real video for the first time
The first pair of Huawei flagships for 2019 will be officially announced March 26 but as we’ve come to expect, leaks are spoiling the surprise yet again. And while we’ve seen quite a few renders of the P30 Pro and the regular P30, now there’s an actual real-life video that’s said to show the P30 Pro in the flesh.

The video was surfaced by the Greek website and shows a person unlocking and locking the device multiple times using the in-display fingerprint sensor. According to the source, the clip was recorded at a factory that’s manufacturing screen protectors for the Huawei P30 Pro and it shows how the company is testing the functionality of the fingerprint sensor after one of their protectors has been applied to the display.

The phone is identified as the P30 Pro thanks to the reflection along the edge of the display that is consistent with the information leaked so far that the phone will have a curved display (just like the Mate 20 Pro). The main difference between the two models design-wise is that the P30 Pro has a tiny notch compared to that of the Mate 20 Pro.

There’s not much else we can take away from the video, besides that the fingerprint sensor does work with a screen protector on. There are currently no details about the fingerprint reader itself and whether it will be an ultrasonic one like those on the Galaxy S10 or an optical one, again, like that on the Mate 20 Pro.

However, in the video, there seems to be no visible light shining from under the display, just the animation when you put your finger on the sensor. Of course, from this angle and the quality of the video, it’s hard to be conclusive, but it’s possible that Huawei has made the switch to the better, ultrasonic readers as well.

The site also posted a picture of a phone that appears to be the standard Huawei P30, judging by the flat display and the similar teardrop notch.

Both phones will be fully revealed just a week from now, the most exciting feature about them is the 10x zoom that the P30 Pro will have thanks to its unique periscope camera. We can’t wait to try it ourselves!

Related phones

  • 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
P30 Pro
  • Display 6.5" 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 4200 mAh



1. Wickedsamaritan

Posts: 88; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Dear Huawei! it's no brainer that you've been kicking ass lately. I wanted to buy the mate 20 pro.. but I had to wait for the consumer version of the One UI.. and dammmit!! It sold me over The primary experience of any smart phone is the UI.. Dear Huawei please work on your skin and let the world Rejoice!!

2. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

With nova launcher installed on my mate 20 pro I have no complaints but for sure I'd prefer something closer to stock or what one plus is doing. Other then that this is the best phone out there right now, period. The camera is killing it, battery, face recognition, speed of charging and I have no problems with screen at all (BOE panel, sorry for those who have). I don't care that s10 has a better processor. Kirin 980 is fast enough and the phone is supper snappy, can't slow it down. Didn't like Huawei phones before, but I changed my mind with the mate 20 pro.

5. ramdroid

Posts: 138; Member since: May 21, 2016

its not about nova and home screen! its everything else! the gallery the calendar the phone app the settings the stupid share clone from iOS, everything feels like a cheap iOS clone! even the gestures are horrible! the Hisearch is horrible, the app gallery!!! the only app i actually like is huawei music player.

6. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Well I don't know what are you talking about. Icons are iOS clone but I've already changed them. The rest is completely different from iOS and I know this because my gf has an iPhone and I do not see other similarities besides icons. I use Google calender, phone app is different and I have native dark theme so no way it looks like iOS now. Gallery app is just like any other. But I guess you forgot that you can install ANY gallery app from play store and set it as default. And I don't use gestures, I have "traditional Android buttons" and guess what. I can change all this stuff the way I like. Yes Huawei share? Ok this is also iOS copy. But you know what? I don't care, everyone is copying each other.

3. alanrock

Posts: 326; Member since: Oct 04, 2018

with Winx wallpaper Samsung One UI is indeed prettiest of them all...


Posts: 442; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Huawei phones are very good just my complaints is the notifications some apps doesn't display notifications if not triggered couple a times per day or u won't receive any I don't know why I'm using mate 10 pro

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