Leaked Mate 20 promo video keeps it mysterious with triple camera but waterdrop notch


Update: the leaked "promo" video is actually a fan-made collage based on the original @CConceptCreator renders that we are embedding above, which explains the waterdrop notch/triple camera combo inconsistency in the "promo" that we note below. Weibo-fu.

Huawei better stop teasing us with videos hinting at new features of the upcoming Mate 20 series that will be announced on October 16 at a London event, as the whole promo video for the Mate 20 Pro has now popped up. 

By now the leaked specs reveal a top-shelf end-of-2018 handset with Android's first 7nm chipset, curved OLED QuadHD+ display, 512GB versions, giant 4200 mAh battery with ultrafast charging that tops up 70% in 30 minutes, and 15W wireless charging coil input.

That's all fine and dandy, but the star of the Mate-series show this year will be the camera pack on the rear, with three sensors and a flash arraigned in a tic-tac-toe format. The P20 Pro was first with a tri-camera setup and the Mate 20 Pro will carry over that tradition, but enhance it further with sensor and lens advancements, plus cleverer HDR trickery.

This leaked promo video of the Mate 20 tips all of these points above but puzzles us with the square tri-camera area at the back which is supposedly coming only on the Pro, but a waterdrop notch at the front where a full 3D-scanning kit is supposed to be on the more souped-up member of the Mate 20 series. For all we know, it could be a fan mixup of the two phones. In any case, October 16 is not far away, and all will be revealed.

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