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Huawei P20 Pro review

Huawei security notice

This phone may no longer be receiving updates.

This product is no longer listed on the manufacturer security updates page. Updates are important to protect you from hackers and emerging cyber-threats, and as such, we cannot recommend buying it.

If you currently own this device, read our advice below to help mitigate the risk until you can upgrade.

Further reading

Mobile phone security: why phones over two years old could be at risk 

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Expert review

SECURITY NOTICE: This phone may no longer be receiving important security updates. See the ‘Should I buy it?’ section in our full review. In the market for a big-screen, high-end smartphone, no matter the cost? Your options were limited to the Samsung Galaxy S series and the Apple iPhones - until Huawei came into town. The Huawei P20 Pro is here to disrupt the mobile phone duopoly, with its jaw-dropping design and a noteworthy list of specifications, including three rear-facing cameras. It's aiming to be the handset that puts Huawei firmly on the map in the Western world, but can it truly compete? Read our full review to see how this smartphone scored in our lab test.

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Last checked by Which?

June 2022

First reviewed by Which?

May 2018

Released

April 2018

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