Is this what a 10x optical zoom smartphone looks like?

Huawei P40 Pro
(Image credit: via Weibo)

While the Huawei P40 Pro isn't expected to launch until March 2020, we may have just got our first glimpse of what looks set to be the second flagship Huawei is launches with no Google Services, after the US China trade war fallout. The images were originally shared on Chinese social network, Weibo, and reposted on GSMArena.

The question Huawei faced is this: how do you entice customers when you're already on the back foot? If the latest renders are accurate, the answer is: launch what could be the world's first 10x optical zoom smartphone camera

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Basil Kronfli

Basil Kronfli is a freelance technology journalist, consultant, and content creator. He trained in graphic design and started his career at Canon Europe before moving into journalism. Basil is also experienced in video production, independently running the YouTube channel TechEdit, and during his time at Future, he worked alongside the Digital Camera World team as a senior video producer.