HUAWEI P20 Posts on XDA

Official TWRP recovery is available for the OnePlus 6, Huawei P20 Pro, and more

Before custom ROMs, kernels, and modifications for a device can be made available, users need a way to make backups in case things go wrong. Fortunately, that's where TWRP comes in. The popular custom recovery makes it easy to modify your device without fear of messing things up too badly (so long as you make regular backups.)...

The Samsung Galaxy S10 may have triple rear cameras like the Huawei P20 Pro

It can take a long time for a smartphone OEM to complete the development process of an upcoming device. This is especially true with their flagship phones as they need to make sure that even the smallest details are worked out. This results in some reports revealing information about a device that isn't even going...

Huawei P20, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and Sony Xperia XZ2 gain Netflix HDR support

More and more devices nowadays launch with HDR support, but one of the first devices to have an HDR display was the Sony XZ Premium early last year. The LG G6 became the first Android device to support Netflix in HDR though, and since then a number of devices have followed including the LG V30,...

Porsche Design told Huawei “No Notch” for the Huawei Mate RS

Porsche Design and Huawei's latest lovechild is a smartphone that you will probably never own because it costs $1,880. The Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS, as the branding suggests, is a luxury smartphone that was unveiled along with the Huawei P20 series. Like the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and P20 Pro, the Mate RS features...

What is your opinion on all of the so-called “AI” features on recent smartphones?

These days, there is a lot of focus on "AI" features. Artificial intelligence is the intelligence that is demonstrated by machines, instead of the natural intelligence shown by humans. It has been acclaimed by tech companies to be the next big thing in the technology industry. In the smartphone industry, many device makers are now...

TWRP with data decryption now available for the Honor View 10 & Huawei P20/P20 Pro

The start of all custom ROM development on Android usually begins with a custom recovery like TWRP. Without a custom recovery, it's usually impossible to flash a ROM. Stock recovery checks to see if the software you're installing is official, by way of signature verification. A custom recovery usually disables this, allowing you to just...

Huawei P20 Pro and P20 Lite to launch in India on April 24

Huawei hasn't launched a new smartphone in India for quite some time. The Huawei P9 from 2016 and the Nexus 6P from 2015 are still the latest Huawei phones visible on the company's Indian website. Since then, Huawei has globally launched the Mate 9, P10, P10 Plus, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P20, and P20...

How to root the Huawei P20 Pro and install Magisk

The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro were launched in March as Huawei's latest flagship smartphones. The Huawei P20 Pro is the most expensive Huawei smartphone yet. Its high-end list of specifications includes the HiSilicon Kirin 970 system-on-chip, 6GB of RAM paired with 128GB of storage, a 6-inch Full HD+ (2244x1080) OLED notched display with an...

Huawei P20 Lite Forums are now open

The Huawei P20 Lite was announced just a couple of weeks ago alongside the P20 and P20 Pro. As the name implies, the Lite model is on the lower-end of the bunch. It still has a nice 5.8-inch display with 2280x1080 resolution, dual 16+2MP cameras, 4GB of RAM, and Android 8.0 Oreo. The less impressive specs include...

Huawei opens up their own app store with the Huawei P20

Huawei is a giant in the smartphone world. They are in the same conversation as Samsung and Apple in terms of sales and market share. One thing Apple and Samsung have that Huawei doesn't is a proprietary app store. Apple, of course, has the App Store and Samsung has the Galaxy Apps store. Huawei is...

Huawei releases the HiAI Engine with the Huawei P20

Huawei launched the Mate 10 series in October with the HiSilicon Kirin 970 system-on-chip. The Kirin 970 notably has dedicated hardware for AI, in the form of a Neural Processing Unit (NPU). Last month, we also showed how Huawei was developing HiAssistant (powered by HiAI), a Google Assistant + Google Lens competitor for the Chinese...

Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS’ OLED display is being made by LG

Samsung dominates the OLED display market with more than 95 percent market share. However, LG Display made a comeback in the market in 2017. The LG V30 and the Google Pixel 2 XL both feature 6-inch WQHD+ (2880x1440) 18:9 P-OLED displays. LG Display currently supplies displays to LG Electronics as well as Xiaomi. Now, LG Display...