Huawei P20 is slated to get announced on March 27. While briefing with media at the launch event of Matebook X Pro laptop at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Huawei CEO Richard Yu not only claimed that the upcoming P20 will be better than iPhone X, but also stated that the company would leapfrog Apple in a year or two.
Talking about the Huawei P20, he said that it will be better than the iPhone X that is priced at $999. It indicates that the Huawei P20 could be an affordable device compared to the iPhone X.
“We will have some very big, bold, big innovation on camera technology. It will be much much better than all the phones,” Yu said. By this he could be talking about the triple lens camera setup that is rumored to arrive on the alleged Huawei P20 Plus/Pro smartphone. He further stated that, “Maybe I’m not humble, but ours is better, it’s not just a little bit better, but much better.”
In a short span of time, Huawei has managed to become the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Currently, Samsung is leading the pack while is holding on to the number second spot. Yu is of the view that Huawei will soon surpass Apple.
Yu said to the media that within or two years, it will become the top smartphone manufacturer. It aims to dethrone Samsung from its numero uno position in four to five years. Unlike Samsung and Apple, Huawei is yet to popular brand across the world. Yu said that the company will be working on making Huawei a trusted brand among consumers.