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(Pocket-lint) - Huawei will soon unveil its latest handsets, the Huawei P20 and the Huawei P20 Pro. The company says that these devices will bring in a "new renaissance" in smartphone photography, teasing a wide range of features.

Looking to shake-up the established world order in smartphones, the launch of the Huawei P20 is looking to be the biggest Huawei launch yet. 

When is the Huawei P20 launch?

Huawei has confirmed that the new P20 phones will be announced on 27 March 2018 at a global launch event at the Grand Palais in central Paris. 

The Huawei press conference is due to start at 15:00 CEST, which works out as: 

  • 15:00 CEST
  • 14:00 BST
  • 09:00 EDT
  • 06:00 PDT
  • 18:30 IST 

Huawei P20 launch livestream 

Can you watch the Huawei P20 launch online? Yes, you can.

The company has confirmed that it will be livestreaming the event. This can be done via a Facebook page setup for it or on YouTube and we have embedded the video below for your enjoyment.

What to expect from the Huawei P20 launch

There have been extensive leaks surrounding the new phones from Huawei, with the P20 family reported to include a P20 Lite as well as the P20 Pro.

The regular Huawei P20 is said to be a 5.8-inch device with a full screen display, with a notch like the iPhone X. Expect a slim handset finished in glass and powered by the Kirin 970 chipset. 

With all the talk of photography, the Huawei P20 is expected to have a dual camera on the rear, while the larger 6.1-inch P20 Pro has a triple camera system. 

It's this three camera system that's seen most of the attention, claiming that there will be a 40-megapixel camera, stabilisation, 960fps slow-motion and optical zoom. Much of Huawei's teasing around the new camera supports these aspects.

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Writing by Chris Hall.