Huawei tried to move off DSLR photograph as smartphone selfie in new advert

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If the selfie in Huawei’s newest Nova 3i advert seems to be too good to be true, that is as a result of it’s. 

Within the business, we see a number of pictures presumably taken by the cellphone’s front-facing digicam, together with one the place a girl is placing on make-up and a person holds out the cellphone to take a selfie. 


However a behind-the-scenes photo posted by Sarah Elshamy, an actress within the advert by Huawei Cellular Egypt, reveals a DSLR truly took the photograph. Reddit person AbdullahSab3 pointed this out in a post on Monday. The actress has since deleted the image.

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Huawei advised CNET {that a} disclaimer on the finish of the video outlines the photographs and content material proven ‘are for reference solely.’ 

The Arabic textual content interprets to: ‘Product traits and precise specs might differ (together with however not restricted to look, shade, dimension), in addition to precise presentation contents (together with however not restricted to backgrounds, person interface, and controls).’  

This is not the primary time Huawei has handed off a DSLR shot for a cellphone image. Android Police points out that in 2016, the corporate used a $4,500 Canon EOS 5D Mark III camera to take pictures allegedly shot by a P9

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