Huawei used gettyimages photos in Huawei P30 Pro ads

Lately, Huawei uploaded a series of teaser ads for it’s upcoming Huawei P30 Pro announcement.

The photos seems to suggest that they were taken by the Huawei device with optical zoom. They looked impressive in the ad.

Website GadgetMatch did some checking and did a reverse image search revealed that the volcano photo was actually published by photographer Tom Pfeiffer on Flickr back in 2009. And it’s also available as a stock photo on Getty Images, where Huawei likely licensed it from for the ad.

The photo with the child in yellow rain coat was taken from this same photo shoot by photographer Jake Olson from a few years ago:

Huawei updated their ads with a disclaimer that they’re creative ads meant for reference only.

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