Early this year, Huawei was so, so close to an actual deal with a US carrier. The Mate 10 was supposed to be compatible with and sold through AT&T. But, alas, politics got in the way. The NSA, FBI, and CIA all say US citizens should tread carefully when using the China-made smartphones and managed to pressure AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile enough for the carriers to back away.
This means that, unfortunately, the shiny new P20 Pro will also not be making it to the carriers’ store shelves. It also doesn’t support a whole lot of LTE bands, so importing one might not be a great idea right …