Mobile Phones: Huawei Mate 20 Series smartphones launched

Angelica Greene
October 19, 2018

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes with a powerful camera and sets benchmark along with charging technologies. 88% screen to body ratio which is like so much to look at.

This is a premium version of the Mate 20 Pro and has similar features with the only difference being a unique Black colour, a Porsche logo and some enhanced specifications. The phone has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

In terms of software, the handset runs on Huawei's own EMUI 9 interface over the top of Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. It also has Dual NPU for AI-related tasks, camera enhancements, and system optimization.

The Mate 20 Pro also has a beast of a camera setup, consisting of three lenses (20MP for super wide shots, a 40MP wide-angle sensor, and an 8MP telephoto shooter). The phones come in a wide range of (large) sizes, and other design considerations to appeal to various market niches. It has 24MP RGB front camera for selfies.

Similarly, the front panel of the smartphone also features a face unlock system. The leaked images show a smaller, waterdrop-style notch and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. For Mate 20 Pro customers, they will receive the equally new 15W Huawei Wireless Charger.

In matters battery, Huawei has for a while now been packing huge batteries. It goes without saying, that the smartphone is equipped with the fast charging feature.

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Furthermore, the Mate 20 Pro supports wireless charging, and its 4200 mAh battery should last for hours. Huawei's SuperCharge lets you power up to 70 percent in just 30 minutes.

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Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) on Thursday unveiled the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series, one of the most highly anticipated smartphone series of the year. In terms of connectivity, the phone supports dual 4G VoLTE and dual band Global Positioning System. The Mate 20 X features a 7.2-inch screen and has a 1080p OLED display compared to the Switch's 6.2-inch display and native 720p resolution. It's like the one on Oppo devices called Tear Drop notch design. A glass sandwich design with aluminum sides.

It powered by same Octa core Kirin 980 processor under the hood. However, this storage will have to be a Nano Memory Card, one that's proprietary to Huawei, and that we'll cover in a different piece.

Indeed, the primary RGB lens is 40 megapixels, and there's an 8-megapixel telephoto lens. The phone comes with AI features too. You can also create spotlight videos that are centered around the star of your video. And for the first time on any phone, we are having a phone that charges other phones wirelessly. Yes. Yes, there's also a Mate 20 Lite and a P20 Lite for the mid-ranger aficionados among you, in case you were wondering.

Huawei Mate 20 4 GB RAM available at €800 price tag and 6 GB RAM Mate 20 available at €850.

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