Huawei is going to launch its two flagship smartphone models i.e the Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 to the market on October 16. The main eye-catching feature in these models is the company’s own 7-nm designed Kirin-980 powerful processor.
For which Huawei has been teasing that it is more powerful and faster than the Apple’s A12 Bionic Chip.
Apple unveiled the A12 Bionic Chip with its new iPhone series and claims that it is world’s first 7-nm designed chip which is “smarter and most Powerful chip ever in a smartphone”.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
When Huawei was disclosed about Kirin-980, it also confirmed Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will be the first duo to get the power or Kirin-980.
So, don’t know what else will be, but one thing was clear beforehand that Huawei’s Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will be flagship phones with Kirin-980.
But don’t worry, you won’t have to wait for any more For the rest of specifications as all most everything about Mate 20 Pro leaked on a website named winfuture.de.
So let’s check out the rest of details about Mate 20 Pro which you don’t even know.
The render shows that Huawei Mate 20 Pro will come with a bigger 19:9 aspect ratio type 6.39-inch OLED display with curve edges of resolution 3120×1440 pixels and 545ppi pixel density.
There is a wider notch above the display which houses the front-facing camera, earpiece and proximity sensor. The front facing camera builds with Huawei’s own face ID alternative and also support to IR laser system similar to iPhone X and iPhone XS Max.
Huawei almost reaches the concept of the infinite display but the chin at the bottom is disturbing a little. But it won’t bother you a lot.
On the back, there is a Leica branded triple camera setup like the previous Huawei’s P20 Pro.
But this time the setup design is little changed I.e the triple-rear-camera comes in reverse ‘L’ shape with a LED flash inside a square module.
This unique camera setup placed right smack in the middle on the back.
There is no sign of rear-mount fingerprint sensor, so it is cleared that Mate 20 Pro will ship with an In-display-fingerprint sensor.
Processor And Software
It is not hidden from you that with which processor Huawei Mate 20 Pro will come. So, there is the Hisilicon Kirin-980 Octa-core processor ARM Mali-G72 GPU for graphics performance to give you dramatic speed and powerful performance, you have ever experienced.
On the software section, it will run over Huawei’s own EMUI 9.0 skin based upon Android Pie v9.0 out of the box.
We have recently seen the dramatic increase in the number of rear cameras in smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy A7 with triple-rear-camera and Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro with the four-rear-camera, creating an uniqueness in the Smartphone market.
But don’t forget Huawei’s P20 Pro is the Picasso of this arrangement.
So, this time Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes with a triple-rear-camera setup in which a 40MP primary sensor with an aperture f/1.8 and support to a new “light fusion” technology for better pictures.
A 20MP secondary telephoto sensor with an aperture f/1.6 and an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with an aperture f/2.4.
No doubt there is the implementation of Artificial intelligence (AI) as well as Electronic image stabilization (ESI) for the cameras.
On the front, there is a 24MP front-facing camera along with a Vertical Surface Emitting Laser (VSEL) module that is rumored to enable 3D facial recognition similar to Apple’s face ID.
RAM and Storage
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will launch in two different variants 6GB or 8GB RAM and 128GB, 256GB or 512 GB of storage.
Huawei will also introduce a new feature called “nano-memory-card” which allow its user to expand the storage up to 256GB.
The Nano-Memory Card by the company is said to come in the size of a Nano-SIM. The phone will not support to Micro SD card.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will pack with 4200mAh battery under the hood and support to quick charge 2.0.
According to winfuture.de it will be topped by a 40W fast charger which charges your phone from zero to 70% in just 30 minutes and it also supports wireless charging.
The phone also offers wireless charging too, something that has been leaked before.
It is also rumored that the phone could come with Huawei’s freebuds 2, for which Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will be wireless chargers.
Both the phones are IP68 certified and will be waterproof and dustproof.
Release Date, Price, and Color
The big launch event is going to held on October 16 in Landon. Where the two flagship phones Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will unveil along with freebuds 2.
The Pre-order is said to begin right after the launch and the sale could begin from November 5.
As launch date getting closer more details about the duo are starting to reveal. If we talk about price neither of them will be cheap.
The price of Mate 20 will start at €799 (Rs 68,000) which is €120 more than its predecessor and Mate 20 Pro will raise your eyebrows with €1,079 (Rs 92,000) which is €280 more with compared to Mate 10 Pro in 2017.
These two phones will come in four different colors like Twilight, Black, Blue, and Green.
It is not the official specification. As the phone is not launched yet we can’t predict it. We will update it when the phone will launch.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G bands||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps|
|LAUNCH||Announced||Wil release 16 Oct 2018|
|Status||Wil release 16 Oct 2018|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|– IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 2m for 30 mins)|
|DISPLAY||Type||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2|
|Resolution||1440 x 3120 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~545 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)|
|– HDR10 compliant
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.6 GHz|
|Internal||128/256/512 GB, 6/8 GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Dual||40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7″, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
20 MP B/W, f/1.6, 27mm (wide), 1/2.7″, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4″, 3x optical zoom, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF
|Features||Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected] (gyro-EIS), [email protected]|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2″, 1.4µm, AF|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|– 32-bit/384kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging 4.5V/5A (58% in 30 min)
– DivX/XviD/MP4/H.265/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
– Document editor
– Photo/video editor
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po battery|
|MISC||Colors||Black, Blue, Twilight|
With Hisilicon Kirin-980 Octa-core processor will definitely be a game changer in the Android mobile market. Huawei doesn’t launch Mate series worldwide. So we may except this time.
Though these are the flagship models so the is to be high. But with this prices and specifications, it will be a tough competitor for models like Samsung Galaxy Note 9, iPhoneXS Max and Google Pixel 3L.
Nowadays with the evolution in technology, we are able to see some the quality processor in the Smartphone industry. Which are more capable than the previous ones.
But it is too early to judge the performance of Huawei Mate 20 Pro before it experience in hands.
As it is a leak this does not contain the full information. When the phone release we will update it soon.