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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Specifications Leaked Ahead of October 16 Launch

Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Written by Bibhu Prasad Bal

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.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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.

Design

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.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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.

Camera

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.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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.

Battery

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.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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.

Full specification

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
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
LAUNCH Announced Wil release 16 Oct 2018
Status Wil release 16 Oct 2018
BODY Dimensions
Weight
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)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
  – HDR10 compliant
– EMUI
PLATFORM OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.6 GHz
MEMORY Card slot No
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
Features HDR
Video [email protected]
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
  – 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
NFC Yes
Infrared port Yes
Radio No
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
Browser HTML5
  – 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

Conclusion

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.

About the author

Bibhu Prasad Bal

A professional content writer and a tech-savvy guy. He loves to explain stuff in a simple way, no matter what and how complicated it is.

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