Huawei Mate 20 Pro | Specifications | Price | First impression
Huawei launched its latest and probably the most awaited phone in India that is Huawei Mate 20 pro with Leica Triple camera setup. Huawei mate 20 pro is powered by Kirin 980 chipset. Kirin 980 is based on 7nm technology and this is the world’s first 7nm Mobile AI chipset. Huawei mate 20 pro works on Android 9 with finishing of EMUI 9.0.
Design and Key Features
Huawei mate 20 pro slays with a notch up front and a tiny chin at the bottom of the display. It has ‘Hyper Optical Pattern’ textured glass back for better grip and Leica Triple camera setup. There’s an in-display fingerprint scanner with Dynamic Pressure Sensing technology. The bottom edge has the hybrid SIM tray slots, and the USB Type-C port. Huawei is all happy with a new innovation of Reverse wireless Charging in the Huawei mate 20 pro. Apart from IP68 certification for dust and water resistance that allows for submerging up to 2 metres for 30 minutes. The company is also promoting the HiVision app, that provides AI based visual search and translation features. Somewhat this works as like as Google Lens but not as good as it. Huawei Mate 20 Pro has IR blaster and this can replace your TV remote.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro Specifications:
Huawei Mate 20 Pro runs on EMUI 9.0 on top of Android 9.0 Pie. The smartphone is powered by the flagship Kirin 980 octa-core SoC (2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.6 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 1.92 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.8 GHz) paired with Mali-G76 MP10 GPU and 6GB option. It has 6.39-inch QHD+ (1440×3120 pixels) curved OLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, DCI-P3 HDR support, 86.9 percent screen-to-body ratio, with high colour saturation. This beast has internal storage options of 128GB with option to expand using the Huawei’s proprietary Nano memory card(64GB , 128Gb and 256GB)
The Mate 20 Pro has a Leica triple rear camera setup. There is one primary 40-megapixel primary wide angle lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 20-megapixel ultra-wide angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, and a third 8-megapixel 3X optical zoom, telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. These sensors are coupled with LED flash. Features like AI Portrait Shot (that retains colour on the subject in a photo, and desaturates the background), and AI Cinema Mode (offers a 21:9 aspect ratio), and AI video editor (automatically creates video highlights for each person in a video). More over they have a support of autofocus (laser focus, phase focus, contrast focus), supports AIS (Huawei AI Image Stabilization). The camera bundle also includes a Specialized Under Water mode.
The Front camera is a 24-megapixel RGB selfie camera and it’s a 3D depth sensing camera with support for 3D facial unlocking (uses 30,000 recognition points as per claims by Huawei). It also comes with 3D Live Emoji, with support for GIF and MP4 files.
Battery Sensors and Dimenssions
Huawei Mate 20Pro has a 4,200mAh battery with support for the same 40W SuperCharge. The company claims that the smartphone can charge to up to 70 percent in 30 minutes. Mate 20 Pro also gets 15W fast wireless charging support, and also comes with the “world’s first wireless reverse charging” technology on a smartphone. In terms of connectivity, the handset offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port.
Sensors on board include Gravity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, laser sensor, Barometer, Infrared sensor, colour temprature sensor
The dimensions of the Mate 20 Pro Width: 72.3 mm, Height: 157.8 mm, Depth: 8.6 mm, Weight: Approx. 189 g
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will be costing at 69900 and only 6GB Ram and 128GB internal storage variant will be launched in India. In launch offer Huawei is bundling Mate 20 pro with Sennheiser PXC 550 worth ₹29990 with added cost of just ₹2000. The sale will start on Amazon from 3rd December 2018 for Prime users and on 4th December 2018 for Non Prime users. As for offline, it will become available via Croma stores from December 10, and the bundle offer will be made available there as well. It will be available in the Emerald Green and Twilight colour variants.