Huawei’s latest Porsche Design collab is a fancy Mate 20 Pro

Ruben Fields
October 16, 2018

It also retains the back-mounted fingerprint scanner, lacking the advanced front camera in its more expensive sibling.

Huawei's new flagship series, the Mate 20 models, will officially be launched today at an event in London.

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a curved screen with a notch cut out at the top and a slim bezel below. Both phones are now available in select European markets. The Huawei Mate 20 X comes with a massive 7.2-inch display and support for Huawei's M-Pen stylus.

The P20 Pro launched with the Kirin 970 processor that offered very capable performance, but it appears Huawei is determined to take things to the next level.

It appears the Mate 20 Pro could also follow tradition by launching in a colour similar to the hugely-popular Twilight finish that debuted on the P20 Pro, renders showed. The device is said to feature a 6.39-inch OLED display with a resolution of 3120×1440 pixels.

One of the key differences between the Mate 20 and the Mate 20 Pro is the display and its different approaches.

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Huawei's Mate 20 Pro press conference will begin in 15minutes.

This year is no different, as the Mate 20 series features the Kirin 980 chipset - the world's first 7nm chipset to appear in an Android device. It also has a Mali-G76 GPU and dual neural processing units (NPUs). When the clock strikes 9, all you have to do is click on the video below. But how much will it set you back and when can you get it? The smartphone could have a few variants to choose from, coming with 4GB, 6GB or 8GB RAM, and up to 512GB of built-in storage.

Connectivity options on the Mate 20 include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. This setup consists of a primary 16-megapixel ultra wide angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, a secondary 12-megapixel wide angle sensor with f/1.8 aperture, and a tertiary 8-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture; all of these coupled with LED flash and Super HDR. That lens also has OIS.

Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled new flagship smartphones with novel smart camera and video features on Tuesday, as it seeks to sustain momentum among price-conscious consumers.

But ahead of the Mate 20 Pro's debut, the hardware appears to have been plagued by a number of leaks that may have outed its best features.

The Galaxy Note 9 comfortably lasts more than a day in our tests, but we'll let you know how long the Mate 20 Pro lasts in our review.

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