Huawei Mate RS Porsche Edition is a Luxurious Phone that costs up to $2599

Huawei mate RS Porsche design

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design is a premium smartphone released by Huawei alongside the P20 and P20 Pro during the mobile season. This isn’t the first time Huawei will be collaborating with Porsche to create a luxury smartphone though.

When the Mate RS Porsche Design was released, it was regarded as the second smartphone in the world with a triple rear camera. Apart from that, it has 6GB of RAM, 512GB storage variant and wireless charging. Want to know more? Stay with me.

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design Key Specs and Features

・6-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 2880 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 6GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.4GHz Hisilicon Kirin 970
・512GB/256GB built-in storage
・40MP + 20MP + 8MP rear camera and 24MP front camera
・4000mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery

DESIGN

Getting this device will make you feel like you’re holding a Porsche car in your hands. It has an aluminium alloy overall unibody and covered exquisitely in glass, making it reflect light in the most stunning way. With its IP67 certifications, you can enjoy the device underwater or while swimming.

Huawei Mate RS Porsche designed

The smartphone is water and dust resistant, for not more than 1mtr underwater and up to 30 minutes. The triple rear set-up adds to the beauty of this device, there’s a rear fingerprint scanner as well. It measures 8.5mm in thickness and weighs 183g, probably because of the battery.

DISPLAY

Porsche made sure the trending notched screen didn’t find its way to the device. Nonetheless, its a bezel-less screen dishing out an 18:9 aspect ratio and has an in-display fingerprint scanner as well. The bottom bezel houses the Porsche logo, as the company marked its territory.

Huawei Mate RS Porsche specs

The 6-inch FHD+ AMOLED capacitive touchscreen is absolutely phenomenal. With a resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels and 538 pixels per inch density, you’ll see everything in amazing detail. The screen stretches up to 83.5% screen-to-body ratio, giving you the full view experience.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

As a premium device much is expected in terms of performance and the Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design doesn’t disappoint. Running the race here is Huawei’s Hisilicon Kirin 970 chip with 8-Cores processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The octa-core processor runs at a blazing speed of 2.4GHz with a fast 10nm process technology. The Mali-G72 MP12 graphics processor handles everything graphics related.

For multitasking, there’s a massive 6GB of RAM space available, with a memory speed of over 1.8GHz. In terms of storage, there are two variants here, there’s a standard version with 512GB and another with 256GB. You won’t be able to upgrade further, so you have to choose wisely here. The Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.1 skin.

CAMERA

The Mate RS Porsche Design comes with the same camera setup on the P20 Pro. The triple 40MP + 20MP + 8MP combination does magic in terms of taking photographs. The 40MP shooter has f/1.8 aperture, 1/1.7″ sensor size and OIS. While the 20MP and 8MP shooter has f/1.6 and f/2.4 aperture respectively.

Huawei Mate RS Porche design camera

The cameras have Leica optics, 3x optical zoom, phase detection and laser autofocus, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama and lots more. You can shoot 4K videos, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps and 720p@90fps. While the 24MP selfie camera has autofocus and f/2.0 aperture.

BATTERY

The Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery with fast and wireless charging technology.

PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design is available on shopping stores, starting from $2099 to $2599, that’s about (N700,000 – N900,000).

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design Specs

LAUNCH
・Announced: March, 2018
・Status: Available. April, 2018

NETWORK
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: LTE
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN
・Material Type: Plastic + Aluminium frame
・Dimensions: 152.9 x 72.5 x 8.5 mm
・Colour: Black, Red
・Weight: 183g

DISPLAY
・Screen Type: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 6-inch
・Resolution: 1440 x 2880 pixels
・Pixel Density: 538ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 83.5%

SOFTWARE
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.4GHz
・Chipset type: Hisilicon Kirin 970
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-G72 MP12

STORAGE
・Memory Card slot: No
・Internal storage: 512GB/256GB
・RAM: 6GB

CAMERA
・Back Camera: 40MP + 20MP + 8MP
・Front Camera: 24MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No

FEATURES
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: (Rear and Screen)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・USB: Yes
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY
・Capacity: 4000mAh
・Type: Li-Po
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Posted by Joseph Young

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