Huawei Mate SE was launched in February before the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The device was launched by Huawei as a slightly upgraded version of the Honor 7C in the United States.
The Mate SE sure offers great value for money and comes with flagship specs as well. Boasts of 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and other quality features. Want to know more? Stay with me.
Even though their naming method might be a mess, you have to appreciate their love for design. A beautiful device it is with dual antenna lines, one on top and one at the bottom corner. It exudes a sleek Aluminum Alloy overall unibody, the dual rear camera at the top left adds to the beauty as well.
In a unique twist, the LED flash is now at extreme left corner, giving the device a.modern look. The fingerprint scanner is at the usual position for easy access to private apps. Turning over to the sides, it measures 7.6 mm in thickness and weighs 165g overall. You can get it in only Gold and Gray Colors.
The Mate series are still rocking their minimal bezels, they might join the P series with the top-notch soon. The SE dishes out a Full View display nonetheless, stretching up to 77.25% screen to body ratio. Still trying to grasp why the Huawei engraving is at the bottom bezel.
Looking at the top bezel, we can see the selfie camera, speaker grille and ambient light sensor. At the screen, the 5.93-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen boasts of a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. Enjoy clear visuals and clarity with 407 pixels per inch density. The 2.5D Curved Glass on the screen supports blue light filter, full lamination, sunscreen and scratch resistant.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
Under the hood is the powerful HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset with Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The processor boasts of a clock speed of 2.36GHz and a 16nm process technology. While the ARM Mali-T830 MP2 graphics processor is in control of graphics.
There’s a 4GB RAM space that reaches a memory speed of 933 MHz for smooth multitasking. For storage, there’s a 64GB internal storage space available and upgradeable to 256GB. The Mate SE runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1.
The dual rear 16MP + 2MP shooters on the Huawei Mate SE has f/2.2 aperture and captures 4K resolution images. With the device, be ready to take photographs with 4608 x 3456 pixels in dimension. Take your photography prowess to another level, the camera comes with a LED flash and other features. For selfies, there’s an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture for cute selfies
The Huawei Mate SE is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 3340mAh battery with fast charging technology.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
Huawei Mate SE is available for $249 to $299, that’s about (N80,000 – N100,000).
Huawei Mate SE Detailed Specs
・Announced: February, 2018
・Status: Available. February, 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: Yes
・4G Support: Yes
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Aluminum Alloy
・Dimensions: 156.5 x 75.3 x 7.6 mm
・Colour: Gold, Gray
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Screen Size: 5.93-inch
・Screen Resolution: 2160 x 1080 Pixels
・Pixel Density: 403ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 77.25%
・Operating system: Android 8.0
・Processor: Octa-core 2.36GHz
・Chipset type: HiSilicon Kirin 659
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-T830 MP2
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 256GB
・Internal storage: 64GB
・Back Camera: 16MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED Flash
・Front Flash: No
・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass
・USB: type 2.0
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes