Huawei Mate 20 Pro Specifications, Review, and Price

On October 1st, we informed you about the launch of Huawei Y9 2019, featuring 4 cameras and Kirin 710. The Shenzhen, Guangdong-headquartered tech giant is clearly not resting on its oars as barely a month later; it has released another terrific product, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, which is, in fact, a flagship mobile device. As you might expect, it comes with a more powerful processor, more vivid display and other improved features.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Key Specifications

  • 6.39-inch display of resolution, 1440 by 3120 pixels (538 ppi)
  • AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor
  • 128GB/256GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB via a Nano-Memory card)
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Android 9 Pie
  • Triple 40MP + 20MP + 8MP rear camera & a 24MP front-facing camera
  • IP68 water & dust-proof
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 4,200mAh battery (non-removable)

Design and Display

The Mate 20 Pro will keep you ogling at it for long with its radiantly looking patterned glass finish, which seeks to improve your grasp on the mobile device. Designed with metals on the side, it sports a nicely laid out camera box look, which you will see on the back. This rear section contains 3 cameras, along with a centrally positioned LED flash.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro also provides a powerful display to complement its exquisite design. The smartphone offers a Quad HD+ resolution on a 6.39” inch screen. Its display type is AMOLED, featuring an iPhone Xs kind of notch.

Hardware and Software

This handset is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 980 CPU, the most recent of their chipset which is more efficient than its predecessor. The processor works in tandem with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage; though there is a variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. Of course, the phone ships with the latest Android 9 Pie as well as EMUI 9.

Battery and Camera

Huawei Mate 20 Pro packs a strong 4,200mAh non-removable battery. It boasts a 40MP primary (rear) camera, in addition to a 20MP wide-angle sensor, and an 8MP telephoto camera, designed for 5X optical zoom. The device also has a 24MP selfie camera.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Complete Specifications

Network Connectivity

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: N/A
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: N/A
  • 4G LTE: 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)
  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE-A Cat 21 1400/200Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, DLNA
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 3.0

Hardware and Software

  • Processor: Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • GPU: Mali-G76 MP10
  • Built-in Storage: 128GB/256GB, expandable up to 256GB via a Nano memory card
  • Memory: 6GB/8GB RAM
  • OS: Android 9.0 Oreo

Design and Display

  • Colors: Emerald Green, Pink Gold, Midnight Blue, Black, Twilight
  • Dimension: 157.8mm by 72.3mm by 8.6mm
  • Weight: 189g
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano SIM)
  • Display: 6.39” AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Resolution: 1440 by 3120 pixels (538 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera

  • Rear Camera Setup: Triple 40MP + 20MP + 8MP cameras
  • Features: Autofocus, Geo-tagging, LED flash, touch focus, panorama, face detection,
  • Front Camera: 24MP camera, 1080p
  • Video: @30fps

Battery

  • Battery: 4,200mAh Li-Po battery (non-removable)
  • Fast Charging Support: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • Maps: Yes
  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Price and Availability

The Mate 20 Pro will go for 427,000 Naira (approx.), depending on your location.

Posted by Deji

Deji is a tech writer, who has a deep flair for gadgets, for tech-related developments around the globe. He is an avid reader and loves meeting people.

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