Huawei Mate 20 X Gaming Phone Full Specs and Review

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If gaming is your thing, then the Huawei Mate 20 X could possibly be your device of Choice. The Huawei Mate 20 X features a massive 7.2-inch screen, the largest we have seen among the gaming phones in the market. The display is a flat OLED panel with 1,080 x 2,244px resolution and a teardrop notch. The Mate 20X combines the features of the Mate 20 and the Mate 20 Pro.

Huawei Mate 20 X Key Specs

  • Display: 7.2 inches, 2244 x 1080 pixels, OLED display, Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • Front Camera: 24 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture
  • Back Camera: Leica Triple camera: 40 megapixels Wide Angle Lens, f/1.8 + 20 megapixels, Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 + 8 megapixels Telephoto, f/2.4, autofocus (laser focus, phase focus, contrast focus), AIS (Huawei AI Image Stabilization)
  • Battery: 5000 mAh + Fast Battery Charging
  • SIM: Single and Dual-SIM options
  • Internal Memory: 128GB
  • Memory Card: Nano-Memory card: up to 256 GB
  • Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 980 Octa-core 2.6 GHz
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Software / Operating System: Android 9 Pie
  • Build: IP53 water and dust resistance
  • Accessories: Huawei M-Pen stylus, gamepad

The device comes with an M-Pen support similar to the Samsung’s Note Series. According to Huawei, the screen can sense up to 4,096 levels of pressure with one. But the weird thing is that the phone does not have a slot to insert the M-Pen.

Design and Display

The Huawei Mate 20 X is stylishly designed with its precision-crafted material. The HUAWEI Mate 20 X comes in Midnight Blue or Phantom Silver. It measures 85.4mm *174.6 mm *8.15 mm in dimension and weighs around 232g.  The back of the device is made of a glass panel that radiates light beautifully.

Huawei mate 20 X

In the display aspect, the Mate 20X comes with a state-of-the-art 7.2 inch OLED screen, designed for a truly immersive experience, ambitious gaming experience. The display is a flat OLED panel with 1,080 x 2,244px resolution and a teardrop notch


Powering the Huawei Mate 20 X is the capable Kirin 980 chipset that was made using a 7nm process technology. It is aided by Huawei GPU Turbo 2.0 technology that works hand-in-hand to accelerate speed and power for a breakthrough gaming experience. There is a super cooling technology that conducts heat away to keep the device cool for smooth gaming and epic entertainment. The Kirin 980 chipset is the first to use the powerful Mali-G76 GPU, which is 50% faster than a G72.

mate 20 X

There is 6GB of RAM coupled with 128GB of storage which can further be expanded to 256GB via a MicroSD Card. The Mate 20X runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box on top of EMUI 9.0.


The Mate 20X inherits the same Triple camera system from the Mate 20 Pro. This means that the device is not only about gaming, it is also a photographer’s delight. The cameras are designed to captures images in different scenarios.

The 40 MP main RGB lens captures great details in everyday photos, while there is an 8 MP telephoto lens that focuses on your distant shots. Complementing the triple cameras is a 20 MP Leica Ultra Wide Angle Lens which is perfect for the landscape photos and macro shots. At the front, it is blessed with a 24MP selfie shooter which is AI-powered.


Connectivity options on the Huawei Mate 20 X include WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Bluetooth 5.1 which supports BLE, SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC and HWA Audio, Type-C USB 3.1, 3.5 mm earjack, PC Data Synchronisation, NFC, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), AGPS-Glonass, BeiDou , Galileo (E1 + E5a dual band) / QZSS (L1 + L5 dual band), 2G, 3G and 4G LTE.

When it comes to sensors, the phone ticks all the boxes. The sensors include Gravity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, laser sensor, Barometer, Infrared sensor, colour temperature sensor

As a gaming phone, the phone does not disappoint when it comes to multimedia. It is equipped with Dolby Atmos stereo speakers that ditch out loud and rich sound output.

Battery and Availability

The Huawei Mate 20 X comes with the biggest battery in the Mate 20 family. Its 5,000mAh battery capacity supports TUV safety-certified HUAWEI SuperCharge that offers high-speed charging so you can power-up quickly for your next game.

The Huawei Mate 20 X will be available on October 26 at a price of €900 for its only 6/128GB version.

Huawei Mate 20 X Full Specs


  • Material: Metal frame, glass back cover


  • Size and Type: 7.2-inch FHD OLED Screen

  • Resolution: 2244 x 1080 pixels, OLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass

Network and connectivity

  • 4G LTE TDD: B34 / B38 / B39 / B40
  • 4G LTE FDD: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B6 / B7 / B8 / B9 / B12 / B17 / B18 / B19 / B20 / B26
  • 3G WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B6 (Japan) / B8 / B19 (Japan);
  • 3G TD-SCDMA: B34 / B39
  • 2G GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8 (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz)
  • 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
  • Bluetooth supports BLE, SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC and HWA Audio
  • Type-C, USB 3.1 GEN1*
  • 3.5 mm ear jack
  • Type-C ear jack
  • PC Data Synchronisation


  • Gravity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass
    Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, a laser sensor
  • Barometer, Infrared sensor, colour temperature sensor


  • Operating system: Android 9.0 Pie

  • RAM: 6GB RAM

  • Storage: 128GB
  • CPU: Octa-core HUAWEI Kirin 980 {2 x Cortex A76 2.6 GHz + 2 x Cortex A76 1.92 GHz + 4 x Cortex A55 1.8 GHz}

  • GPU: Mali-G76 GPU
  • MicroSD card slot: supports maximum storage expansion capacity of 256GB


  • Interface type: 3.5mm earphone

  • Speaker: Comes with Dolby Atmos stereo speakers


  • Main Camera : Leica Triple camera: 40-megapixels Wide Angle Lens, f/1.8 + 20-megapixels, Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 + 8-megapixels Telephoto, f/2.4, autofocus (laser focus, phase focus, contrast focus), AIS (Huawei AI Image Stabilization)

  • Front Camera: 24MP, dynamic sensor, FF/09 um

  • Flash: dual colour temperature double LED flash


  • Battery type Built-in 3500 mAh battery

  • Charging Support 18W fast charge


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