Huawei Mate 20 Pro hands-on: It’s a beast!

Huawei Mate 20 Pro hands-on: It’s a beast!

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The Huawei Mate 20 Pro was finally just announced. This device has popped up several times in the last few months and now it is official. Our friends over at Pocketnow got some hands-on time with the Mate 20 Pro. Check out the video below to get an idea of what this beastly phone has to offer.

The highlights of this Huawei Mate 20 Pro include the 3 rear cameras, beefy 4,200 mAh battery, reverse wireless charging, in-display fingerprint scanner, 40W Super Charge, and a whole lot more. Check out the full spec chart below (along with the Mate 20 specs).

CategoryHuawei Mate 20 ProHuawei Mate 20
Dimensions and Weight157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6mm, 189g158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3mm, 188g
ColoursPink Gold, Midnight Blue, Emerald Green, Twilight BlackPink Gold, Midnight Blue, Emerald Green, Twilight Black
SoftwareEMUI 9.0 based on Android 9 PieEMUI 9.0 based on Android 9 Pie
Display6.39 inch curved OLED, 1440×3120 resolution, 19.5:9 ratio, HDR6.53 inch LCD, 1080×2244 resolution, 18.7:9 ratio, HDR, 820 nits
System-on-chip8-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 with Mali-G76 GPU8-core HiSilicon Kirin 980 with Mali-G76 GPU
Co-processorDual NPUs on the HiSilicon Kirin 980Dual NPUs on the HiSilicon Kirin 980
RAM and storage configurations6GB + 128GB storage
up to 256GB Nano Memory Card for expandable storage
4GB + 128GB storage
6GB + 128GB storage
up to 256GB Nano Memory Card for expandable storage
Battery4,200 mAh4,000 mAh
Rear Camera Sensors40MP (Wide Angle 27mm, f/1.8)
20MP (Ultra Wide Angle 16mm, f/2.2)
8MP (3x Telephoto 80mm, f/2.4, OIS)
OIS, HDR, dual-tone flash
16MP (Ultra Wide Angle 17mm, f/2.2)
12MP (Wide angle 27mm, f/1.8)
8MP (2x Telephoto 52mm, f/2.4, OIS)
OIS, HDR, dual-tone flash
Front Camera Sensor24 MP (f/2.0)24 MP (f/2.0)
PortsUSB 3.1 Type-C, nanoSIM or dual-SIMUSB 3.1 Type-C, nanoSIM or dual-SIM, 3.5mm jack
Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0 EDR/LE
  • NFC, GPS, LTE Category 21 (1.4Gbps)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0 EDR/LE
  • NFC, GPS, LTE Category 21 (1.4Gbps)
ChargingWireless charging up to 15W, 40W via USB-C charging, wireless dischargingWireless charging up to 15W, 22.5W via USB-C charging, wireless discharging
IP RatingIP68IP53