Huawei launches new flagship phones in bid to keep No. 2 spot

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro

The front-facing webcam on both devices is a 24MP (f/2.0, FF) unit for all your selfie needs.

The fingerprint sensor has been moved from a physical button and is now built into the screen, a feature first introduced with the Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS earlier this year. Interestingly, it is first smartphone that comes loaded with nano microSD card support. These include the photography side of things, which has always been one of Huawei's key aims, with the new 16mm ultra-wide-angle lens making the Mate 20 Pro a very versatile device in terms of its focal range. The Mate 20 X will be released on October 26.

The Mate 20 Pro comes with a price tag of €1050, which roughly translate to Rs 88,767. Both will be available on November 1.

As per the report, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro will feature a 6.39-inch OLED display with a full 3120 x 1440 pixel resolution, slightly rounded edges and minimal bezels at the top and bottom, 7nm Kirin 980 processor with second-gen NPU, 6GB or 8GB of RAM, Android 9.0 with EMUI 9.0 on top, and a 4,200mAh battery. The phone has been launched in Midnight Blue and Phantom Silver colour options.

Powered by the same flagship Kirin 980 SoC as the Mate 20, the Mate 20 Pro also runs EMUI 9.0 on top of Android 9.0 Pie.

The new 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge, 15W HUAWEI Wireless Quick Charge and large batteries work in tandem to provide users with the best battery life.

One of the publicized features that mobile phone buyers are eager to try out is the triple-camera setup the Huawei Mate 20 series will be having. The cameras found here are rated at 40MP with a wide-angle of 27mm and an aperture value of F/1.8, a 20MP ultra wide-angle 16mm sensor with an aperture of F/2.2 and an 8MP 3x telephoto 80mm sensor that features OIS and a F/2.4 aperture.

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Smartphone Huawei Mate 20 Pro got screen Quad HD+ based on the matrix OLED with a diagonal of 6.4 inches and supports HDR.

One of the cool evolution in Huawei's Master AI 2.0 image processing with the Mate 20 Pro is the ability to segment a photo into sections and treat each one differently.

The new Mate device also has fast wireless charging, like Samsung's smartphones, but Huawei goes a step further by also offering reverse wireless charging to Qi-compatible devices.

Huawei also launched Watch GT, a fitness band that's designed as a watch and priced at €199 for the Sports version and €249 for the classic model. 21 standard, the world's fastest Wi-Fi connection speeds, and also supports dual-band (L1+L5) GPS positioning technology.

The Mate 20 X, labeled as a gaming device, features a 7.2-inch screen and its own cooling system.

Huawei have gone all-out to give the Mate 20 Pro an iconic design, with symmetry and simplicity at the forefront.

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