The highly anticipated Huawei Mate 20 Pro is finally here. Packed with a triple lens camera, 3D capabilities and all-day battery, this handset is an exciting addition to the Huawei family.
We take a look at the handset's top 5 features below.
1 - Leica Triple Lens Camera
Perhaps the biggest standout feature of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the Leica Triple Lens Camera which features 40MP, 20MP and 8MP lenses for spectacular smartphone photography. The 40MP promises incredible clarity while the 20MP ultra-wide lens delivers high-quality panoramic shots without compromising on the detail. The ultra-wide lens is also helpful for extreme close-ups and can take clear shots from just 2.5cm away. The 8MP telephoto lens is optically stabilised too, which means it maintains focused when shooting from a distance to avoid shaky photos. The front camera is also equipped with a 20MP lens, so you can take your selfies in amazing clarity.
You can edit your photos with the array of options on the camera; add one of the many filters or use the beautification tool to shake up your snaps. If you’re shooting in low-level lighting you can switch to night-mode to capture crisp, bright photos no matter where you are. By simultaneously taking multiple photos and combining them into one photo, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is able to achieve professional-looking images in even the most challenging conditions.
2 - 6.39-inch QHD+ Display
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro boasts a screen with incredible quality and definition, perfect for streaming, taking photos and playing games. The cinematic 6.39-inch QHD+ display with 2K+ resolution makes for stunning clarity, and paired with the edge-to-edge screen presents a seamless viewing experience.
What’s more, a fingerprint sensor is embedded in the screen to eliminate the need for unnecessary scanners on the rear of the device and to make more room for the innovative triple lens camera.
3 - IP68 Water-Resistant Design
Complemented by a minimal, curved design, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is a striking-looking device packed full of impressive features. The handset weighs in at just 189g, with dimensions of 72.3 x 157 x 8.6mm, giving the Huawei Mate 20 Pro its sleek, slim shape. It also holds an IP68 water and dust resistant rating too, meaning it can survive dips of up to 30 minutes in 1.5 metres of water.
Under the hood you’ll find a speedy 1.7GHz processor, 6GB RAM and 126GB of memory for a seriously powerful performance. The Mate 20 Pro is also equipped with exciting 3D capabilities including facial recognition, 3D Live Emojis and a 3D Depth Sensing Camera which creates an AI models of your toys to bring them to life.
4 - Fast-Charging Battery
Equipped with a huge 4,200mAh battery, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro can truly go the distance. The 40W fast charging capabilities means you can recharge from flat to 70% in just 30 minutes, and you can also take handy steps to reduce your battery consumption such as lowering you’re the resolution of your display to save energy.
There’s nothing worse than running out of battery when you’re out and about, and Huawei has a solution. Wireless Reverse Charging is a first on any smartphone and allows you to transfer your battery to another Qi-compatible handset simply by touching the back of the handsets together. Of course, you can also wirelessly charge your own device with another Mate 20 Pro and make the most of the 15W wireless charging capabilities to charge your handset without the hassle of the cord.
EMUI 9.0 Operating System
Accompanying the brand-new Android Pie, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro also comes equipped with the latest Huawei operating system, EMUI 9.0. Embracing the latest AI technology, EMUI 9.0 features HiVision which helps you to use your device to interact with the world around you. Use the camera to scan a restaurant, landmark or other point of interest and receive all the information you need straight to your device. You can also use HiVision to translate menus in a foreign language and even to find out calorie information about what you’re eating, just by taking a picture.
Shopping just got a whole lot easier thanks to Smart Shopping too. If you see an item you like, simply take a picture and you will instantly receive links to buy the product online. Wireless Projecting is another welcome update to EMUI. Whether you want to run through a presentation or show your friends a video, you can now project your device onto a bigger screen so everyone can see. And you don’t have to worry about your privacy either - your device will go into PC mode which means that your messages and notifications will all be hidden.