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The Mate 10 Porsche Design is Huawei’s Luxury Flagship for The Year

by Habeeb Onawole 2

Last year, Huawei released a special edition of the Mate 9 in collaboration with design studio, Porsche Design. According to Huawei CEO Richard Yu, the Mate 9 Porsche Design sold 10 times more than they expected. That success has prompted a second partnership resulting in the birth of the Mate 10 Porsche Design.

Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design

The Mate 10 Porsche Design is inspired by the Porsche 911. It has a glass uni-body and its exterior is handcrafted. Its UI has also been specially designed to reflect that it is a luxury device.

Just like the Mate 10 Pro, it has its fingerprint scanner on the rear. However, instead of the horizontal stripe design found on the Mate 10/Mare 10 Pro, it features a vertical one that covers the cameras, fingerprint scanner, and the Porsche Design logo. It also ditches the Huawei logo on the lower bezel for that of Porsche Design.

The Mate 10 Porsche Design has the same specs as the Mate 10 Pro – 6” 18:9 OLED display, Kirin 970, EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 and a 4,000mAh battery. It also doesn’t have an audio jack.

Where it differs in terms of  specifications is in the RAM and storage. Instead of 4GB RAM like the standard variant, it has 6GB. Built-in storage is also a massive 256GB which should be more than sufficient.

Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design

The Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Edition will have dual SIM support, NFC, and Bluetooth 4.2 with aptX/aptX HD and LDAC HD. It will come with 2 chargers (UK and EU), a leather case, 2 USB-C cables, USB-C earphones, a 3.5mm audio adapter, and a VIP card.

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Pricing for the Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Edition is a whooping €1395 and will be available in mid-November. The phone will only come in Diamond Black.




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  • princetom

    Can someone dash me one?

  • The only reason the PD was interesting back when, was because the Mate 9 Pro wasn’t made availlable in Europe otherwise. Until the Scandinavian countries had gotten them too… and slowly became availlable through other portals as well.

    If they make the Mate 10 Pro exclusive again to PD for sales in Europe… I mean, even officially importing one with all the fees is much cheaper than that name change from Huawei to Porsche Design.

    Unless you really have a lack of confidence in yourself and feel like you need to show off with status symbols, then by all means get a PD phone… but otherwise, stay sensible!