Today, at a press event, Huawei has announced the launch of its Mate 10 smartphone series in China. The company has launched three smartphones — Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Edition.
The Mate 10 series phones come in a metal body with thin bezels. The Mate 10 comes with a 5.9-inch display with screen resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, with a 16:9 aspect ratio, while the Mate 10 Pro features a 6-inch FHD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio.
Interestingly, in China, Mate 10 comes in two variants — 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM and 128GB. Earlier, the company had announced just one model, with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This could mean that the 6GB RAM variant of Mate 10 is China-exclusive but there is no confirmation yet regarding this.
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro comes with 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM variants. While the Mate 10 has a fingerprint sensor on the front, incorporated in the home button, Mate 10 Pro features fingerprint sensor at the back.
Both the smartphones are powered by the company’s own Kirin 970 processor and a 4,000mAh battery which also supports SuperCharge fast charging. The devices run on Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.0.
Huawei has partnered with Leica for the cameras. The smartphones come with 12MP RGB + 20MP monochrome sensors at the back. It has 4-in-1 hybrid focus, hybrid zoom, and OIS. There is also an 8MP F/2.2 front-facing camera sensor.
Interestingly, the pricing for the Mate 10 series is cheaper than its pricing in the European market. In China, the Huawei Mate 10 is priced at 3,899 Yuan for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage version while the 6GB RAM and 128GB onboard storage model costs 4,499 Yuan. It will be available in four color options — Black, Brown, Gold and Pink.
On the other hand, the Pro edition with 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage is priced at 4,899 Yuan and the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant costs 5,399 Yuan. It will be available in Blue, Brown and Grey colors.
The Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Edition, which comes with 6GB RAM and 256GB internal storage, is priced at 8,999 Yuan and will be available in Black color.
While the Mate 10 will go on sale from today, the other two models will go on sale from 15th November. The smartphones will be available for purchase from the official Huawei store and other authorised resellers.
You can pre-order the Huawei Mate 10 through Giztop using this link.