Huawei will be launching the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro flagship phones in October. The Mate 20 Lite mid-range phone is expected to go official sooner as the rumor mill has leaked plenty of information on it in the recent weeks. Last year, the Chinese manufacturer had launched Maimang 6 smartphone in China and the very same phone was released in some other markets as Mate 10 Lite. Hence, the recently certified Maimang 7 is expected to debut in some markets as Mate 20 Lite. Fresh images of the Maimang 7 has been leaked since its listing had accidentally gone live in China for some time. The official website listing leak has once again revealed the design and some features of Mate 20 Lite.
The below image shows the huge screen space that the notched display of the Huawei Mate 20 Lite will be offer. The handset houses a 6.3-inch IPS LCD panel that produces Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.
The bottom edge of the phone features a 3.5mm audio jack and a USB-C port. It will be receiving power from 3,750mAh battery that will be enabled with support for fast charging. Recent reports have revealed that Kirin 710 SoC will be present under the hood of the device along with 6 GB of RAM.
The above render suggests that the Mate 20 Lite will be equipped with HDR Pro technology for beautifying selfie shots by improving contrast and colors. The notch of the phone will be equipped with f/2.0 aperture 24-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual selfie snapper. Qmoji, the 3D emoji from Huawei that can imitate the expression and voice of the user will be also available on the phone.
Shown below is an image that shows how AI can optimize the photography experience on the Mate 20 Lite. The handset will be enabled with able to detect up to 500 scenes for shooting enhanced photos with the right amount of colors and contrast. The backside of the phone will be featuring vertical dual camera setup with f/1.8 aperture 20-megapixel primary sensor and 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The dual rear cameras will carry support for slow-motion video shooting at 480 fps.
The Mate 20 Lite will be loaded with EMUI 8.2 based Android 8.1 Oreo that will tag along Huawei’s own version of Google Lens for finding item on the online sore by pointing the camera lens at the subject. The handset will feature an internal storage of 64 GB.
Now that the Maimang 7 had momentarily appeared on the official website, it may go official soon. A recently leaked poster of the Mate 20 Lite that had revealed its color variants had hinted that it may go official on Sept. 15. It may cost around 400 euros (~460) in the European markets.