After announcing the Mate 20 Pro at a launch event in London on 16th October, Huawei has now finally launched the phone in the Indian market, making it the first Mate series smartphone from the Chinese company to launch in India.
In India, the Huawei Mate 20Pro is priced at Rs. 69,990 (approximately $987) for the 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage model. The company is introducing an offer under which is provides Sennheiser headphones worth Rs. 29,990 for free but the phone will cost Rs 71,990 (approximately $1,015).
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will go on sale exclusively through Amazon India on 3rd December for the Prime members and the regular sale will begin from 4th December. It will be available in four colors — Midnight Blue, Black, Twilight and Emerald Green.
As for the specifications, the Mate 20 Pro features a notched 6.39-inch QHD+ AMOLED display with 3120 x 1440 pixels screen resolution. Under the hood, the device is powered by the company’s own Kirin 980 chipset, which is manufactured using the 7nm FinFET technology. It comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage with support for expandable storage up to 256GB.
For photography, it comes with Leica co-engineered triple camera resides on the backside of the phone. It includes a f/1.8 aperture 40-megapixel angles, a f/2.2 aperture 20-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens and a f/2.4 aperture and OIS enabled 8-megapixel telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom.
On the front side, the handset features a 24-megapixel RGB selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. Housed inside the larger notch on top of the display, the camera sensors are paired with other sensors that are responsible for 3D face unlock feature.
The company says that the phone’s back is made using a Hyper Optical Pattern which prevents fingerprints. Further, the phone comes with an IP68 rating, making it water and dust resistant. As for the fingerprint sensor, Huawei has adopted the latest technology and is offering in-display fingerprint scanner.
Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, dual-band Bluetooth v5.0, Bluetooth v5.0 LE with aptX, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and a USB Type-C port. It also comes with a dual speaker configuration, offering an immersive sound experience.
Running on Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9.0, the phone is powered by a 4,200mAh battery with 40W SuperCharge fast charging technology. As per the company, it’s SuperCharge technology can charge the phone with 70 percent battery in just 30 minutes. It is also claimed to have the world’s fastest wireless charging technology and can also charge other devices as well.
Check out our review of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro here.