After announcing the Mate 20 Pro smartphone at a launch event in London in October, the company started selling the smartphone in its home market. Last week, the company revealed that its smartphone shipments for the year 2018 exceeded 200 million units, which includes 5 million units of Mate 20 series which was launched a couple of months ago.
Currently, the smartphone is available for purchase in China but all the color options and variants are listed as ‘Sold Out.’ It is currently available in Bright Black, Sapphire Blue, Cherry Pink, Emerald Green, and Auror colors.
Now, two upcoming color variants of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro for the Chinese market has been leaked online. As per the reports, the phone will also be offered in Fragrant Red and Comet Blue color variants. However, the company has not officially revealed the launch date yet.
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. It runs Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9.0 and is powered by a 4,200mAh battery with 40W SuperCharge fast charging technology.
Recently, Huawei launched the Commemorative Editions of Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Huawei Nova 4 in order to celebrate the achievement of its new milestone of shipping over 200 million smartphones in the year 2018.
Check out our review of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro here.