Along with the Mate 20 Pro, Huawei also announced the Mate 20 smartphone at an event in London. It is mid-range device comes with a 6.53-inch OLED DCI-P3 HDR Display, up to 6GB RAM, Four Cameras and rear panel fingerprint sensor.
Huawei Mate 20 Price and Availability
The Huawei Mate 20 price in Europe starts from EUR 799 for the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage version and EUR 849 for the high-end 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version. It is already available in select markets such as UK, France, Italy, and the United Arab Emirates. The handset comes in Midnight Blue, Black, and Twilight color options.
Huawei Mate 20 Specifications
The Huawei Mate 20 features a 6.53-inch OLED DCI-P3 HDR Display with 820 nits brightness, FHD+ (2244 × 1080 pixels) resolution, 18.7:9 aspect ratio and 88.07% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a 2.6 GHz octa-core processor which supported by HUAWEI Kirin 980 Mobile Platform with 720 MHz ARM Mali-G76MP10 GPU and 4GB/6GB of LPDDR4X RAM. It packs a 128GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 256GB.
On the camera front, the Mate 20 bears a triple rear Matrix camera system with OIS: 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 16-megapixel Ultra Wide Angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 8-megapixel Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, laser focus, phase focus, contrast focus, AIS (Huawei AI Image Stabilization). Together, the trio of lenses supports a wide range of focal lengths (equivalent to the performance of a 16-270mm zoom lens). The AI Portrait Color video mode uses AI to isolate human subjects and desaturate the colors around them to dramatically highlight the person. AI Spotlight Reel identifies clips with a shared theme and auto-generates a montage, made entirely of highlights.
For selfie, there is a 24-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The Mate 20 has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor and 3D Face Unlock as well as 3D Live Emoji and AI live model that lets you record it moving and dancing on your desk. The handset has NM Card slot, that lets you use to replace the second SIM with an NM Card, making this first phone with the feature.
The Huawei Mate 20 runs on Android 9.0 Pie -based on EMUI 9.0 out of the box. It packs a 4000mAh battery with Huawei SuperCharge fast charging technology that lets you charge the phone from 0 to 58% in 30 minutes. It supports hybrid SIM slot with dual standby and for connectivity includes 4G VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth 5 LE, NFC, and USB C. It is also IP68 certified so resistant to water and dust. The device measures 158.2 x 77.2 x 8.3mm and weighs 188 grams.