Along with the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 X smartphones, Huawei also expands its Porsche Design series device with the announcement of the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS at an event in London. This is a luxury smartphone and has similar specs as the Mate 20 Pro, including the 6.39-inch OLED DCI-P3 HDR Display, 8GB RAM, Four Cameras and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS Price and Availability
The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS price starts from EUR 1,695 – approximately $1,959 for the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage model, while the high-end model with 512GB storage costs EUR 2,095 – approximately $2,422. It will be available from November 16th in select markets. The handset comes in Black and Red color options.
Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS Specifications
Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS features a 6.39-inch OLED DCI-P3 HDR Display with 820 nits brightness, QHD+ (3120 × 1440 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 86.90 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 6GB/8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. It packs a 128GB/256GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 256GB.
On the camera front, the Mate 20 RS flaunts a triple rear Matrix camera system with OIS: 40-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 20-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 RS has an in-display fingerprint scanner with 10-level Dynamic Pressure Sensing (DPS) technology 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 Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS has a handcrafted semi-aniline top grain leather which is soft yet highly durable, able to withstand the wear and tear of everyday use. The handset runs on Android 9.0 Pie -based on EMUI 9.0 out of the box. It packs a 4200mAh battery with 40W (10V/4A) Huawei SuperCharge fast charging technology that lets you charge the phone from 0 to 70% in 30 minutes. It also comes with 15W Wireless Quick Charge support and comes with Wireless Reverse Charge, which enables the device to work as a power bank for devices supporting Qi wireless charging.
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 157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6mm and weighs 189 grams.