Huawei unveils Mate20 Series smartphones

With world-first technologies.

Huawei Technologies has taken the wraps off its Mate20 Series smartphones – the Huawei Mate20 and Mate20 Pro – at an exclusive launch event at ExCeL London. Powered by the Kirin 980 chipset, the Mate20 Series incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) advances combined with world-first technologies.

The flagship Mate20 Pro features the world’s most advanced dual AI processor, the world’s fastest Wi-Fi connectivity on a smartphone and the world’s most precise GPS system thanks to a dual GPS antenna.

It also sports the largest capacity battery in its class (4200mAh) and the world’s first reverse wireless charging, enabled in settings, providing users with the ability to charge other compatible wireless charging devices that support Qi wireless charging.

The new generation Leica Triple Camera now incorporates a 16mm equivalent Leica ultra-wide angle lens to capture wider perspectives. On the Huawei Mate20 Pro, a combination of a 40MP main camera, 20MP ultra wide-angle camera and 8MP telephoto camera supports a range of focal lengths, while the 3x optical zoom allows users to get closer to the action.

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Face Unlock technology lets users unlock the smartphone through facial recognition. The rear fingerprint sensor on the Huawei Mate20 lets users unlock the phone by touch, while the fingerprint sensor is built into the front glass display on the Huawei Mate20 Pro, unlocking the phone with a gentle tap on the screen.

Huawei Australia Consumer Business Group managing director, Larking Huang said, “Our mantra has always been to create products with innovations that enrich the lives of our users and the new Huawei Mate 20 Series is a true reflection of our commitment.

“These devices are the ‘mate’ of our consumers, accompanying and empowering them to enjoy a richer, more fulfilled experience. It also ushers in a higher level of intelligence, unparalleled battery life and powerful camera performance.”

(Photo Credit: Dallas Kilponen/PPR)

The Huawei Mate20 and Huawei Mate20 Pro will be on-sale from 1 November, 2018. The Huawei Mate20 Pro is available in Black and Midnight Blue at RRP $1,599, and the Huawei Mate20 is available in Black at RRP $1,099.

When consumers pre-order a Huawei Mate20 or Mate20 Pro smartphone, they will receive a bonus pair of wireless and water resistant Huawei Freebuds valued at RRP $199 via redemption. In addition to the Huawei Freebuds, consumers that pre-order the Huawei Mate20 Pro will also receive a bonus Huawei wireless charger valued at RRP $149.

The pre-order offer will be available through Optus, Vodafone, JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Mobileciti and Kogan and will apply to pre-orders made from 17 October, 2018 until 31 October, 2018.


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