Today Huawei launched their new flagship range, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro. The handset is differentiated by its Leica camera, waterfall screen and of course, lacks of Google Play Services.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G
See MKBHD’s hands-on video below:
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G has the following specs:
|Screen||6.76-inch 2772×1344 pixels OLED display, 456 PPI, curved waterfall type.|
|Processor||Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 9000 (eight cores, 5nm 4xARM Cortex-A55, max 2.04 GHz, 3x ARM Cortex-A77, max 2.54 GHz, 1x Cortex-A77, max 3.13 GHz), Snapdragon 865 equiv.|
ARM Mali-G78 GPU, neural processing co-processor
Integrated 5G modem, likely only in Sub -6 GHz networks
|RAM/Storage||8 GB RAM, 256 GB UFS 3.1 storage, microSD expansion. 12 GB RAM in China|
|Camera||Triple camera with Leica optimization|
Laser autofocus + additional autofocus helper.
LED flash with colour temperature sensor.
Main camera: 50 MP, F/1.9, OIS
Ultrawide: 20 MP, F/1.8
Zoom: 12 MP, F/3.4
8K video recording, 5x optical zoom.
Front Facing: 13 MP, F/2.4 + 3D sensor for gesture control
|Battery/Charging||4400 mAh, SuperCharge powered adaption with USB-C 3.1 Gen 1, Maximum 66W (0-100% <1 hr), Wireless and Reverse Wireless charging.|
|Biometrics||In-display optical fingerprint reader|
|OS||Android 10 without Google services. EMUI 11.x interface, Huawei Mobile Services (HMS)|
|Size/ weight||75.5 mm wide x 162.9 mm long x 9.1 mm thick, 212 grams.|
|Other||NanoMemory slot for Huawei’s special memory cards, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC and WiFi 6 support.|
There will also be special editions such as the Huawei Mate 40 RS and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro + model, which mainly differ in terms of design and camera equipment.
Pricing and availability
The devices will be sold in China and Europe, but of course not USA and will retail for 1199 Euro. The handset will ship on the 9th November and those who pre-order will receive a pair of FreeBuds Pro and 6 months of Huawei Music.