Huawei Mate 20 Pro smartphone has been reinstated in Google’s Android Q beta programme. The company had removed the smartphone after a ban was imposed by the United States on the Chinese technology brand. However, after the authorities issued a 90-day reprieve period, Huawei Mate 20 Pro has been relisted. So for now, the smartphone is back on the list of the handset that will be receiving the Android Q beta update whenever it arrives. It is worth noticing that Huawei Mate 20 Pro Android Q beta programme is limited only to confirmed Google Play developers.
The technology giant has updated its Android Q beta device page and it now shows Huawei Mate 20 Pro as an eligible smartphone once more. The options of downloading the beta update, along with ‘report issue’ and ‘support’ options are also live now. We should mention that recently, Huawei Mate X and Huawei P30 Pro were also removed from Android.com website, and they have not yet been reinstated. For that matter, Google has not even relisted the Huawei smartphones on Android Enterprise Device list. The company had removed all of Huawei smartphones and even Nexus 6P from its Android Enterprise Devices list.
This obviously happened after the US government imposed a ban on all the companies in the country from doing any kind of business with Huawei. Google was followed by Qualcomm, Broadcom, ARM and Microsoft. The company was also removed from various groups like Wi-Fi Alliance, SD Association, and JEDEC. however, it has now been relisted on Wi-Fi Alliance and SD Association.
To recall, Huawei Mate 20 Pro runs Android 9.0 Pie skinned with EMUI 9.0 and sports a 6.39-inch QHD+ curved OLED display. Powered by the Huawei’s flagship HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor, the smartphone houses 6GB. The smartphone comes with 128GB storage and for more storage, users can install a nano-memory card of up to 256GB.
For imaging duties, Huawei Mate 20 Pro mobile sports a triple rear camera setup that comprises of a 40MP primary wide-angle sensor, a 20MP ultra wide angle sensor, and an 8MP 3X telephoto sensor. For selfies and video calls, there is a 24MP RGB selfie camera that supports 3D facial unlocking.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro houses a 4,200mAh battery that has support for 40W SuperCharge technology and wireless reverse charging. For connectivity, Huawei Mate 20 Pro has support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and a USB Type-C port.
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