Huawei Mate 40 series has been officially unveiled by the Chinese company. The company has introduced three flagship smartphones under the series- the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro and the Mate 40 Pro+. Both the devices include a 5GB chipset, Ultra Vision Cine Camera with a Space Ring Design. Moreover, these have a 90Hz OLED display and 50W wireless charging. In addition to this, the company has also introduced Porsche design Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus RS.
Huawei Mate 40 specifications
The step-down Mate 40 features a 6.5-inch inch OLED display with 1080 x 2376 pixels of resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate, 240 Hz touch sampling rate and a 68-degrees curve. The phone runs Android 10 OS based EMUI 11. Under the hood, there is an octa-core 5nm Kirin 9000 chipset and 22-core Mali-G78 GPU coupled with 8GB RAM and 256 GB UFS 3.1 internal storage.
For imaging, there is a triple rear camera set up on the phone that includes a 50-megapixel primary Ultra-Vision wide-angle camera with f/1.9 aperture, a 16-megapixel Cine ultrawide lens with f/2.2 aperture and an 8megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 offering 3x zoom and support AF. The camera set up supports Story Creator, Tracking Shot, Audio Zoom, High-Res, Time-Lapse, Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, Aperture, Dual-View Video, Night, Macro, Portrait, Pro, Slow-Mo, Panorama, Monochrome, Light Painting, HDR, Filter, Stickers, Documents, Master AI, Moving Picture, 4D Predictive Focus, Ultra Snapshot, Capture Smiles, Audio Control, Timer, Burst Shooting.
On the front, it features a 13-megapixel Ultra Vision Selfie Camera with f/2.4 aperture. It is supported by different photo modes such as Slow-Motion Selfie, Intelligent Field of View, Portrait, Panorama, AR lens, Time-Lapse, Moving Picture, Filter, Stickers, Capture Smiles, Mirror Reflection, Audio Control, Timer
The device is backed by a 4200 mAh battery and has been paired with a 40W fast charging solution.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro
Huawei Mate 40 Pro comes with a bigger 6.76 inches FHD+ OLED display with 2772 x 1344 Pixels of resolution. It supports up to 90 Hz refresh rate and 240 Hz touch sampling rate. This mobile phone is powered by Octa-core HUAWEI Kirin 9000 Soc with 24-core Mali-G78 GPU and 8 GB RAM with 256 GB ROM.
For photos, this model comes with a slightly different triple camera set up on its back that includes a 50-megapixel primary Ultra Vision wide-angle camera with f/1.9 aperture, a 20-megapixel Cine ultrawide lens with f/1.8 aperture and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with f/3.4 aperture, OIS and AF support. Upfront this has a dual selfie camera setup including 13-megapixel Ultra Vision Selfie Camera with f/2.4 aperture and 3D Depth Sensing Camera. The camera modes for both front and the rear are the same as above.
Mate 40 Pro has a slightly bigger 4400 mAh battery supported by 88W SuperCharge and 50W Wireless charging.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is definitely not the last on the list. This smartphone is very much like the Pro variant. This has a similar display and the same processor with 12 GB RAM and 256 GB ROM. The camera set up is the biggest USP of this phone, it has a Penta rear camera system. There is a 50-megapixel primary Ultra Vision wide-angle camera with OIS support, a 20-megapixel Cine ultrawide lens and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with 3x Optical Zoom, f/2.4 aperture, and OIS. Further assisted by an 8-megapixel SuperZoom Camera with 10x Optical Zoom, f/4.4 aperture, OIS and lastly a 3D Depth Sensing Camera with AF support. While the dual front camera set up is also similar to the Pro variant. The battery capacity is also similar to the above model.
The company has also introduced Porsche designed Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus RS alongside the other models. The special edition phone has specifications identical to the regular one only the design is different from the other models
Pricing and availability
The pricing and availability of the Huawei Mate 40 series will be announced later on. The Mate 40 is available in five different colour variants Mystic Silver, White, black, green and yellow. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro also comes in a similar colour option as the step-down variant while Mate 40 Pro+ is available in two different colour variants Ceramic Black and Ceramic White. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus RS comes in White, Ceramic Black, Collector Edition colour options.
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