Few days ago, Huawei Mate 20 series smartphone has been unveiled. We will have a test for Mate 20 series smartphone especially for Mate 20 Pro.



Huawei Mate 20 series phones include Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 X. As for the different consuming groups, the three smartphones have different design and specs though they are Huawei Mate 20 series phones.

Huawei Mate 20 comes with Kirin 980 chipset, and is equipped with 6.53-inch screen display with water-drop notch having the resolution of 2244 x 1080 pixels. It receives power from 4000mAh battery with fast charging. With three rear cameras, Mate 20 ships with 12MP wide-angle camera with f/1.8 aperture, 16MP ultra wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and 8MP telephoto lens camera with f/2.4 aperture. It is assisted by 6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. As the flagship, Huawei Mate 20 Pro carries some different things from Mate 20. Shipping with Kirin 980 chipset, Huawei Mate 20 Pro sports 6.39-inch OLED screen display having the resolution of 2k+3120 x 1440 pixels. There is 40MP wide angle camera with f/1.8 aperture, 20MP ultra wide angle camera with f/ 2.2 aperture and 8MP telephoto lens camera with f/2.4 aperture. It is assisted by 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage, fueled by 4200mAh battery. As the special edition, Huawei Mate 20 X comes with 7.2-inch OLED screen display having the resolution of FHD+2244 x 1080 pixels and 5000mAh battery. It offers 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. Mate 20 series phones are preinstalled EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9.0


Huawei claims that the idea of the landmark rectangle four camera model comes from the classic four-eye headlamp design of a Porsche sports car. Compared with the previous Mate series, Mate 20 Pro adopts eight curved 3D glass that the handset is highly symmetrical. The front side and back side are having the curved design, making the phone feel very thin.

For the unlocking way, 3D Structured Light and screen fingerprint has been adopted by the Mate 20 Pro. As a matter of fact, from Mate 10 Pro to P20 Pro, HUAWEI still stick to their flagship mobile phone product concept that is the most practical, balanced and Pro. HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro comes with 3D Structured Light to recognize face that getting accurate depth information by projecting tens of thousands of dots onto the face. Compared with normal 2D facial identification, 3D Structured Light is more accurate and secure. In the moment you light up the screen, the smartphone is unlocking that it’s almost impossible to unlock with fingerprint after switch on the facial identification unlocking.

Mate 20 Pro has been carried support to pay on Alipay through facial identification. Also, you can realize the 3D bionic imaging through the 3D Structured Light of Mate 20 Pro.

A unique yellow-light etching process has been applied on the back of the Mate 20 Pro. The process has reached the micron level with 48 steps of multi-layer optical structure and micron filter crystals that you can see and touch the special texture on the back side of Mate 20 Pro. The yellow-light etching process still can have the effect of fingerprint-proof and hand sweat prevention.

As the basic edition of the Mate 20 series, Mate 20 adopts water-drop notch display and rear fingerprint identification. While different from Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 and Mate 20 X still comes with 3.5mm earphone jack.

From left to right are Mate 20 X, Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

It is interesting that although the three handsets all adopts dual speaker, the design are different. Hiding the bottom speaker in the Type-C port, Mate 20 Pro can further guarantee the property of waterproof and dustproof. Mate 20 is a conventional bottom speaker with a keyhole and microphone at the top of the screen. Benefit from the big size, the speaker is tapped directly at the top and bottom ends of the Mate 20 X. Compared to the other two phones, the volume of Mate 20 X is larger.


Mate 20 Pro ships with 6.39-inch curved OLED screen with a notch, having the resolution of 3120 x 1440 pixels. It host 19.5:9 aspect ratio supporting HDR. The handset’s screen resolution is up to the level of 2K. The screen pixel density of HUAWEI Mate 20 X is about 345ppi, and the screen pixel density of HUAWEI Mate 20 is about 381ppi. The following picture is Mate 20.


Battery life and charging:

Long battery life is the standard of HUAWEI Mate series, and it has become one of the most remarkable features. Mate 20 series while inheriting this tradition, the experience is ungraded to different degrees. Mate 20 Pro can be filled 70 percent of battery in half an hour said by officials. It is no problem that Mate 20 series phones can be used a day without charging when opening the function of wifi, Bluetooth and GPS, and the volume and brightness is up to 50 percent.  

HUAWEI smartphone has a feature that it does not shut down the phone until the battery is completely drained. Instead, it will shut down when the remaining power is about 1 percent to 3 percent, which ensures that the remaining power can be plugged in and switched on immediately. In addition to supporting 15W wireless quick charging, Mate 20 Pro also has wireless reverse charging technology. It does not need wiring, and turns on the reverse charging switch to charge mainstream devices that support wireless charging. If the system does not detect wireless device charging, it will actively turn off the wireless reverse charging function.

Buy Link: Huawei Mate 20

                Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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