Chinese smartphone brand Huawei is in for a busy October with the launch of their flagship devices, Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. The launch is expected to happen on October 16, although the Huawei Mate 20 Pro has already made an appearance on the 3C website. The Compulsory Certification of China agency has revealed a few details regarding the much-anticipated smartphone ahead of its release. Earlier we had run a story on Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro’s Porsche Design receiving TENAA certification, and as it turns out the Mate 20 Pro (Model LYA-L29) has now appeared on the 3C website, seemingly confirming the accreditation. The 3C certification clears the phone for a market release, and we could soon be hearing a confirmation and further info on the confirmed launch date in the days to come.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro: TENAA and NCC Certification
Additionally, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro has also received TENAA and NCC certification. These accreditations have been made not only towards the Mate 20 Pro but also three other models of the Chinese brand. As such, the Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 Pro Porsche Design Edition and the last smartphone model is known as EVR-AL00, which reported as the Huawei Mate 20 Max by IT Home. In the website, there were a few pieces of information on the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, although it stopped short of revealing the exact specifications and other important details. It did explain the memory and RAM options available for the Mate 20 Pro.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Expected Specs, Features
As the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in China released some information on the memory options and RAM for the Mate 20 Pro, it appears that the smartphone is available in five different versions. The base model consists 6GB+256GB, which further upgrades to a 6GB+512GB, 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB and the top bracket model has 8GB RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will get much attention from the Chinese brand as it plans to market this smartphone better in the market. From what we know so far regarding the specifications of this smartphone model, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro will feature a triple rear camera setup and boast a larger screen than its other model the Mate 20. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will carry a large 6.3-inch curved OLED display with a QHD+ resolution of 1440×3120 pixels and 19.5:9 in aspect ration. The Mate 20 Pro will have a rather significant 4200mAh battery with Super Charge 2.0 support, which should last for a considerable period on a single charge.
On to the most critical part of this smartphone, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is expected to be powered by the new Kirin 980 chipset and an octa-core 2.6GHz processor. The Kirin 980 will only be made available on the Mate 20 and Mate 2 Pro, while no other handset manufacturer will have it just yet.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will come with IP67 waterproof and dustproof protection as well as has an offline fingerprint recognition system within the device.
The most exciting part of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro lies with its triple camera setup. The smartphone is alleged to have a primary 40MP lens which will be supported by a 20MP and 8MP lens at the rear. On the front Huawei have equipped the Mate 20 with a decent enough 8MP selfie snapper, with Autofocus and video recording capabilities of 1080p @30fps.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Expected Price, Availability
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the primary flagship model for the Chinese brand. That said, expect the price to be way higher as this smartphone, at least on paper packs the best possible specifications as well as a triple camera. The cost for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is expected to start from Rs 69,990 for their base model and could rise to Rs. 80,000 plus with upgraded variants. The Huawei Mate 20 is likely to release on October 16 of this year.