Huawei’s wireless charger gets FCC certification ahead of Mate 20 launch


We all know that Huawei is set to launch its high-end Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones at an event in London on October 16. The devices have been in the news from the past few weeks, with multiple leaks shedding light on their hardware specifications. Additionally, some of the leaks had hinted that the duo will be arriving with wireless charging support. It now appears that the rumors were indeed accurate. Well, Huawei’s new wireless charger has received the required FCC certification in the US. The charger carries the model number CP60 and it will support up to 5-12V 2A fast charging.Considering the fact that existence of the the wireless charging feature is confirmed by the FCC, we now can expect both the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro to offer a glass build. The FCC listing also suggests the report published by XDA recently may have been accurate with regards to the key hardware specifications and features of the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones. The report had revealed that both the handsets will have wireless charging support and they might come with a glass back. Going by the latest leaks, the Mate 20 is expected to sport a 6.3-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ 2244×1080 pixel resolution. The handset will even have a waterdrop notch at the front. The device is already confirmed to pack Huawei’s latest Kirin 980 chipset, which might be aided with at least 6GB RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. On the software front, both the handsets are affirmed to run the latest Android 9 Pie out of the box with Huawei’s EMUI 9 custom UX layer on top.

In terms of imaging, the Mate 20 will sport a triple camera setup in square shaped module, along with a dual-tone LED flash. The exact resolution of the three sensors remains a mystery at this point. The phone is expected to implement a 3.5mm audio jack on top, a microphone, and a USB Type-C port. A 4200mAh battery is expected to fuel the base model. Needless to say, both the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will come with fast wired charging in addition to wireless charging support. Lastly moving onto the other significant highlight, both these smartphones might be equipped with an in-display fingerprint sensor.