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Huawei Mate 20

Huawei Mate 20

Huawei Mate 20 is the cheaper variant of the Huawei Mate 20 ProThis phone comes with impressive specs sheet with unique and innovative features. The Mate 20 sports big 6.53-inch Full HD LCD display, a fingerprint reader and a 24MP front-facing camera. This device is also equipped with triple 12MP + 16MP + 8MP rear camera lenses (Leica branded) accompanied by dual-LED dual-tone flash. These AI powered cameras have several impressive features including Night mode & 4K video recording capability. The Mate 20 has 128GB of internal storage space that can further be increased up to 256GB – via NM card. It is powered by non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery. Connectivity options on this  smartphone include 4G with VoLTE suppport, twin SIM slots, NFC, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, FM radio, NFC, Infrared port & USB 3.1 port. The Mate 20 was unveiled alongside the Huawei Mate 20 X, Mate 20 Pro & the limited edition Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design.

Huawei Mate 20

Huawei Mate 20 Specifications Summary

  • 4/6GB RAM
  • Hisilicon Kirin 980
  • 4000mAh battery
  • 128GB internal storage
  • 6.53 inches display
  • 12MP + 16MP + 8MP rear cameras, 24MP front
  • Android v9.0 Pie
  • Dual SIM

Huawei Mate 20 Price In Kenya

Approx= KSh. 76,000

A Review Of The Specifications Of Huawei Mate 20

Introduction & Display

The Huawei Mate 20 is part of the Mate series devices that were released by Huawei as the company’s 2018 flagships. This device comes with a stunning body design and looks. It has aluminum frame sandwiched between two Corning Gorilla Glass panels and is IP53 rate for dust and splash protection. The tiny notch cutout looks quite elegant. The Mate 20 features a massive tall 6.53-inch Full HD IPS LCD display which should offer quality viewing experience when surfing online and watching videos. It is also HDR10 compliant.

Performance & Battery

Under the hood, this packs the latest flagship chipset from the company, Hisilicon Kirin 980 which offers improved performances with much efficiency. The SoC is coupled with 4/6GB of RAM that should easily handle all multitasking activities with ease.
The device is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery. The user can recharge up to 58% in just 30minutes thanks to its 4.5V/5A fast charging adapter. This unit doesn’t support wireless charging like its Pro version.

Camera & Connectivity

The Mate 20 packs an impressive 3 Leica camera lenses at the back that are AI powered. This includes 12-megapixels wide angle lens, 16-megapixels ultra-wide angle lens and 8-megapixels telephoto lens for zooming. The 24-megapixels front camera for selfies is housed in the tiny notch and can record FullHD video calls.
Connectivity options available with this gadget include Wi-Fi, NFC, Infrared port, 3.5mm jack, Infrared port, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, FM radio and USB 3.0 Type-C 1.0.

Storage & Platform

The Huawei Mate 20 comes with 128GB of internal storage space which can be expanded using the new NM card developed by Huawei up to 256GB. In terms of software, this smartphone runs the latest Android v9.0 Pie operating system.

Huawei Mate 20 Specs

Launched October, 2018
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 158.2mm x 77.2mm x 8.3mm
Weight 188g
Screen Size 6.53 inches
Screen Type IPS LCD touchscreen
Resolution 1080 pixels x 2244 pixels, 18.7:9 ratio
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android v9.0 Pie
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 980
Processor Octa-core 2.6GHz
GPU Mali-G76 MP10
Storage 4/6GB RAM, 128GB internal storage
MicroSD Yes, via NM card- up to 256GB-Hybrid slot
Rear 12MP + 16MP + 8MP, dual-LED dual-tone flash
Front 24MP
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
USB USB v3.1
Infrared Port Yes
Radio Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear), Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Battery 4000mAh Li-Po (non-removable)