- The Mate 20 Pro is expected to sport an in-display fingerprint sensor
- Both phones will get a triple camera setup
- Launch is scheduled for October 16 in London
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are all set to become the Chinese phone maker’s next flagship offerings with an official announcement set for October 16 in London, UK. Huawei has since confirmed that the two Mate 20 variants will be the industry’s first to sport the latest in-house HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC. A new leak has now surfaced online that shows off alleged promotional posters of the two phones, with design elements and specifications of the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro mentioned in them.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro (codenamed Laya) will be backed by a 4,200mAh battery, with support for SuperCharge 2.0 that promises 70 percent of battery life with 30 minutes of charge, as per a report by Israeli blog Girafa that seems to have accessed the leaked promotional posters. Another exciting aspect of the battery will be support for 15W fast wireless charging. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro, as per the leaked images, will also sport an in-display fingerprint sensor alongside 3D face recognition technology that reportedly unlocks the device in has a second.
Next, the Mate 20 Pro will most likely sport a 6.9-inch QHD+ OLED display, front-facing stereo speakers, 6GB RAM. 128GB inbuilt storage, IP67 water and dust resistance rating, and run EMUI 9.0 on top of Android 9.0 Pie. The report suggests that a 3.5mm headphone jack won’t be part of the package.
On the other hand, the Huawei Mate 20 is reported to sport a 6.53-inch flat IPS panel with a full-HD+ resolution and 18.7:9 aspect ratio. It will arrive in a 4GB RAM/ 128GB storage configuration and sport a 4,000mAh battery. This phone will sport a physical rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and will feature a lower IP53 water resistance rating. It will come with standard face recognition and a 3.5mm headphone jack as well. The Mate and Mate 20 Pro are expected to feature triple rear camera setups, and 24-megapixel selfie cameras.
Both the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are also expected to arrive with “Bone Voice ID” technology that will allow users to unlock the phones with their voice, even in noisy surroundings. The report claims that Huawei will unveil a Nano SD card, which will be sized like a Nano SIM card, and be available in different storage capacities.
The Israeli blog claims that the Huawei Mate 20 will sport a price tag of ILS 3,000 (about Rs. 60,600), while the Mate 20 Pro is expected to be priced at ILS 4,000 (roughly Rs. 80,800). The two phones will arrive in Israel before the end of October.