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Huawei Unveils its Flagship Mate 20 Pro in India

The Matrix Camera array on the rear of the device features a four-point design with the three cameras and sensor encircled in a polished metal frame

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Heating up the competition in India’s premium smartphone market, Chinese giant Huawei on Tuesday launched its flagship Mate 20 Pro device in the country for Rs 69,990.

This is the first time a premium Mate series device has made it to India.

The device will be available online on Amazon starting December 3 for Prime members while regular customers would be able to purchase it starting December 4, Huawei Consumer Business Group said.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro supports 3D Face Unlock and in-display fingerprint sensor, which is fast becoming a rage in the industry.

The Mate 20 Pro is powered by Kirin 980 — Huawei’s highest performing system on chip (SoC).

Manufactured with the advanced 7nm process, the Kirin 980 chip promises to offer improved performance, better battery efficiency and a smoother user experience.

“We are excited to launch the most powerful and intelligent Mate ever — Mate 20 Pro for the Indian customers. India is a key market for us and it is our constant endeavor to create value for our Indian customers, offering the most innovative smartphone technology,” Wally Yang, Senior Product Marketing Director, Huawei Consumer Business Group, told reporters here.

The smartphone comes with the world’s first 40W HUAWEI Super Charger that can charge the device’s hefty 4,200 mAh battery to 70 per cent within 30 minutes of plugging in.

The device comes with key contributions from the Huawei India R&D team, thus, allowing for several localised capabilities.

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This is the first time a premium Mate series device has made it to India. (IANS)

“We aim to complete 200 million shipments by the end of 2018,” said Paras Chopra, Senior Director, Product Planning, Huawei Consumer Business Group.

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes with a 40MP main camera, a 20MP ultra-wide angle camera and an 8MP telephoto camera.

The phone sports the company’s recently launched EMUI 9.0 based on Android Pie OS.

Huawei’s EMUI 9.0 is created to “enable a quality life” with digital balance. HiVision – a new feature debuting with EMUI 9.0 recognises classical art, popular landmarks and can translate text of a range of languages.

The Matrix Camera System includes Leica ultra-wide angle lens that allows users to capture wider and closer photos with its new macro distance capability.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the also world’s first smartphone to support the 4.5G LTE Cat. 21 standard, thus, allowing consumers to experience download speeds of up to 1.4Gbps.

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The smartphonesm’s 6.39-inch curved AMOLED has a chassis that is curved on all eight sides.

The Matrix Camera array on the rear of the device features a four-point design with the three cameras and sensor encircled in a polished metal frame.

The “Hyper Optical Pattern” on the glass back uses a complex hairline pattern to produce an effect that is not only highly durable, but also makes the device easy to grip and fingerprint resistant, the company added. (IANS)

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Huawei Successfully Ships 20 cr Smartphones in 2019 within a Record Time

The Chinese technology giant shipped these 64 days earlier than the shipment milestone in 2018

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According to the makers of Smartphones the newly Huawei Mate 30 Series, which has the flagship Kirin 990 5G system on chip (SoC) and DxOMark winning quad camera system, has received critical acclaim. Pixabay

Riding on the back of cutting-edge technology and design, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) on Wednesday announced it has shipped 20 crore smartphones in 2019 (handsets shipped till date), in a record time despite the US trade ban.

The Chinese technology giant shipped these 64 days earlier than the shipment milestone in 2018.

“India is an important and strategic market for Huawei and we continue to receive overwhelming response from our customers across all our product categories. In fact, many of our premium devices are specifically crafted to cater to Indian consumers’ need, wants and aspirations,” Tornado Pan, Country Manager, Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, said in a statement.

According to the smartphone maker, the newly Huawei Mate 30 Series, which has the flagship Kirin 990 5G system on chip (SoC) and DxOMark winning quad camera system, has received critical acclaim.

The year 2019 also saw the launch of a number of stand-out devices including the HUAWEI P30 Series.

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Many premium Smartphones of Huawei are specifically crafted to cater to Indian consumers’ need, wants and aspirations. Pixabay

Huawei has also announced the ‘Commemorative Edition’ of HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G which is a limited edition version and will come with 8GB RAM+512GB storage.

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The device will be available in Forest Green and Orange with vegan leather on Huawei Vmall starting from November 1 in the Chinese market. (IANS)