Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro Officially Uncovered
At the press conference this afternoon, Huawei officially released the national version of the Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro models in China. They are equipped with the Kirin 990 processor, Leica super-sensing three-camera / four-camera, and they are priced at 3999 yuan ($561) and 5799 yuan ($813), respectively.
All photos show the Huawei Mate 30 Pro!
Huawei Mate 30 Prices
Specifically, the Huawei Mate 30 series is divided into 4G and 5G versions. The 4G version of the Mate 30 6+128GB is at 3999 yuan. In comparison to the previous model, last year’s Mate 20 6+64GB version costs 3999 yuan too. And the Mate 30 8+128GB version is available at 4299 yuan ($603), while the Mate 20 Pro 6+128GB was 5399 yuan ($757) last year.
The 5G version of the Mate 30 8+128GB version is 4999 yuan ($701), the 8+256GB version is 5499 yuan ($770), while the Mate 30 Pro 8+256GB is 6899 yuan ($967), and the 8+512GB version is 7899 yuan ($1107).
By the way, the company also announced the Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche version. The 12+512GB version is priced at 12,999 yuan ($1822). It supports 5G, and there is no 4G version.
The 4G version of the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro phones are available for sale at 18:08 today. The 5G version of the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro will be sold separately at 10:08 on November 1.
Huawei Mate 30 Appearance
The Huawei Mate 30 uses a 6.62-inch OLED screen, with a 2340×1080 resolution. This screen also supports DCI-P3 HDR. The whole machine measures 160.8 mm x76.1 mm x8.4mm, weighs 196g and supports IP53 dustproof and waterproof.
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro uses an 88° super-curved OLED ring screen with no border design on both sides. Its 6.53-inch OLED display with a resolution of 2400×1176 is covered with the DCI-P3 wide color gamut. The phone measures 158.1 mm x 73.1 mm x 8.8 mm and weighs 198g. This model supports IP68 dustproof and waterproof.
Yu Chengdong said that the iPhone 11 Pro Max’s bangs width is 34.5mm, while Huawei Mate 30 Pro’s bangs width is 26.6mm. There is a built-in 3D depth camera, ambient light and proximity sensor, and front camera. Plus, we can find a gesture sensor that replaces the conventional earpiece with magnetic suspension. Huawei canceled the side volume button on the Mate 30 Pro, leaving only a long and narrow power button. Sliding the side edge will adjust the volume with vibration feedback. In addition, both phones support off-screen fingerprint technology.
In terms of color options, the Huawei Mate 30 series has six colors of Black, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple, Emerald Green, Orange, and Forest Green
Huawei Mate 30 Hardware
The Huawei Mate30 series smartphones use the Kirin 990 series processor. The 5G version uses the more powerful Kirin 990 5G processor, it is the first to use the 7nm EUV process, integrated with 10.3 billion transistors. At the same time, the board area is reduced by up to 36% compared to the previous generation.
The Kirin 990 5G uses two large cores (developed based on Cortex-A76) + two large cores (developed based on Cortex-A76) + four small cores (Cortex-A55) energy efficiency architecture. Moreover, it’s the industry’s first integrated 16 core Mali-G76 GPU chip. It provides 23% better CPU performance, 39% GPU performance, and 460% NPU performance.
In addition, the Kirin 990 5G supports both SA and NSA 5G dual-mode, adapts to the 5G/4G/3G/2G frequency band of the three major operators in China. Yu Chengdong said that the Huawei Mate 30 5G series is the world’s first second-generation 5G smartphone, and it supports the 5G SA/NSA dual-network mode. This series has 21 antennas, including 14 5G antennas. In terms of frequency band support, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G supports seven frequency bands N79, N78, N77, N41, N28, N3, and N1.
As for the battery, the Huawei Mate 30 is equipped with 4200mAh battery, while the Pro variant comes with a 4500mAh battery. Both support 40W wired fast charge, 27W wireless fast charge, and also reverse charging.
Huawei Mate 30 Camera
Our protagonist sports a new generation of Leica super-sensing cameras. The Huawei Mate 30 comes with a 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 40MP wide-angle lens, an 8MP telephoto lens. It supports 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and 30x digital zoom. Also, the camera supports 2.5cm macro shooting and OIS + AIS dual image stabilization. The front camera has a 24MP resolution.
The Pro variant is the world’s first smartphone to come with a dual-40MP camera. They have the largest 1/1.54-inch sensor components. They also use RYYB A color filter array that achieves a photographic sensitization value of ISO 409600. Video ISO is up to 51200, and it supports 4K 60fps, 4K HDR, 7680fps super slow-motion video capture, and supports real-time background blur video capture. The rest of the two sensors have an 8-megapixel resolution (telephoto) and a 3D deep-sensing camera. This camera supports 45x hybrid zoom, 3x Optical Zoom, and OIS + AIS dual image stabilization.