Today Huawei launched the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro at Munich. Despite being banned from using Google services, Huawei is confident that it’s Mate 30 will be able to attract customers with it’s superior camera and video recording features.

The new phones feature the Flagship Kirin 990 5G SoC, Amazing Quad Camera System with breakthrough SuperSensing Cine Camera & Futuristic Halo Ring Design

Here are some of the important features of both Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro.

· Impeccable camera system
o Mate 30 Pro: 40MP Cine Camera + 40MP SuperSensing Camera + 8MP Telephoto Lens + 3D Depth Sensing Camera.
o Mate 30: 40MP SuperSensing Camera + 16MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens + 8MP Telephoto Lens

· HUAWEI Horizon Display

o Curves at an angle of 88 degrees to maximize the display area to provide an edge-to-edge immersive experience.

· Iconic ring design

o A metallic ‘halo’ surrounding the quad-camera system that stands out from conventional smartphone designs – a hallmark of the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series which mirrors the iconic design of a Leica camera.

· Kirin 990 5G SoC chipset

o Huawei’s most sophisticated smartphone SoC launched to date.

o Manufactured with a cutting-edge 7nm + EUV process with a three-level power efficiency architecture

o Delivers super-fast performance and high-power efficiency.

· Industry-leading graphene thermal performance

o The Huawei Mate 30 Series includes an innovative three-dimensional highway cooling system that features a revolutionary two-way heat transfer path allowing heat to dissipate in either direction.

· Improved wireless reverse charging – 27W (compared to 15W introduced in Mate 20 Series, improved speed by 3x)

· 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge – allows users to charge up to 70% within 30 minutes. TÜV Rheinland certified.

· Powerful battery life

o Mate 30 Pro: 4500 mAh

o Mate 30: 4200 mAh

Detail specs

With 10V/4A charger, wireless charger sold seperately

According to Huawei, the 6.53-inch HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro and 6.62-inch HUAWEI Mate 30 come in various colour variants and materials: Emerald Green, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple, Black, while Forest Green
and Orange are available in vegan leather.

The coveted HUAWEI Mate 30 Series will be making its way to Singapore later this year, with more details on pricing and availability to be revealed soon.

For reference, the models and pricing for Europe are listed below :

The exchange rate of EUR/SGD is 1.525.

  • Huawei Mate 30 with 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage: €799 (~S$1218)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage: €1,099 (~S$1687)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G with 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage: €1,199 (~S$1840)
  • Porsche Design Huawei Mate 30 RS with 12GB of RAM and 512GB storage: €2,095 (~S$3215)

The Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro will not be available to buy in the US due to the government’s imposed trade ban.

By Harry