Huawei Mate 30 released with Kirin 990 SoC & a refractory design

At 2 PM CET, Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei, commenced the Mate 30 series conference with the official launch of Huawei Mate 30 in Munich, Germany. The Huawei Mate 30 is available in four colours which include Silver, Purple, Green, and Black. There will be two more options with leather rear instead of glass. The colours are Vegan Forest Green and Orange.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro Design & Appearance

The Huawei Mate 30 comes with a refractory design which was emphasized at the conference. According to Yu Chengdong, the design of the Mate 30 was inspired by the refractory behavior in cameras. A close image of this smartphone shows its general square shape and the rear has a circular camera design (cameras are in a circle). Its almost bezel-less at the sides but the top and bottom has thin bezels. Oh, the notch is also a small one. The dimension of 160.8 x 76.1 x 8.4mm and it weighs 196g.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro


This smartphone uses a 6.62-inch rigid OLED display. display with revolutionary display design and resolution of 2340 x 1080. Despite its large display, the dimension of this phone is quite slender which makes it very easy to hold. This is because this device adopts an edge-to-edge borderless design.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro

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Under the hood, Huawei Mate 30 uses the most advanced SoC – Kirin 990. According to the company, the performance of Kirin 990 has been greatly improved. This chip also comes with the widest coverage of the 5G baseband and the 5G connection speed is top-notch. Compared with the 4G network speed, the increase is huge. This smartphone also comes with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Mate 30 Series features an on-screen sound technology. The company calls this tech “Earpiece-less Design” for simplicity.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro


In the camera department, Mate 30 comes with a triple rear camera setup. It uses a 16MP super wide-angle + 40MP wide-angle + 8MP telephoto cameras. Furthermore, it supports 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, and 30x digital zoom. On the front, there is a 24MP selfie shooter.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro

Battery, Software and other features

Its battery capacity is 4200 mAh and it supports 40W cable and 27W wireless fast charging. For the software end, we will have the EMUI 10 system It also uses an on-screen fingerprint sensor and it is IP53 waterproof. In addition, it is worth mentioning that the Mate 30 retains the 3.5 mm headphone jack. Although, the Huawei Mate 30 series will use Android 10. it will not have access to Google Play Services. For now, users have to make do with Huawei Mobile Services which already has 390 million monthly active users and served 180 billion downloads last year. Apps can be downloaded from Huawei’s AppGallery but you can be certain that it won’t have as much app like Google Play Store.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro Price

The Presale for this smartphone starts tomorrow, at least on JingDong Mall. The Huawei Mate 30 8GB + 128GB was released for €799 ($884). The Mate 30 Pro 8GB + 256GB will sell for €1099 ($1216) while the Mate 30 Pro 5G 8GB + 256GB and Mate 30 RS Porsche designed 12GB+512GB sells €1199 ($1326) and €2095 ($2316) respectively.


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