Huawei has since confirmed the launch date of the Mate 40 series. According to Huawei’s consumer business CEO and Huawei’s executive director, Yu Chengdong, the company’s latest flagship will arrive on October 22nd. According to reports, this series will be Huawei’s most powerful smartphones in the Mate history. Information from popular Twitter leakster, @RODENT950, shows that this series will have at least three versions. We expect the Huawei Mate 40 (codename: Ocean), Mate 40 Pro (codename: Noah), and Mate 40 Pro+ (codename: Noah Plus).
Regarding the colours of the Mate 40 series, Huawei will use the regular “Huawei colours”. We will have black, silver, white and green colours. However, this series will introduce a new yellow colour option. It is worth mentioning that Huawei Mate 40 Porsche Design Edition (and possibly Pro+) will get a ceramic back shell design. According to previous news, Huawei Mate 40 series will use a 66W fast charging technology. It will also use the HiSilicon Kirin 9000 SoC and adopts a large curvature dual punch hole waterfall screen.
The Huawei Mate 40 series global conference is scheduled to be held at 14 o’clock on October 22nd, Central European Summer Time (20 o’clock on October 22nd, Beijing time). At this launch conference, the Huawei Mate 40 series will not be alone. Here are other devices that arrive with the Mate 40 series
- Huawei’s first headset – Huawei FreeBuds Studio
- Huawei Sound X smart speaker series
- A new product of the Huawei Mate series – it will be in the consumer ecosystem. There is no name for now.
- Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro global launch. This smartwatch has been officially released in China on September 10th.
- Other new Huawei products in its smart life ecosystem
- Comprehensive performance of the Kirin 9000
Huawei Mate 40 series speculations
According to reports, the Huawei Mate 40 will come with a 6.67-inch curved LG screen. This display will have a 90Hz refresh rate. In terms of cameras, there is a 50-megapixel main sensor, a 20-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera. The phone also has a laser autofocus module.
There will also be a Mate 40 Pro/Mate 40 Pro+ which should use a waterfall screen from LG Display and BOE. Just like the standard version, it also supports a 90Hz refresh rate and uses a Kirin 9000 processor. In terms of cameras, It will arrive with a 50MP sensor using Huawei’s liquid camera technology. Earlier reports believed that this feature will not appear until the Huawei P50 arrives next year. However, the company may not launch a P50 series.
In terms of software, the Mate 40 Pro will be pre-installed with EMUI 11 based on Android 11 and HMS. However, the Huawei Mate 40 will come with an EMUI 10.x system. The battery capacity of the Mate 40 series is 4300 mAh, 4600 mAh, and 5000 mAh. They are applicable to Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, and Mate 40 Pro+ respectively. The battery will support 66W fast charging in one of the phones at least.