Huawei Mate 40 new official teaser shows an octagonal camera design

Huawei will release the new Mate 40 series next week but we are yet to have some official information regarding this series. For instance, there is no official information on the rear design of these smartphones. All we have for now are speculations which could change at any time. In recent times, phone makers have tried to be innovative with the rear design of smartphones. The circle and square designs are now everywhere and OEMs are now trying something different.

Huawei Mate 40

According to an official teaser, at least one of the Huawei Mate 40 series will come with a hexagonal or octagonal rear design. Of course, there will be a physical volume button this time. According to reports, the company will combine both virtual and physical volume rockers in the flagship model.

This is the first indication of a rear design that is different from that of the Mate 30 series. This recent image is coming from Huawei’s top executive, He Gang, thus it can be considered as official. Of course, there is no assurance that all the phones in the Mate 40 series use this design. Although, it is not conventional for Huawei to use different designs for the same series.

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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
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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.

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