HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 30 with Kirin 990 SoC Announced

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Huawei today unveiled its HUAWEI Mate 30 Series of smartphones at an event in Munich, Germany. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series comprising of Mate 30 Pro and Mate 30 is the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone.
The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series builds upon the aesthetic of the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series with a futuristic design. It comes with an ultra-narrow notch design and the thinnest of bezels, HUAWEI OLED Horizon Display in Mate 30 Pro, which curves at an angle of 88 degrees to maximise the display area to provide an unparalleled, edge-to-edge immersive viewing experience.The 6.53-inch HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro has 6.53 inch Display whereas the Mate 30 sports a 6.62-inch display. These are Always-On-Display where the colour of the lock screen changes throughout the day.The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro also features HUAWEI Acoustic Display Technology to deliver high-quality audio through a sound emitting display.

HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro comes with the Intuitive Side-touch Interaction feature to replace the side volume buttons with invisible virtual keys. This feature also allows users to customise the volume key position on either sides of the device and makes HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro the most integrated, all-in-one design smartphone currently available. The HUAWEI 3D Face Unlock and In-Screen Fingerprint provide high levels of biometric security to Mate 30 Pro.

Turn the device over and the iconic ring design of the quad-camera system immediately stands out, surrounded by a metallic ‘halo’. It has design of a DSLR camera and designed to be held comfortably.

The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is powered by the HUAWEI Kirin 990 series chipset with Huawei’s self-developed Da Vinci NPU architecture (large dual-NPU + tiny NPU cores) as well as a supersized 16-core GPU to deliver super-fast performance and high-power efficiency. The HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G supports 2G/3G/4G network and 5G Non-StandAlone (NSA) and StandAlone (SA) modes, along with Dual SIM, Dual Standby and FDD/TDD full frequency bands to deliver seamless connectivity. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series has also been optimised for ultimate OS performance. As the world’s first 2nd generation 5G smartphone, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G features 14 antennas for 5G, delivering ground-breaking speed with unrivalled connectivity.

The HUAWEI Mate 30 is packed with 4200mAh battery with 27W wired and wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge while HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro has 4500mAh battery with wired and wireless 40W HUAWEI SuperCharger which are TÜV Rheinland certified. Additionally, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series provides upgraded reverse wireless charging to recharge other devices.

The HUAWEI Mate 30 is equipped with a SuperSensing Triple Camera, comprising of 40MP SuperSensing Camera, 16MP Ultra Wide-angle Camera and an 8MP Telephoto Camera. Coupled with an ISP 5.0 Image Signal Processor, the HUAWEI Mate 30 enables users to capture high quality photographs and videos. It has a 24MP camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies.

The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro sports a quad camera system with the 40MP Cine Camera, 40MP SuperSensing Camera, an 8MP Telephoto Camera and a 3D Depth Sensing Camera. It comes with a 32MP camera front camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies.

The SuperSensing Cine Camera is a Dual-main camera system capable of taking stunning photos. The Cine Camera features a large 1/1.54-inch sensor size with a high maximum Video ISO of 51200 to capture videos with an extended dynamic range at 4K/60fps as well as ultra slow-motion at the highest 7680 fps. It also supports 4K Low-light Ultra-wide time-lapse video. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro also offers pro-bokeh capabilities while recoding for professional looking results. Additionally, the second of the dual-camera system is a 1/1.7-inch HUAWEI SuperSensing Camera which attracts 40% more lights to deliver stunning results in low light conditions with an impressive light sensitivity of ISO409600, making it the best low light one-shot device ever even for ultra-wide shots.

The 8MP HUAWEI Telephoto Camera offers 3x optical zoom, 5x Hybrid Zoom and up to 30x Digital Zoom. It also has features of Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) + AI Stabilisation (AIS) and 3D Depth Sensing. A front-facing 3D Depth Sensing Camera delivers pro-bokeh effects with accurate depth-of-field information for selfies and portraits.

These smartphones run on EMUI10 operating system without support of Google apps.

Pricing

The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro and 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.

Details of prices in EURO:

Model Version Price (Tax Included)
HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro (5G) 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM EUR 1199
HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM EUR1099
HUAWEI Mate 30 8 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM EUR 799

Huawei also launched its much anticipated HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 range of wearables. Equipped with the self-developed Kirin AI chip, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 range offers long battery life and a host of new features and functions including 15 sports modes, 10 training modes specifically for running, an enhanced music player and Bluetooth voice calls. HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 also provides new wellness features that allow for hassle-free monitoring of a user’s heart rate, daily sleep and other attributes.

Huawei also announced the availability of its HUAWEI FreeBuds 3 true wireless Bluetooth earphones which won 11 Best of IFA media awards at the recent IFA consumer electronics show. The black and white versions of FreeBuds 3 will be available in China, Europe, Middle East, Russia, Asia Pacific and Latin America starting from October 2019.

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