Huawei brings loaded Huawei Mate 20 Series to the ME & more

October 25, 2018 10:06 am


Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) unveiled the much-anticipated HUAWEI Mate 20 Series to users in the Middle East and Africa region during a launch event that took place at Burj Park where the audience was treated to a Huawei light show projected on the city’s most prominent landmark, the Burj Khalifa.

Huawei has grown to become the 2nd largest smartphone brand regionally and globally and the unveiled new Huawei Mate 20 series was designed with the industry’s most powerful and sophisticated process technology.

-Revolutionary Matrix Camera system

The HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro is equipped with a 40MP main camera, a 20MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and an 8MP telephoto camera. Together, the trio of lenses supports a wide range of focal lengths enabling it to mimic the results from professional cameras. This wider perspective creates a sense of spaciousness and a three-dimensional effect to the images. The new camera system also supports macro distance, which produces crisp images of objects that are laces as close as 2.5 cm from the lens. The HUAWEI Mate 20 Series also features an AI Portrait Color video mode. Using AI, the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series can isolate human subjects and desaturate the colors around them to dramatically highlight the person. AI Spotlight Reel identifies clips with a shared theme and auto-generates a montage, made entirely of highlights. 

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-Long-lasting Battery, Super charge and wireless quick charge and a unique reverse charging feature

The HUAWEI Mate 20 Series also features groundbreaking improvement on battery life. It houses a large, high-density 4200mAh** battery, and supports 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge, which gives the device 70% charge in 30 minutes. The safety of the technology is certified by TÜV Rheinland.

Moreover, HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro supports 15W HUAWEI Wireless Quick Charge, the industry’s fastest wireless charging solution, and Wireless Reverse Charge, which enables the device to work as a power bank for selected electronic devices supporting wireless charging.

**available on Mate 20 pro only.

-Biometric Identification and In-screen Fingerprint

HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS both support 3D Face Unlock. Using the 3D Depth Sensing Camera System, the solution quickly and securely authenticates users within 0.6s at a false acceptance rate of below 1/1,000,000.   The HUAWEI mate 20 series also features an in-screen fingerprint sensor that can pinpoint the location of a user’s finger on the screen, and remove the on-screen prompt immediately when a user removes his or her finger.

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-Kirin 980 Chipset

The SoC at the core of smartphones has a determining factor in a device’s performance and efficiency. Manufactured with the cutting-edge 7nm technology process, the SoC fits 6.9 billion transistors within a die the size of a fingernail. Compared to Kirin 970, the latest chipset is equipped with CPU that is 75% more powerful, GPU that is 46% more powerful and NPU that is 226%more powerful.  

-EMUI 9 Enables a Quality Life

 The HUAWEI Mate 20 Series comes with EMUI 9.0, a smart operating system based on Android P. Through AI self-learning algorithms, the operating system delivers an “evergreen” experience—it remains smooth even through extended use. It also features a new gesture navigation support allowing users to effortlessly interact with their devices using just taps and swipes.

Price and availability

 Both the HUAWEI Mate 20 and HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro will be available for pre-booking starting the 25th of October 2018 at the Huawei Experience Store in Mirdiff City Center. For every HUAWEI Mate 20 pre-order, customers will receive free Huawei Bluetooth speaker and a Huawei SuperCharge car charger, and for every HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro pre-order comes with new HUAWEI WATCH GT and HUAWEI Wireless Quick Charge adapter.

Customers wishing to have hands-on experience prior to pre-order can visit the Huawei Experience Roadshows at the main shopping destinations in the UAE Mall of the Emirates, The Dubai Mall, City Walk, Mirdif City Center, Dalma Mall.

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. The HUAWEI Mate 20 and the HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro will be on-shelf across retail and online stores, including the Huawei e-store starting the 8th of November across the UAE.
. The HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro 6GB + 128 GB is available in Emerald Green, Jet Black, and Twilight colors, for the price of 3,299 AED.
. The HUAWEI Mate 20 6GB+128GB is available in Midnight Blue, Jet Black, and Twilight, for the price of 2,599 AED.
. The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS will be available soon.

Service offer in the UAE

HUAWEI Mate 20 Care comes with standard Huawei VIP service offer that includes a 6 months single-time free screen damage warranty, free UV device sanitizing, free customized engraving and door to door service.

Huawei Trade-In Service is available across all key domestic and independent retailers, Huawei Experience Stores and online for all customers wishing to upgrade their existing smartphones, regardless of brand, for the best trading rate available in the market.

For more information please visit https://consumer.huawei.com/ae-en/

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PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS

It is the latest mobile luxury device created through the collaboration between Porsche Design and Huawei. As the fourth handset to join the exclusive line-up, PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS continues the tradition set by its predecessors, blending state-of-the-art technology with uncompromising design. The iconic automotive design element is incorporated into the back of the PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS—a device with the Rennsport “RS” designation—with a luxury twist.

The PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 20 RS racing stripe motifs are put together with all-natural leather and glass. The leather sides add a natural, personal touch to the design, symbolizing the consumer-centric ethos that drives Porsche Design and Huawei, whilst giving a more luxurious look to the device. Together with perfectly rounded edges, the soft natural leather ensures a firm, ergonomic grip and premium touch that evokes the feeling of complete control.

HUAWEI WATCH GT

In addition to the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series, the powerful HUAWEI WATCH GT was also unveiled during the event.

The HUAWEI WATCH GT integrates all the functional specifications in a 10.6mm thick compact body to the maximum extent, being a lot thinner than similar products on the market. It is suitable for both genders and is of popular sports design with a large screen and is cell equipped, also comprising full circle dial and bezel, crown, ear and more. It applies the industry leading innovative GPS technology – the GPS chip – making it capable of supporting the simultaneous positioning of three satellite systems for rapid and accurate positioning, completely recording all outdoor exercises data with utmost accuracy.

The HUAWEI Watch GT is available for the price of 799 AED in Black Stainless Steel and Stainless Steel body with a variety of straps: Graphite Black Silicone Strap, Saddle Brown leather Silicone Strap, Glacier Gray Silicone Strap, Fluorescent Green Silicone Strap.

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-Huawei Music Service

Also available is the Huawei Music Service, users will get access to millions of songs including exclusive music from top artists. It also comes with a unique Super Quality music experience along with Party Mode enabling up to 8 devices to play the same music at the same time and the innovative Running Mode that matches the rhythm of your music to your steps.

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