HUAWEI Mate 30 and Mate 30 5G with 6.62-inch FHD+ OLED display, Kirin 990/990 5G, Leica Triple rear cameras announced

At the Germany event, HUAWEI also introduced the Mate 30 and Mate 30 5G smartphones. These have 6.62-inch FHD+ OLED display, are powered by  Kirin 990 and Kirin 990 5G  7nm SoCs with dedicated NPUs and run Android 10 with EMUI 10.0 on top, but there will be no Google apps confirmed HUAWEI. These have in-display fingerprint scanner, but lack 3D Face unlock or Depth Sensing and Gesture as well as side-touch interaction features present on the Pro version.

The phones have triple rear camera system with Leica lens that includes 40MP SuperSensing Camera, 16MP Ultra-wide camera and an 8MP Telephoto Camera. There is a 24-megapixel camera on the front. These phones have NM Card slot, that lets you use replace the second SIM with a NM Card, pack 4200mAh battery with 40W (10V/4A) Huawei SuperCharge fast charging technology and also comes with Wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge support and comes with Wireless Reverse Charge, which enables the device to work as a power bank for devices supporting Qi wireless charging.

Huawei Mate 30 / Mate 30 5G specifications

  • 6.62-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED FullView Display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, DCI-P3 wide color gamut
  • HUAWEI Kirin 990 (2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.09 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.86 GHz) processor with  ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs(Neural-network Processing Unit)
  • HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G (2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.36 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.95 GHz) processor with  ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs(Neural-network Processing Unit)
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 256GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with NM card
  • Android 10 with EMUI 10.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / NM card)
  • 40 MP ( Cine Camera, f/1.8 aperture) + 16 MP (Ultra Wide Angle Camera, f/2.2 aperture) + 8 MP (Telephoto Camera, f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 3x Optical Zoom1, 5x Hybrid Zoom2 and up to 30x Digital Zoom), PDAF, CAF, AIS
  • 24MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Infrared sensor
  • Water-resistant (IP53)
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions:160.8 x 76.1 x 8.4 /9.2 (Leather) mm; Weight:196g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) (wave2), Bluetooth 5.1 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NFC, USB 3.1  Type-C (GEN1)
  • 4200mAh (typical) / 4100mAh battery with 40W SuperCharge, 27W Wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge

The HUAWEI Mate 30 comes in Emerald Green, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple and Black, and the Mate 30 5G also comes in Forest Green and Orange are available in vegan leather. These start at 799 Euros (US$ 882 / Rs. 62,980 approx.) . No word on the availability yet.

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