Huawei Mate 20 Pro launched to take on Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Before the launch of these devices, there have been lots of leaks, especially over the past few weeks.

The Mate 20 Pro comes with a a 6.4-inch curved OLED screen with 3120 x 1440 resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 86.90% screen-to-body ratio. Huawei claims that the device has an extremely power efficient display with its 820 nits of brightness. This handset also comes loaded with EMUI 9 which is based on Android 9.0 Pie.

The Mate 20 triple-camera packs a 16MP (Ultra Wide Angle 17mm, f/2.2) shooter, a 12MP (Wide angle 27mm, f/1.8) unit, and an 8MP (2x Telephoto 52mm, f/2.4, OIS) lens. These sensors are coupled with LED flash and Super HDR.

The previously reported rumors of the Mate 20's notch have been revealed to be true. You'll also notice the lack of a fingerprint sensor, which has not been removed, but moved under the display. It has an IP53 rating.

Speaking of design, the Huawei Mate 20X features a waterdrop notch approach, giving room to the screen to stretch out to all four corners of the display. This display has a high color saturation. Some of the specifics like RAM and water resistance ratings vary between devices, though. OnPhones has pointed out that just like the Huawei P20 Pro, the Mate Pro will be Amazon exclusive, which means it could only be purchased off Amazon India.

The 6.4-inch flagship phone, costing €1,049 (£919), includes a fingerprint sensor built into the screen. It also comes with 3D Live Emoji, with support for GIF and MP4 files.

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One of the cool evolution in Huawei's Master AI 2.0 image processing with the Mate 20 Pro is the ability to segment a photo into sections and treat each one differently.

A dual-SIM version will also be available from Harvey Norman for €1,049, and will include a free Huawei Watch GT and wireless charging dock worth €249. And the company has upped its game with the Mate 20 series.

The device also features both a vapor chamber and graphene film created to work together to keep the phone's chips working more efficiently at lower temperatures.

If that's not enough capacity, perhaps the Mate 20 X's 5,000mAh pack will better suit your needs? This smartphone comes in two variants - 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM and 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM.

As expected, Huawei has fitted the Mate 20 Pro with its brand-new, 7nm Kirin 980 processor paired with 6GB of RAM. It comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and will cost Euro 899 (about Rs 76,400) when it goes on sale on October 26.

It's unclear if this supersized phone will be available to buy in the U.S. The Mate 20 X goes on sale October 26 for 899 euros. It looks like, Huawei Mate 20 Pro will take over Google Pixel 3 XL to claim the title of the best camera smartphone of 2018.

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