In Short: The Huawei Mate 20 series announcement is right around the corner, and quite a few info just surfaced on TENAA (China’s equivalent to the FCC). Now all spec info surfaced, but RAM and storage variants of different Huawei Mate 20-branded handsets did surface. To be more exact, RAM and storage info regarding the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and Mate 20 Porsche Design appeared from a number of TENAA listings. According to the info, the Huawei Mate 20 will be available in 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB RAM variants. The 4GB RAM model will be available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage, flavors, the 6GB RAM variant will arrive in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage options, while the 8GB RAM model will be available in the same variants as the 6GB RAM variant. The 6GB RAM model of the Mate 20 Pro will arrive in 256GB and 512GB storage options, while the 8GB RAM model will be available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB flavors. And last, but not least, the Mate 20 Porsche Design variants, you’ll be able to get this phone in 4GB (128GB or 256GB storage), 6GB (256GB or 512GB storage) and 8GB RAM (128GB, 256GB, or 512GB storage) variants. Do keep in mind not all of these variants will be available in every market the Mate 20 series arrives in, chances are that all of these variants will not be available in a single market anywhere, so it remains to be seen which options will be available in what markets.
Background: The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will be announced on October 16 in London, and the Mate 20 Porsche Design variant will be announced alongside them, almost certainly. The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro had surfaced a number of times thus far, the two phones will both be made out of metal, and both are expected to sport three cameras on the back, with Leica’s lenses on top of them. The Mate 20 will sport a much smaller notch than the Mate 20 Pro, according to leaks, while both devices will be fueled by the Kirin 980 64-bit octa-core SoC. Both devices are expected to ship with Android 9 Pie, and a new version of Huawei’s Emotion UI (EMUI) skin, EMUI 10.
Impact: The Huawei Mate 10 line was quite successful for the company, and the Mate 20 line will become the company’s new flagship line, replacing the P20 lineup, basically. It remains to be seen in which markets will Huawei sell the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro officially, but chances are they will be available in a ton of areas, including Asia, Europe, and Americas.