Huawei had introduced the Mate 40 series yesterday, but the company took its sweet time publishing all the necessary details. Full Huawei Mate 40 series are finally official. They haven’t been published during or shortly after the launch event, it took Huawei a bit of time to do it.
The company also hasn’t talked in-depth about each of the phones during the launch event. Very few details were shared when it comes to the Mate 40, for example. We did our best to cover the initial launch, but not we can actually go in-depth when it comes to the specs.
Huawei announced four Mate 40 flagship smartphones with powerful specifications
Huawei announced four Mate 40 devices yesterday, the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+, and Porsche Design Huawei Mate 40 RS. The Porsche Design variant packs the same internals as the Mate 40 Pro, but it comes with a slightly different design. So we won’t really talk about its specs separately.
When it comes to the SoC, all three phones are quite similar. The Kirin 9000 fuels the Mate 40 Pro and Mate 40 Pro+, while the Kirin 9000E is included inside the Mate 40. Those chips are almost identical, the only difference is that the Kirin 9000E includes 2 fewer GPU cores than the Kirin 9000 (24 vs 22). At least based on the information Huawei shared.
All phones offer high refresh rate displays
All three devices sport a fullHD+ OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The Huawei Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro+ both include a 6.76-inch panel with a resolution of 2772 x 1344. The Mate 40, on the other hand, packs in a 6.5-inch 2376 x 1080 panel. The Mate 40 is the only one that sports a single display hole, the other two include a pill-shaped one.
The Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro come with 8GB of RAM, while the Pro+ unit packs in 12GB of RAM. All three devices sport 256GB of internal storage. Android 10 comes pre-installed on all three phones, with Huawei’s EMUI 11. Google services are not included.
The Huawei Mate 40 sports a 4,200mAh battery, and it supports 40W fast wired charging. The Mate 40 Pro and Pro+ come with a 4,400mAh unit, along with 66W fast wired charging, and 55W fast wireless charging. Those two phones also support reverse wireless charging. Only the Huawei Mate 40 has a 3.5mm headphone jack, by the way.
Powerful cameras are also a part of the package
Now, the cameras are one of the main features of all three devices. All three phones sport a 50-megapixel unit with OIS and an f/1.9 aperture lens. On the Mate 40, that camera is accompanied by a 16-megapixel Cine ultra-wide camera (f/2.2), and an 8-megapixel telephoto unit (OIS, f/2.4 aperture lens).
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Pro+ both include a 20-megapixel Cine ultra-wide camera, as a secondary one. On the Mate 40 Pro, it is accompanied by an f/1.8 aperture lens, while the Mate 40 Pro+ offers an f/2.4 aperture lens. The Mate 40 Pro and Pro+ also offer a 12-megapixel telephoto camera (f/2.4 aperture, OIS). The last camera on the Mate 40 Pro+ is an 8-megapixel SuperZoom periscope camera (f/4.4 aperture lens, OIS). The Mate 40 Poro can provide 5x optical zoom, while the Mate 40 Pro+ can offer 10x optical zoom.
All three devices have the same main front-facing camera, a 13-megapixel wide-angle unit (f/2.4 aperture lens). The Mate 40 Pro and Pro+ also offer a secondary selfie camera, a 3D depth sensor.
5G is the name name of the game
All three devices offer 5G connectivity, and stereo speakers. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Pro+ are also IP68 certified for water and dust resistance. Bluetooth 5.2 is included on all three phones, and all three of them come in Leather variants as well, though their availability will be limited.
The Huawei Mate 40 measures 158.6 x 72.5 x 8.8mm, while it weighs 188 grams. The Mate 40 Pro measures 162.9 x 74.5 x 9.1mm, and weighs 212 grams. The Mate 40 Pro+ measures 162.9 x 74.5 x 8.8mm, and weighs 230 grams. For all other information, check out our official announcement.