Huawei Mate 20X Gaming Smartphone With Better Cooling Coming On Oct 16

Huawei is all set to launch new smartphones in its Mate series. Recently, the company launched the Huawei Mate 20 Lite. It is expected to launch the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro this month. Several details of the upcoming devices have been surfacing online. Now, the Huawei released a teaser for the Mate 20X gaming smartphone. Read more to find about Huawei Mate 20 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Price and Availability

Both the Huawei Mate 20 and Huawei Mate 20 Pro are expected to be launched on October 16. The company has already started sending invites for a launch event (to be held in London). It has also released several teasers of the upcoming devices with the tagline – ‘A higher Intelligence is coming.’ A video teaser has also confirmed the presence of Kirin 980 SoC.

Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Huawei has also released a teaser for the Mate 20X which hints at improved cooling via a large heat pipe. The gaming-focused device is likely to feature a larger battery. Check out the teaser videos at the bottom.

Huawei Mate 20X

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Specifications and Features

  • Triple camera setup
  • Kirin 980 SoC
  • AI features
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Android Pie
  • EMUI 9.0
  • Display notch
  • 6.53 inch AMOLED display
  • Fast charging support

According to a new Geekbench listing, the Huawei Mate 20 might be the most powerful Android smartphone in the market (thanks to its Kirin 980 Soc). It managed to score 3390 points on a single core test and 10318 points on a multiple core test.

With these scores, the Kirin 980 has surpassed the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC (seen on many flagship handsets). Even on an AnTuTu benchmark test, the Kirin 980 scored 356918 points (much higher than 280000+ points of Snapdragon 845 powered Galaxy Note 9 and Xiaomi).

Huawei Mate 20

Huawei has confirmed that the new Kirin 980 processor will have a dedicated NPU unit for better AI capabilities, powerful GPU and Cortex-A75 high-performance processor cores. It is touted to be the world’s first 7nm system-on-chip (SoC).

The company claims that the new 7nm process offers 20 percent improved SoC performance and 40 percent more efficiency than 10nm process.

Huawei Mate 20

According to the latest teasers, both Huawei Mate 20 and Huawei Mate 20 Pro are powered by the Kirin 980 processor. The upcoming flagship is said to come with 6GB/ 8GB RAM and 64GB / 128GB / 512GB internal storage.

Additionally, the premium variant is likely to come with a triple camera set up at the back (similar to the P20 Pro). Both the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are expected to come with AI features in the camera UI.

While the Huawei Mate 20 is also reported to be backed by a 4,200mAh battery, the Huawei P20 Pro will come with a 4,000mAh battery with fast charging support. The upcoming devices are said to feature a glass back construction to support wireless charging.

Both smartphones are tipped to come with a display notch design. The Mate 20 is expected to sport a 6.53 inch AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. While the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is tipped to come with an in-display fingerprint sensor, the Mate 20 will feature a traditional fingerprint sensor. Both devices run Android Pie-based operating system out-of-the-box with EMUI 9.0 on top

The Huawei Mate 20X is likely to feature similar specs as the Mate 20 Pro. However, it will feature a better cooling technology. The gaming smartphone is also likely to feature a larger battery.

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Huawei released the Mate 20 Lite at IFA this year. It comes with dual front and back cameras. The rear camera setup (with f/1.8 aperture and PDAF) combines a 20-megapixel primary sensor with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. Whereas the front camera module (with f/2.0 aperture and fixed focus) includes a 24-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor.

The Huawei Mate 20 Lite sports a 6.3-inch TFT LCD display with full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels) resolution, a pixel density of 409ppi, and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 processor along with a Mali-G51 GPU and 4GB RAM. The 64GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB).

The new handset runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. AI features on the device include AI Shopping Assistant, AI noise cancellation, and an AI smart gallery. In the power department, the new handset is backed by a 3,750mAh battery with 9V/2A (18W) charging capabilities.

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