The Mate 20 Series

Big, Bigger, Biggest? 

The Huawei Mate range is fairly new to the Smartphone orb. Despite being a newcomer it featured some of the highest ranked specs in its competitive market, giving devices as big as the Samsung Galaxy S8 a run for its money in overall performance! Quite impressive we reckon; and if that debut is anything to go by we can be forgiven for stalking technology websites night and day in anticipation for an inkling of what’s to come in Huawei’s Mate 20 series. Yes we see you; reading this pretending to be toiling at that boring ol’ proposal due at 4pm! Don’t sweat it – we’ve done the heavy lifting for you and we promise to satisfy that curiosity and leave you bouncing off the walls with excitement by the end of this post!

Here are the facts:

  • The Mate 20 series will boast 3 models – The Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 and Mate 20 Lite
  • The Mate 20 Lite has already been announced in August 2018 and will be available for purchase in October 2018
  • The Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will be released in October 2018 with the former being the bigger brother of the Lite and the latter taking the lead as the Flagship of the series


Mate 20 lite

Octa-core Kirin 720 processor
20 MP + 2 MP main camera
24 MP + 2 MP dual front camera
6.3 inch notched LCD display (2340 x 1080)
64 GB expandable storage
A monster battery of 3750 mAh
Rear Fingerprint Scanner
Headphone Jack
Colours include Black, Sapphire Black and Platinum Gold


Mate 20 Concept
Here are the facts:

HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset – the first commercially announced 7nm (nanometer) chipset
Triple rear camera set-up
18:9 aspect ratio

…And here are the latest and greatest rumoured specs:

6.3 inch AMOLED display
FHD+ Resolution
128 GB expandable storage
Could pack a larger battery than the Mate 20 Lite
Rear Fingerprint Scanner

 mate 20 camera

The gos’ (aka ‘gossip’ – we’ve got you ;)) has been in short supply on this model which has us wondering what the Chinese smartphone makers will stun us with next…

HOWEVER – we couldn’t leave you hanging like that so here’s a taste to wet your appetite…

The Facts:

HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset
A triple rear camera set-up

The Gos’:

6.9 inch AMOLED display
6 GB RAM / 8 GB RAM – Let’s wait and see just how gutsy these guys are!
Could feature a larger battery than the Mate 20 Lite
In-display Fingerprint Scanner (About time!!!)
Big is here and let’s hope our anticipation is met with even bigger rewards from the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro because after all – you either go BIG or go home! 😉

Until then keep your eyes peeled and your ears unsealed for all the greatest mobile device news and views on our Snapcraze-ee blog!

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