Here's how you can watch the Huawei Mate 20 launch

Here's how you can watch the Huawei Mate 20 launch

Here's how you can watch the Huawei Mate 20 launch

Under the hood, the Mate 20 series comes with Huawei's latest Kirin 980 SoC. The Mate 20 Pro on another hand comes with only one memory and storage options which is 6GB and 128GB respectively for European Union 1049 (~RM 5044). At the same time, they also come with a new matrix camera module which Huawei co-developed with Leica and features three different camera setups.

In terms of optics, the Huawei Mate 20 sports a Leica triple rear camera setup.

The Porsche Design variant is essentially the Mate 20 Pro on steroids, aimed at the rich and ostentatious. We've also embedded a live stream of the Mate 20 event at the end of the article.

Price-wise, the standard Huawei Mate 20 variant is listed at European Union 799 (about RM 3841) for the 4GB/128GB model and European Union 849 (~RM 4082) for 6GB/128GB version.

There's much to be excited about for those using their phones as entertainment too, however, from the generously proportioned screens - 6.39-inch 2K+ OLED on the Pro, 6.53-inch Full HD on the normal Mate, 7.2-inch Full HD on the X - to download speeds of up to 1.732Gbps over wi-fi and 1.4Gbps while out and about.

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The Mate 20 Pro will be available in five colors - Classic Black, Twilight, Pink Gold, Midnight Blue, and Emerald Green.

The chip inside the new phone is no secret: the Kirin 980 has already been announced and is set to be the most powerful inside any Android phone. 128GB is the only storage option on the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro.

However, with the Mate 20 series, Huawei has dropped the monochrome camera - a mainstay in their predecessors, which takes in more light for better low-light photos. The Mate 20 packs a 4,000 mAh battery while the Mate 20 Pro has a 4,200 mAh battery. Up front, the phones have a 24-megapixel front camera for selfies, video calling, and it also includes 3D depth sensing feature.

Talking about gaming, Huawei compared the Mate 20 X with the Nintendo Switch which it says, has double the gaming battery life of the Nintendo device. Besides this, Mate 20 Pro is rumoured to have a 4200mAh battery, that will support SuperCharge 2.0 technology, and could be bundled with power inputs of up to 15W capacity. It comes with support for the "world's first wireless reverse charging" technology on a smartphone, which means it can wirelessly charge. Meanwhile, the Mate 20 features a 6.5-inch LCD screen with 2244 x 1080 resolution, 18.7:9 aspect ratio and 88.08% screen-to-body ratio.

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