Huawei Mate 20 Pro Review

Score: 82.9 / 100

Huawei Mate 20 Pro is a brilliantly designed cellphone released some years ago, in 2018, counting with a 6.4 inches screen, an extremely powerful 2600 megahertz Octa-Core processor, and two cameras, a 40 mega-pixels back side camera and a 24 mega-pixels front side camera. But it's time to get into more details.

This device doesn't feel very lightweight for a phone this size, weighting 6.67 oz. Huawei offers this phone in three different color options, black, emerald green and twilight. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a gorgeous design, with a thickness of just 0.34 inches. This cellphone is only 6.21" long, but it still manages to hold a 6.4" display. About its construction, this cellphone is majorly created with Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5) .

This cellphone has an absolutely amazing 6.4 inches screen with a 1440 x 3120 resolution, which makes all images and videos look absolutely perfect.

Huawei ships the Huawei Mate 20 Pro with a HiSilicon Kirin 980 chip, including a high-tech 2.6 GHz Octa-Core CPU with a big 6 GB RAM memory. A key feature of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is its 128 GB inmense internal storage and whereas it doesn't come with a slot for external memory cards, it is still enough to install tons of applications, games, songs, pictures and videos without thinking about how much memory is left.

This cellphone features two cameras, a 40 mega-pixels back camera and a 24 megapixels front-facing camera. Its back camera lens has a maximum f/1.8 aperture so it can take sharp photographs even in low lighting environments. It also films 4K 3840x2160 videos at 30 frames per second, and 1280x720 HD slow-motion videos up to 960 fps. Additionally, the camera includes time lapse video.

This phone provides WiFi capability (and it can be shared with other devices around, acting as a wireless router or modem), LTE-A (4G) , a really fast connection type and also HSPA+ connectivity (which is a slower 4G network) and 3G fast connectivity, supported by HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. This phone uses a Nano SIM card for GSM connection.

This phone also features lots of interesting features as Fingerprint ID, Biometric facial recognition, Wireless charging capability, Near Field Communication (NFC), Infrared Port, Bluetooth (for communication with other phones, computers and accessories) and GPS Localization, and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

This cellphone counts with an amazing 4200 mAh Li - Ion non-removable battery, enough to provide the Huawei Mate 20 Pro with an amazing battery life. An issue to take into account is that this phone's battery isn't replaceable so you can't buy a new battery when it begins to last shorter, although with such a great capacity you will probably buy a new phone before it becomes a real problem.

This device costs about $ 549, a quite high price for a phone this level. If you will use it for gaming, want a cellphone for work, want this cellphone majorly for social networks and internet browsing or love photography, this cellphone is the right one for you. Huawei packs this cellphone with Type-C Cable, Type-C Headphones, SIM Ejectr tool, 40W Charger, Quick start guide, Protective case, Warranty card and Type-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter. .

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Device Type:Phone
Dimensions:6.21 x 2.85 x 0.34 inchesMetric15.77 x 7.24 x 0.86 cmImperial
Weight:6.67 ouncesMetric189.09 gImperial
Colors:Black, Emerald green and Twilight
Materials:Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:40W Charger, Protective case, Quick start guide, SIM Ejectr tool, Type-C Cable, Type-C Headphones, Type-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter. , Warranty card
Release date:2018-10-26
Price:$ 549.00


Screen Type:AMOLED
Size:6.4 inchesMetric16.3 cmImperial
Resolution:3120 x 1440 pixels
Pixel density:537 pixels per inchMetric211.42 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No


Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 980
Processor:ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2600 MHz)
RAM Memory:6 GB
Graphics Processor:Mali-G76 MP10
Internal Memory:128 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:4200 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes


Back camera:40 megapixels
    Focal length:27mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.59 inches (1/1.7")
Front camera:24 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Slow Motion Video (32 times slower) and Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)
UMTS Bands:Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Face Unlock:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor