BySteve Lowry 2019-04-16 502
The Mate 20 also arrives for the first time with triple rear camera, a layout that we already saw in the Huawei P20 Pro of the beginning of the year but that in this model has changed slightly.
This is what the new Huawei Mate 20 offers, one of the most complete phablets at the end of the year. A terminal with a price more content than the Pro model but with an equally interesting features. This is the Mate 20, the new flagship of Huawei with EMUI 9.0, enhanced artificial intelligence and a huge 6.53 inch screen.
The Huawei Mate 20 comes with a 6.53 "LCD display with a FullHD + resolution in 18.7:9 and 2244 x 1080 pixels. We Don't have an integrated fingerprint reader, as this one is in the back. On the contrary, the ' notch ' added has a rather reduced shape, in a form of water droplet.
The Mate 20 body is glass and its size is similar to the current Huawei P20 Pro, however the edges have been thinned to get a phablet quite manageable. Additionally, we also have a water-resistant body, although only with IP53 certification.
Surprisingly, the standard Mate 20 maintains the 3.5 mm jack connector that we had lost in the two early-year models. We Also have NFC, radioFM and USB type C. A very complete connectivity for a phablet that incorporates most of the technologies available today.
The Mate Series is responsible for the brand new Huawei Kirin processors and this year is no exception. A few weeks Ago we met the new Kirin 980, a chipset produced in seven nanometers with dual NPU and a power improvement of 30% over the Kirin 970 which can already be found throughout the Chinese manufacturer's catalog.
Accompanying we find 4GB of RAM memory and a storage that part of the 128GB. These can be expanded by NMcard cards, a new type of microSD cards that promise faster speeds.
For the battery we find 4,000 mAh that can be loaded quickly with Huawei's own fast charging system. Unfortunately, the new Supercharge 2.0 system is reserved for the Pro model only.
The Triple camera arrives despite the loss of the surname ' Pro '
But Certainly the great novelty is the arrival of the triple camera to the standard model. We Do Not have the same camera as the Mate 20 Pro, but we do have the same type of sensors. In particular a 12 megapixel main sensor with an aperture lens f/1.8 to which we must add a 16 megapixel wide-angle sensor with aperture lens f/2.4 and 17mm and a third 8 megapixel sensor for telephoto 2x.
The Zoom was one of the most outstanding aspects of the Huawei P20 Pro, but in this Mate 20 we do not have the same 80mm sensor. On the contrary, the new artificial intelligence allows the realization of a 10x hybrid zoom.
For The front camera we have a 24 megapixel sensor and an F/2.0 aperture lens. Despite not having a double camera, we do have access to the portrait mode.
But It is the artificial intelligence the main protagonist once again. The Huawei Mate 20 camera leverages the power of the Kirin 980 and is able to recognize all kinds of scenes to improve its sharpness and contrast. We Will Have to wait for the analysis to see how far this improves the photographic capacities.
The New Mate 20 also comes with the latest version of both the operating system and its personalization layer. In the new phablet of Huawei we have Android 9 Foot factory and EMUI 9.0. It Is One of the first terminals with a layer of aggressive software to reach directly with the newer version.
Among the novelties of EMUI 9.0 we have the Android as the Digital Balance and other Huawei's own as a new password manager. In Addition, the artificial intelligence begins to make more act of presence with tools like Hyvision, a rival of Google Lens that allows to identify objects and to translate in real time.
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