Now, the company is all set to launch these smartphones in its home country China on 30th October. Ahead of the launch, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business unit has revealed that the Chinese variants will come with a special feature that will be unveiled along with the smartphones.
Shedding more light on the journey of these newly launched Huawei Mate 40 series smartphones, he says that it took around three years for the company to make these Mate 40 series phones, which offers an impressive set of features.
This information was revealed in a video shared by the company on its official Weibo account, which shows Richard Yu answering some of the frequently asked questions by the users. He also talked about how much pressure the company is feeling because of the worsening business relations in the world, especially with the United States.
Recently, the devices were up for pre-order in China through JD.com and the e-commerce platform has officially announced that the Huawei Mate 40 series was sold out on the platform in just 28 seconds. It’s noteworthy that only the Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro were up for pre-order in China.
Both the smartphones come with a 6.76-inch Flex OLED display with a 2722 x 1344 pixels screen resolution, DCI-P3 HDR, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. The panels are curved (88°) but the company still offers physical volume rocker keys.
Under the hood, the devices are powered by the company’s own Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 9000, which is a 5nm chipset with a built-in 5G modem. The Chinese giant claims it to be the most powerful 5G processor in the world.
As for the camera, the Mate 40 Pro has a 50MP f/1.9 1/1.28” main camera along with a 20MP f/1.8 Cine Camera (ultrawide angle), and a 12MP f/3.4 telephoto camera. On the other hand, the Pro+ model has the same 50MP main camera and 20MP ultrawide Cine Camera but includes an 8MP f/4.4 periscope lens and a 12MP f/2.4 telephoto camera along with a ToF sensor for depth sensing.
The smartphones are running the Android 10 operating system with the company’s own EMUI 11 on top. The Mate 40 is powered by a 4200mAh battery with 40W fast charging while the Mate 40 Pro+ is powered b a 4400mAh battery having support for 66W wired SuperCharge and 50W wireless SuperCharge.
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