Huawei has introduced its latest batch of high-end flagship smartphones in the European market. This year’s line-up includes the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, and Mate 40 Pro+ models.
All the three handsets come with bleeding edge technology including a 5nm Kirin 9000 chipset, a 90Hz OLED display, 5G connectivity, powerful cameras, and 50W wireless charging. However, they lack support for Google Mobile Services.
Huawei Mate 40
The Huawei Mate 40 features a metal-glass body with a punch-hole design, slim bezels, and IP53 build quality. It sports a 6.5-inch Full-HD+ (1080×2376 pixels) OLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and an integrated fingerprint scanner.
The handset is powered by an octa-core Kirin 9000 chipset, combined with 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a 4,200mAh battery which supports 40W fast-charging.
Huawei Mate 40 sports a 50MP triple rear camera system
The Huawei Mate 40 has a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 50MP (f/1.9) main sensor, an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens, and a 16MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide camera. On the front, it houses a 13MP (f/2.4) selfie snapper.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro
The Mate 40 Pro comes with a pill-shaped notch design, curved edges and IP68 water resistance. It has a 6.76-inch Full-HD+ (1344×2772 pixels) OLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and a built-in fingerprint reader.
At the heart, the handset has a Kirin 9000 processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and a 4,400mAh battery with support for 66W wired and 50W wireless charging.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro features a 50MP quad rear camera
The Mate 40 Pro offers a quad rear camera setup including a 50MP (f/1.9) primary sensor, a 12MP (f/3.4) telephoto lens, a 20MP (f/1.8) ultra-wide camera, and a ToF 3D sensor. For selfies, it has a 13MP (f/2.4) main camera and a depth sensor.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
The Mate 40 Pro+ is almost identical to the Pro model, having a 90Hz 6.76-inch Full-HD+ (1344×2772 pixels) OLED screen and an IP68 build quality. However, it offers a penta camera module on the rear side.
The handset draws power from a Kirin 9000 chipset, paired with 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and a 4,400mAh battery with 66W wired and 50W wireless-charging support.
What’s the camera setup like on the Mate 40 Pro+?
The Mate 40 Pro+ has a penta rear camera system comprising a 50MP (f/1.9) main sensor, a 12MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens, an 8MP (f/4.4) periscope camera, a 20MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide lens, and a ToF 3D sensor.
On the front, it has a 13MP (f/2.4) primary camera and a depth lens.
How much do the phones cost?
The Huawei Mate 40 is priced at €899 (approximately Rs. 78,400) for the solo 8GB/128GB variant whereas the Mate 40 Pro costs €1,199 (around Rs. 1,04,500) for the 8GB/256GB model.
Lastly, the Mate 40 Pro+ carries a price-tag of €1,399 (roughly Rs. 1,22,000) for the 12GB/256GB configuration.