With Huawei now firmly established as one of the world's largest phone makers (has displaced Apple as the biggest second-generation load earlier this year) the pressure is really and truly on the company Chinese to live to this new bill.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro (a less powerful brother, the Mate 20) is the company's leading leading statements as he looks to establish his place at the top of the market. Huawei has dried hundreds of millions of dollars for research and development in recent years as it looks to create something that's really special, so can this latest device be?
As the next step along the leading Huawei innovative trail, the Mate 20 Pro is inspired by past statements as well as competitors to try to stand out of the crowd.
Like its predecessor, the Mate 20 Pro includes glass back and screen – although this device brings a much larger note than the main smartphone P20 Pro, Huawei, with the display now in very similar to Apple iPhone X.
There is a much more prominent curve across its 6.39in front display. Despite the sound quite pretty, Huawei has broken the bezels around the exhibition to a minimum, especially on the side of the screen, where apps and websites disappear to make more use attractive than ever before.
The larger screen also means a more detailed 1440 x 3120 distance display, which makes the Mate 20 Pro always bright and precise – although this also proves to be an amazing fingerprint magnet, with & # 39; n screen gets very fast.
This is quite a problem, and for the first time, Huawei has incorporated a fingerprint scanner inside the display itself – which means there may be many initial gaps for the sensor and then cover the shingle fingerprints.
What makes the Mate 20 Pro stand out of the crowd back to the device, where you can find the latest design innovations of the company – Leice triple lens camera . The stunning arrangement sets the three lenses and flashs in a square form in a very pretty unique design – but we will come to more on that later.
In 189g, the Mate 20 Pro is slightly heavier than the P20 Pro, but even this small win is incredible given the larger display and the larger battery. It's still a pocket bulk, but it fits inside a jacket pocket comfortably.
In the same way as a predecessor, the rear panel of the glass means that the Mate 20 Pro is slightly slippery and, again, we would strongly recommend having a grippier case for the an extra level of security.
Along with a boosting and design experience, Huawei has also looked back on its latest leading device with the company's most recent and powerful hardware.
The Mate 20 Pro is powered by Kirin 980 Huawei's latest chips, which says the company is the world's first 7nm AI chipset, as well as the first CPU Cortex A-76. This includes the establishment of a new dual-NPU to help boost AI performance on the device, with one unit taking care of tasks as an image recognition, and another going to tackle more complex tasks such as streaming video, as well as 6GB and 128GB internal storage memory
All this combines to make the Mate 20 Pro experience seamless, just from the moment you start the device, which starts in seconds. Browsing through menus and apps was smooth and fast, with the Mate 20 Pro capable of dealing with the running of multiple apps and services instantly, without oversubno or lagging.
Power is supplied through a huge 4,200mAh battery (an improvement on the 4000mAh unit in the P20 Pro) that Huawei can say easily to supply two days of life, something we've seen regularly in the weeks which was spent using the device.
The Mate 20 Pro also includes the latest version of SuperCharge Huawei service, which is now capable of providing a battery life of 70 percent of just 30 minutes charging – a potential to save life if you are out and running out of juice.
We touched the spectacular appearance of the quad-lens camera above, with Leica still having a relationship with Huawei for the Mate 20 Pro.
In the square shape installation, a 20MP broader angle sensor, which allows you to get even more in your pictures, alongside an unchanged 8MP telephoto lens for close-up photos, and a 40MP main sensor, and all combine to even have hyper-detailed images in a low light.
In short, the Mate 20 Pro has everything you need for a great phone experience – especially on the inside.
The Mate 20 Pro may be powerful on the subdirectory and it's great to look at it – but how do you perform in everyday use?
Again, the device runs the Huawei EMUI software on top on Android 9.0 – and again, there are some issues here. It is clear that Huawei is trying to grow an independent user base independently of Google's Android ecosystem, but the Mate 20 Pro is fully loaded with a large number of tools and apps that are only in unnecessarily or just need.
The company deserves credit for trying to go on its own with services such as tracking health and music and video platforms, but these are likely to be filed Quickly to a separate folder. Fortunately, Huawei has provided a wide range of customization options, allowing users not only the opportunity to easily create folders and move files, but also tailor the appearance of the displays through its Themes service.
Elsewhere, however, all Google's usual services are available, meet instant synchronization with G Suite and the Google Assistant, giving you quick access to all of their files.
In a similar layer, the fingerprint scanner in the Mate 20 Pro was quite wrong and slow to respond on several occasions, taking two or three often to detect and unlock the device. As most of us will try to unlock and access telephone quickly, this is a critical shortcomings – however, the face recognition option worked easily and could be another option practical.
As mentioned above, however, the use of the Mate 20 Pro on a daily basis (once it is unlocked at least) is a quick and fast experience, and one that many other manufacturers could learn from.
There is no doubt that the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is a great device – in fact there are more than some compelling arguments to say that this is the best Android device on the market today.
With a stylish, slimline design that is compatible with great hardware and battery life on a day-to-day basis, this is an extremely impressive device, and one, if you can get your hands, you should.
However, the price price tag (£ 899 non-SIM) and proprietary memory system, as well as issues with EMUI and unprotected footprint scanning – can not be underestimated – as it is considered that & # 39 ; Huawei P20 Pro offers much the same offer, but probably a smaller price.
There are still question marks on the general offer, but if you're searching for a tiny whole-device device, then the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the device for you.