Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10, Mate 10 Porsche Design Arrives with Kirin 970, Leica Dual Cameras

Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10, Mate 10 Porsche Design Arrives with Kirin 970, Leica Dual Cameras

After teasing the features of Mate 10 series, Huawei has finally unveiled the Mate 10 flagship smartphones. Here is all the information available on the specifications, features and pricing of Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design.

Huawei Mate 10 Specifications and Features

The Huawei Mate 10 that features a curved glass rear and metallic frame measure 150.5 x 77.8 x 8.2 grams and weighs 186 grams. Huawei has highlighted the dual rear cameras of the phone by placing it on an attractive textured strip.The handset comes in color options like Mocha Brown, Black, Champagne Gold, and Pink Gold.

The 5.9-inch LCD screen of the Mate 10 supports Quad HD resolution and carries support for HDR 10. It delivers a screen-to-body ratio of 81.79 percent. A fingerprint scanner is placed below the display.

The Kirin 970 chipset that is integrated with a neural processing unit for AI capabilities powers the Mate 10 along with 4 GB of RAM. It has a native storage of 64 GB. The hybrid SIM slot carries support for microSD card. A 4,000mAh battery that is enabled with SuperCharge rapid charging technology is packed inside the Mate 10. The company claims that the battery can last for up to 2 days with normal usage. Also, the SuperCharge technology allows the battery to reach 58 percent battery capacity from scratch by charging it only for 30 minutes.

The dual camera system present on the rear side features a f/1.6 aperture 20-megapixel monochrome sensor and a f/1.6 aperture 12-megapixel RGB sensor. The dual cameras are equipped with 4-in-1 hybrid focus system which includes features like laser autofocus, depth focus, phase detection and contrast focus. An 8-megapixel front-facing camera is available on the Mate 10. The machine learning capabilities of Kirin 970 enables the smartphone to automatically detect objects and snap better photos by using one of the several pre-defined presets.


The AI capabilities can also adjust some settings according to users’ preferences. For instance, it can reduce the brightness of the display while reading at night or automatically manage apps that consume more battery based on the usage behavior of the user. The Mate 10 is preinstalled with Android 8.0 Oreo that is customized with EMUI 8.0. The Easy Projection feature allows users of Mate 10 to simply use a USB-C to HDMI adapter to view Android desktop UI on a larger display.

Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design Specs and Features

The Mate 10 Pro is advanced version of the regular Mate 10. The Chinese manufacturer has also announced the Mate 10 Porsche Design as a premium and limited version of the Mate 10 Pro.

The Mate 10 Pro and the Porsche Design model are taller, narrower and lighter than the regular version as it measures 154.2 x 74.5 x 7.9mm and weighs 178 grams. These phones feature IP67 certified dust and water-resistant chassis. The Mate 10 Pro comes in colors like Midnight Blue, Titanium Grey, Mocha Brown and Pink Gold, but the Mate 10 Porsche Design is available only in Diamond Black color.

The Mate 10 Pro has the same curved glass design and patterned strip for dual rear cameras. The design of the Porsche variant is inspired from Porsche 911 classic sports car. Unlike the Mate 10, these phones do not feature a 3.5mm audio jack

The Mate 10 and its Porsche Design variant only differ in departments like design, RAM and storage configurations. Otherwise, both the smartphones carry identical specs.

The Mate 10 Pro has a 6-inch OLED panel that supports FHD+ resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 18:9. The backside of the phone features the same 20-megapixel + 12-megapixel Leica certified dual cameras. The rear panel also houses a fingerprint scanner. The Kirin 970 chipset powers both the smartphones. It also features a SuperCharge technology enabled 4,000mAh battery.

The Mate 10 Pro includes 6 GB of RAM and has an internal storage of 128 GB. The Mate 10 Porsche Design has 6 GB of RAM and inbuilt storage of 256 GB. Both the smartphones lack a microSD card slot.

Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Pricing and Availability

Later this month, the Mate 10 will be released in Europe with a price tag of 699 euros (~Rs. 53,400). The Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro will be arriving in the Europe in November with respective pricing of 799 euros (~Rs. 61,000) and 1,395 euros (~Rs. 1,06,000).


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