Huawei sold 100,000 Mate 30 5G units in one minute
Huawei's recently launched flagships, the Mate 30 5G and Mate 30 Pro 5G, have received a great response in China. Despite launching the handsets without Google apps, the Chinese tech giant has sold a whopping 100,000 units in just one minute. Notably, both the smartphones will go on another flash sale on November 5. Here's our roundup.
Huawei is likely to launch the LTE variants of the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro in India sometime soon. However, there is no official announcement made by the company yet. As for pricing, the Mate 30 Pro 5G starts at CNY 6,899 (approximately Rs. 69,500), while the Mate 30 5G starts at CNY 4,999 (approximately Rs. 50,000) in China.
As far as their specifications are concerned, they sport an all-glass body with similar design. However, the Pro model gets a slightly bigger cut-out to accommodate 3D face unlock gadgetry. Further, the Pro variant comes with aggressively curved screen edges to offer an increased screen-to-body ratio and an Intuitive Side-Touch Interaction feature wherein the physical buttons are replaced by invisible virtual keys.
The Mate 30 Pro 5G and Mate 30 5G offer 6.53-inch and 6.62-inch OLED displays with full-HD+ resolution and HDR10 support, respectively. Both the flagship smartphones also house an under-display fingerprint sensor for secure unlocking.
The Mate 30 Pro 5G houses a quad rear camera setup comprising a 40MP (f/1.6) primary sensor, 40MP (f/1.8) ultra-wide-angle sensor, an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, and a 3D depth sensor. On the other hand, Mate 30 5G gets a trio of sensors including a 40MP (f/1.8) main camera, 16MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle sensor, and an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens.
To capture selfies, the Pro model houses a 32MP (f/2.0) front-facing snapper, while the standard Mate 30 5G gets a 24MP (f/2.0) shooter. The front cameras on both phones offer HDR support and can record 1080p videos at 30fps.
The Mate 30 Pro 5G and Mate 30 5G are powered by a Kirin 990 processor which comes with an integrated 5G modem. Further, both handsets come with upto 8GB of RAM and upto 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. Under the hood, the Pro model packs a 4,500mAh battery, while the standard variant houses a smaller 4,200mAh battery. Both handsets support 40W fast-charging technology.
These handsets offer support for latest connectivity options including dual-SIMs (Nano), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Type-C port, and headphone jack (only on Mate 30). Also, both models pack all standard sensors such as accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, proximity, and e-compass.