Published on September 20th, 2019 | by admin
Huawei launches Mate 30 Series and Watch GT 2
Huawei has overnight unveiled its ground-breaking HUAWEI Mate 30 Series at an exclusive launch event in Munich, Germany. Set to mark a new standard across every key area – from aesthetics through to hardware engineering and software advancements. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone, and the pinnacle of mobile technological development.
Huawei’s 32-years of industry-leading expertise is reflected in the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series, as aesthetic design and technological innovation are amalgamated:
- Design: Its unique, iconic OLED HUAWEI Horizon Display offers an immersive viewing experience;
- Performance: Powered by the Kirin 990 5G SoC, the Mate 30 Series delivers unrivalled levels of performance and efficiency;
- Photography & Videography: Also featuring a revolutionary, integrated quad-camera including the new SuperSensing Cine Camera – a dual main camera system designed for amazing photography and videography;
- Experience: All while the HUAWEI SuperCharge and EMUI10 offer long-lasting battery for heavy mobile users and enhanced user experience.
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, said: “The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series unleashes the full potential of the smartphone. Designed to stand out, it challenges convention while delivering an unrivalled user experience. The era of 5G is an opportunity to rethink smartphone technology and the HUAWEI Mate 30 series is the ultimate expression of what’s possible.”
Rethink Design: Futuristic Iconic Handset
The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series builds upon the aesthetic of the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series with a futuristic design that is sure to make a lasting impression. With an ultra-narrow notch design and the thinnest of bezels, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro features the HUAWEI Horizon Display, which curves at an angle of 88 degrees to maximise the display area to provide an unparalleled, edge-to-edge immersive viewing experience.
HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro introduces the Intuitive Side-touch Interaction feature to replace the side volume buttons with invisible virtual keys. This feature also allows users to customise the volume key position on either sides of the device and makes the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro the most integrated, all-in-one design smartphone currently available. Together, the HUAWEI 3D Face Unlock and In-Screen Fingerprint provide high levels of biometric security and convenience.
Turn the device over and the iconic ring design of the quad-camera system immediately stands out, surrounded by a metallic ‘halo.’ The Mate 30 series mirrors the design of a DSLR camera and is built to be held comfortably. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro also features HUAWEI Acoustic Display Technology to deliver high-quality audio through a sound emitting display.
Rethink Performance: World’s First Second Generation 5G Smartphone
The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is powered by the HUAWEI Kirin 990 series chipset, Huawei’s most sophisticated smartphone chipset launched to date. The HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G challenges the limits of silicon-based physics by incorporating a three-level power efficiency architecture for the CPU, Huawei’s self-developed Da Vinci NPU architecture (large dual-NPU + tiny NPU cores) as well as a supersized 16-core GPU to deliver super-fast performance and high-power efficiency.
Manufactured with the cutting-edge 7nm+ EUV process, the disruptive HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G supports 2G/3G/4G network and 5G Non-StandAlone (NSA) and StandAlone (SA) modes, along with Dual SIM, Dual Standby and FDD/TDD full frequency bands to deliver seamless connectivity. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series has also been optimised for ultimate OS performance. As the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro 5G features 14 antennas for 5G, delivering ground-breaking speed with unrivalled connectivity.
The HUAWEI Mate 30 sports a large battery of 4200mAh, while HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro has an even bigger battery of 4500mAh. With TÜV Rheinland certified wired and wireless Huawei SuperCharge Technology, the 27W Wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge and the 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge provide users safe and fast charging, while wired and wireless in-car charging and a wired powerbank ensure a seamless experience across all scenarios.
Pioneers in reverse wireless charging technology, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series delivers upgraded reverse wireless charging, providing users the fastest reverse charging smartphone in the market.
Rethink Photography and Videography: SuperSensing Cine Camera for Stunning Images and Videos
The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is equipped with a SuperSensing Triple Camera on the front, comprising a 40MP SuperSensing Camera, 16MP Ultra Wide-angle Camera and an 8MP Telephoto Camera. Coupled with an ISP 5.0 Image Signal Processor, enabling users to capture high quality photographs and videos.
On the rear, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro sports a revolutionary quad camera system with the 40MP Cine Camera, 40MP SuperSensing Camera, an 8MP Telephoto Camera and a 3D Depth Sensing Camera.
The innovative SuperSensing Cine Camera is a Dual-main camera system capable of taking stunning photos that rival high-end cameras. The Cine Camera features a large 1/1.54-inch sensor size with a high maximum Video ISO of 51200 to capture videos with an extended dynamic range at 4K/60fps as well as ultra slow-motion at the highest 7680 fps. It also supports 4K Low-light Ultra-wide time-lapse video. The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro also offers pro-bokeh capabilities while recoding for professional looking results.
The second of the dual-camera system is a 1/1.7-inch HUAWEI SuperSensing Camera which attracts 40 per cent more light to deliver stunning results in low light conditions with an impressive light sensitivity of ISO409600, making it the highest-quality low light one-shot device ever even for ultra-wide shots.
The 8MP HUAWEI Telephoto Camera offers 3x optical zoom, 5x Hybrid Zoom and up to 30x Digital Zoom. Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) + AI Stabilisation (AIS) and 3D Depth Sensing, complete the package making the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series the most capable handset for smartphone photography and videography available to consumers. A front-facing 3D Depth Sensing Camera delivers pro-bokeh effects with accurate depth-of-field information for selfies and portraits.
Rethink Interaction: A Faster, Safer and More Engaging Experience
The HUAWEI Mate 30 Series features a range of new features of engaging user experiences, including:
- EMUI10 operating system featuring a contemporary magazine inspired layout, Always-On-Display (AOD) where the colour of the lock screen changes throughout the day;
- Dark Mode brings enhanced legibility making the screen look gentler and more comfortable when night falls;
- Intuitive Side-touch Interaction to customise invisible virtual keys for volume adjustment, gaming and camera set-up as well as being ideal for both right and left-handed users;
- AI Gesture Control for contactless screen interaction, whereas AI Auto-Rotate and AI Private View are all designed to improve users experience;
- HiCar smart travel for advanced, seamless connectivity between device and a car’s communication and entertainment system;
- Multi-Screen Collaboration allows users to transfer data and control multiple screens between Huawei devices;
- HUAWEI 3D Face Unlock and In-screen Fingerprint to provide advanced data security and privacy protection with (HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro only).
Colours, Pricing and Availability
The 6.53-inch HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro will be available in Australia in Space Silver and Black, its local pricing and availability will be confirmed soon.
Huawei also unveiled its much-anticipated HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 range of wearables. Equipped with the self-developed Kirin AI chip, the HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 range offers class-leading battery life and a host of new features and functions including 15 sports modes, 10 training modes specifically for running, an enhanced music player and Bluetooth voice calls. The HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 also provides new wellness features that allow for hassle-free monitoring of a user’s heart rate, daily sleep and other attributes. Australian pricing and availability will be confirmed soon.
Also announced is the availability of its HUAWEI FreeBuds 3 true wireless Bluetooth earphones which won 11 Best of IFA media awards at the recent IFA consumer electronics show. The black and white versions of FreeBuds 3 will be available in Australia from November 2019.