Finally, after several months of rumors and leaks of all kinds, the Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro are official. In the fight for mobile with the best camera on the market, the Chinese company presents two of the best exponents in mobile photography that, according to the words of its representatives, "is able to rival high-end cameras." It does so through a new system of three and four cameras that combines the technology of the sensors with the systems SuperSesing Camera in the case of Mate 30 and SuperSensing Cine Camera in the case of Mate 30 Pro.

  
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Data sheet Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro

Huawei Mate 30

Huawei Mate 30 Pro

screen6.62 inches with Full HD + resolution (2,400 x 1,176 pixels), OLED technology and DCI-P3 Color Gamut certification6.53 inches with Full HD + resolution (2,400 x 1,176 pixels), OLED technology and DCI-P3 Color Gamut certification
Main chamber– Main sensor with angular lens, 40 megapixels and focal aperture f / 1.6
– Secondary sensor with wide-angle lens, 16 megapixels and focal aperture f / 2.2
– Tertiary sensor with telephoto lens, 8 megapixels and focal aperture f / 2.4
– Main sensor with angular lens, 40 megapixels and focal aperture f / 1.6
– Secondary sensor with wide angle lens, 40 megapixels and focal aperture f / 1.8
– Tertiary sensor with telephoto lens, 8 megapixels and focal aperture f / 2.4
– ToF 3D quaternary sensor for depth functions
Camera for selfies24 megapixel main sensor and focal aperture f / 2.032 megapixel main sensor and focal aperture f / 2.0
Internal memory128 and 256 GB of type UFS 3.0128 and 256 GB of type UFS 3.0
ExtensionThrough Nano NM CardThrough Nano NM Card
Processor and RAM– Huawei Kirin 990
– Mali-G76 MP16 GPU
– 6 and 8 GB of RAM
– Huawei Kirin 990
– Mali-G76 MP16 GPU
– 8 GB of RAM
Battery4,200 mAh with 40 W fast charging, 27 W wireless fast charging and reversible wireless charging4,500 mAh with 40 W fast charging, 27 W wireless fast charging and reversible wireless charging
Operating systemEMUI 10 under Android 10EMUI 10 under Android 10
Connections4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b / g / n / ac dual band, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS Dual + GLONASS, headphone jack, NFC and USB type C 3.14G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b / g / n / ac dual band, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS Dual + GLONASS, headphone jack, NFC and USB type C 3.1
SIMDual nano SIMDual nano SIM
Design– Glass and aluminum construction
– Colors: Emerald Green, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple, Black, Forest Green and Orange
– Glass and aluminum construction
– Colors: Emerald Green, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple, Black, Forest Green and Orange
Dimensions160.8 x 76.1 x 8.4 mm and 196 grams158.1 x 73.1 x 8.8 mm and 198 grams
Featured FunctionsFacial unlock via software, on-screen fingerprint sensor, virtual volume buttons, IP53 protection, 40 W fast charging and 27 W wireless and camera modes with Artificial IntelligenceFacial unlock via hardware, on-screen fingerprint sensor, virtual volume buttons, IP68 protection, 40 W fast charging and 27 W wireless and camera modes with Artificial Intelligence
Release dateBy the end of octoberBy the end of october
PriceTo specifyTo specify

Cameras, the beginning and the end of everything

Bypassing the technical specifications, innovation this year has gone hand in hand with mobile photography. The solution of the Chinese firm comes through a system of three and four cameras in the base model and the Pro model. The main difference between one and the other is found in the absence of the ToF sensor in the case of Mate 30 and a sensor Wide angle less capable.

huawei mate 30 pro quality camera

Taking advantage of its features, the Huawei Mate 30 uses a 40 megapixel main camera with angular lens and f / 1.6 aperture. The rest of the sensors are accompanied by 16 and 8 megapixel cameras: the first is a wide angle f / 2.2, while the second corresponds to an 8 megapixel telephoto and f / 2.4 aperture.

If we move to the Mate 30 Pro, it uses a similar camera system. The main sensor and the telephoto lens sensor are maintained and a 40 megapixel wide-angle camera called Movie Camera and a ToF sensor for depth calculation are added. At the zoom level, both phones support the same increase: 3x in optical, 5x in hybrid and up to 30x in digital. The difference in this case is found in the video recording.

huawei amte 30 pro 2 camera

The Mate 30 Pro SuperSensing Cine Camera system combines the two main 40-megapixel cameras to obtain a Maximum ISO of 51,200 in video to improve the dynamic range of images and a slow motion mode of no less than 7,680 FPS. There is nothing.

huawei mate 30 pro 3

This combination results in a 1 / 1.54 inch sensor capable of obtaining a Live bokeh mode and 4K video recording at 60 FPS. The Mate 30 SuperSensing Camera system, meanwhile, is capable of capturing up to 40% more light in low light conditions and obtaining an ISO 409,600 in images taken even with the ultra wide angle lens. This same difference is transferred to the main sensors, 24 and 32 megapixels respectively, both with f / 2.0 aperture.

The ToF sensor integrated in the Mate 30 Pro is the culprit on this occasion. By having a component designed to calculate the depth of the photos, the Pro model gets a higher quality in the selfies in portrait mode.

Design: the drop that fills the glass

Speaking of designs, Huawei has integrated similar lines that replicate much of the features in the two devices. In fact, the only difference between one and another part of the screen, a 6.62-inch screen in the case of Mate 30 and 6.53 inches in the case of Mate 30 Pro. Full HD + resolution in both, OLED technology and DCI-P3 Color Gamut certification. Where is the difference?

huawei mate 30 pro 4

In the curve. In the curve and in the notch that accompanies the two devices. While the Pro model integrates an 88-degree curve over the horizontal on its screen, the base model has a completely flat surface. The size of the notch is the other big hit: by having a hardware facial recognition system, the Mate 30 Pro is chaired by a larger notch. The latter also includes a Haptic system called Side Touch that replaces traditional volume buttons by pulsations.

huawei mate 30 design

Design of the Huawei Mate 30.

The rest of the details are mostly common: metal and glass construction, presence of a headphone jack connector, integrated fingerprint sensor on the screen … Perhaps the most notable difference is based on the integration of the speakers below the screen on the Mate 30 Pro and the level of protection in the IP standard: IP68 on the Mate 30 Pro and IP53 on the Mate 30. It should be noted the presence of a model made with vegan leather on the back in orange and green.

The latest from Huawei in hardware

The company of Asian origin has not spared in the hardware of two teams. As expected, the latest of the latest in mobile technology has been integrated: Kirin 990 processor, 6 and 8 GB of RAM on the Mate 30 and 8 GB on the Mate 30 Pro and 128 GB in the case of Mate 30 and 128 and 256 GB in the case of the Pro model. The two of type UFS 3.0.

Kirin 990

There is also talk of a version of the Mate 30 Pro with 5G connectivity, although we do not know if it is a different model from the base model or integrated into it. Few news regarding the rest of the features we find: NFC connectivity, dual band WiFi, Dual GPS compatible with all satellites … Where there are outstanding changes is in the autonomy section: 4,200 and 4,500 mAh. Both terminals have the same system of Fast charging of 40 W for table connections and 27 W for wireless charges. Far, far away from what it offers Apple with his 18 W.

Of course, The reversible wireless charging system is present in both phones, although its power is unknown. It is expected, however, to mimic the 27 W of the standard wireless charging.

Does it carry Android or does Android arrive?

Yes and no. Huawei has confirmed to the media that Android 10 is the system that moves under EMUI 10, Huawei's personalization layer. The problem is that we will not find the apex of Google. No app store, if own services. Failing that, the company will opt for App Gallery, the store owned by Huawei that today has 11,000 applications in its entirety.

Huawei has confirmed that it will try to expand the number of applications available in the store. Unfortunately WhatsApp is not one of the applications that is available, although the firm has ensured that it is compatible with the Mate 30 and 30 Pro. In fact, the software version is fully compatible with Google Services, although unfortunately we will have to resort to third-party solutions that install them on the mobile.

All this could change in the course of the rifirrafe between China and the United States, so there is nothing de facto yet.

Price and availability of the Huawei MAte 30 and 30 Pro, will they arrive in Spain?

They will arrive in Spain. Although Huawei has not given details about its availability in the country, it has assured that it will begin to be distributed at the end of October and beginning of November.

This is the camera of the new Huawei Mate 30 and 30 Pro 2

The price? At the moment it is a mystery. The possibilities that are considered are the following:

  • Huawei Mate 30 6 and 128 GB: 799 euros
  • Huawei Mate 30 8 and 128 GB: 849 euros
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro 8 and 128 GB: 899 euros
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro 8 and 256 GB: 949 euros

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