According to the executive director of Huawei, Richard Yu, smartphone Huawei Mate 20 will begin selling in October this year. Also, Yu revealed some features of the future flagship. For example, the fact that for the performance of the device will meet a new, not yet presented chip Kirin 980.
It is reported that the new processor is 20 percent faster and 40 percent more energy efficient than its predecessor, the Kirin 970. The Kirin 980 will be the first mobile processor made using 7-nanometer technology. The new chip should be shown at the forthcoming IFA 2018 in Berlin.
As for the smartphone itself, a little earlier on the website of the online store Giztop, there was information about the characteristics and price of the device. Also, a photo of the front panel of the future novelty was published. The Huawei Mate 20 screen will have a fairly wide neckline, but it will lose its chin – the frames will be equally narrow on all sides.
In addition to the Kirin 980 chip, the smartphone will receive a 6.3-inch AMOLED display with QHD resolution. There will be two modifications of the device: 6 or 8 GB of RAM, as well as 128 or 256 GB of permanent memory. The main camera will receive a built-in module from Leica at 40 megapixels, and the front camera – 20-megapixel. In addition, Huawei Mate 20 will be equipped with a battery for 4200 MCH, there is support for fast charging.
The smartphone will work on Android 9.0 Pie with the proprietary shell of Huawei EMUI 9.0. The cost of Mate 20, if you believe the price tag on the site, will be $ 999.