Huawei Mate 30 Pro
The first thing you might notice about the Huawei mate 30 pro is that it’s screen is actually smaller than that of the regular mate 30. It stands at just 6.53 inches and the same OLED screen which have beautiful curved edges. These screens lead all the way to the back of the phone where there is the same glass treatment as the Huawei mate 30.
On both sides of the Huawei mate 30 pro, you will find a corning gorilla glass 6 treatment which helps to mitigate against breakage and scratch. This should not however be used as an excuse for poor handling.
Huawei decided to include virtual controllers and embed them on the screen which makes the UI nicer and gives it a smoother overall feel. While it may take people some time to get used to it, this feature surely amplifies the overall beauty of the Huawei mate 30 pro smartphone.
Apart from the volume rockers, Huawei also decided to do away with the 3.5mm Jack usually found on the pro unit. The Huawei mate 30 pro is a truly beautiful phone and is available on several colors. Some of which are; space silver, black, emerald green and cosmic purple.
Irrespective of the color you go for when buying the Huawei mate 30 pro, it still comes with a huge quad camera system at the rear which comes with a dedicated LED flash system.
The Huawei mate 30 pro smartphone comes with 6 cameras in total. All cameras are rather interesting and unique. There is a notch at the front of the unit where the 32MP main snapper which is backed up by a 3D ToF sensor resides.
The 3D ToF sensor of the Huawei mate 30 pro not only performs the function of putting more depth in images but also rapidly improves the operations of the face ID which accompanies the phone.
Although the selfie camera can take HDR and Panorama shots, it still does not contain an LED flash light.
The rear cameras more than make up for this by having a dual- tone, dual- LED flash dedicated only to them. The rear cameras comprises a 40MP main camera for wide shots which is flanked by an 8MP telephoto shooter, a 40MP ultra wide sensor and finally a 3D ToF camera as well.
In effect, all these combine to produce one of the best cameras found on a mobile phone. The camera of this smartphone can rival that of some Samsung and apple products.
Hardware, Software And Other Features
As per it’s tradition, Huawei also made use of the HiSilicon Kirin 990 chip set which is manufactured under the extremely efficient 7nm+ process for this top draw mobile device. This system ensures that the 4,500mAh battery is properly managed and all other take run smoothly.
It has a fast charging capacity up to 40W which ensures devices don’t take much time before charging. It also has a wireless charging capacity of up to 27W. In addition to this, the Huawei mate 30 pro is also capable of wirelessly recharging other units seamlessly.
This smartphone only comes with 8GB RAM. However, there are storage options of 128GB and 256GB. For users who aren’t satisfied and are in need of more space, one of the shared microSD slots can easily take up to another 256GB.
Huawei Mate 30 Pro Price And Availability
For the 128GB model, this smartphone costs 345,000 naira and 420,000 naira for the 256GB model. Both are available in Nigeria. Globally, the recommended price for the 256GB model is €1099 (435,000 naira).
Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G Specifications
|Model||Mate 30 Pro 5G|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800)|
|Sim||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
Body And Display
|Dimension||158.1 x 73.1 x 8.8 mm|
|Build||Glass, Aluminum frame|
|Screen Type||OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size||6.53 inches [87.0% Screen-to-body ratio]|
|Resolution||1176 x 2400 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio ~409 PPI|
|Colors||Black, Space Silver, Cosmic Purple, Emerald Green|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 6|
|OS||Android 10; EMUI 10|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 990 (7 nm+)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.09 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.86 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Internal||128GB, 256GB. UFS 3.0|
|SD Card||Nano Memory up to 256GB [Shared slot]|
|Front Camera||Dual Camera|
32 MP, (wide)
3D TOF camera
|Main Camera||Quad Camera|
40 MP, f/1.6, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7″, PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4″, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
40 MP, f/1.8, 18mm (ultrawide), 1/1.54″, PDAF
3D TOF camera
|Features||Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video||2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, aptX HD, LE|
|GPS||Yes with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Alert Types||Vibration; Sounds|
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
|Sensors||Face ID, Fingerprint (Under Display, Optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, light|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM)|
|– XviD/MP4/MKV/H.265 player|
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/APE/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|CAP||Non-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh battery|
|Fast battery charging 40W|
Fast wireless charging 27W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging