Tag Archive: Mate


Huawei confirms Android Q update for Mate 20, P30, and more

There are currently no firm dates for when the update will be available.

Android Q has been in beta since this past March, and at the Google I/O keynote on May 7, Beta 3 was launched along with support for a bunch of other non-Google smartphones. Now, Huawei’s revealed details as to which of its devices will receive the final upgrade to Q when it’s released.

Per a post on Chinese social network Weibo, Huawei confirmed that  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs. Honor View 20: Which should you buy?

We test almost every new phone to give you the best insight on what to buy — and perhaps more importantly, what not to buy.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Top of the line

$ 834 at Amazon

Pros Exemplary battery life Excellent cameras 3D face unlock Cons Large notch obfuscates notifications In-display fingerprint sensor is slow

The Mate 20 Pro delivers one of the most versatile camera arrays around, and packs excellent battery life to  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 20 Review

Huawei is a company on the periphery for most people. They’ve heard about the company but don’t really know who they are. The vast majority of people I talked to about Huawei only know about them from the recent headlines of corporate spying and the Trump administration’s push to ban them from the US telecom industry.

But what gets lost in the shuffle is that Huawei makes damn good phones. The Mate 10 Pro was one of my favorite phones  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate X vs. Samsung Galaxy Fold: Which one should you save up for?

It’s 2019, and foldable phones are finally a thing. These crazy, wacky devices sure are something to behold, and we’re going hands-on with as many of them as possible to help you decide if any are worth your hard-earned money.

Huawei Mate X

A work of art

$ 2,600 at Huawei

Pros Much larger outer display 8-inch tablet display 5G included by default 55W fast-charging Cons It costs $ 2,600 💀 Unlikely U.S. availability

Whether  [Read More…]

Huawei’s Mate X is the foldable phone we’ve been waiting for

Let the battle of the foldable phones begin. Samsung struck first with its Galaxy Fold model for MWC 2019 but Huawei’s Mate X makes it look like a prototype. Utilizing a flexible OLED screen and what Huawei has dubbed the Falcon Wing Mechanical Hinge Huawei has given us the best looking foldable phone yet.

The Mate X outclasses the Galaxy Fold’s design in every way by giving you an 8-inch edge to edge display without a notch at a mere  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate X first look: Three screen modes, four cameras, five Gs

First impressions of Huawei’s new foldable are positive — but there’s a lot we don’t yet know

Mobile World Congress 2019 is obsessively fixated on two major trends: 5G and foldable phones. So it stands to reason that Huawei’s first entrant into both categories should debut at the Barcelona-based trade show.

This is the Huawei Mate X. It’s super-thin, (supposedly) super-fast, and quite unlike any of the handful of foldables we’ve seen so far. The basic design  [Read More…]

Foldable ‘Huawei Mate X’ with 5G leaked ahead of MWC 2019

One billboard in Barcelona, Spain.

We’re still a few days away before Mobile World Congress 2019 officially begins, but that hasn’t stopped phones from leaking left and right before they’re properly unveiled.

The latest device to do this is the unannounced Huawei Mate X.

A photo taken (presumably in Barcelona where MWC takes place) is making the rounds on Twitter showcasing a construction crew installing a billboard for the Mate X. As you can see, this will  [Read More…]

The best screen protectors for your Huawei Mate SE

The screen is arguably the most vulnerable part of your phone, and while your Huawei Mate SE may be a “budget” device, it’s still worth protecting that investment with a screen protector. These are the best you can buy!

Note: The Huawei Mate SE is really just a rebranded Honor 7X, so if you’re having a hard time finding “Huawei Mate SE” screen protectors, look up Honor 7X protectors instead, or just choose one from below!

Bulletproof (kinda) Superhieldz  [Read More…]

How to use reverse wireless charging on the Huawei Mate 20 Pro

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has a giant 4,200mAh battery, and chances are you’re not going to run it down in just a single day of use. You know who doesn’t have great battery life? That friend with an ancient Galaxy S6 or iPhone 8 and thanks to the Qi wireless charging standard, you can give other phones a jolt of power using the Mate 20 Pro’s extra-large cell.

Products Used In This Guide Amazon UK: Huawei Mate  [Read More…]

Should you import the Huawei Mate 20 Pro to the U.S.?

Best answer: There are several reasons to buy the Mate 20 Pro over the Note 9 or the Pixel 3. The phone is powered by a 7nm Kirin 980 chipset that isn’t likely to be available on a Samsung phone until the end of Q1 2019, and the camera has a host of features that allow it to stand out. Then there’s the two-day battery life, gorgeous QHD+ AMOLED display, and exquisite design.

Amazon: Huawei Mate  [Read More…]