A leaked promotional image of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro published by Slashleaks not only confirms that the device will have a circular camera module on the back, but also shows a total of four cameras. The rendering of a case transmitted at the beginning of this month was correct when viewing the circular form, but it was not correct when only three cameras were displayed on the back. We were able to see the phone with two 40 MP cameras, one for primary use and one for wide-angle shots (offering a 120-degree field of view). An 8 MP telephoto lens should have a 5x optical zoom and a 10x hybrid zoom. The fourth sensor could be a time of flight sensor (ToF). This is sent through infrared light beams and keeps track of the time it takes for the light to bounce off the subject and return to the phone. This data can be used to create a more secure 3D mapping for facial recognition and to improve the bokeh effect on portraits.
Mate 30 Pro will be powered by the Kirin 990 chipset, designed by Huawei’s HiSilicon unit and produced by the TSMC foundry using its 7 nm process. The new chip will be released on September 6th at the IFA show in Berlin, and a short video teaser released by the company suggests it will have an integrated 5G modem. It will also employ the latest and best ARM Cortex-A77 CPU core and a neural processing unit (NPU) for AI functionality. For now, Huawei plans to launch the device with the pre-installed Google Play Android services. If the phone does not appear on September 6th together with the Kirin 990, it could be developed during an event that takes place on September 19th.
A large capacity battery of 4500 mAh could power Huawei Mate 30 Pro
The next flagship Huawei phone should be equipped with a 6.7-inch AMOLED cascade screen with a wide notch at the top of the screen and two curved edges that fall at an angle of 88 degrees. It is assumed that Huawei will offer a 90Hz refresh rate for Mate 30 Pro, which is 50% faster than the 60Hz traditionally used in smartphones. Increased speed will help make video game animation smoother and allow for smooth and buttery scrolling. A previous leak reveals that Mate 30 Pro will include a 4500 mAh battery that could support 55 W cable charging and 25 W wireless charging. The last, if true, would be the fastest wireless charging speed compatible with one smartphone. Mate 30 Pro needs such a large battery, not only for the fastest refresh rate but also for the device’s wireless reverse charging feature. This allows users to flip the phone and use the back panel as a wireless charging platform. Reverse wireless charging debuted on Mate 20 Pro last year and was copied by Samsung (as Wireless PowerShare) for its high-end 2019 models. According to reports, Apple will also include this feature with its 2019 iPhones.
Obviously, Mate 30 Pro will be equipped with many of the features present in a typical 2019 flagship, including an on-screen fingerprint scanner, a large amount of memory and storage space (8 GB / 128 GB for the base model) and a degree of IP68 certification; The latter means the phone will be dust resistant and can be soaked in almost 5 feet of water for 30 minutes.
Last year’s Mate 20 Pro was a critical and financial success (we gave it a score of 8.9 out of a possible 10) although it was not officially available in the US. This year’s model will not be found even in the US but it was still expected to help Huawei to surpass Samsung to become the largest smartphone maker in the world at the end of 2019. While the company delivered 118 million phones in the first half of the year, the confusion in Around the prohibition of the US supply chain, Huawei may have to settle for second place this year.
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