Huawei unveils HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro + with ‘Leap Further Ahead’ concept and Kirin 9000; world’s first 5 nanometer 5G SoC with HUAWEI Mate 40 Series:


Sat, 24 Oct 2020 - 09:53 GMT

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) bolstered its product line-up with the advanced HUAWEI Mate 40 Series

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) bolstered its product line-up with the advanced HUAWEI Mate 40 Series

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) bolstered its product line-up with the advanced HUAWEI Mate 40 Series, the latest revolutionary flagship smartphones thatempower users to leap further ahead.Showcasing the pinnacle of Huawei technology,the new Series reinforces Huawei’s dedication to innovation and its unrelenting determination to create the best Mate ever.

The HUAWEI Mate 40 Serieshas the Mate Series DNA at its core. Over the last eight years, there have been 10 outstanding generations ofMate Series devices and nowthe latest flagship smartphones take Mate to new heights with the best technology in the industry. From powerful performance to uniqueuser interactions, everything about the HUAWEI Mate 40 Serieshas been fine-tuned to provide the most exciting smartphone experience possible. HUAWEI Mate 40 ProandHUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+incorporate the world’s first 5 nanometer 5G SoC, Urtla Vision Cine Camera system andthe iconic Space Ring Design, as well as a smarter,more attentive digital experience.

Richard Yu, Executive Director and CEO of Huawei Consumer BG said: “Each year the HUAWEI Mate Series brings the most exciting technology together into one stunning package. This is what defines the Mate Series DNA and is all made possible by our dedication to innovation. In these unprecedented times, we remain committed to creating a better future, with innovative technology that delivers a positive and meaningful impact on the lives of consumers. In the future, we will continue working closely with our partners to bring the Seamless AI Life experience to consumers all around the world.”

Powering the best Mate ever, the Kirin 9000 Series is fully equipped for 5G, capable of handling intensive computations and multi-tasking operationswith ease.Embedded in HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+, the Kirin 9000 is the most sophisticated 5nm 5G SoC available,delivering vastly improved performance and power efficiency over its predecessor. For the first time ever, the flagship 5G SoC has more than 15.3 billion transistors[1], making it the densest and most full-featured 5G SoC to date. The powerful CPUfeatures a three-level power efficiency architecture with cores running at clock frequencies of up to 3.13GHz. Also integrated into the SoC is a 24-core Mali-G78 GPU, as well as an innovative NPU featuring two bigcores and one tiny core, taking on-device AI to a new level.

The 24-core Mali-G78 GPU inHUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+ is the most powerful GPUever seen on a Huawei device. This delivers advanced graphics performance and is complemented by an amazing audio-visualexperience for immersive gaming. The 90Hz display works together with 240Hz touch sampling rate for greater responsiveness and nowprovides haptic feedback to correspond with the visual experience. This entertainment set-up is completed with dual stereo speakers to create experiences with super bass stereo.

The HUAWEI Mate 40 Series is also equipped with the battery technology that is needed to keep up with the demands of 5G, supporting the fastest iteration of HUAWEI SuperCharge.

Marrying iconic design with innovative technology, HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+ are informed by the design principle that form manifests function. The uncompromised design of the HUAWEI 88° Horizon Display creates an immersive viewing experience in a compact package, while the silky curve also means the devices are comfortable to hold. The handsets also offer IP 68 dust and water resistance, a choice of both virtual and physical volume controls and enhanced mistouch prevention algorithms. 

Objects of sheer beauty, the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+ devices carry a small front camera cut-out, which is packed full of technology, with 3D Face Unlock, an Urtla Vision Selfie Camera and Smart Gesture Control.

Thecamera system on theHUAWEI Mate 40 Series has been co-engineered with Leica to provide the best camera solution possible andsees breakthrough upgrades to the urtla-wide angle lens, powerful high-definition main camera,impressivetelephoto cameraand more.With the Dual Cine Cameras and Dual Urtla Wide Camerason HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+, users can capture amazing wide angle videos and images from both the front-and rear-facing cameras.

When it comes to cinematic videography, the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+ are unparalleled. The Dual Cine Cameras feature a 3:2 cinema-style shooting ratio sensor. Capturing high quality footage is easier than ever with Steady Shot, whilethe XD Fusion HDR Videoensures balanced exposure, even when users are capturing with extreme lighting contrast. Other evolutions include Tracking Shot, while Story Creator allows for true cinematic effects. Background music, filters and effects can also be added with ease.Not neglecting audio, HUAWEI Mate 40 Seriesfeatures Audio Focus, Audio Zoom, and dual stereo speakers.

The UrtlaWide Cine Camera now offers an even wider field of view, as well as richer detail, improved low light performance and distortion correction algorithms, allowing users to capture beautiful expansive landscapes, while the Super Sensing Wide Camera provides true high definition shots. Image quality has been further enhanced with Full Pixel Octa PD AutoFocus. Improved distortion correction targets the face, body and limbs, making the urtla-wide angle lens useful in more scenarios than ever. HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro features a Periscope TelephotoCamera to support 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom, and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+ takes it further with a dual-telephoto camera system that enables 20x hybrid zoom and 100x digital zoom.

The Urtla Vision Selfie Camera on the HUAWEI Mate 40 Seriestake selfies and videos to new heights with support for 4K capture and the option to shoot in one of three available fields of view, ranging from up close and personal to urtla-wide. Slow-Motion Selfieadds even more versatility to the front camera by lettingusers add dramatic flair when documenting their fast-paced actions.

HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+ are set to revolutionise how consumers integrate smartphones into their lives with new user-centric features includingSmart Gesture Control, whichallows total hands-free control of your device.Simply hover your hand over the device to wake it up or navigate your phone by swiping left, right, up and down. There is also an air press gesture for call answering.

A device that is always there for you, the all new dynamic Eyes on Display on HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+can be activated at a glance, with fully customisable interactive displays hosting all the information you need from your phone.The ring of incoming calls can be reduced by making eye contact with your phone.

When it comes to privacy and security, the EMUI 11 operating system has always featured comprehensive security solutions to protect Huawei device users. The Trusted Execution Environment operating system is CC EAL5+ certified, which is the highest certification level for commercialised security microkernel.EMUI 11 also comes with new privacy features. When transferring images, users can easily purge sensitive personal data such as location, time and device details from the file before it is sent.

HUAWEI Mate 40 Series comes equipped with the innovative Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), bringing users a smarter, richer, more convenient and secure smartphone experience. During the launch, Huawei also unveiled new apps available for global Huawei users, including Petal Search, a search engine with support for multiple types of searches; Petal Maps, a map app that utilises the HUAWEI Mate 40 Series’ gesture control feature; and HUAWEI Docs, a unified word document service. These apps come together to lead the way towards a better digital life for the 700 million Huawei device users worldwide.


Transistor count figure obtained from Huawei laboratories.




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