Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design Specs and Price

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design has a better spec sheet compared to the Huawei P20 Pro like an under display fingerprint sensor, wireless charging, more storage space and a better display. However, the smartphone is quite expensive, so let’s see if it is actually worth the luxury.

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design Key Specs and Features

  • 6.0-inch, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 2880 pixels (538 ppi)
  • Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 970 CPU with 6GB RAM
  • 256GB/512GB built-in storage with no support for a memory card
  • Triple 40MP + 20MP + 8MP camera and a 24MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear & under display)
  • Wireless charging
  • IP67 certification
  • 4, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Design and Display

A first glance at the smartphone and you would notice the standout svelte build. Instead of going for the iPhone X type of notch, it looks more like the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus with its curved display. You would see trimmed bezels with ‘PORSCHE DESIGN” inscription at the bottom. On the rear panel, the smartphone has the same camera arrangement as the Huawei P20 Pro with the fingerprint sensor below followed by Porsche’s logo and then Huawei at the far bottom.

Sporting an 18:9 aspect ratio, the Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design has tall crisp display. You would also notice that the screen is actually curved at the side an impressive feat common to the Samsung flagships. Towering up to 6.-inch the smartphone as an AMOLED screen with a nice contrast and vividly clear colour reproduction. Besides the high 1440 X 2288 pixels resolution, there is also an under display fingerprint sensor built-in.

Battery and Camera

The smartphone comes with a  4, 000mAh battery with quick charge technology. As an addition, the Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design has wireless charging capability which according to Huawei charges faster than the iPhone X.

In the camera department, the smartphone is entirely the same with the Huawei P20 Pro. This means there are 3 rear cameras consisting of a 40MP f/1.8 RGB camera along with an f/1.6 20MP monochrome camera and an 8MP camera for 3X optical zoom. Even up to 5x hybrid optical zoom can be attained with the help of the 40MP sensor. There is a 24MP camera which performs quite well in low light.

Hardware and Software

It has an Hisilicon Kirin 970 processor with cores clocking at 2.4GHz and 1.8GHz respectively. As regards graphics, the smartphone relies on a Mali-G72 MP12 GPU.

Furthermore, multitasking is quite smooth with 6GB internal memory space. There are two storage variants, a lesser 256GB and the more premium 512GB variant which is the first of its kind when it comes to built-in storage. Like the others, the smartphone has no space for memory card which means no storage expansion. Then there’s the latest EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo greeting you from the box.

Pricing and Availability

You could get the Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design for a whopping 753, 000 naira for the 256GB model while the 512GB variant has a 931, 000 naira price tag.

Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design Specs

General Features

  • Platform: EMUI 8.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • Processor: Octa-core 4 x 2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 (Hisilicon Kirin 970)
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP12
  • Memory: 6GB
  • Colours: Black, Red
  • Dimension: 152.9 x 72.5 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 183g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim

Display

  • Display: 6.0-inch, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 2880 pixels (538 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Triple 40MP + 20MP + 8MP camera, [email protected], 1080p, [email protected] Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Leica optics, 3x optical zoom, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 24MP camera, 1080p [email protected]

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 256GB/512GB
  • Memory Card Support: –
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: –

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear & under display)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: Yes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 4, 000mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes

Conclusion

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