Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design
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About the Phone
Other than the higher storage, high-tech camera and one of its type fingerprint scanner, the phone does not include any exclusive features. Hence, it is quite expensive with price bearable to only those who can afford both class and affluence. Amidst many pros, the phone includes several cons as well.
- Premium design
- Large Screen
- Good display resolution
- Excellent camera
- In-display fingerprint scanner is not responsive
- Slightly out-dated chipset
- Phone is way expensive for a large market segment
The Chinese mobile giant has offered some fantastic features worthy of its price tag.
Huawei Mate 20 RS Porche Design features top-tier functions, an in-display fingerprint scanner and an all-new cooling system. Though the phone is quite expensive, it brings along both style and brilliance. Built with leather and glass, the smartphone looks extremely beautiful and hence, it successfully grabs a competitive place in the market.
The smartphone holds 157.8 x 72.3 x 9.7 mm dimensions and features 6.39 inches display with the screen resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Corning Gorilla Glass protects the screen. It runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) and includes HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm) chipset.
Huawei Mate 20 RS assimilates a classic design with prestigious features. The leather body gives a nice feel, and glass amalgamation adds beauty to this rich looking device. The leather covers both the sides of reflective glass placed in the centre and increases the grip. Top of that, it adds tactility to the device.
The design specifications seem shocking to its users not because of the price tag, but because of the presence of the notch that Huawei has been avoiding on some of its latest releases. Is it there for a reason? Of course ‘Yes’. The notch houses the 3D face unlock sensor.
With 6.39 inch OLED touchscreen display possessing 1440 X 3120 pixels resolution, the phone looks remarkably pretty and classy at the same. Available in Black colour, the body somehow proves to justify the pricing as the perfect balance of leather and glass feels excellent on the surface.
The phone includes 8 GB RAM with 256 GB/512 GB internal memory expandable by up to 256 GB.
Huawei runs on Kirin 980 processor with Android Pie with EMUI 9.0 software. As far as the performance criteria is concerned, the phone allows multitasking while playing a high-end game on its big screen. The lag-free and responsive output helps it grab recognition and tops the list of best smartphones.
Packed with Octa-Core 4x 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 4x, 2x 1.92 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55, the phone integrates 64-bit architecture and 2173 memory speed. In case you are concerned for 256GB internal storage; the NanoSD card slot will allow expanding the storage for up to 256GB.
In short, the phone has got everything required for optimal performance and delivers an excellent user experience.
If you think that the device is a little or a lot pricey then do not forget that good camera comes at a cost. Yes, Huawei Mate 20 RS features a top-tier triple camera that includes:
- 40 megapixels camera with f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7″, PDAF/Laser AF;
- 8 megapixels camera with f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4″, PDAF/Laser AF, OIS, 5x optical zoom; and
- 20 megapixels camera with f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.7″, PDAF/Laser AF
The camera features Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama. Huawei Mate 20 RS Leica technology delivers commendable videos with higher quality of 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 2160p@30fps, 720p@960fps, 1080p@60fps. It includes 24 megapixels front (selfie) camera that features f/2.0, 26mm (wide), HDR and 1080p@30fps video resolution
No doubts, you have got a really big screen and a higher resolution and also the very first in-display or in-screen fingerprint sensor in the arena of commercial mobiles. What about the battery? Does it really last longer or you have to control the usage if you are a few hours away from the charger.
It packs a 4200 mAh Li-Po battery that supports 40W fast charging. It means that you will get 70% battery boost up in just 30 minutes. Not just that, it supports 15W Qi wireless fast charging as well as reverse wireless charging.
Huawei Mate 20 RS comes in a fine packing, a good box, and includes a nice phone case along with attractive accessories. Besides additional storage space, two exclusively added leather strips on the rear, the phone offers remarkable features and active functionality in comparison to its latest releases including standard Mate 10 and Mate 20 Pro.
To conclude, though Huawei Mate 20 RS Porche Design delivers huge fineness and is one of its kinds, there’s not even a single reason to spend extravagantly on the device. Not to exaggerate, you can easily get the same features in half the price.