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Huawei Mate40 Pro and Mate40 RS Porsche Design hands on: no ‘waterfall’ screen, revive the physical volume key

At the end of October, Huawei officially launched the latest Mate40-series product line, including 4 main versions: Mate40, Mate40 Pro, Mate40 Pro + and Mate40 RS Porsche Design. All 4 of these machines have the most powerful hardware parameters at the moment, especially the Mate40 Pro + and Mate40 RS when equipped with a super “huge” camera cluster and many impressive shooting features. .

Although still subject to an embargo from the US Government, making Huawei’s smartphone business in the international market difficult, but in the domestic market, the Mate40 series is being used by many users. support, as evidenced by the fact that the entire Mate40 series was completely sold out after only 11 seconds of opening on November 1. Even many retail stores no longer have machines to sell to buyers, proving the enormous appeal of the new Mate40 series.

Although at the moment, information about Huawei bringing the Mate40 series to the Vietnamese market has not been confirmed, but recently we had the opportunity to quickly get hands on the Mate40 Pro and Mate40 RS Porsche Design. Both versions are 2 versions that are selling very well in the Chinese domestic market.

This is the Mate40 Pro in Mystic Silver color version, one of the best-selling versions in China. The device still has a typical design of the Mate line, including a prominent circular camera cluster on the back

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The main camera cluster of Mate40 Pro consists of 3 main cameras of 50MP + 20MP + 12MP, arranged in a circular module around the LEICA logo in the middle. The Pro + version will add a telephoto camera and 3D ToF depth sensor

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The front of the Mate40 Pro is a 6.76 inch screen, using a Flex OLED panel with a 2K “near” resolution (2772 x 1344), with a refresh rate of 90Hz. This screen is designed curved on two sides, but not too much curved like the design “waterfall” Huawei introduced on the Mate30 line before. The “mole” area is where the 13MP selfie camera and the depth-measuring camera are located

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Last year, Huawei equips the Mate30 with a screen with a curved “waterfall” design that spills over the sides of the device, which makes it difficult to equip the physical volume key, Huawei has come up with a solution. use virtual volume keys, activated by gestures

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However, realizing this operation is somewhat difficult, so this year, Huawei’s physical volume key cluster has been “revived” on the Mate40 series, integrated right above the red power key on the right edge.

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Huawei Mate40 Pro and Mate40 RS Porsche Design hands on no waterfall screen revive the physical volume key | Mobile

The bottom and top edge of the Mate40 Pro, including the USB-C charging port, speaker strip, voice mic, sim slot, above is the 3rd speaker, 2nd microphone recording and infrared “eye”.

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If the Mate40 Pro has a beautiful design suitable for many users, the RS Porsche Design version has an extremely aggressive design. This is the version that Huawei cooperated with the super luxury car brand Porsche to launch a special version of the Mate40 as every year.

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The back of the Mate40 RS Porsche Design is designed with striped motifs, the “Huawei” logo and the “PORSCHE DESIGN” logo are placed in the center. This back is divided into alternating shaded / matte areas

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The main camera cluster is placed in an octagon instead of a circle as on the regular versions. This is also the version with the biggest camera cluster ever, including 5 50MP + 20MP + 8MP + 12MP + 3D ToF cameras, in addition to two additional independent sensors, the color temperature sensor and sensor. measure the ambient temperature

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The design of the Mate40 RS Porsche Design back is inspired by the Porsche supercars, the main color tone is white and black.

The front of the Mate40 RS Porsche Design is a display with identical parameters to the Mate40 Pro and Pro +. In addition, the machine also comes with Porsche themes and wallpapers similar to other special editions

The design of the sides of the RS Porsche Design version is similar to the other versions

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Mate40 RS Porsche Design is priced at 2295 EUR, equivalent to about 63 million VND, while the Mate40 Pro version is priced at 1199 EUR, equivalent to 33 million VND. This is the price for the European market. China’s domestic market will be cheaper

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