TELECOM | Huawei’s latest 5G phone lands in PH


Huawei on Friday announced the launching of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G for the Philippine market.

Huawei Mate 3 Pro 5G

Huawei on Friday announced the launching of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G for the Philippine market.

According to Huawei, the newest 5G phone sports the Huawei Kirin 990 5G processor with a CPU comprising of 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.36 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.95 GHz

The operating system is EMUI10 (based on Android 10) with a memory of 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM

Huawei noted that the available internal storage may be smaller as part of the internal storage is occupied by software. Actual memory space may change due to application updates, user operations, and other related factors. External memory support is up to 256GB (SD card).

The Chinese manufacturer is also touting the new phone’s “SuperSensing Cine Cameras” (
40 megapixels, f/1.8 aperture and another 40 megapixel f/1.6 aperture, OIS). It also has a n 8 megaixel telephoto camera, with f/2.4 aperture.

A review by DXOMARK noted that the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G is “the 5G-enabled version of the Chinese manufacturer’s latest flagship smartphone, and—on paper—comes with identical camera hardware as its LTE sibling.”

According to the website, “the rear camera combines four individual modules, including a time-of-flight (ToF) sensor for 3D depth measurements in bokeh mode.”

“The primary wide-angle camera features a 40MP Quad-Bayer sensor and a f/1.7-aperture lens. The tele-camera uses a 3x lens with 80mm-equivalent focal length, and there’s also an ultra-wide camera with a large 1/1.54″ sensor and fast f/1.8 aperture,” the website said.

The phone’s battery is rated at 4,400 mAh. The battery us nonremovable battery.

For the launch, Huawei has teamed up with Globe Telecom. Consumers can avail of the 5G phone through Globe’s Platinum 4999 Plan. The newest handset is also available in Globe stores.

by Joel Pinaroc, contributing editor
Contributing editor at TechSabado | Website

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