Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus – The Huawei brand has indeed proven themselves to be all about releasing high quality and amazing products to keep their customers happy as well as to attract new ones. This strategy is clearly working as more people are falling in love with the phone brand.
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus is yet another amazing smartphone from the stables of Huawei that was announced on the 22nd October, 2020, and is expected to be available for purchase as from November 1st, 2020. It is a wonderful smartphone with awesome features that enthusiasts will no doubt appreciate.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus Price
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus is priced at about 630000 Naira.
Design / Screen
The smartphones in the Mate 40 series all have a similar design, well apart from the Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche which you should know is the most premium member of the series.
Therefore, you shouldn’t be surprised to know that the Huawei Mate 40 Pro plus and the standard Mate 40 Pro look very much alike in terms of design.
One way to tell the two devices apart is in the colour options that they are both available in. The device comes with fewer colour options and they are Ceramic White and Ceramic Black. The standard Mate 40 Pro on the other hand is available in Mystic Silver, White, Black, Green, and Yellow colour.
The two smartphones feature the same space ring camera module design but that of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro plus accommodates an additional camera. We will discuss the camera set up of the device in details later on.
The mobile phone features a 6.76-inch display with a resolution of 1344 x 2772 Pixels, a density of 456 PPI, and a 90Hz refresh rate.
The refresh rate is noticeably lower than the 120Hz refresh rate that some smartphones an example of which is the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G offers.
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro plus is made of glass upfront, glass on the rear, and an Aluminium frame.
You should also be aware of the fact that the device has an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.
These days, the camera quality of a smartphone is one of the features that is of very high importance to phone users. The reason for this is not far-fetched as people would love that pictures that they take of interesting moments in their life are very clear, sharp and bright.
If you are one of those who love taking pictures, then you will be glad to know that you won’t be disappointed with the camera set up and quality of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro plus.
Compared to the regular Mate 40 Pro, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro plus sports more cameras which ensure that you have a very wonderful experience with the device in terms of phone photography.
The rear camera set up of the device is made up of a 50MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.9, a 12MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom, an 8MP periscope telephoto camera with an aperture of f/4.4, as well as 10x optical zoom.
That is not all, as there is also a 20MP ultra wide camera with an aperture of f/1.4 as well as a TOF 3D camera for depth sensing.
This rear camera set up has the ability to record videos at 4k @ 60fps. It can also very well handle 720p video recording @ 3840fps.
The front facing camera set up is also amazing as what the smartphone offers is a 13MP camera with an aperture of f/2.4 as well as a TOF 3D (Time of flight) camera for depth and Biometrics. This selfie camera set up can record 4k videos @ 60fps, as well as 1080p videos up to 240fps.
Mate 40 Pro Plus Hardware / Software
It features a 5nm Hi-Silicon Kirin 9000 5G processor. It has a Mali-G78 MP24 GPU handling the graphics.
Other features that aid performance include a 12GB RAM, as well as a non-removable 4400mAh battery. The RAM that the device features which is a 12GB RAM is an upgrade from the 8GB that the regular Mate 40 Pro offers and as such better performance is expected.
For software, the smartphone has the EMUI 11 interface running on the Android 10 operating system.
A very important thing you should know is that the phone does not support Google services. This is an aftermath of the US trade ban on Huawei.
When it comes to connectivity, the mobile phone boasts of a USB Type-C port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, as well as Dual-band WiFI.
With regards to Internet connectivity the device offers as much as 5G, and this is good news because the phone users can upload, download and stream at 5G speeds.