The Huawei Mate 50 Pro has now been officially released in the international market with a high price tag.
After launching the device in China, Huawei has now revealed that its latest ultra-premium flagship. The Mate 50 Pro is now available in Europe and other worldwide markets.
The major difference between this model and the Chinese version is that the global version, for one, does not feature the satellite connection capability and, for another, runs EMUI 13 (Android-based) rather than HarmonyOS.
There’s a big round camera module on the rear, and it’s filled with some top-tier capabilities that could entice photographers.
The main camera is an ‘Ultra Aperture Camera,’ with a 50mp RYYB lens, optical image stabilisation, and the ability to manually alter the aperture between f/1.4 and f/4.0 to regulate light capture and depth of field.
It is accompanied by a 13mp ultrawide camera that also functions as a macro camera, as well as a telephoto periscope zoom sensor with 3.5x optical zoom plus up to 100x digital zoom.
There are also a number of other sensors, such as a multi-spectrum sensor for viewing supplementary frequencies of light that the human eye cannot detect, as well as a proximity light sensor and even a laser autofocus sensor to aid in faster and more precise focusing.
Huawei Mate 50 series can send messages even without cellular coverage
Huawei claims that this is their most durable smartphone yet, thanks to a material called 'Kunlun Glass,' making the smartphone very drop resistant than prior generations. You also get IP68 water & dust resistance.
The glass-backed variants are waterproof to two metres, while the vegan leather variant is considerably more water resistant and can survive to six metres.
Other features that new phone comes with is a 4700mAh large battery with 66W SuperCharge rapid charging technology and 50W wireless charging. It is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 architecture, providing superfast performance, and comes with either 8GB RAM and 256Gb of internal storage or 8GB RAM and 512GB storage.
The display specifications are also remarkable. It has a 6.74-inch OLED display boasting up to 120Hz refresh rates, support for over a billion colours, and a resolution of 2616 by 1212 pixels.
This display has a notch at the top, which is unusual in 2022, and it's there for a reason: it has a 3D depth detecting facial unlocking mechanism, akin to the iPhone's FaceID function.
As with previous Huawei phones, the gadgets come without 5G support and Google Play Services. However, you may find that by using the AppGallery and Petal Search, you may access your most used apps in various ways if you're prepared to go around the less natural means of getting them.
Huawei Mate 50 Pro Price
With prices starting at €1299 for the glass black and silver variants and €1399 for the vegan leather variant. It is very expensive and Huawei is hoping that shoppers will choose the new Pro phone because of the premium specs.