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HUAWEI Mate 40 Series Launch (Photo: Huawei)

Leap Further Ahead: Huawei Mate 40 Series

Over the last 8 years, there have been 10 exceptional generations of devices in the Mate series. Now, the latest flagship smartphones, Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Mate 40 Pro+ take the Mate series to new heights with leading technology in the industry.

HUAWEI Mate 40 Series Launch (Photo: Huawei)
HUAWEI Mate 40 Series Launch (Photo: Huawei)

Everything about the Huawei Mate 40 Series has been fine-tuned to provide users with the most unique experience. They incorporate the world’s first 5 nanometer 5G SoC, Ultra Vision Cine Camera system and the iconic Space Ring Design, as well as a smarter, more attentive digital experience.

Each year the Huawei Mate Series brings the most exciting technology together into one stunning package. This is what defines the Mate Series DNA and is all made possible by our dedication to innovation. In these unprecedented times, we remain committed to creating a better future, with innovative technology that delivers a positive and meaningful impact on the lives of consumers. In the future, we will continue working closely with our partners to bring the Seamless AI Life experience to consumers all around the world.Richard Yu, Executive Director and CEO of Huawei Consumer BG

Iconic Space Ring Design

Iconic Space Ring Design (Photo: Huawei)
Iconic Space Ring Design (Photo: Huawei)

Turn the devices over and you will witness the iconic ring design. Huawei Mate 40 Series adopts the Space Ring Design, an evolution of the Huawei Mate Series’ iconic circular and symmetrical design.

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ devices carry a small front camera cut-out, which is packed full of technology, with 3D Face Unlock, an Ultra Vision Selfie Camera and Smart Gesture Control.

Powering the Mate

Embedded in Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Pro+, Kirin 9000 Series is the most sophisticated 5nm 5G SoC available, delivering vastly improved performance and power efficiency over its predecessor. Iis fully equipped for 5G, capable of handling intensive computations and multi-tasking operations with ease.

Kirin 9000 Series 5G SoC (Photo: Huawei)
Kirin 9000 Series 5G SoC (Photo: Huawei)

For the first time ever, the flagship 5G SoC has more than 15.3 billion transistors, making it the densest and most full-featured 5G SoC to date. The powerful CPU features a three-level power efficiency architecture with cores running at clock frequencies of up to 3.13GHz. A 24-core Mali-G78 GPU, as well as an innovative NPU featuring two big cores and one tiny core is also integrated into the SoC.

The 24-core Mali-G78 GPU is the most powerful GPU ever seen on a Huawei device. This delivers advanced graphics performance and is complemented by an amazing audio visual experience for immersive gaming. The 90Hz display works together with 240Hz touch sampling rate for greater responsiveness and provides haptic feedback to correspond with the visual experience. This entertainment set-up is completed with dual stereo speakers to create experiences with super bass stereo.

Richer and More Realistic Photography

HUAWEI Mate 40 Series Camera (Photo: Huawei)
HUAWEI Mate 40 Series Camera (Photo: Huawei)

With the Dual Cine Cameras and Dual Ultra Wide Cameras on Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+, users can capture amazing wide angle videos and images from both the front-and rear-facing cameras.

The Ultra Wide Cine Camera now offers an even wider field of view, as well as richer detail, thanks to improved low light performance and distortion correction algorithms. This allows users to capture beautiful expansive landscapes.

Super Sensing Wide Camera (Photo: Huawei)
Super Sensing Wide Camera (Photo: Huawei)

The Super Sensing Wide Camera provides true high definition shots. Image quality has been further enhanced with Full Pixel Octa PD AutoFocus. The improved distortion correction targets the face, body and limbs.

The Ultra Vision Selfie Camera on the Huawei Mate 40 Series takes selfies and videos to new heights with support for 4K capture. There is the option to shoot in one of three available fields of view, ranging from up close and personal to ultra-wide. Slow-Motion Selfie is also available, adding even more versatility to the front camera.

Ring Light Case (Photo: Huawei)
Ring Light Case (Photo: Huawei)

Consider Huawei’s Ring Light Case that provides you with a portable ring light for whenever you want to snap that selfie. Not only does it have a sleek exterior that fits comfortably around the iconic space ring at the back of your phone, it charges wirelessly too.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro features a Periscope Telephoto Camera to support 10x hybrid zoom and 50x digital zoom, and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ takes it further with a dual-telephoto camera system that enables 20x hybrid zoom and 100x digital zoom.

When it comes to cinematic videography, the Dual Cine Cameras feature a 3:2 cinema-style shooting ratio sensor. Capturing high quality footage is easier than ever with Steady Shot, while the XD Fusion HDR Video ensures balanced exposure, even when users are capturing with extreme lighting contrast.

Other evolutions include Tracking Shot and Story Creators for true cinematic effects. Background music, filters and effects can also be added with ease. Audio features include Audio Focus, Audio Zoom, and dual stereo speakers.

Hands-Free Experience

Imagine you’re in the midst of cooking whilst looking at the recipe on your smartphone. Smart Gesture allows you to flip to the next page without getting your screen dirty. Smart Gesture controls allow a total hands-free control of your device. Simply hover your hand over the device to wake it up or navigate your phone by swiping left, right, up and down. There is also an air press gesture for call answering.

The dynamic Eyes on Display on Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ can be activated at a glance, with fully customisable interactive displays hosting all the information you need from your phone. The ring of incoming calls can be reduced by making eye contact with your phone.

Work Smarter

Improved MeeTime functionality is a gateway to a better connected, more intelligent life. When combined with the power of Huawei’s 1+8+N ecosystem, Multi-screen Collaboration offers an intuitive way for users to operate multiple devices at once. You are also able to run several apps simultaneously, to improve your work efficiency. Combine your smartphone and PC as well to deliver unique experiences.

Huawei SuperCharge

SuperCharge 66W Car Charger (Photo: Huawei)
SuperCharge 66W Car Charger (Photo: Huawei)

The Huawei Mate 40 Series is also equipped with the battery technology that is needed to keep up with the demands of 5G, supporting the fastest iteration of Huawei SuperCharge.

Availability and Pricing

HUAWEI Mate 40 Series Colours (Photo: Huawei)
HUAWEI Mate 40 Series Colours (Photo: Huawei)

Huawei Mate 40 and Huawei Mate 40 Pro are available in Black, White and Mystic Silver, There are also two vegan leather variants, Yellow and Green.

Meanwhile, Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ features an exquisite nano-tech ceramic back panel available in two colours: Ceramic White and Ceramic Black.

However, only the Huawei Mate 40 Pro will be available in Singapore in Black or Mystic Silver.

Availability and pricing details for Singapore will be announced soon and updated on this article.

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