The Huawei Mate 40 Series is the first from the company to feature the Kirin 9000 SoC, which is an octa-core chip built on a 5nm process. The chip has 4x big ARM Cortex A-77 cores, with one core clocked at 3.13GHz and three clocked at 2.54GHz, and 4x small ARM Cortex A-55 cores clocked at 2.04GHz. It’s the world’s first 5nm chip to feature an integrated 5G modem, and it includes ARM’s Mali-G78MP24 GPU. The SoC is paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage on the Mate 40 Pro and 12GB of RAM on the Mate 40 Pro+, with a dedicated Huawei NM card expansion slot. The Porsche Design variant features 512GB of storage.
The Huawei Mate 40 features a 50MP f/1.9 primary camera, a 16MP f/2.2 wide-angle camera, and an 8MP f/2.4 telephoto camera. The Mate 40 Pro features the same primary camera, but it includes a 20MP f/1.8 wide-angle camera and a 12MP f/3.4 5x periscope camera. The top-end Mate 40 Pro+ also features the same primary camera, but it includes a 20MP f/2.4 wide-angle camera, an 8MP f/4.4 10x periscope camera with OIS, a 12MP f/2.4 telephoto camera, and a ToF sensor. The Porsche Design Mate 40 RS features the same camera setup as the Mate 40 Pro+, but it includes an additional color temperature sensor.
Pricing & Availability
The Huawei Mate 40 Series is priced as follows:
- Huawei Mate 40 (8GB+128GB): €899
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro (8GB+256GB): €1,199
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ (12GB+256GB): €1,399
- Porsche Design Huawei Mate 40 RS (12GB+512GB): €2,295
The Huawei Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro will be available in 5 color variants: Black, White, Mystic Silver, Green, and Yellow. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ will be available in two color variants: Ceramic white and Ceramic black.