The Huawei Mate 50 Pro has been official for almost a month in China, was initially exclusive to the Chinese market. It appears Huawei fans’ prayers for a quick global launch were answered. The Huawei Mate 50 Pro now embarks on its trip around International markets. It has a big notched display carrying new features including some long-standing functionalities.
Unfortunately, the Huawei Mate Pro doesn’t have 5G connectivity modem on board. The manufacturer has slashed the 5G capacities due to US sanctions. China-exclusive version has satellite connectivity, which lets you to send a text message and location even without any cellular coverage. The global version of the Mate 50 Pro has also disabled this feature as it is using China’s Beidou Satellite Message 3 protocol.
The global Mate 50 Pro variant ships with a 6.74-inch FHD+ OLED panel with Kunlun Glass protection (China model has Gorilla Glass) and 2700x1224px resolution, 90Hz refresh rate carrying 1.07 billion colors, powered by a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 octa-core processor, paired up with 8GB RAM/12GB RAM, 256GB/512GB internal storage, which can expandable with NM memory car support.
For photography department, it has a 50MP OIS main camera with a six-blade variable aperture, which ranges from f/1.4 to f/4.0, while the ultrawide camera has a 13MP sensor and f/2.2 lens and the 12MP periscope camera uses an RYYB sensor with F3.4 aperture, 5x optical zoom, 50x digital zoom, OIS, LED flash. There is a 13MP ultra-wide camera on front-side, which has f/2.4 aperture and a 3D ToF sensor. Huawei claims thay have specially developed XMAGE camera imaging system with a 10-channel multispectral sensor and laser autofocus. XMAGE focuses on on light, devices, electricity, and computing to produce photos with vivid colours, fine detail, etc.
The Mate 50 Pro is fueled by a 4,700mAh battery with 66W wired charging speeds and 50W wireless charging capabilities. as we said above, it gives long-lasting battery life using advanced emergency battery saving mode that keeps the phone on standby for three hours even if there’s just 1% left in the battery. It ships with EMUI 13 OS, while the China model runs on Harmony OS.
Huawei Mate 50 Pro will be sold in Silver or Black color with 8 GB RAM+256 GB storage for €1,299, while the Leather Orange model with 8GB RAM/512 GB memory goes with €1,399 price tag. Huawei confirmed that they haven’t yet decided to launch the vanilla Mate 50, Mate 50 E phones to launch outside the China.