Huawei Mate 40 Pro now in the Philippines, priced

A premium contender is here!

Huawei has confirmed that its newest Mate 40 series is coming to the Philippines! The first one to land is the Huawei Mate 40 Pro with triple rear cameras, 5G connectivity, and the powerful Kirin 9000 chipset onboard.

The cameras are still co-engineered with Leica, and they’ve shown that they can up the ante with every single release. The Mate 40 Pro features triple rear camera lens setups and two front cameras, with one offering a 100-degree wide-angle view. The camera software is also improved, with improvements to features such as Steady Shot, Tracking Shot, and even up to 10x optical zoom.

Key representatives for Huawei has also confirmed that this will be the only Mate 40 series phone to arrive in the country this season. The Mate 40 series also continues the string of Huawei’s device releases to launch with Huawei’s own Mobile services onboard.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro specs:

  • 6.76-inch FHD+ OLED display, 2772 x 1344 px
    90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • Octa-core Huawei Kirin 9000 chipset
    Mali-G78 GPU, NPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB storage
  • Triple-rear cameras:
    50MP f/1.9 Ultra Vision Camera
    20MP f/1.8 ultrawide Cine Camera
    12MP f/3.4 telephoto with OIS
  • Dual Selfie cameras:
    13MP f/2.4 Ultra Vision
    3D Depth Sensing
  • 5G, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM
  • WiFi 6 with 2 x 2 MIMO, HE160, 1024 QAM, 8 Spatial-stream Sounding MU-MIMO
    Bluetooth 5.2 with BLE, SBC, AAC, LDAC
    Dual-band GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Quad-band BDS, Tri-band GALILEO, Dual-band QZSS, NavIC
  • USB 3.1 Type-C, 3D Face Recognition, Fingerprint scanner
  • EMUI 11 (Android 10)
  • 4,400mAh battery
    66W SuperCharge
    50W Wireless SuperCharge
  • Colors: Mystic Silver, White, Black, Green, Yellow

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro will be available in the Philippines starting December 4 for PHP 55,999. Those who will purchase from December 4 to December 6 will get the Huawei Mate 40 Pro Ring Light Case (worth PHP 3,999) as a freebie. It’s also expected to launch with postpaid plans — Globe is running a pre-order for those who want to avail the phone under the Globe Platinum line.

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