Huawei Mate 20 X Review

February 4, 2019

If you think bigger is better! Then, here is a Huawei smartphone in the Mate 20 series that matches your desire. Yes! We are talking of the giant Huawei Mate 20 X that is intended for gamers and for those who love bigger display screen. Though it was initially intended for the Chinese markets, slowly it made its appearance even in the Middle East and the UK. Apart from holding the bigger 7.2-inches display, it features massive battery as well as the effective cooling system that is capable enough to handle highest graphics gaming. Even the camera setup is exceptional and is the same that is found in the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. There is no doubt that the Huawei Mate 20 X in Dubai is the best premium phone available and goes toe-to-toe with other high-end smartphones. Definitely, its larger display screen is something to taste and could be one of the major deciding factors for most buyers. Let us look into more details of this giant Huawei Mate 20 X.

Huawei Mate 20 X Design & Display

The Huawei Mate 20 X is one of those sleek and gorgeous Huawei smartphones that is built of aluminum and glass. Even the edges are well rounded and is not so slippery to hold. Since it features a massive 7.2-inches display, it becomes a bit difficult to reach out the fingerprint scanner. This giant device is 8.1mm thick and in fact, this phone looks like an enlarged Huawei Mate 20 Pro. It feels premium in hand and delivers similar look like the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. On the rear, there is a fingerprint scanner that neatly sits just below the triple camera. The bottom end houses a USB-C charging port, one of the dual speakers. Surprisingly, the 3.5mm audio jack sits on the top and makes the Huawei Mate 20 X different from others. It comes in with a water-drop like a notch on the top of the screen that houses the front snapper.

Huawei Mate 20 X

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Processor & Performance

Just as all the Mate 20 series smartphones, even the Huawei Mate 20 X is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset. It is one of the first chipsets that is built on 7nm manufacturing process and promises to deliver power and efficiency over its predecessors. It uses the eight core CPU architecture, Mali-G76 MP10 GPU that offers tremendous performance. The device runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie with the EMUI 9.0 skin layered on the top. Some of the key highlights of this EMUI is GPU Turbo support 2.0, new password Vault and the quicker app starts. As all the devices, even this Huawei Mate 20 X in Dubai is given a regular fingerprint scanner that is fast and accurate.

Huawei Mate 20 X

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Camera & Battery

This giant Huawei smartphone is fueled by a 5000mAh battery that can easily deliver two days of battery life despite continuous usage. While many other phablets struggle to render a day of battery, it is good to hear that Huawei Mate 20 X yields excellent results. In fact, this device lasts longer than the high-end Apple iPhone XS Max and Google Pixel 3XL. Talking about the Huawei Mate 20 X Camera, it is the same camera setup as in Huawei Mate 20 Pro. There is a triple Leica camera on the rear which comprises of a 40MP wide-angle lens, 20MP ultra-wide lens, and 8MP telephoto lens. These sensors are claimed to operate with an aperture of f/1.8, f/2.2 and f/2.4 respectively. The front end houses a 24MP sensor of f/2.0 aperture and can capture great quality photos. Even the video quality is as good as photos and even features plenty of customization options such as beautification, and color filters that can be applied during recording. Furthermore, it also supports slow-motion mode as well as time-lapse mode.

Huawei Mate 20 X

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The Huawei’s latest addition to the Mate series smartphone is available for pick up in Midnight Blue color. The Huawei Mate 20 X price in UAE is set for AED 2499 which is a bit higher than the Huawei Mate 20. However, it is given out a lesser price tag than Huawei Mate 20 Pro. It is available in only one storage variant- 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. With a lot of incredible features, you can definitely expect the device to give out a smooth experience thus making it worthy enough.

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