Huawei launches 3 new models of handsets yesterday at Munich, Germany. They are the Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 10. All of them will be available in Singapore. Read on for more information.
Huawei Mate 10
- Will be available in two colors, Mocha Brown and Black, in late October in Singapore.
- Pricing of 64GB Storage + 4GB RAM: S$888
- Registration and Pre-order start from 17th October.
Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Will also be available in two colors, Mocha Brown and Midnight Blue, in late-November.
- Pricing of 128GB + 6GB RAM: To be announced on 26th October.
- Availability to be announced on 26th October.
PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10
- Will be available in Diamond Black color in early December.
- Pricing of 256GB + 6GB RAM: To be announced on 26th October.
- Availability to be announced on 26th October.
Here is the estimation of the pricing based on information from the event.
- Huawei Mate 10 Pro: 799 Euro or Approx S$1,275
- PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10: 1,395 Euro or Approx S$2,227
Here are the links for Pre-order
- Registration of Interest for the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro will be available from 17 October at http://consumer.huawei.com/sg/
- Pre-orders for the Mate 10 will be available exclusively on Lazada Singapore (http://www.lazada.sg/huaweiMate10/), and Huawei Concept Stores between 17-23 October 2017
Interesting? Check out this introduction video of Huawei Mate 10 Series.
Here is the Press Release
Huawei Unveils the Ultimate Intelligent Phone Series – HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro
Introducing the next era of mobile phones – intelligent phones with the world’s first Kirin AI processor to deliver a faster, more personalised mobile experience
SINGAPORE – October 16, 2017 – Disruptive innovation often begins with bold dreams. During IFA Berlin, Huawei Consumer Business Group introduced its first AI mobile chipset, the Kirin 970.
Today in Munich, Huawei announced the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 are breakthrough AI devices that combine innovative hardware, the Kirin 970 chipset and EMUI 8.0. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating New Leica Dual Camera technology.
“As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something that intertwines with our daily lives. AI can enhance user experience, provide valuable services and improve product performance,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series introduces the first mobile AI-specific Neural-Network Processing Unit, launching a new era of intelligent phones.”
HUAWEI Mate 10 Series Key Features:
- Kirin 970, the world’s first AI processor for smartphones with a dedicated Neural-Network
Processing Unit (NPU).
- A 3D glass body featuring a barely-there-bezel, HUAWEI FullView Display and HDR10-
supported technology for intensely vivid and bright colours.
- HUAWEI SuperCharge, the world’s first fast charging technology to receive the TÜV Fast-
Charge Safety Certification, and 4000 mAh battery with AI-powered battery management.
- New Leica Dual Camera with SUMMILUX-H lenses, both featuring an aperture of f/1.6, for
intelligent photography including AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition and AI-powered bokeh effect.
- An all-new, simplified EMUI 8.0 based on Android™ 8.0.
A New, Mobile AI Computing Architecture for Intelligent Mobile Experiences
The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are the first devices powered by the new Kirin 970 processor, delivering AI enhancements for a faster, more customised mobile experience. The Kirin 970 is built using an advanced TSMC 10nm semiconductor manufacturing process, featuring an octa-core ARM Cortex CPU, a first-to-market Mali G72 12-core GPU and the first NPU designed specifically for a mobile device. The Kirin 970 also has a new dual ISP for AI-powered intelligent photography.
The specialised NPU, combined with Huawei’s innovative HiAI mobile computing platform, means the Kirin 970 delivers 25x better performance and 50x greater energy efficiency for AI-related tasks,
compared to four Cortex-A73 cores. 1 The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series is also the world’s fastest smartphone supporting super-fast LTE connectivity and download speeds. The device comes with the world’s first dual 4G SIM support and dual VoLTE connections.
By combining individual and collective intelligence for on-device AI, the new HUAWEI Mate Series delivers real-time responses to users, including AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition and an AI-Accelerated Translator. The Kirin 970 is an open, mobile AI computing platform for third parties to create new and imaginative AI applications, extending Huawei’s processing capabilities to the entire value chain.
The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will launch with Huawei’s all-new EMUI 8.0 powered by Android™ 8.0. Features include an AI Engine to fully leverage the capabilities of the Kirin 970, an AI-Accelerated Translator to deliver faster and more accurate interactive translation for a smoother communication experience, an easy projection feature to connect the new Huawei Mate Series to a larger screen and support for a full desktop experience – either mirroring or extending the smartphone display like a PC.
Design Qualities for New Levels of Sophistication and Comfort
With an all-new HUAWEI FullView Display, the HUAWEI Mate 10 features a stunning 5.9-inch screen with a 16:9 display, barely-there-bezel and HDR10 to support vivid colours. The 6-inch HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro features an 18:9 OLED display, high screen-to-body ratio and HDR10 for dynamic video viewing.
The iconic devices feature a 3D glass body, beautifully and symmetrically curved on all sides for an ergonomic hold.
The HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro is also IP67 Water and Dust Resistant.
New Leica Dual Camera and AI-powered Battery Management for the Next Era of Smartphone Use
Huawei has again partnered with Leica to co-engineer the dual lens camera for the HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro. They combine 12-megapixel RGB + 20-megapixel monochrome sensors, Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), dual lenses with the world’s largest aperture of f/1.6, AI-powered bokeh effect and AI-powered digital zoom. The new AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition feature, which automatically chooses camera settings based on the object and scene, supports an advanced AI-powered digital zoom function with AI motion detection for clearer and sharper pictures.
The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro pack a 4000 mAh high-density battery featuring a smart battery management system that understands user behaviour and intelligently allocates resources to maximise battery life. It supports 4.5V / 5A low-voltage fast charging, powering the device from 1 per cent to 20 per cent in 10 minutes, and 1 per cent to 58 per cent in 30 minutes.2 Additionally, HUAWEI SuperCharge is the world’s first fast charging technology to receive the TÜV Fast-Charge Safety Certification, ensuring safe end-to-end charging.
- Huawei also launched three HUAWEI Mate 10 accessories: the EnVizion 360 Camera, SuperCharge™ Power Bank, and Smart Scale.
- The EnVizion 360 Camera can shoot 5K photos and 360-degree 2K videos with multiple viewing modes for users to share across their social media channels.
- Huawei’s SuperCharge™ Power Bank supports a 4.5V / 5A low-voltage fast charge.
- The Smart Scale can monitor and analyse health information such as body fat percentage and Body Mass Index through a mobile app.
Singapore Pricing and Availability
The new HUAWEI Mate 10 will be available in two colours, Mocha Brown and Black, in late October in Singapore. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro will also be available in two colours, Mocha Brown and Midnight Blue, in late-November. The exclusive PORSCHE DESIGN HUAWEI Mate 10 will be available in Diamond Black colour in early December.
Full details on Singapore pricing and availability will be made available on 26 October 2017.
Registration of Interest (ROI) and Preorder on Lazada and Huawei Concept Stores
For more information, please visit: http://consumer.huawei.com/sg/.
About Huawei Consumer BG
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries, and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking second in the world for mobile phone shipments in 2017. Sixteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on almost 30 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.
1 Based on Huawei’s laboratory testing results.
2 Based on Huawei’s laboratory testing results. In the test, the device was charged from 1 per cent battery with the display switched off, through the HUAWEI SuperCharge charger and cable, in an environment with a 4G network, 25°C temperature, and relative humidity of 45-80 per cent.