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Huawei Mate S handled before its official IFA unveiling

Discussion in 'Huawei - What's New?' started by NiceLys, Sep 3, 2015.

  1. NiceLys

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    We're at the IFA grounds and waiting for today's slew of events, but someone got up close and personal with the Huawei Mate S (which flip-flopped between that name and Mate 7S during its numerous leaks).

    The #Huawei Mate S is a follow-up to the #Mate 7 with an all-metal body and a 5.7" screen snuggled behind 2.5D glass (that is glass with smooth, chamfered and possibly curved sides). The LCD screen will have 1080p resolution and is said to feature Force Touch-like functionality.

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    Huawei Mate S handled before its official announcement

    The fingerprint sensor on the back was the focus of Huawei's teaser campaign, with the tagline "5 powerful functions will fit in 1 square cm." What the five functions are is a guessing game for now, but secure locking and mobile payments are practically a given.

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    Another look at the Mate S

    The Mate S will run #Android 5.1 Lollipop with EMUI 3.1 on top of a Kirin 935 chipset (same chipset as the Honor 7) with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage, plus up to 128GB more from a microSD card. There will be two more card slots – two nanoSIMs – and Cat. 6 LTE connectivity.

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    Leaked official images of the Huawei Mate S

    The rumored camera for is a 13MP shooter on the back and an 8MP one on the front. The battery is expected to be a healthy 4,100mAh unit.

    Once again, this is the unofficial info we have beforehand, Huawei's press conference starts at 13:00 GMT. We'll post a link to the livestream so you can watch the Huawei Mate S announcement too.

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