Porsche Unveils Huawei Mate RS with 512GB Storage and In-Screen Fingerprint

Following with its latest Huawei P20 and P20 pro launch on Tuesday in Paris Huawei also launched the Porsche Design Mate RS smartphone. As some of its biggest highlights, the Mate RS sports Triple Camera Setup, similar to the P20 and P20 Pro, not only the three camera setups but the Porsche Design Mate RS has almost the same specifications as the P20 and P20 Pro but it does have some major design changes such as there is no ‘Notch’ on the front display and the center placement of the rear triple setup of cameras with the fingerprint sensor in line.

I think the most exciting feature of the Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS is the in-display optical fingerprint reader.

Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS Price and Availability

The Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS 256GB inbuilt storage variant has been priced at a whopping EUR 1,695 (roughly Rs. 1,36,400) and goes up to EUR 2,095 (roughly Rs. 1,68,600) for the 512GB inbuilt storage variant. Both variants will go on sale in Black and Red color in select regions from April 12.

Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS Specifications

Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS comes with the dual sim support. It runs EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo powered by the octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC (four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz) complete with a dedicated NPU (neural processing unit). It comes with 6GB of RAM.

It sports a 6-inch QHD+ (1440×2880 pixels) OLED FullView display in an 18:9 display aspect ratio. It is also IP67 rated for dust and water resistance.

The Cameras
As we mentioned above, the Porsche Design Mate RS sports triple setup of cameras in line on the rear along with the fingerprint scanner below the cameras. The first camera includes an 8-megapixel sensor with 3x optical zoom.

The second camera is a 40-megapixel RGB 1/1.7-inch sensor, while the third bears a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor. The camera has a light sensitivity up to ISO 102400 – the same as the Canon 5D Mark IV. According to the company the Mate RS has the most powerful zoom ever which offers 5x lossless hybrid zoom, and 10x digital zoom. It sports a 24.8-megapixel fixed focus front camera with a f/2.0 aperture.

Other Notable Features
The Huawei Mate RS also comes with a 360-degree Face Unlock feature, which is said to unlock the smartphones in as little as 0.6 seconds. The phone doesn’t have a dedicated home button on the front because Huawei has added another in-display fingerprint reader placed on the front bottom.

It sports the same 4000mAh battery as the P20 Pro, which comes with Huawei SuperCharge fast charging support. The Huawei Mate RS also supports wireless charging.

What you think about the Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS, would you consider buying a smartphone with double the price of the iPhone X?

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