Huawei to Launch Mate Series in Singapore in October

Huawei will release Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro in Singapore. What you can expect from the smartphone range by Chinese tech giant?

Huawei is all set to launch its Mate series in Singapore this October. The “to  be released” models are Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro which were earlier launched in globally in Munich, Germany on October 16.

At its global launch, Huawei made it clear that its Mate line is aimed at professionals and business users. The phone will be equipped with NPU (Neural Processing Unit) that lets in-device machine learning, meaning that the phone will learn user’s behaviour over time in areas like web browsing and handwriting recognition.

huaweiAccording to the company, CPU and GPU, which are used in today’s mobile, are not effective for in-device machine learning.

The company also claims that its Kirin 970 chip’s speed and low power consumption will help the handset get an edge over Apple’s iPhone 8 series and Samsung’s high end line. The company further says that the chip will preserve battery life by up to 50 percent.

The processor was designed by the Huawei’s HiSilicon unit and fabricated by OEM manufacturers TSMC. It also makes Huawei one of the largest manufacturers of their own mobile processors.

Other striking feature is its EMUI Desktop which lets users to plug their phones into any screen and turn it into a desktop.

In Singapore, Huawei will launch 64GB Mate 10 model in black and mocha brown model. It will launch 128GB Mate 10 Pro variant in midnight blue and mocha brown. The Mate 10 Porsche will be available in 256 GB in diamond black.

The pre-orders for the smartphones will be made available between Oct 17 and Oct 23, while the official Singapore launch will take place on Oct 26. It is said that Mate 10 will be available at the retail price of S$888.