Huawei held an event in London today to announce its new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones. We were fully expecting these handsets to be unveiled, but along with them, Huawei gave us a good surprise by announcing the Mate 20 X, too.
Right off the bat, the Mate 20 X sounds amazing/ridiculous thanks to its 7.2-inch "Ultra Large Display." It's using an OLED panel and has a resolution of 2244 x 1080. Under the hood, you'll find the Kirin 980 processor with a vapor chamber and graphene film plus a 5,000 mAh battery that's rated to last up to 23 hours for video playback or 6.67 hours of gaming.
That gaming aspect is a big focus for the phone, with Huawei also selling a new gaming accessory to go alongside it and even comparing it side by side with the Nintendo Switch onstage. If doodling is more your thing, it also comes with the M Pen stylus that has 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity.
Other odds and ends include an IP53 dust and water resistance rating, 40MP cameras, and a fingerprint sensor on the back.
The Huawei Mate 20 X goes on sale October 26 for €899 (around $1,041 in USD).
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