Huawei unveils iPhone-challenging Mate 20 smartphones

Huawei unveils Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, takes aim at Apple, Samsung

That's assuming your government allows carriers in your country to sell it, of course. However, does the phone deserve the tag of being the most powerful smartphone to launch till date?

Huawei has finally unveiled the Mate 20 Pro at their "Welcome to a Higher Intelligence" event in London, and the device is as good, if not better than expected.

Going hands-on with the Mate 20 Pro, The Verge found the device to be quite impressive, starting with its HDR-enabled 2960 x 1440 OLED display. Representing a momentous milestone in the history of the HUAWEI Mate Series, the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series embodies the pinnacle of innovation.

The new smartphones are available in 6.53-inch, 6.39-inch and 7.2-inch display sizes. It also comes with a 24 MP sensor in the front for selfies.

Huawei has gone all in on the gaming category, not only including powerful specs but also announcing an accessory to make the gaming experience much better.

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Google's Pixel 3 phones are uglier than their rivals because Google insisted on placing the speakers on the front side of the phone.

Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are the members of Huawei's Mate series that had its last phone as Mate 10 and 10 Pro.

Rumor has it that Nano-Memory transferred data at 90MB per second. It is the first smartphone to also act as a charger. Samsung and everyone else won't launch flagships with 7nm chips until next spring.

The Mate 20 Pro also comes pre-installed with Android 9 Pie and has the Chinese firm's new KMUI skin on top of it.

The other major edge-to-edge smartphone players in the the lineup look familiar. During its reveal, Huawei emphasized the device's gaming capabilities with its vapor cooling design.

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This means that the Mate 20 Pro can now identify particulars, not just contours, can process live video as well as stills, and can separate objects more precisely. And the company has upped its game with the Mate 20 series. A first 40-megapixel camera, a telephoto lens of 8 megapixels and a large English 20-megapixel.

The new Mate device also has fast wireless charging, like Samsung's smartphones, but Huawei goes a step further by also offering reverse wireless charging to Qi-compatible devices. Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design houses a 4,200mAh battery.

The all glass phone now supports wireless charging. Yes, you read that right, the Mate 20 Pro can charge any Qi compatible device wirelessly by posing as a wireless mat of sorts. The Xiaomi Mi 8 is a device that does 3D face recognition similar to Face ID.

The Mate 20 Pro has a huge 4200mAh battery that can be charged more than 70 percent in just 30 minutes, thanks to the SuperCharge technology.

This wider perspective creates a sense of spaciousness and a 3D effect to the images. Mobile payments are also supported. It features the Kirin 980 chipset from Huawei; 6 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage space.

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