Huawei recently posted a new teaser photo of its upcoming Huawei Mate 10 smartphone which confirmed that the device will launch on October 16 in Germany. Now as per a tweet from popular leakster, Evan Blass, the Huawei Mate 10 is codenamed as Marcel. The tweet hints at teasing the Marcel smartphone through Huawei’s teaser.
Codename for Huawei Mate 10 is Marcel.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) August 27, 2017
In the teaser from Huawei, Huawei Mate 10 was shown along with P9, Mate 9, and P10 smartphones with their launch months and year. The Mate 10 is the biggest of the four flagship smartphones shown in the image and comes with a hashtag #beyondthegalaxy which indicates that the Mate 10 is much better than any of Samsung smartphones. It will have Leica-branded dual camera setup.
As per earlier reports, Huawei might actually launch at least two variants named Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro at the event. The regular Mate 10 will come with a similar screen to the Huawei Mate 9 with a 16:9 ratio and Huawei Mate 10 Pro will come with a 2:1 aspect ratio display with almost no bezel. Further, the regular Huawei Mate 10 would be featuring a fingerprint sensor on the front while the Mate 10 Pro model will feature a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Earlier the company also shared a short video teaser indicating that its upcoming smartphones will feature a dual camera setup in collaboration with German camera and optics manufacturer Leica. The dual rear camera set is likely to feature a 12-megapixel RGB sensor and a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor.
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An earlier report had however revealed that there would be two Mate 10 models – Huawei a regular Mate 10 with a 6.1-inch display and a Huawei Mate 10 Lite with a 5.8-inch display. The Huawei Mate 10 is said to be priced at PLN4,000 which is approximately Rs 70,754 while the Huawei Mate 10 Lite will be priced at PLN 1,999 which is approximately Rs 35,358.
The Huawei Mate 10 is said to come with a bezel-less 6.1-inch display with an aspect ratio of 18:9 having a 2160×1080 px resolution (4K). It will be powered by a 10nm HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, so it is expected to deliver performance equivalent to Snapdragon’s 835. It is said to come with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The Mate 10 is said to come with Android 7.1 preloaded with Huawei custom skin EMUI on top of it and will be backed up by 4,000mAh battery with fast charging support.