The Huawei Mate 10 is the smaller sibling of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro, but it's still a fine phone in its own right.
- Dual-lens camera with solid performance
- Kirin 970 processor gives good performance
- Attractive design
- Few apps make use of the neural processor
- Better features in the Mate 10 Pro
The Huawei Mate 10 is a fine premium phone, although as the smaller sibling to the Mate 10 Pro, it's hard not to see it as a lesser handset.
While Huawei produces a significant quantity of budget and mid-range phones, it has two primary "premium" phone lines in the form of the fashion-led P series, typically announced at or around Mobile World Congress and the more phablet-formed Mate series, usually announced in the October/November timeframe.
Huawei also produces a Porsche Design version of the Mate 9, but that phone was not officially sold in Australia.
- Simple, stylish design.
- Lacks water resistance.
- Dual Leica lenses plus AI.
- Kirin 970 delivers solid application performance.
- Few apps take full advantage of the NPU.
- 4,000mAh battery.
- Worthwhile if you can get it at a bargain price.
Pricing and availability
Huawei Mate 10
Huawei's business-capable handset
The Huawei Mate 10 offers no-nonsense style and excellent dual cameras. It's available to buy outright or on contract through Vodafone
- The Huawei Mate 10 sells outright for $899.
- The Huawei Mate 10 is also available from Vodafone on contract plan terms.
Huawei Mate 10 specs
Power, storage and battery
|Display size||5.9 inches|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||499|
|Rear camera megapixels||12MP + 20MP|
|Rear camera aperture size||f/1.6|
|Front camera megapixels||8MP|
|Front camera aperture size||f/2.0|
|Dimensions||150.5mm x 77.8mm x 8.2mm|
|Network category speed||Category 16|
|Operating system||Android 8|
|External storage support||Up to 256GB|
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