Huawei Mate 10: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Quick Verdict

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.

The good

  • Dual-lens camera with solid performance
  • Kirin 970 processor gives good performance
  • Attractive design

The bad

  • Few apps make use of the neural processor
  • Better features in the Mate 10 Pro

Huawei Mate 10 at a glance

When did the Huawei Mate 10 come out? Available in Australia from 15 November 2017.
What’s new about the Huawei Mate 10? Kirin 970 CPU with NPU, dual-lens Leica camera, enhanced Emotion UI.
How much does the Huawei Mate 10 cost? $899 outright.

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.

Battery life

  • 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.
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OS Android 8
Display size (inches) 5.9
Display resolution (pixels) 2560 x 1440
Pixels per inch (PPI) 499
Processor Kirin 970
Height (mm) 150.5
Width (mm) 77.8
Depth (mm) 8.2
Weight (g) 186
Battery size (mAh) 4,000
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 64GB
MicroSD expansion 256GB
Fingerprint scanner Yes
Water resistance IP53
Rear camera (1) resolution 12
Rear camera (1) aperture f/1.6
Rear camera (2) resolution 20
Rear camera (2) aperture
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 8
Front camera (1) aperture f/2.0
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 16
NFC support Yes
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Updated September 19th, 2018
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage
Huawei Nova 3i
Huawei Nova 3i
Kirin 710
2340 x 1080
Huawei Nova 3e
Huawei Nova 3e
Kirin 659
2280 x 1080
Kirin 970
2240 x 1080
Kirin 970
2160 x 1080
Kirin 970
2560 x 1440
Huawei nova 2i
Huawei nova 2i
Kirin 659
2160 x 1080
Huawei P10
Huawei P10
Kirin 960
1920 x 1080
Huawei Mate 9
Huawei Mate 9
Kirin 960
1920 x 1080

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