Huawei Mate 20 review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Huawei Mate 20

Huawei Mate 20
  • Display

    6.53 inches

    1080 x 2244

  • Storage


  • Battery size

    4,000 mAh

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Huawei slices out a few features from the Mate 20 Pro to make the slightly cheaper Huawei Mate 20, but it's overall an exceptional handset for those on a tighter budget.

The Huawei Mate 20 series will be Huawei's second flagship series for the year and brings plenty of power – both for processing and battery life – into its range of large-screen smartphones.

The non-"Pro" version of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro drops the camera quality, screen display and charging features of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. It's not quite the flagship that the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is, but at its price point, it's a superb phone anyway.


  • Teardrop notch
  • Aussies only get the black model
  • Has a headphone jack
  • LCD rather than OLED


  • Triple camera has been dialled down, but is still very good
  • Good night-shooting capabilities for its price range
  • Camera AI mostly works
  • Portrait lighting remains clunky and daft
  • No monochrome lens


  • Kirin 980 provides excellent performance
  • Still a shadow over Huawei's benchmark honesty.
  • EMUI is still divisive
  • NM storage card format

Battery life

  • Good battery life, although precisely how good is hard to pin down
  • Fast wired charging
  • Lacks wireless charging


  • A very good phone for the asking price
  • A return to more regular pricing form for Huawei

Pricing and availability

Huawei Mate 20

The Huawei Mate 20 delivers excellent app performance and a powerful camera at a more budget-friendly price. Get yours now from Amazon Australia.


Huawei Mate 20 specs



Physical dimensions


Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 6.53 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2244
Pixels per inch (PPI) 381
Rear camera megapixels 12MP + 16MP + 8MP
Rear camera aperture size f/1.8 + f/2.2 + f/2.4
Video recording 4K
Front camera megapixels 24MP
Front camera aperture size f/2.0
Dimensions 158.2mm x 77.2mm x 8.3mm
Weight 188g
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 21
Processor Kirin 980
Operating system Android 9
Internal storage


External storage support Up to 256GB
Battery capacity 4,000mAh
Headphone jack Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Water resistance N/A
Wireless charging No

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