Huawei Mate S specification and prices
First info about the Mate S by Huawei appeared on September 2015 and the first offers appeared on October 2015. This phone belongs to the highest price range: the lowest Huawei Mate S price in USA for now is $749.00. The device is on sale from carriers including AT&T Wireless, Boost Mobile, Metro PCS, Verizon Wireless as well as retailers like Wal-Mart, Best Buy.
The device runs on the most popular OS on the market for today - Android OS. Mate S has released with the already outdated for now Android version: 5.1.1 (Lollipop). It means that the device with this default OS version will not support the newest games and apps. The phone is equipped with Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.5 GHz CPU which provides an outstanding performance. It runs 3 GB RAM which is a big amount of memory.
The Mate S has amazing 13 megapixel rear camera. It will make cool pictures and videos. The camera has aperture size 2. It is a not very large aperture for a mobile and it will allow the Huawei Mate S to let in more light to capture nice pictures at night. Mate S 8 megapixel front camera is perfect for making high quality selfies. Primary camera of Huawei Mate S can film full HD high quality video, which is only second to 4K.
The phone has a big 5.5 inch display. It means that most part of users may experience difficulties using the phone with one hand. Such display size has significant benefits in compare to the smaller screen: it's more comfortable for shooting pictures, better for video chatting and great for quick typing.
This model has non-removable 2700 mAh battery.
The Mate S weight is 156 grams (5.50 oz), it is 149.8 mm (5.90 in) high, 75.3 mm (2.96 in) wide and has a 7.2 mm (0.28 in) depth which means that this phone is thin.
You can purchase Mate S in Luxurious Gold, Mystic Champagne or Titanium Grey colors.
Internal Storage & RAM
- 2015, September
- Available. Released 2015, October
- Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
- HiSilicon Kirin 935
- Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.5 GHz
- Mali-T628 MP4
- 13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm, OIS, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
- 8 MP, f/2.4, 26mm, LED flash
- 1/2.6" sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- 5.5 inches
- 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
- AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - 3D Touch display (optional) - Emotion UI 3.1
- Non-removable 2700 mAh battery
- 149.8 x 75.3 x 7.2 mm (5.90 x 2.96 x 0.28 in)
- 156 g (5.50 oz, 0.34 lb)
- Single SIM
- Luxurious Gold, Mystic Champagne, Titanium Grey
- 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
- microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- v4.0, A2DP
- Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
- FM radio
- microUSB v2.0
- Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
- GSM / HSPA / LTE
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 / TD-SCDMA - CRR-UL00 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - CRR-L09
- LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - CRR-UL00 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800)
- HSPA, LTE
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