The Huawei Mate 50 series will be launched in China on September 6. Huawei has confirmed the arrival of the new Mate series smartphones in the country on Monday via Weibo. The upcoming lineup is expected to include four models namely Huawei Mate 50, Huawei Mate 50e, Huawei Mate 50 Pro, and Huawei Mate 50 RS. They may be powered by the Kirin 9000S SoC and run on the company’s latest HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system. The Huawei Mate 50 series will replace the Huawei Mate 40 model that was unveiled back in 2020.
Chinese smartphone brand A Post Huawei Mate 50 series confirmed its arrival in the country on Weibo. The flagship series will be unveiled on September 6. However, the post did not specify the launch time and exact moniker of the phone.
Going by the company’s track record, the Huawei Mate 50, Huawei Mate 50e, Huawei Mate 50 Pro and Huawei Mate 50 RS could break cover at the event. They can run on HarmonyOS 3.0.
According to previous leaks, the Huawei Mate 50, Huawei Mate 50 Pro, and Huawei Mate 50 RS will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. In contrast, the Huawei Mate 50e is likely to feature a Snapdragon 778G SoC. All four models may have a 13-megapixel selfie camera.
The Huawei Mate 50 is tipped to sport a 6.28-inch to 6.56-inch OLED display with full-HD (1,225×2,800 pixels) resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. It is said to pack 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage. Other expected features of the device are a triple rear camera setup with 50-megapixel IMX766 sensor and a 4,400mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging.
The upcoming Huawei Mate 50 Pro and Huawei Mate 50 RS are expected to feature a 6.78-inch or 6.81-inch full-HD+ (1,212×2,612 pixels) curved AMOLED display with a variable refresh rate of up to 120Hz. It can sport 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of onboard storage. They are tipped to include a triple rear camera setup highlighted by a 50-megapixel IMX800 sensor. They have a 4,500mAh battery which is said to support 66W fast charging and wireless charging support.
The Huawei Mate 50e is expected to feature a 6.28-inch to 6.56-inch full-HD+ (1,225×2,800 pixels) OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It is expected to have 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of onboard storage. 50-megapixel triple rear camera setup, 4,400mAh battery with 66W fast charging and wireless charging support.
The new devices will succeed the Huawei Mate 40 series powered by Huawei’s Kirin 9000 and Kirin 9000E processors. Launched in October 2020, the Huawei Mate 40 phone was the brand’s last model in the Mate lineup.