Huawei Mate 30 Pro And Huawei Mate 30: The Flagship Phones without Google Play Apps

Huawei Mate 30 Pro And Huawei Mate 30: The Flagship Phones without Google Play Apps

Despite all its problems with the United States, Huawei is unstoppable and it launched the Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei mate 30 Pro Globally. As of now, the Mate 30 series is only available in China but Huawei will start shipping the devices very soon. The shocker is that Huawei has launched the device without the services of Google Play.

Talking about the phones, Huawei has done a great job for the device boasting some amazing features and specs, although we would have liked to see a little more innovation in terms of design since both the phones bring a relatively bigger notch instead of switching to a smaller one or even to remove it using the Pop-up selfie camera mechanism. Despite this, the Chinese giant has surprised again with two great products that put all the meat on the grill. Let’s know more about the new Huawei Mate 30.

Huawei Mate 30 And Huawei Mate 30 pro official

Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro, made to shine

The new Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro are quite similar, although, as always, the Pro model stands out for including the latest innovations. Below we have listed the features of the new Huawei phones.

specsHuawei Mate 30Huawei Mate 30 Pro
Dimensions and weight160.8 x 76.1 x 8.4 mm and weight of 196 grams.158.1 x 73.1 x 8.8 mm and weight of 198 grams.
screen6.62 ″ OLED Display Full HD + resolution with HDR.6.53 ″ curved OLED Display Full HD + resolution with HDR.
ProcessorKirin 990Kirin 990
Storage128 GB256 GB
Rear camera16 MP super wide angle (f / 2.2) + 40 MP wide angle (f / 1.6 and OIS) + 8 MP telephoto (f / 2.4 with OIS) – 3x optical and 5x hybrid zoom.40 MP super wide angle (f / 1.8) + 40 MP wide angle (f / 1.6 and OIS) + 8 MP telephoto (f / 2.4 with OIS) + ToF sensor – 3x optical zoom and 5x hybrid.
Frontal camera24 MP (f / 2.0)32 MP (f / 2.0)
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.1, GPS, WiFi AC and NFC. With 3.5 mm audio jack.Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, WiFi AC and NFC.
Battery4200 mAh with fast 40W charging and 27W wireless.4500 mAh with fast 40W charging and 27W wireless.

As you can see, the phones are more similar than expected to the previous generation although there are several changes that differentiate the Pro model from the normal model.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro has an edge over the other

Huawei Mate 30 Pro And Huawei Mate 30: The Flagship Phones without Google Play Apps

Huawei Mate 30 Pro, unlike the normal Mate 30, enjoys a more compact design and a lower screen but improved in quality. In both the phones, we have a fingerprint sensor housed under the screen, which already worked well last year. Yes, the curve of this year is impressive and practically the screen falls to the edge with 88º (only in the Pro model).

Another difference of the Mate 30 Pro model is that it incorporates 3D facial recognition , while the normal model does not incorporate it. The IP68 also stands out against the IP53 water resistance of the normal Mate 30.

Both the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro are powered with the new Kirin 990 processor, which is very powerful, and large batteries. Without a doubt, it will not be a problem to have the Huawei Mate 30 in any of its versions regarding this. You can easily use the phones for two days even with intensive use. The two will release EMUI 10 based on Android 10 at the time of its launch but without the Google apps.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro

In the back we can see a camera housed in a circular module (instead of in a square like last year) where the fourth sensor is ToF in the Pro version and a laser focus in the normal model. It is a beautiful design, which you will surely like in any of its colors.

There are also no volume buttons on the Mate 30 Pro (power only), these have been replaced by virtual buttons on the screen . The audio, in turn, comes through the screen like last year in the Pro model and through the notch in the normal model.

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro has risked on the camera, for better and for worse.
The big difference in both phones is the rear camera. The Mate 30 incorporates a camera similar to that of the Huawei P30 while the Pro model improves the camera we saw in the P30 Pro. What it does lose is the 5x optical zoom and the 10x hybrid, this year both models has 30x Digital Zoom like last year’s P30.

We see 3 sensors in the Mate 30 Pro but two of them with 40 MP, being the first ultra wide angle sensor designed to record high quality videos. In turn, we will have a ToF sensor that will help us improve the bokeh effect and enjoy slow motion recording of 960fps at 1080P although it can be improved to 7680fps if we record with HD resolution and this is really impressive. This year we will also have 4K recording at 60fps on both phones.

Although they have announced it as a great revolution, at the photographic level the great improvement is in the video recording but in photographs we will surely not see many changes with respect to the results that we can obtain in a P30 Pro or P30 (if we compare it with Mate 30).

The Huawei Mate 30 do not have Google services, should You buy?

Huawei Mate 30 series without Google

And the big one comes but. The new Huawei Mate 30 arrive without Google services and that means they will not bring Google Play Store as standard. However, they can be installed alternately and that will mean being able to use them as was done in the Xiaomi in the initial phase in some countries.

As for the updates, Huawei will be able to use AOSP to receive the security improvements in Android and also the improvements of Android itself but those of the Google version will not arrive, which will have to be implemented by hand with its team of developers (Huawei has the capacity to do so). Therefore, this will not be a big problem at the moment of truth but it should be known by anyone who wants to buy one. This may even help contain the price in Europe and are two of the most interesting options in the market.

Huawei Mate 30 series Price

Huawei Mate 30 And Huawei Mate 30 Pro Price

 Huawei Mate 30 series Price

As for the prices and availability of these beasts, the Huawei Mate 30 will reach the market for a very interesting amount , especially if we take into account everything that this new phone brings us.

This year in addition to the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro there is a version of the Pro with 5G , which will arrive with many more antennas and the best coverage in the market. Huawei says the connection speed of this new phone will be brutal. Here you have their prices:

  • Huawei Mate 30 – with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB – € 799 (Rs.62,660 approx)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro – with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB – € 1099 (Rs.86,190 approx)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G – with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB – € 1199 (Rs. 94,030 approx)
  • Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design – with 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB – € 2095 (Rs.164,300 approx)

Huawei Mate 30 Series: Colors

The Huawei Mate 30 series will be available in 4 different colors. There is purple, gray, green and black color options for you to choose from.

This was all about the Huawei Mate 30 series which undoubtedly has amazing devices but it comes without the Google services. Will the gamble of launching it without the Google Services pay off? What you think about that you can tell us in the comment section below


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