Kenya: Huawei Launches Mate 20 Pro in Kenya Retailing at Sh100,000

22 January 2019

Nairobi — Huawei Mobile unveiled the Huawei Mate 20 Series in Kenya, three months after the global launch.

Head of Eastern Africa Mobile Steven Li has said the Huawei Mate 20 Pro combines high performance, longer battery life and a greater camera capacity with a 40MP main camera, a 20MP ultra wide-angle camera, and an 8MP telephoto camera.

"Together, the trio of lenses supports a wide range of focal lengths enabling it to mimic the results from professional cameras," said Li.

"Consumer expectations are rising and in the race to bring the best Android smartphone to market, Huawei is leading the rapid development of technologies that help improve device performance to satisfy those needs."

The Huawei Mate 20 Series also features major improvement on battery life. It houses a large, high-density 4200mAh battery, and supports 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge, which gives the device 70 percent charge in 30 minutes.

Moreover, HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro supports 15W HUAWEI Wireless Quick Charge, the industry's fastest wireless charging solution, and Wireless Reverse Charge, which enables the device to work as a power bank for selected

HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro supports 3D Face Unlock which quickly and securely authenticates users within 0.6s at a false acceptance rate of below 1/1,000,000.

Using the 3D Depth Sensing Camera System located at the front, the devices can accurately read the facial features of a subject and recognize even small details. Besides user authentication, this suite of sensors also enables the portrait beautification effects to be realized in a more natural and effective way.

The HUAWEI mate 20 series also features an in-screen fingerprint sensor. The company has evolved the design of its in-screen fingerprint sensor to achieve better speed and success rates. It can pinpoint the location of a user's finger on the screen, and remove the on-screen prompt immediately when a user removes his or her finger.

The Mate 20 and Mate 20 pro will be available in selected outlets from Monday retailing at Sh75,000 and Sh100,000 respectively.

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