The fact that Huawei will introduce the Mate 10 (Mate 9) with the Mate 10 this year has already been confirmed. According to Richard Yu, CEO of the Consumer division, the new top model will be a frameless display against the upcoming iPhone from Apple.
New pictures, which can be found on the Chinese social network Sina Weibo, are supposed to show the smartphone already. Clearly, the narrow edges indicated by Richard Yu are around the display. The authenticity of the images can not be verified, however, especially the rear side with the positioning of the dual camera to the Mate 9.
Rectangular housing with camera head
Not to be found on the picture material however the lettering with names and data of the camera on the housing. In view of the significantly expanded cooperation, however, the optics should still come from this manufacturer, the Leica logo itself can be seen in the pictures. The volume rocker is positioned lower than the Mate 9. The aluminum case also has a brushed optic, while the back of the predecessor is smooth. In addition, the housing looks much more angular, the back of the Mate 9 is bulging, but on the photos of the alleged Mate 10, on the other hand, plan. Also recognizable is a camera button at the lower edge, which would represent a novelty in the Mate series.
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The author of the Weibo contest also comments on the technical data: As a system-on-a-chip, the HiSilicon Kirin 970 is to be used in-house, which is supposed to support 6 GB of RAM. The predecessor uses the Kirin 960 and 4 GB of memory. The battery is to fail with more than 4,000 mAh nominal charge larger than before. The price would be over 4,000 yuan, which equals about 510 euros.
Presentation expected for next month
The data would underline the statements of Richard Yu, which has promised besides the edgeless display also an improved battery performance as well as higher performance. As in Weibo, however, the statements are also comparatively obvious on the basis of the statements. It is therefore important to see if further leaks support the data and images. With a performance is expected in September, as the Mate 10 will be presented promptly to the new iPhone. Huawei had only presented its predecessor in November last year.
Update 21:53 h
As Giga reported in the meantime, the pictures by Sina Weibo are not about the Huawei Mate 10, but by excerpts from a concept video of the YouTube channel Concept Creator.