Huawei has launched a new smartphone in its home country of China. Dubbed Maimang 7, the smartphone is essentially a rebranded Mate 20 Lite that was recently unveiled in Poland and the UK.
Talking about specs, the Maimang 7 is powered by Huawei’s own HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM of 64GB of on-board storage. There’s also an expansion slot that supports microSD cards of up to 256GB. The smartphone has a 6.3-inch notched display, with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It runs Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box, skinned with EMUI 8.2 baked on top.
Featuring hybrid dual-SIM support, Huawei Maimang 7 has a dual-camera system at the back. It’s made up of a 20-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary depth sensor. The front also has a dual-camera setup, comprised of a 24-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary depth sensor. Just below the vertically-stacked dual rear cameras is a circular fingerprint sensor. All modern connectivity options (including USB Type-C and 3.5mm audio) are thrown into the mix, and a 3,750mAh battery rounds off the whole spec sheet.
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The Mate 20 Lite is the least-powerful of Huawei’s upcoming Mate 20 line-up. The other two premium members of the series – Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro – will be unveiled at an event in London on October 16. The two smartphones are all but confirmed to be powered by Huawei’s latest Kirin 980 flagship chipset, which the company unveiled recently at the IFA 2018 technology conference in Berlin.