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Huawei Mate40 Pro to debut on 12 December in Malaysia

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It has taken a shockingly long while but the wait for the Huawei Mate40 Pro will finally be over. The flagship Huawei smartphone is set to arrive on Malaysian shores on 12 December 2020. Stand a chance to take home exclusive freebies and gifts worth MYR3,300.

Pricing and availability

The Huawei Mate40 Pro is priced at MYR4,299 and will be available for sale at the nearest Huawei Experience Store (HES) and Huawei Store in Mystic Silver, starting 12 December.

Buyers will be entitled to receive these gifts and freebies:

ItemRemarksValue (MYR)
HUAWEI Sound XFirst come, first serve basis. Limited to 1,000 units. Must be redeemed from HUAWEI Member Center between 18 December – 20 December 20201,299
HUAWEI Video3 months dimsum (MYR18) + 1 month HUAWEI Video+ (MYR15) subscription. Redeem period between 12 December 2020 – 28 February 2021. Must be redeemed within the first month of phone’s activation33
HUAWEI BookApplicable to one (1) redemption per one (1) customer ID. Redemption period starts from 12 December 202040
HUAWEI Pay[1]50% spending rebate[2] for ICBC UnionPay card holders.[3] Top 3 monthly ICBC UnionPay card spenders with minimum spending of MYR500 stand a chance to win: 1 x HUAWEI P40 Pro or 1 x HUAWEI Freebuds 3 or 1 x HUAWEI GT2e[4]100
HUAWEI Member CenterExclusive HUAWEI Mate40 Pro deals from Sunway Resort, Plaza Premium. First and many more worth up to MYR1,800. Redemption period between 12 December 2020 – 31 December 20201,800
HUAWEI AppGallery20% rebate for reload/top-up transactions made via AppGallery[5]N/A
50GB Cloud StorageRedemption period between 12 December 2020 – 11 December 202146.80

[1] Applicable to all HUAWEI Pay users only.

[2] First come, first serve basis to the first 500 redemption.

[3] With minimum spending of MYR20. Maximum value to be redeemed is MYR100.

[4] For purchases and transactions made between 12 December 2020 – 12 March 2021.

[5] No minimum spending required; no maximum value capped.

Key features and specs

Without a doubt, the Mate40 Pro represents the best of Huawei’s technologies, design and craftmanship.

It features a new curvier design with the 88-degree Horizon Display and Space Ring Design on the back.

The colour-shifting Mystic Silver colourway is stunning, coupled with a matte finish on its glass back to repel fingerprints.

Under the hood, the Kirin 9000G Series chip is the most powerful Huawei SoC to date, built on the 5nm manufacturing process and packing 15.3 billion transistors. With cores running up to 3.13GHz, the silicon screamer is paired with the world’s first 24-core Mali-G78 GPU and tri-core NPU.

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The Mate40 Pro rocks a 6.76-inch FHD+ display, featuring a 90Hz panel with 240Hz touch sampling rate. The phone also boasts a pair of stereo speakers.

It comes with the fastest iteration of wired Huawei SuperCharge yet—an astonishing 66W, charging via USB-C. Additionally, it comes with 50W Wireless Huawei SuperCharge. The Mate40 Pro comes with a 4,400mAh battery.

Huawei Mate40 Pro
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In terms of the camera system, the Mate40 Pro boasts Dual Cine Cameras and Dual Ultra-Wide Cameras comprising the 50MP f/1.9 wide-angle camera, 20MP f/1.8 ultra-wide-angle shooter, 12MP f/3.4 telephoto camera with OIS and AF, as well as a laser AF sensor. The Ultra Vision Selfie camera is capable of 4K capture.

The periscope telephoto camera is capable of 10x hybrid zoom and up to 50x digital zoom.

The Mate40 Pro ruins EMUI 11 based on Android 10 and comes with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS).

For more information, read the previous announcement post.

And if you haven’t, watch my first impressions of Huawei’s best phone to date.

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