Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 and Huawei Smartwatch hands-on

Huawei’s just announced intentions to bring the Mate 10 Pro to the U.S. Fast on its heels is the Mate 10 Porsche Design, set to be released in mid-February. The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 revs up specs a bit, while adding some class, and a whole lot of price, at $1,225.

In terms of specs, the key upgrade found on the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 is the bump to 256GB of on-board storage vs 64/128GB on the Mate 10 Pro. That aside, the two phones share the same 6-inch, 18:9 OLED display, the lauded Kirin 970 flagship chipset, 12MP dual camera, and 4000mAh built-in battery.

But the two phones differ aesthetically. The Mate 10 Porsche Design comes in a new color named Diamond Black and features Porsche Design branding. You also get a premium leather case in the set, while the interface has been spiced up with new themes. 

While checking out Huawei's luxury handset we also came across the Porsche Design Huawei Smartwatch. The pricey wearable shows some resemblance to the Huawei Watch 2, but comes with a more streamlined ceramic bezel and a diamond-like carbon finish. You also get a hybrid band made of leather and rubber. 

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Mate 10 Porsche Design
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2360 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 4000 mAh



1. maherk

Posts: 6928; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I still don't understand how they went from that sleek design on the Watch 1 to this generic design with a smaller display on the Watch 2!

2. aegislash

Posts: 1509; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

The original Huawei Watch is stunning, and quite possibly the most gorgeous smartwatch around. They took about a hundred steps back with the Watch 2's design. Huawei Watch 2 Classic doesn't look any better either.

3. maherk

Posts: 6928; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Exactly. I have 3 Huawei Watches, I have the black and silver ones for myself, and the Elegant for my wife. Because I loved the design so much, I was sure I was going to upgrade once the Watch 2 was released, but the design disappointed me, and I ended up keeping my watches, and added the Zenwatch 3 and the S3 Frontier to the collection. And when I was in Vegas, I bought the EA Connected, but ended up returning it the second day, because design wise, it was meh at best when compared to the original Huawei Watch. Till this day, and out of all the smartwatches I had, or tried, nothing comes close to the Watch 1 design wise, and it never slowed down on me, battery has always been great, and even with it's Amoled screen, I'm yet to see any burn-ins.

4. yalokiy

Posts: 1046; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Best way to ruin a design is to have design company name written all over the device.

5. sunnyfpy

Posts: 288; Member since: May 12, 2013

Who cares about lousy design?

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