Huawei Mate 10 Pro doesn't have a 3.5mm headset jack, but comes with adapter and USB Type-C earphones

Huawei Mate 10 Pro doesn't have a 3.5mm headset jack, but comes with adapter and USB Type-C earphones


Officially unveiled earlier today, the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 are both high-end, well-designed Android 8 Oreo handsets, but there are plenty of differences between them. One of these differences - likely important to some potential buyers - consists in the fact that the Mate 10 Pro does not feature a 3.5mm headset jack, while the Mate 10 is a more conventional device, thus it has a standard jack.



 



Fortunately, Huawei compensates for the lack of a 3.5mm jack with a pair of USB Type-C earphones, plus a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter - both are included in the retail box of the Mate 10 Pro. All in all, you'll be free to use either Huawei's own USB Type-C earphones, or, thanks to the included adapter, any traditional earphones or headphones you want.  



 



Huawei has yet to announce when the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 will be released in the US. In any case, both handsets will probably be available unlocked starting the coming months. In Europe, the Mate 10 Pro will be released in mid-November for €799, while the Mate 10 is supposed to arrive in late October for €699.  



 

source: Huawei Mate 10 Pro official webpage  

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20 Comments

1. PhoneInQuestion

Posts: 496; Member since: Aug 20, 2017

There's nothing the Mate 10 Pro has that can't be done better with the standard model. Still at least they look nice, Google/HTC should take notes.

20. brunojcm

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

AMOLED screen, which will consume less battery (AMOLED itself and lower resolution), and going under water is not doing better? I've got a Mate 10 Pro, never had a better phone in my life. Amazing battery, everything else near perfect. I just miss wireless charging, was used to it, but when I remember how fast my battery can go from 0% to 60% I easily forget about that. (BTW, 4pm now, woke up at 6am, heavy usage, 3h screen-on time so far, still 57% battery left :) )

2. libra89

Posts: 2251; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Now that is the way to do it! If you remove it, you need to add at least USB-C earphones, even if they are just basic ones.

3. Lumbergh

Posts: 463; Member since: Feb 14, 2016

The Mate 10 is a solid option. Has 32-bit DAC, and microsd. Main downside is no AMOLED.

16. worldpeace

Posts: 3099; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Right, Mate 10 is great, it got everything all people been asking for.. - 9:16 screen ratio - 5.9 inch screen in a body that's smaller than 5.5inch phone (iPhone8+) - no AMOLED - 3.5mm jack (and 32-bit DAC) - MicroSD - Big battery - Front FPscanner - Slim bezels - Not $1000 pricetag what's more you can ask?

18. SmartPhoneMobiles

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 16, 2016

ips is nice too .. like proper whites

4. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Huawei, Apple, HTC all do this but Google just can't....lol Pixel 2 and xl don't have headphone jacks and USB-C earphones in the box but their prices are insanely high.

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5623; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Only the Pixel offers unlimited uncompressed photo and video backup for over 3 years In Europe, the Pixel will probably come with USB-C earphones since its required by law

5. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 451; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

f**k you

6. epdm2be

Posts: 816; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

No jack, no sale!

7. mimicryXD

Posts: 173; Member since: Apr 03, 2015

i dont really understand why these companies ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack..

9. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

They're just testing the waters, if their sales go down with the stupid move, they'll come back to their senses.

10. Phenom

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 16, 2017

They won't.

19. TheOneSilveriusXZP

Posts: 63; Member since: Jul 01, 2017

Even Sony doesn't remove the jack although it has a IP68 since Z3 (2014) .

12. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

They just want to be like Apple

17. worldpeace

Posts: 3099; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Because "courage"

8. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

It started with apple removing the headphone jack... hahaha Using iPhone 7+ and never had a problem. I dont use headphone while charging though.

11. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Yeah I do and I'm sure hundeds of tousands people do that as well

15. monoke

Posts: 1142; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Yeah having your phone charged and listeniing on wired headset on longer road trips comes in quite handy for many. I would think... Now, it's likely adapter on top of adapter to do the same thing... just rediculous.

14. monoke

Posts: 1142; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Damn. Another OEM dropping the headphone jack? .. Here's hoping Sony and the Korean OEMs don't go this route any time soon. This is not progression in the least bit imo.

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