Huawei confirms Mate 20 Pro will have a bigger than 4,000 mAh battery

Huawei confirms Mate 20 Pro will have a bigger than 4,000 mAh battery
Huawei wants to be the world's largest smartphone manufacturer by the end of 2019, but Apple still leads the hierarchy when it comes to profits. Even so, the competition at the top tier is fierce, as companies like Samsung, Apple, Google and Huawei split the audience among them.

In order to win the competition, Huawei's upcoming Mate 20 must be more appealing than the Galaxy Note 9, Pixel 3 XL and the next-generation iPhone X. And for some, it may definitely be the perfect smartphone.

Last time we talked about the Mate 20, information leaked painted a very nice picture. Apparently, the phone will be equipped with Huawei's powerful Kirin 980 processor, coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage (other variations based on the amount of memory will be available too).

According to the same report, the improved version of the flagship, the Mate 20 Pro is expected to pack a massive 4,200 mAh battery. Well, it looks like at least that piece of information was accurate since Huawei recently confirmed that the Mate 20 Pro will be powered by a battery larger than the P20 Pro's, which has a 4,000 mAh battery.

Unlike Samsung, which decided to introduce its flagship in early August, the Mate 20 Pro won't be unveiled until later this month.

source: Pocket-lint

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Mate 20
  • Display 6.5" 1080 x 2244 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 24 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2600 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + Nano Memory (NM)
  • Battery 4000 mAh



1. AbhiD

Posts: 857; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

With screen sizes increasing to ever massive 6+ inches every new generation, bigger battery becomes more of a necessity than novelty. Huawei phones have had above normal battery life even with 4000mAh cells, nothing extraordinary.

2. notfair

Posts: 767; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

Hahaha, what a load of bull* you're talking there, currently i own a mate 10 pro and a p20 pro and the battery is EXCELLENT, using dual sims and i get easily 2 days out of both. Go back to your iPhone and cry next to a wall socket.

9. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

How doy you like the P20 pro? And how's the camera?

13. AbhiD

Posts: 857; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Yup, with a bloatware on top of Android that kills every single process in the background for no reason whatsoever, so called 2 days is normal battery life. Anyways your claims are as true as the fact that i am the BATMAN! Go check any review out there and battery tests, P20 Pro does just normal. In GSMarena test, 89hr is the rating of P20 Pro. S8+ and S9+ scored 88 and 86 hr respectively. Similarly Note 8 did 89hr. All this with 3300-3500 mAh battery. And all these phones have above normal battery life. I don't know how your P20 pro magically has Excellent 2 day battery life? And how is anyone who criticises Huawei a iPhone fan or user? That's the IQ level one can expect from someone who made the poor decision of falling into the trap of a substandard brand like huawei.

15. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

A quick visit to XDA will prove how clueless you are, and how satisfied P20 Pro owners are with their battery life, myself included. And why are you contradicting yourself? You accept the fact that it has a great battery life but say it's because it kills apps in the background (which isn't true, as it is a multitasking beast), then go ahead to laugh off the idea that it has a great battery life. So tell us, which one is it? It's has an average battery life, or great battery life?

17. hemedans

Posts: 761; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

All big sites like GSMarena, Anandtech, Phonearena show battery life is not that great. You should know -Most huawei Phones have 1080p Display instead of QHD -4000mah battey It should post amazing battery life. When QHD phone with less battery post great battery life then something is wrong somewhere. And 7 to 8 OST is just above average of 6 hours most phones can do. If samsung phone has 4000mah then it completely destroy Huawei. Good example is s8 active see it here

18. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

6 hrs of sot is the average? Lmao

20. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Why u crying like a baby? go check ur facts first. p20 has the best battery life yet. Its everywhere. Many ppl have tested it against almost all the bigger battery phones.It clearly wins big time. it is about 35-40 minutes better in terms of battery drain as compared to s9+. Just dont buy if u don't like it. stick to ur iphone with 6 hours of battery life

10. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Above normal battery life? So averaging somewhere between 7 and 8 hrs of sot is above average now? Because that's how much I get out of my P20 Pro's battery lol

3. Cicero

Posts: 1149; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

@ Cosmin From where you get this: "Huawei is the world's largest smartphone manufacturer"? All the statistic that I read shows for 2018 Samsung-》Apple-》Huawei. How to trust anymore the infos on your signed articles? See

5. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

It's no secret that Huawei endorses a lot and I mean A LOT of tech websites for positive news coverage and publicity. Ever wondered why the whole tech industry lights up when Huawei launches an 'Honor X' or 'Mate' Model and every YouTube channel from UnboxTherapy to Android Authority to XDA start posting articles, videos and reviews, all happen to be 100% positive? I mean just hours ago; UnboxTherapy posted this video with a nice, catchy click bait: HUAWEI BEATS APPLE I doubt Lewis, a multi-millionaire YouTuber, personally cares about Huawei to such an extent that he feels compelled to go as far as to compare Huawei; a spying company; to Apple who has a heavy emphasis on user security and privacy. That kind of universal positive 'spot light' is very VERY suspicious to this old man who used to be in marketing business before commencing retirement! Answer me this; how come I don't hear about Xiaomi or Oppo Smartphones, two major Chinese OEM, as much as Huawei? And how come no one criticize Huawei and write trolling articles against it for lackluster updates, spying on users and collecting their personal data (Even Debit/Credit Card Numbers) and locked bootloaders? Anyone? Samsung makes one wrong move and the whole industry starts jumping up and down! Remember The Note 7 Fiasco? Oh well, more than enough said! G'day!

11. TheOracle1

Posts: 2340; Member since: May 04, 2015

Several reasons. My P10 is actually a damn good phone as are the Mate 10's my friends own. Xiaomi and Oppo aren't as widely distributed as Huawei's are and individually are much smaller companies. Samsung and Apple are better known but not necessarily better phones. Their updates have improved dramatically in the last 6 months as I received only one update in my first 7 months of ownership and 4 in the last 6 months. I'm also not signed up to any Huawei services and if they're collecting data it's no different to what all the other OEM's are doing. Lastl but not least you're talking out your a$$ regarding financial information. But............ Overall I much prefer my Mix2 and MIUI over emui.

7. cosmin.v

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 22, 2016

I've updated the news to correctly reflect Huawei's last week statement where they said they want to be the world's number one smartphone manufacturer by the end of 2019. Sorry for the misunderstanding.

14. notmyresident

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 12, 2017

Wow! My previous comment calling you out for shoddy reporting has been deleted. Lol.

8. Cicero

Posts: 1149; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Now you change it in: "Huawei wants to be the world's largest smartphone manufacturer by the end of 2019". Rusine, Cosmine!

4. Trickzter

Posts: 83; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

I'm eagerly awaiting this phone, hopefully it's got the under display ultrasonic fingerprint reader and hopefully it doesn't have a notch, if so, they've lost my sale. Either this phone or the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 are on my radar.

12. Ghost04

Posts: 522; Member since: May 03, 2014

Its a good thing when I see someone in the industry has some intellectual to understand that Battery is actually the most important thing of a phone . Without it everything else is useless . Hope more manufacturer will follow . Though I dont expect it form the trillion dollar fruit seller , who only understand money .

16. Sparkxster

Posts: 1247; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Huawei is pushing the envelope on bigger batteries in flagship phones.

19. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

4500 mAh

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