Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro prices appear; could cost a small fortune

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro prices appear; could cost a small fortune
Leaked Huawei Mate 20 Pro renders

UPDATE: The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are now official and their prices have been confirmed as €799 and €1049 respectively, which translate into $923 and $1212 each. There is also a Mate 20 model with 6GB of RAM that costs €849 ($981).

Despite the large number of leaks surrounding the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, one detail about these phones that has remained unclear since the very beginning is the pricing. But thanks to an anonymous tip received earlier today by PhoneArena, it seems this information is no longer a mystery.

Before getting started, it’s worth noting that the prices in question are those offered to retailers by hardware distributors. Because of this, consumers will typically pay between $50 and $100 extra. Another notable detail is the fact that all price tags have been provided in Swiss Francs.

Kicking things off with the cheaper Huawei Mate 20, the price listed is Fr.799, which equates to around $805. This means that consumers should expect pricing to sit somewhere between $850 and $900. In regards to which configuration this relates to, 128GB of internal storage is listed. Unfortunately, the RAM count remains unclear. Considering Huawei’s previous releases, though, this model will likely ship with 4GB. In any case, it will be available in black, blue, and Twilight options.

When it comes to the Mate 20 Pro, pricing appears to start at Fr.999. This translates to just under $1010, which means consumers could be forced to pay as much as $1100. As with the regular model, 128GB of internal storage is included. But in this case, 6GB of RAM is expected. Once again, the device will be available in black, blue, and Twilight colors.

As these prices are provided in Swiss Francs, it’s worth noting that they may vary slightly when converted to local currencies across the rest of Europe, Asia, or even the US. Unfortunately, any official confirmation will not be provided until the October 16 event.

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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

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25 Comments

1. Bondurant

Posts: 780; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

The prices is Europe don't apply to Asia, Africa and Middle east due to higher taxes in Europe

9. UnlimitedSkye03

Posts: 290; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Yep you're right, prices are lower in Asia when the P20 and other models were released. But then there are these stupid writers that would say these would be standard pricing across the globe.

19. joshuaswingle

Posts: 568; Member since: Apr 03, 2018

Good thing you both read the last paragraph that states prices will be adjusted when converted to different currencies i.e. These prices aren't a guarantee of prices elsewhere

2. ALMBO6

Posts: 195; Member since: May 28, 2018

Apparently phone makers don't seem to understand that 1000 $ is too much to ask for a phone. Well, Let's see how it'll sell.

3. ALMBO6

Posts: 195; Member since: May 28, 2018

Apparently phone makers don't seem to understand that 1000 $ is too much to ask for a phone. Well, Let's see how it'll sell.

4. bitwiser

Posts: 12; Member since: Sep 28, 2018

Apple has already proved people will pay $1000

10. jellmoo

Posts: 2562; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

That's Apple. Huawei is not Apple.

5. Cat97

Posts: 1858; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

They 'could' cost a small fortune, but no one will pay for them, that's for sure :)

6. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Wowweee, ouch! That's twice what I would maybe pay, thanks but no thanks. This pricing will help pixel and iPhone sales in the end.

7. Ali888

Posts: 88; Member since: Apr 13, 2018

The 512gb Xs Max costs the equivalent of $2100 in my country, 512gb note costs $1300. It's hilarious

12. path45th

Posts: 402; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

The pricing of smartphones is very strange in your country. In the USA the note 9, 512 GB is $1249 whereas the iPhone Max 512 GB is $200 more at 1449.

20. Sealblaighter

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Well in Romania the 512 GB Xs Max has around 7000 RON, if you convert it to Euro you will see it is around 1800 Dollar. In Romania smart phones are expensive.

17. midan

Posts: 2707; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Are you sure you got that right? Sounds very strange.

25. Ali888

Posts: 88; Member since: Apr 13, 2018

I saw the prices in store personally. The only flagship brands in my country are Samsung, Apple and Huawei. So options are limited and Apple knows this so they're capitalizing. My country is Namibia btw. There's no Samsung store here and only one iStore. Thing's are horrible here as import prices make these phones unobtainable

8. Whitedot

Posts: 766; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

I will wait for 6 months and buy it half the price.

11. path45th

Posts: 402; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

Who would buy a Chinese phone with an Apple price?

15. Huck33

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

because chinese phone are better and cheaper than apple.

13. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 926; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Dam I can't see people paying these prices.

14. DiskaD

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

if you want the best smartphone camera in the planet, you just have to pay the premium price.

16. ZanrZij

Posts: 35; Member since: Nov 23, 2013

I learnt price drop lesson from Mate 10 and P20 Pro so if Mate 20 Pro is really good phone, I will buy in next 6 months. A cheat player need more time to be real big player :)

18. midan

Posts: 2707; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Do you guys remember when huawei phones were cheap? Now they noticed you can't run a company like that, you actually need to make results.

24. TechNeck

Posts: 649; Member since: Aug 29, 2014

Hm. Maybe that's why Apple dropped behind Huawei, a company with little to none US presence.

21. kEaNu

Posts: 42; Member since: May 10, 2018

1000€ for a Huawei, good luck with that.

22. alanrock

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 04, 2018

phone is good...price not so much.

23. Sparkxster

Posts: 1213; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Price will be high but the mate duo is full of features and cutting edge tech plus Android's first 7nm SoC.

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