Huawei Mate SE is an upgraded Honor 7X that costs just $30 more

Not long after officially releasing the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design in the US, Huawei recently started selling a third new smartphone - the Mate SE. Similar to the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design, the Huawei Mate SE is offered only unlocked. However, this new handset it significantly cheaper than the other two models, being sold for $229.99.

If you find the design of the Mate SE familiar, it’s because this is nothing more than a rebranded Honor 7X* with a couple of upgraded features. The Mate SE is nearly identical to the Honor 7X, from the 5.9-inch display to the dual rear camera, but offers more RAM (4 GB vs. 3 GB) and more internal memory (64 GB vs. 32 GB). This justifies the fact that the Mate SE costs $229.99, while the Honor 7X - available in the US since January - is sold for $199.99.

The Huawei Mate SE can be purchased via major retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H, US warranty included. If you're interested, you can find the smartphone via the source links below.

* - Honor is a Huawei brand.

sources: Amazon, Best Buy, B&H 



1. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

"WOW WAY" Now it's clear how to pronounce huawei.

2. gamehead unregistered

The US government doesnt want you to buy Huawei because of Chinese spying. How kind of them. Protecting American's from spying.

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

and apple isn't doing that with face id and touch id?

6. SyCo87

Posts: 318; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Allegedly, they are providing for different governments. Apple for the USGov and Huawei for the Chinese government

14. n8cwhite

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 06, 2018

Ah yes, because the NSA does the exact same thing


Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 14, 2018

yes, they don't want any one spying American. only our own government is allow to do that. just ask Snowden.

3. Obádárà

Posts: 218; Member since: Nov 02, 2015


10. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Btw, where is Moto G6? it should've launched at MWC, and compete with this phone :-/

4. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

I quote: "Honor is a Huawei brand." And Ferrari used to be a Fiat brand that make tractors. And Ducati, Lamborghini and Audi are owned by... VW! The very same VW that makes The Beetle (in Pink). Anyhow, Honor Brand isn't really that high up there to justify establishing the fact that its owned by some hard to pronounce Chinese company named Huawei or "Va-Way"! G'Day!

7. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

This is a much better deal than that sad S9/S9+... Huawei is making some great smartphones for insanely good prices lately, other overrated android players should learn some lessons from them.

13. fyah_king unregistered

It's an even better deal than the notch x can get 5 of these for your

8. shnibz

Posts: 510; Member since: Sep 18, 2011

Now that's $30 well spent if one was already in the market for a 7x. people who already bought one are mad AF though

9. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

IKR, it's fine if they release it half-year after 7x as it's sales weaken,while waiting for honor 8x. But it't not even 3 months after 7x launch, lol..

11. Bondurant

Posts: 784; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Most likely sold in selected countries where Honor 7x not sold.

19. MsRed

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 08, 2018

This is the US version, currently being sold simultaneously with the Honor 7X.

12. markobarko

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 09, 2016

Now this is one of the best price to what you get ratios in the world!

15. n8cwhite

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 06, 2018

Are the LTE bands compatible with T-Mobile?

18. MsRed

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 08, 2018

Yes, 100%.

17. SmartPhoneMobiles

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 16, 2016

at least no any crappy NOTCH

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