Huawei: our Mate S comes in rose gold "from head to toes" (unlike the iPhone 6s)

Huawei: our Mate S comes in rose gold
Apple's brand new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available starting later this month in four color versions: silver, space gray, gold, and rose gold.

As you may know, rose gold is a novelty in the world of iPhones, and its addition marks the first time when a metal-made Apple handset comes in more than three color variants.

Not long after Apple announced its new iPhones, Huawei had something to say about how a rose gold smartphone should be designed. More exactly, the company took to Twitter to remind us that its Mate S (officially unveiled earlier this month) comes in "rose gold from head to toe" - clearly a reference to the fact that the rose gold iPhones aren't completely covered in the new color: their front panels are white.

Of course, some users may prefer Apple's approach, but Huawei does have a point here: on a just how rose gold a smartphone is scale, the Mate S sits above the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. And while that may not matter much, it's fun to see Huawei trying to troll Apple (again).

Colors aside, if you want to find out more about Huawei's newest handset, you should check out our Mate S hands-on.


source: Huawei (Twitter)

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Mate S
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 2700 mAh

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19 Comments

1. jellmoo

Posts: 2525; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Meh, it looks terrible on both phones.

19. dimas

Posts: 3233; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

I find them ugly too. I prefer champagne or copper gold.

2. Metropolis75

Posts: 193; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

How old are we? The tweet might as well have said neener neener

5. datphoneguy

Posts: 155; Member since: Sep 15, 2013

TO be fair, it was PA who put that "U MAD BRO" text in...not Huawei.

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 30660; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

These companies are taking Apples ideas, and one upping them. This is a lot prettier to me.

4. datphoneguy

Posts: 155; Member since: Sep 15, 2013

Unlike Apple, which took other people's ideas (i.e. the new iPad pro) and made it worse yet more expensive.

13. ninja_master

Posts: 306; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

More expensive? Yes.worse? How is it worse

14. d4v0333

Posts: 16; Member since: Sep 10, 2015

I'll tell you how it is worse. It is more expensive. The Pencil is sold seperately ($99), the keyboard is sold seperately ($169), the pencil needs to be charged and the pencil is not compatible with the OS just the drawing app.

17. Furbal unregistered

Not using one of the two more standard implementations of ntrig or wacom and forcing people to use their proprietary crap again (this looks alot like dells active stylus, but with much better support, theirs is pretty crappy, but it also costs like $19 with discounts)

7. devon613

Posts: 127; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

apple not the first with rose gold though but i don't get who would be dumb enough to buy the ugly color

11. Bondurant

Posts: 754; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Yea thats why Huawei introduced rose back in 2013 for their Ascend P6.

6. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1244; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Y'all both trolled when everyone starts calling it pink.

8. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

That's stupid, every company has it's taste when it comes to making their phones! It's like: hey we have more of the color than you! It's not 24 karat gold !

9. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

name of the girl tho?

10. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Azealia Banks

15. HouTexan

Posts: 460; Member since: Jan 08, 2012

Uh, no.

12. fyah_king unregistered

Rose gold came out in the note 3.:)

16. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2251; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

this rose gold from huawei is too girlish made for a women.iphones rose gold is for both sexes.

18. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

Nice device

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