Huawei Mate S Gets Official With Force Touch

Posted: Sep 2 2015, 1:23pm CDT | by , Updated: Sep 3 2015, 6:23am CDT, in News | IFA

Huawei Mate S Gets Official With Force Touch

Huawei announces Mate S with a 5.5-inch display and Kirin 935 SoC

The Huawei Mate S has been officially announced at IFA in Berlin. The phone is very similar to Huawei Ascend Mate 7 but, with more features.

The Mate S comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p LCD display and is powered by Huawei's own HiSilicon Kirin 935 SoC and 3GB RAM.

For storage, Huawei will be offering the phone with 32GB internal memory. There is a space for microSD card if you want to boost your memory by a further 128GB.

The battery limit is much less than the Mate 7's, coming in at just 2,700mAh. The phone measures 149.8 x 75.3 x 7.2mm. At the sides the thickness is 2.65mm.

It weighs 156g. The phone runs on Android 5.1.1 with Huawei’s EMUI3.1 on top. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi and GPS but, also NFC and an FM receiver.

The Mate S accompanies a 13 megapixel back camera. The camera features a RGBW sensor, optical image stabilizer, dual color temperature LED flash, and a free image signal processor.

There is an 8 megapixel front camera for selfie freaks. Huawei has also implemented a professional camera mode.

It allows manual adjustment of ISO, exposure compensation, exposure time, white balance and focusing.

Huawei has run hard and fast with a diamond-cut metal unibody design, 2.5D Gorilla Glass and smooth curved edges.

The Huawei Mate S additionally accompanies the fingerprint scanner situated on the back of the phone.

The fingerprint scanner can likewise be used to erase unread notifications, preview pictures, and accept calls.

Huawei has also included its "Knuckle Sense 2.0" into the Mate S. The feature was initially included in the Huawei P8.

It allows users to interact with the display using certain knuckle based gestures. This feature has been enhanced with the Force Touch.

Mate S is the first Android phone to support Force Touch technology. The Huawei Mate S will be launched later this month.

The price of the Standard version is €649, while the Premium one will cost €699.

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