Huawei Mate 30 Malaysia: Everything you need to know

Huawei has revealed the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro locally at the Huawei Malaysia Ecosystem Conference 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia is the first country after China to launch the Mate 30 series.

Pricing and availability

The Huawei Mate 30 series is officially priced as follows:

Huawei Mate 30 8GB RAM + 128GB storage – RM2,799
Huawei Mate 30 Pro 8GB RAM + 256GB storage – RM3,899

Only two colours are available at the moment – Black and Space Silver.

As part of its Exclusive Ownership Campaign, loyal Huawei Mate series owners will not only be among the first to own the new Mate 30 Pro in Malaysia but they will also get exclusive gifts worth RM1,155. This includes a Huawei Wireless in-car SuperCharge charger, DJI Osmo Mobile 3, Huawei back casing and Huawei Care that provides 1 year extended warranty and 6 months screen crack protection. Huawei Mate series users that owned two Huawei Mate series devices will be eligible for the offer.

Pre-orders for the Huawei Mate 30 Pro will be available online starting today at 2PM. The device will also be available at Courts, Harvey Norman and SenQ. Telco bundles from Celcom, Digi, Maxis and U Mobile will be available soon.

Do note that the devices are only available for loyal Huawei users that own at least two Mate devices. The open consumer launch will be taking place at a later date.

Huawei Mate 30 users will also enjoy additional member benefits. Some of the benefits include up to 15% discount on Malaysia airlines and a chance to get a free flight ticket. Customers can also get free access to Plaza Premium First, free soft serve ice-cream at Godiva and free 1/4 Chicken with 2 sides from Nando’s.

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Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro

To recap, the Huawei Mate 30 comes with a 6.62″ flat Full HD+ OLED display while the Mate 30 Pro comes with a 6.53″ Full HD+ OLED Horizon display. Both are running on the latest Kirin 990 processor with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of storage.

For the Mate 30 Pro, it comes with a 40MP f/1.6 main camera, a 40MP f/1.8 ultra-wide-angle shooter, an 8MP f/2.4 telephoto camera and a 3D ToF sensor. Meanwhile, the standard Mate 30 gets a 40MP f/1.8 main camera, a 16MP f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle shooter and an 8MP f/2.4 telephoto camera. Powering the Mate 30 is a 4,200mAh battery, while the Pro model gets a larger 4,500mAh unit. Both supports 40W Huawei SuperCharge via USB-C as well as a 27W fast wireless charging.

The Mate 30 series are running on EMUI 10 that’s based on Android 10. However, it doesn’t come with Google Mobile Services pre-installed. To discover and install apps, the devices are shipped with Huawei AppGallery.

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Alexander Wong