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Huawei Launches P60 Pro, Mate X3 and the MatePad 11-inch 2023 in Singapore

Updated: Dec 19, 2023

Huawei wants to continue to push the boundaries of smartphone cameras as it launches two new flagships in Singapore, the P60 Pro and Mate X3.

Huawei P60 Pro
Huawei P60 Pro. Credit: Huawei

The P60 Pro is the first P-series release to feature XMAGE cameras, the imaging system developed by the Chinese tech giant after it ended its partnership with Leica last year. The device's Ultra Lighting XMAGE promises to capture more details in the dark with improved light sensitivity. Its a 48MP lens with a variable aperture ranging from f/1.4 to f/4.0. Accompanying it is a 13MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens and a 48MP f/2.1 telephoto lens.


The new flagship flaunts a 6.67-inch LTPO OLED screen with a 2700x1220 resolution and a 1-120Hz adaptive refresh rate. The panel also has a 300Hz touch sampling rate and a P3 colour gamut. It's protected by the company's own Kunlun Glass, which supposedly increases drop resistance by up to 10 times and supports IP68 dust and water resistance.


Under the hood, the P60 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, along with an Adreno GPU, 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage. It also houses a 4,815mAh battery that supports up to 88W wired Huawei SuperCharge, 50W wireless fast charging and 7.5 reverse wireless charging. When Turbo mode is toggled, the device, as the company claims, can be recharged to half in 10 minutes.

Huawei Mate X3
Huawei Mate X3. Credit: Huawei

Meanwhile, the Mate X3 is Huawei's answer to Google's recently unveiled Pixel Fold and Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 4, rocking a book-like folding design. The flagship foldable's display measures 6.4 inches when closed and 7.85 inches when open.


The Mate X3 is said to claim the title of the being the lightest foldable in the market right now, weighing only 239g. It also is relatively ergonomic, with a thickness of 11.08mm while folded and 5.3mm while unfolded. The Galaxy Z Fold 4, in comparison, weighs 263 grams and has a thickness of 6.3mm when unfolded.


When it comes to internals, the device packs Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 4G processor and a 4,800mAh battery that supports up to 66W wired charging, 50W wireless charging and 7.5W reverse wireless charging.


For cameras, it sports a triple-rear camera system, which consists of the 50 MP Ultra Vision main lens, a 13 MP ultra-wide lens and a 12 MP periscope telephoto lens.

Huawei MatePad 11-inch 2023
Huawei MatePad 11-inch 2023. Credit: Huawei

Apart from the two flagship smartphones, Huawei also launched the MatePad 11-inch 2023, a refreshed model of the company's tablet. The device features a FullView Display with 2.5K resolution and support for P3 colour gamut and 120Hz refresh rate. The upgrades to the display help a pen-on-paper level writing experience using the second generation M-pencil.


The Huawei P60 Pro, Mate X3 and MatePad 11-inch 2023 will be available from 20 May 2023 via Huawei's physical and online stores, along with official retailers. The company will accept pre-orders for the three devices from 11-19 May. The P60 Pro is priced at S$1,548, while the Mate X3 is priced at S$2,598. The MatePad 11-inch 2023, meanwhile, is priced at S$598.

 
  • Huawei has launched two new flagship smartphones in Singapore, the P60 Pro and Mate X3.

  • The P60 Pro is the first P-series release to feature XMAGE cameras, the imaging system developed by the Chinese tech giant after it ended its partnership with Leica last year.

  • Meanwhile, the Mate X3 is Huawei's answer to Google's recently unveiled Pixel Fold and Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 4.

  • Apart from the two flagship smartphones, Huawei also launched the MatePad 11-inch 2023, a refreshed model of the company's tablet.

  • The P60 Pro, Mate X3 and MatePad 11-inch 2023 are priced at S$1,548, S$2,598 and S$598, respectively.

















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