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Huawei Mate 20 X Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

The Huawei Mate 20 X is a 2018 model featuring a 7.2-inch AMOLED display, 40MP camera, and a 5000 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Mate 20 X to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2018, October
  • Price: 800 EUR
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
  • Processor: Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Display: AMOLED 7.2 inches, 1080 x 2244
  • Main Camera:  Triple, 40MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 24MP
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9
  • Dimensions: 174.6 x 85.4 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 232 g
  • Battery:  5000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

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Discover the complete range of Huawei Mate 20 X specifications in the detailed specs table below.

Linked models: Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) | Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design | Huawei Mate 20 | Huawei Mate 20 Pro |

Huawei Mate 20 X specs

General specs

Brand and model

Huawei Mate 20 X

Release date

2018, October


174.6 x 85.4 x 8.2 mm (6.87 x 3.36 x 0.32 in)


232 g (8.18 oz)

Body build

Front/back glass & aluminum frame


Midnight Blue, Phantom Silver


5000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

Approximate price800 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

7.2" inc

Screen area

130.7 cm2

Screen format

18.7:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 2244 px

PPI /points per inch/

346 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)

Other - DCI-P3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

40 MP, Triple

Camera specs

-40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7'', PDAF/Laser AF
-20 MP, f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide), 1/2.7'', PDAF/Laser AF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4'', 5x optical zoom, OIS, PDAF/Laser AF


Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR

Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
DxOMark Main Score111
DxOMark Photo118
DxOMark Video97
Front (selfie) camera

24 MP, Single


24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)



Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9


HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)

Other models with the same chipset include: Huawei P30 Pro New Edition, Huawei nova 5T, Huawei nova 5 Pro, Huawei Mate 20 X (5G), Huawei Honor 20, Huawei Honor 20 Pro, Huawei P30, Huawei P30 Pro, Huawei Honor Magic 2 3D, Huawei Mate X
Processor CPU

- Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-G76 MP10

External memory

NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses SIM 2)

Internal memory

128 GB, 6 GB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat21 1400/200 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Dolby Atmos sound
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass , Infrared port
- Fast battery charging 22.5W
- IP53 dust and splash protection
-Stylus (optional)


Antutu 8 Score375701 (Position 197 out of 1145)
Antutu 7 Score304456 (Position 42 out of 2128)
GeekBench 6 Single Core779 (Position 211 out of 529)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core2296 (Position 180 out of 528)
GeekBench 6 Vulkan3682 (Position 73 out of 256)
GeekBench 6 OpenCL1512 (Position 168 out of 306)
GeekBench 5 Single Core683 (Position 538 out of 1886)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core2400 (Position 477 out of 1875)
Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Huawei. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei Mate 20 X was around 800 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2018, October.
The weight of the Huawei Mate 20 X is 232 g.
The screen size of the Huawei Mate 20 X is 7.2" inches.
The size of the Huawei Mate 20 X is 174.6 x 85.4 x 8.2 mm (HxWxD).

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