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Huawei Mate 20 Pro LYA L29 128GB 6GB Factory Unlocked International Version GSM ONLY NO CDMA No Warranty in The USA Twilight

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
40
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
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GSM
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3G
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JIO 4G
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Review Summary - 36 recent, verified reviews

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Display Clarity
 8
lg, display, huawei, green screen issue, brightness
+100%
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" ...  No green screen issue whatsoever  ...  "
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" ...  The design (Samsung like I'll admit) is very slick and the curved glass and rounded edges - nice. ... It's quick, responsive, the screen images look absolutely wonderful. ... I guess I'm lucky - I didn't get a green screen problem phone. ... The display, resolution, and graphics are excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  It's beautiful, has a great screen, the camera has a lot features, the selfie camera it's okay but the most incredible thing about this cellphone is the battery life  ...  "
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" ...  - Form factor: I have smaller hands but the 6.3" screen in this frame is a joy to handle. ... - Gestures: You can maximize screen real estate by using screen gestures similar to the iPhone X's.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is amazing, the resolution of the screen is beautiful, and the operating system took a little getting used to but the EMUI skin that Huawei utilises seems to be slightly inspired by iOS.  ...  "
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" ...  I can't describe how amazing its screen, performance, and battery.  ...  "
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" ...  (b) Something about the screen is very very sharp. ... I keep mine at the full 3120x1440 WQHD+ resolution, and for some reason, it seems sharper and brighter than other flagship phones I had as my daily driver this year including the LG G7, iPhone X and the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.  ...  "
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" ...  It's only noticeable in the dark when the screen brightness is low and the background is grey (e.g.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 8
tv, still, mode, mirroring, desktop
+88%
-13%
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" ...  There are so many ways to transfer data between devices - phone to phone, phone to computer, phone to tablet, mini networks, TV mirroring (phone mode or a computer like desktop mode), wi-di, wi-fi, wi-fi+, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I switched from iPhone and do not regret it! ... I would recommend this phone!  ...  "
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" ...  Who rocks a green phone??  ...  "
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" ...  This is an absolutely amazing phone! ... This phone is honestly so amazing that even if the spying allegations are true I'd still own/use this phone!  ...  "
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" ...  I just love this phone, not disappointed at all.  ...  "
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" ...  I am super happy about the phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Unlike other phones.  ...  "
Software Platform
 7
software, huawei, google, settings, pixel
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I imagine general users will find the default settings and recommendations as conveniences so the user experience is streamlined and quick. ... This is all subjective - but I still highly recommend going through the settings and the apps in detail to set up the phone the way you want it.  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted Huawei customer service and they said go try third-party apps.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had the iPhone XS Max, Pixel 3 XL, Samsung S9+, etc and with this phone, I don't feel the need to search for an outlet.  ...  "
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" ...  UI is very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I figured Huawei overtook Apple to become the second largest smartphone brand in the world for a reason. ... So far, smoothly running all my google apps, investment apps, audible, Netflix .  ...  "
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" ...  I am a mobile app programmer, and have dozens of both Android and iOS devices out of necessity. ... Any button I tap, or app I start instantly loads up, and is addictive to see everything respond so quickly. ... (f) The ability to clone apps (i.e. ... have 2 Facebook apps, each logged in with a different account), as well as completely cloning your phone, so there's a completely separate copy (like a dual boot PC) is very cool for a device of this calibre. ... (i) Everything is just incredibly fast on this device, so it makes you want to touch every app, tinker with it, etc. ... As a final note, I do not use the Huawei ID, nor created an account. ... I just use only my Google Account with it, so I may not be getting all the frills that come with that, but even without, it blows away all other devices I've had this year by a wide margin.  ...  "
Camera
 7
amazing, sharp, pixel, pictures, images
+100%
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" ...  The main reason i got it was because of the camera, and im still really impressed with it, the pictures it takes are really great.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd rate this camera just behind the and Pixel 3 but ahead of the iPhone X's.  ...  "
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" ...  The back cameras take amazing pictures with great dynamic range and detail.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a great phone, loved the mate 10 pro, and love mate 20 pro even more, great camera  ...  "
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" ...  camera is great but not as good as Google pixel.  ...  "
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" ...  This phone is very fast and has very sharp images. ... I was shock that you can point the camera at any document in any language and get it translated instantly into any other language in the world.  ...  "
Apps
 6
app, youtube, software, running, pixel
+83%
-17%
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" ...  This is all subjective - but I still highly recommend going through the settings and the apps in detail to set up the phone the way you want it.  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted Huawei customer service and they said go try third-party apps.  ...  "
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" ...  I easily get around 35 hours (moderate to heavy usage on YouTube, Instagram, FB).  ...  "
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" ...  So far, smoothly running all my google apps, investment apps, audible, Netflix .  ...  "
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" ...  I am a mobile app programmer, and have dozens of both Android and iOS devices out of necessity. ... Any button I tap, or app I start instantly loads up, and is addictive to see everything respond so quickly. ... (f) The ability to clone apps (i.e. ... have 2 Facebook apps, each logged in with a different account), as well as completely cloning your phone, so there's a completely separate copy (like a dual boot PC) is very cool for a device of this calibre. ... (i) Everything is just incredibly fast on this device, so it makes you want to touch every app, tinker with it, etc.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 6
working, weeks, issues, fine, 3
+100%
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" ...  Finally got it to factory reset, then complete an actual set-up, and it seems to be working fine now, and not forgetting my PIN. ... Works completely fine with AT&T  ...  "
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" ...  No negative issues so far  ...  "
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" ...  After 3 weeks of using this phone no issues found!  ...  "
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" ...  Nothings wrong with the phone and it's in perfect working order.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope this phone will last for at least 2 years.  ...  "
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" ...  They actually worked.  ...  "
Battery Life
 6
battery, x, s9, fast, super fast
+100%
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" ...  The most impresive from it is the battery life, and camera, no other phone i had before gets close to it ( iPhone X, S9+, PocoPhone).  ...  "
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" ...  It last long due to large battery and charges super fast with it's original charger.  ...  "
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" ...  wow) hopefully the battery will not age too fast so far the battery runtime is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  (c) The 4200 mah battery is incredible. ... Example: I'll go to sleep with the phone fully charged.  ...  "
Charging
 6
super fast, fast charging, charging, wireless charging, reverse
+100%
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" ...  I like the battery life and fast charging  ...  "
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" ...  if you've read any reviews, you'll have noted the raves about the super charger. ... The claims of it charging to 70% in 20 minutes are absolutely true.  ...  "
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" ...  - Super fast charging: this is on par with the OnePlus, if not better with 40w charging.  ...  "
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" ...  It last long due to large battery and charges super fast with it's original charger. ... Also the seller added a US power adapter free of charge, it comes with a Euro charger in the box and i was ready purchase one.  ...  "
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" ...  great phone, ID looks like a better Samsung S9+, the best charging speed (40W .  ...  "
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" ...  Example: I'll go to sleep with the phone fully charged. ... Also, it has this 'reverse' wireless charging feature, and my friends trip out when I take my iPhone X, and place it on top of the Mate 20 Pro and it starts charging!  ...  "
Color
 5
low, dark, screen, oled, mate
+80%
-20%
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" ...  As well as low light pictures come out good in most conditions that's not near pitch black.  ...  "
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" ...  The photos are stunning.  ...  "
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" ...  I keep mine at the full 3120x1440 WQHD+ resolution, and for some reason, it seems sharper and brighter than other flagship phones I had as my daily driver this year including the LG G7, iPhone X and the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.  ...  "
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" ...  It's only noticeable in the dark when the screen brightness is low and the background is grey (e.g. ... if you use dark theme at night time and auto-brightness is enabled).  ...  "
Ease of Use
 4
user, experience, ui, settings
+100%
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" ...  I imagine general users will find the default settings and recommendations as conveniences so the user experience is streamlined and quick. ... The Huawei Share option makes things super easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easier to hold than a Note 9.  ...  "
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" ...  UI is very easy.  ...  "
Overall performance
 4
phone, amazing
+100%
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" ...  excellent product and great and fast services and fast response  ...  "
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" ...  Its so quick and smooth - gorgeous and amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  I can say that I am surprised that I am using it over my (new very fast Macbook pro) lap top for the first time. ... With this phone, with its amazing speed and QHD resolution, I am finally able to give up my laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  (a) The phone is noticeably fast . ... actually very fast.  ...  "
Price
 3
money
+100%
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" ...  Also it is great deal with this price.  ...  "
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" ...  You really get a bang for your buck, considering the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend it for those who don't mind spending money for quality products.  ...  "
Features
 3
auto, display, dark, brightness
+100%
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" ...  There are many modes to choose from.  ...  "
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" ...  I have only tried out a few of their amazing artificial intelligence features.  ...  "
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" ...  if you use dark theme at night time and auto-brightness is enabled).  ...  "
Lens
 3
camera, 3, wide, sharp, main
+100%
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" ...  - Camera: You won't get a perfect shot everytime like the Pixel 2/3 series but the versatility of lenses is unmatched in 2019.  ...  "
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" ...  (g) The 3 cameras main cameras, the 40mp main, 20mp ultra wide angle, and 8mp telephoto work very very well.  ...  "
Network
 3
4g
+100%
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" ...  The connectivity and network options are fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it on Cricket network (4g works perfectly) and in Canada it is jumping to Rogers, Bell or any other domestic network with no problem (4g as well).  ...  "
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" ...  No issues with coverage whatsoever.  ...  "
Design
 3
design, back
+100%
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" ...  The design is stunning.  ...  "
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" ...  New and gorgeous despite very little damage to the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, relatively lightweighted and fashionable design with twilight back.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
+100%
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" ...  I got the emerald green and man does it stand out.  ...  "
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" ...  New and gorgeous despite very little damage to the box.  ...  "

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Specifications

Performance
Processor Type:  Octa Core 
Connectivity
3G:  Yes 
Jio 4G:  Yes 
Memory
Memory:  131072 GB
Calling
GSM:  Yes 
Sim Type:  Nano SIM 
CDMA:  No 
Yes
GSM
Yes
3G
Yes
JIO 4G
Octa Core
PROCESSOR TYPE