During the Conference, currently taking place on the stage of IFA 2015, Huawei has presented officially the new Mate S, the latest top of the range of the Chinese manufacturer. In presenting the Terminal, Huawei has placed a particular emphasis on the design of the new Mate S and some interesting new software introduced with the phablet, including the system Fingerprint Sense 2.0 and Knuckle Sense 2.0.
Mate S offers us a metal unibody estremante curate, with edges that have a double cut with the diamond that gives an extremely thin profile to the Terminal up to 2.65 mm at its thinnest part. The back has a slight curvature that makes holding and improves the ergonomics of the device, which can offer us a front panel Gorilla Glass 4 2.5 D with curved edges from 5.5 “with FullHD resolution in very compact dimensions of 149.9 mm and 75.3 mm.
Optimized fuel consumption, thanks to a battery capable of ensuring, according to Huawei, plus one day of use, although the real news coming from the display and the digital fingerprint sensor. The latter was considerably compared to previous generation devices already reliable sensor used on and now offers us a double recognition sensitivity and speed than ever before. In all, Huawei also adds some goodies that Customize your vision of this sensor type, introducing a rich set of gestures that allow you to open the curtain of the notifications, scroll through the images in the Gallery, take selfie, answer calls and much more, as if it were a touchpad back.
There’s also new features dedicated to gesture with his knuckles, which now should be more precise than ever before. Then we find shortcuts to make video, open the music controls, make screenshots, make some crop images and many other functions.
Decisively new is the support to Force Touch technology, widely anticipated by the latest rumor and today made official by Huawei. The screen material is able to recognize the finger pressure and zoom an image in the gallery or to assign shortcuts that can be activated by pressing the finger on one of the corners of your smartphone to start default apps, measure the weight of objects or simulate keystrokes to navigate. The possibilities offered by this technology are many and Huawei same accepts suggestions for more implementations.
Huawei has also renewed the photographic sector Mate S, proposing an RGBW sensor from13 Megapixels with optical stabilizer OIS, Sapphire and ISP dedicated processor. All this is supported by a revamped software which allows access to manual settings can offer the user a wide variety of controls, as well as to propose different filters to apply to your photos and settings already balanced for shooting in black and white. Renewed the front camera, a drive from 8 Megapixels assisted by an led can emit a glare-free light to illuminate your face during the selfie in low ambient light conditions.
Mate S has a processing using nanotechnologies that allow the Terminal to be water resistant, although no mention of any degree of waterproofing, then referring only to rain and splash. Very nice even sounds thanks to two stereo speakers and stereo earphone with noise cancelling technology. Like all top of the line recently presentation, even fast-charging technology presents Mate that allows you to recover two hours of talk time with just 10 minutes of charging through the official Chargers from 5V and 2A. There is also a complete connectivity LTE to 13 bands, with support for Dual SIM if you decide not to use a slot to insert a microSD card.
The new Huawei Mate S will be available with preorders starting next September 15 on vMall and you can buy it in several editions. It starts from the basic model with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory in the grey version or champagne costs € 649, while you may purchase the Premiumversion, with 3 GB of RAM and 64 gigs of internal memory to € 699 in coloringPrestige Gold and Coral Pink. For the moment it seems that the technology backing Force Touch will be present only in the Edition to 128 GB of which still do not know price and availability. Of course they will be available also numerous official accessories, including Leather covers and Smart Houses of various colors.
Huawei Mate S is available online from Carpentry to 289 euros or from ePRICE to 349 euros.The value for money is discreet. There are 31 better models.