Huawei Takes a Jab at Apple – Says Its Mate 20 Pro Will Be Able to Charge iPhones Wirelessly
Huawei has finally unveiled one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2018, the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and Porsche Design Mate 20 RS, and by the looks of it, the wait was surely worth it. The feature-packed trio can surely give the other manufacturers a run for their money. Huawei has certainly stepped up the game in every way. For instance, the phones have huge batteries and offer a new way to top up smartphones as well.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro Sports a ‘Reverse Wireless Charging’ Feature, Where It Can Act as a Wireless Charger to Top up Other Phones
Huawei smartphones are known for having huge batteries, and the Mate 20 line is no different. The Mate 20 packs in a huge a 4,000mAh cell, while the Mate 20 Pro has a gargantuan 4,200mAh capacity. Thanks to Huawei’s SuperCharge technology, the Mate 20 Pro can be topped up more than 70 percent within 30 minutes, while the Mate 20 can be charged 58 percent in the same time.
Apart from offering 40W wired charging, the new phones also have also set a new industry standard by offering 15W wireless charging, more than twice then the current value. For instance, Apple only offers 5W of wired charging and Huawei didn’t miss a chance to take a dig at it during the launch event.
Apart from that, the Mate 20 Pro also offers ‘reverse wireless charging’, which means you can use it to wirelessly charge other smartphones. So, the Mate 20 Pro can double up as a charging pad and come in handy when a friend or family member doesn’t have a power bank or doesn’t have access to a power brick and a charging outlet.
Huawei is aggressively pursuing the number one spot in the smartphone space, after surpassing Apple to become the second-largest smartphone maker in the world recently. With the launch of the Mate 20 flagship phones, the Chinese manufacturer seems one step closer to achieving its goal.
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