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Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)
Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)
Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)
Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)

Informr score
The Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) currently has an Informr score of 7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 5 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.6 GHz
2.6 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
40+ MP, f/1.8
40+ MP, f/1.8
4200 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Digital Camera World
Digital Camera World

The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G is a lot of fun to use. It’s got a huge screen which makes for a sensational viewfinder; its camera is very capable and when you can find 5G coverage, its mobile internet speeds fly, unless it’s peak time, in which case, they glide. That said, it’s essentially a phone that la...

- Basil Kronfli, Digital Camera World
Expert Reviews
Expert Reviews

The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G is a perfectly good phone. It’s a bit too big, but otherwise it’s quick, nicely designed, has fantastic cameras and a good-quality display. Ultimately, though, as with all 5G phones right now, the Mate 20 X 5G is simply too expensive and the 5G service currently too patchy to...

- Jonathan Bray, Expert Reviews

If you're looking for a two-handed mega-sized phone then the Mate 20 X is a genuinely fantastic media powerhouse. It has a great (and, yes, massive) screen, further enhanced by great audio, and the battery just goes on and on whatever you throw at it.

- Cam Bunton and Mike Lowe, Pocket-lint

A niche phone just got more niche - but if you know you want 5G and the biggest screen in town, the Mate 20 X 5G won’t disappoint.

- Basil Kronfli, Stuff
Daily Express
Daily Express

The phone's panel, combined with its next-generation network capabilities, great camera and hefty battery make it one of our favourite 5G phones so far. Huawei's device will certainly not be for everyone though - those that are not fussed about taking advantage of 5G in its early form are better off...

- Joseph Carey, Daily Express

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Huawei backs up the Mate 20 X (5G) with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The Huawei Mate 20 X (5G)'s screen size is 7.2 inches with 1080 x 2244 pixels resolution.

2.6 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 980 Octa core 2.6 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

40+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 40+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 24+ megapixels resolution.

256 GB

Internal memory is 256 GB. An external, nanoSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4200 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 1476 minutes.

Mate 20 X (5G) Specs

Release Date July 26, 2019
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980 Octa core 2.6 GHz
Internal Storage 256 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.91 W/kg
Body: 1.24 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headset, Carrying case, Data Cable, Stylus
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
40+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR, Second camera(20 MP, Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2), Third camera(8 MP, Telephoto, f/2.4, OIS, 3x optical zoom )
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
24+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture f/2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2244 pixels
Pixel Density 346 pixels
Size 7.2 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4200 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time No
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) No
Internet Use (Cellular) No
Talk Time Up to 1476 minutes
Standby Time Up to 15.9 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Glass
Colors Emerald Green
Dimensions [H x W x D] 17.46 x 8.54 x 0.84 cm (6.9 x 3.4 x 0.3 in)
Weight 233 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 53
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): EVR-N29
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Manual (PDF)
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