Huawei Mate40 Pro takes the center stage of your life this new normal with its amazing videography features!

Published December 17, 2020, 11:38 AM

by Enzo Luna

Be a professional videographer using only this device and its camera innovations

What makes a smartphone the perfect companion for mobile users? Is it the build and design? Is it the camera lenses? Or is it the overall powerful performance that can see beyond the horizon, explore the unknown, and take the center stage of your life with unprecedented power, speed, and imagination? 

Whichever it is, there is one flagship smartphone model that will embrace the intelligence and live an intimate life with innovative technology, the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro.

The latest flagship builds on the Mate DNA and iconic design for an all-new symmetrical look inspired by and all-things related to space and the unknown that comes with amazing videography features that budding and professional filmmakers will love.

The HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro has an incredible design that we love with a rounded corners design on the display recognizable briefly, the diagonal length of the screen is 6.76 inches OLED FHD+ 2772 x 1344 pixels with up to 90 Hz refresh rate and 240 Hz touch sampling rate. The edge-to-edge 88° Horizon Display offers remarkable immersion, with on-screen content splashed across the surface, streaming colors, icons, and text as if spilled from a waterfall. If you’ll care to ask, rounded corners help keep your phone intact, and comfortable to touch. Now that’s interesting for a start.

From the signature Matrix Camera System on the back of the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series to the Halo Ring Design of the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series, there has never been a Mate that wasn’t instantly recognizable from afar. The rear design of the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro was inspired by the monumental photograph and scientific breakthrough of the Event Horizon Telescope which captured the first-ever image of the black hole in 2019.

We love that the camera module is expertly engineered to fit into a Space Ring Design that revokes the imagery of the Event Horizon phenomena, whereas the multiple lenses represent the telescopes that make up the network.

HUAWEI Mate 40 pro specs and features will capture your needs for a powerful smartphone experience. It is built running on a powerful 5 nm Kirin 9000 5G SoC that is capable of multi-tasking, processing massive amounts of data, and powering instantly responsive AI computing with ease. Just lay back, and let it do the work.

For people, like us, who are always on-the-go, a longer running battery life is essential to our needs. The Mate 40 Pro’s 4400 mAh large-capacity battery, upgraded 66 W HUAWEI SuperCharge and 50 W Wireless HUAWEI SuperCharge work together to make power drain a thing of the past. Take any free moment to refuel, and carry on with our day, full speed ahead.

Creativity in videography

HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro’s front 13 MP camera interprets our features and generates stunning selfies that showcase our best attributes — not just ours, but of friends and loved ones — set against stunning backgrounds. The adaptive selfie mode supports three types of wide angles. When it senses that we’re taking a groupfie, the suitable wide-angle mode will be automatically activated. Also, the front camera now supports engaging features like 4K video, ultra-wide view recording, front, and rear dual-view video, and slow-motion velfies. 

Dual-view Mode

The Dual-view feature lets the user to splits the recording screen into two views, where you can watch the regular view side by side with a zoomed-in view. The process is very simple. All you must do is go to the Camera setting > More, then touch Dual view. Subject is now framed in the viewfinder and there you go and start the recording.

Now everybody can start their Vlog with a lot of fun and capture the whole story from the front and the back. The same moment, but double fun.

HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro also has the intelligent Ultra Vision Selfie Camera integrates an enhanced wide-angle front camera and gesture sensor. With its 50 MP, f/1.9 aperture, 1/1.28-inch sensor, RYYB color filter array, Octa PD Autofocus, we can take selfies from different perspectives and shoot fun velfies with a wide array of enriching video features or perform touch-free gestures to facilitate intelligent interactions.

One of the great features is that we can shoot cinematic footage, thanks to the XD Fusion HDR Video mode that renders each frame with faithfully optimized detail, color, contrast, and brightness, via custom multi-exposure imaging. The 20 MP, f/1.8 aperture captures splendid moments with clear-cut lines and edges for your life stories in cinematic style. There is also a Telephoto Camera with 12 MP, 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, 50x digital zoom, OIS, that brings out hidden details into the open.

Video quality is significantly enhanced, even in low-light conditions, with little-to-no over-exposure across the image, and the subjects’ faces will be remarkably well-lit. HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro video resolution supports up to 3840 x 2160 pixels, support [email protected] fps ultra-slow-motion video. Imagine taking the money shot for your videos with dramatic slow-motion scenes that are stunning and professional-looking!

So why is it that HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro is highly regarded as the best video phone in the professional level for movie making, smart selfie, and vlogging? Well, these fully functioning specs and feature capabilities will tell you why.

Shooting videos on a very bright environment will not be a problem anymore, as the HUAWRI Mate 40 Pro has a real time HDR (front and back) that is perfect for videos shot indoors with sunlight shining through windows or even inside well-lighted establishments, like malls, because this device can deliver excellent results with great details and accurate colors because of the powerful quad-core ISP to balance the exposure.

HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro’s built-in AI Image Stabilization comes in with its support for Steady Shot and algorithms that fix and stabilize shaky footage. Plus, HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro’s advanced algorithms fix on a subject is enabled with the AI Tracking Shot feature. We love this feature so much because it clearly identifies the subject in the frame while maintaining focus on it across different frames, ensuring that it will always be front and center.

And you will never have a problem anymore on how you’ll get the message across your viewers and post-processing will be smooth when you use the Story Creator Mode. We tried the six different templates available on the Story Creator Mode and each of them has a custom set of shots, including a cinematic touch. You just choose the perfect template for your scene and then watch the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro automatically select the variety of camera shots to add the extra flair to your story. You can also add effects, background music, filters, and watermarks with ease when you edit your videos.

Check out the photos that we took with the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro:

Aside from those mentioned, you’ll get a fancy phone case and great photography assistance. Touch the button, and the ring light will pop up and apply professional lighting, ensuring that your face and profile look stunning, even in low-light environments. *

The innovative Ring Light Case makes the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro the perfect snapper for selfie afficionados.

The HUAWEI 5G best advantage is an Important feature of the Mate 40 Pro, especially when you must showcase your videos and upload it to your social media accounts. A 5G connection must include large bandwidth, 10x faster than 4G, with massive and stable connection that can efficiently produce a seamless and smooth rich media consumption (games, videos, livestreaming, video calls, etc.), and the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro wins in this race with the state-of-the-art 5G algorithms at your beck and call.

HUAWEI has its own Mobile Services for the Mate Series complete with HUAWEI’S AppGallery for an app store, and more options are available. All the installed and system apps can be found on the home screen. AppGallery is the third biggest app store globally. The upgraded Multi-screen Collaboration feature now supports simultaneous display of multiple phone apps on your PC. Whether it is online shopping using various platforms or watching a video while commenting in a chat group, you can have it all on a single screen.

For fashionably discerning mobile phone users, the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro comes in Mystic Silver and Black color variations that bring out elegance. Pure-toned Black and White glass covers evoke night and day, bringing out unexpected wonder and mystery. Mystic Silver creates a reflective tapestry of light and color, ever-changing and always charming. The crafted vegan leather models bring the flavors of nature, sunflower, and olive, into full view. 

And you won’t be worried about your privacy and security. You can capture all those moments in complete privacy protection with the Security Microkernel based on the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) that bolsters the security of the device in aspects that are applicable to various usage scenarios.

“Leap Further Ahead” represents not only the leading technology embedded in HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro, driving incredible user experiences that are signature to the Mate Series, but also HUAWEI’s tenacity. HUAWEI, as always, is committed to consumers, putting every effort into innovating to their benefit – and the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro is a testament to this dedication.

All of these and more with the HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro. Leap Further ahead with a powerful performance!

*Only compatible with HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro glass version. Sold separately.

* HUAWEI mate 40 Pro sold at 55,990 (SRP)