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  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design

Informr score
The Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.36 GHz
Screen Size
40+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Mate RS looks smart with its sturdy and durable case. Likewise, performance is on par with other Kirin 970-powered devices. With that said, the device has too many weaknesses for its price. The Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS cannot meet the lofty expectations that its absurd pricing sets.

- Florian Schmitt, Notebookcheck
Android Authority

Between the notch-less OLED screen, generous storage space, wireless charging, and dual fingerprint scanners, the phone certainly has several notable perks. So if you like the idea of a P20 “Premium” and don’t mind spending the cash, it’s definitely worth a look, even if you don’t end up walking out...

- Hadlee Simons, Android Authority
Digital Trends

You can get everything the Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS does best on a phone that costs half as much — the Huawei P20 Pro — and its a massive struggle to find a compelling reason to splash out the extra.

- Andy Boxall, Digital Trends

We love the Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS for its boldness. If this was a track race, this phone would be the odds-on favourite to win. On the day, however, it'd be the one to crash out in an explosive, expensive and memorable collision. Because this phone is a wonderful glimpse of what will be, wra...

- Chris Hall, Mike Lowe, Pocket-lint

Is the Porsche Design Mate RS the best Android smartphone of the moment? Yes, in my opinion. The smartphone has an attractive design, top performance, a killer camera and it offers a real technological innovation with the fingerprint scanner under the display.

- Pierre Vitre, AndroidPIT

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Common Questions

Huawei backs up the Mate RS Porsche Design with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design's screen size is 6 inches with 1440 x 2880 pixels resolution.

2.36 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 970 Octa core 2.36 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

40+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 40+ megapixel camera.

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

256/512 GB

Internal memory is 256/512 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery.

Mate RS Porsche Design Specs

Release date April 12, 2018
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 970 Octa core 2.36 GHz
Internal Storage 256/512 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.99 W/kg
Body: 0.94 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Black, Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.29 x 7.25 x 0.85 cm (6 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 183 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 67
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology OLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1440 x 2880 pixels
Pixel density 538 pixels
Size 6 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, In-screen Fingerprint Sensor
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Main Camera
ƒ/ 1.8
40+ megapixels
3x optical
Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, Triple camera feature (20 MP 2nd camera f/1.6, 8MP 3rd camera f/2.4), Slow motion recording (960 fps), HDR
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Front Camera
24+ megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
f/2.0 aperture
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WMA
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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