Today at Huawei's IFA Berlin 2015 launch event the Chinese handset maker launched it's new fall flagship device, the Mate S. The new 5.5" form-factor places the Mate S along-side other similarly sized devices such as LG's G4. This new form factor is a bit of a departure from previous designs for Huawei. The company has never offered a 5.5” phone before, their previous large format phone being the 6” Mate 7. This makes the Mate S more of a derivative of the Mate 7 than a successor, if not a new product category entirely. Starting off, let's start with the spec sheet of the device: Huawei Mate S SoC HiSilicon Kirin 930 4x Cortex A53@1.5GHz, 4x Cortex A53e@2.2GHz Mali-T628MP4 RAM 3GB LPDDR3 NAND 32GB/64GB NAND (128GB in 2016) + microSD Display 5.5” 1080p SuperAMOLED Gorilla Glass...
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