We Took These Photos With The Huawei Mate 20 Pro And They Look Almost DSLR-Like

The newly-launched Mate 20 Pro is truly a camera machine.

Hot on the heels of the excellent P20 Pro, the Mate 20 Pro continues the Chinese company's impressive run of devices

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The device is decked out with an in-screen fingerprint sensor, a new Kirin chipset, a stunningly curvy glass body, and a quad camera setup.

We were invited by Huawei to the flagship smartphone's launch event in London a few weeks ago, during which we got to experience the handset before anyone else in the world!

As with most previous flagships from Huawei, the Mate 20 Pro's triple camera setup - constructed once again with long-time German collaborator Leica - is truly something to be excited about

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Much like the P20 Pro, the Mate 20 Pro features triple cameras, but instead of being arranged vertically, they're packaged in an eye-catching square setup on the back. Huawei has retained the 40-megapixel RGB lens for the Mate 20 Pro, while the monochrome sensor has been switched out for an ultra-wide angle lens.

Complementing the two sensors is an 8-megapixel telephoto lens which has been bumped up to 5x optical zoom. 

No doubt, the cameras look good on paper, but they perform really well too.

We brought the phone along with us when travelling around London, snapping as many photos and shots as we could while putting the triple-lens camera to work. Check out some of these shots we took with the Mate 20 Pro:

What's a trip to London without taking some shots of the ultra-photogenic Tower Bridge?

Here's one under bright, blue skies.

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And another deep into the night. It was pretty dark but the Mate 20 Pro's Night Mode was able to bring in enough light into the frame, without losing much image quality.

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The magnificent skyline of London, viewed from the London Eye! The weather was expectedly gloomy and rainy (it's London, after all), but the Mate 20 Pro's wide-angle lens did the trick.

The Mate 20 Pro's wide-angle lens has an equivalent of a 16mm focal length, and it's able to keep distortion to a minimum. Impressive.

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The gorgeous St. Paul's Cathedral, which laid bare in great detail under clear blue skies

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Image via John Lim/SAYS

Utilising the wide-angle lens, I took this shot standing not too far off from the cathedral. If I had backed up a little more, the entire construction would have been in frame. 

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Once again using the Night Mode, we roamed the bustling shopping haven along the charming Oxford Street after sundown

We did a little bit of shopping, dined at one of Gordon Ramsay's spots (steak was awesome by the way), and strolled along rows of bars and huge retail outlets.

Image via John Lim/SAYS

Image via John Lim/SAYS

Check out more photos from our London trip:

Image via John Lim/SAYS

Image via John Lim/SAYS

Image via John Lim/SAYS

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is now available in Malaysia and it retails for RM3,599. Head on over to Huawei's official website for more details and how you can buy one.

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