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Huawei Mate S (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Huawei Mate S (HMAS). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Huawei Mate S smartphone.

Huawei Mate S / HMAS

The Huawei Mate S (HMAS) smartphone released in 2015. It is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 935 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Mate S runs on Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 2700 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.5 inches AMOLED display with 1080 x 1920 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Huawei Mate S (HMAS) specifications

Brand
Huawei
Name
Mate S
Type
HMAS
Launch
2015

Body

Weight
156 g
Dimensions
149.8 x 75.3 x 7.2 mm
Colors
luxurious gold
mystic champagne
rose gold
titanium grey
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Huawei Mate S runs on Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but the Mate S's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset
HiSilicon Kirin 935
CPU
Octa-core, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Mali-T628 MP4

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
AMOLED
Size
5.5 inches
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
3 GB
Internal storage
32 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Huawei Mate S is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone. The rear camera has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake.

Front camera
8 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4128 x 3096 px
autofocus
optical image stabilization
Flash
Dual LED

Connectivity

Mate S is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Mate S comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Huawei smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC
yes
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2700 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 2700 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Mate S has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
gyroscope
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Dual SIM

Links

Official site
http://www.huawei.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Mate S, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Huawei Mate S (HMAS) pictures

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Huawei Mate S (HMAS) video

Huawei Mate S's (HMAS) comparisons

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