Huawei has applied an application with INDECOPI on July 6, 2020 in Peru for a new trademark named MateStation that could be used for mobile docking accessories. Recently, Huawei has registered a number of brands like “Mate V” and “Ark Compiler”.
The Huawei MateStation may be compatible with the upcoming Mate 40 series and even flagship products like the rumored Mate V, as the Mate 40 series launch is near. The patent application was first reported by Dutch media LetsGoDigital.
The Huawei Mate 20 series has already had an EMUI computer mode, and with the MateStation, users may also be able to connect a mouse and keyboard, as well as a USB stick or other media for transferring data. The MateStation may become the next step.
Earlier leak suggests the Huawei Mate 40 series will use the 5nm Kirin 1000 or 1020 processor. This chip is said to improve performance by 50% over the Kirin 990 SoC. If this smartphone is compatible with the Huawei MateStation, it should offer users a smooth desktop experience. It remains to be seen, of course, whether the Huawei MateStation will be delivered with the Mate 40 series.
Huawei Mate 40 Series Key highlights:
- 5 nm SoCs, with the Kirin 1000 and Kirin 1020 (More powerful Kirin chipset).
- “Freeform lens” designed to improve the fidelity of ultra-wide-angle photos. This lens may be exclusive to the Mate 40 Pro.
- 108-megapixel lens may be features whose optical performance has been greatly improved and said to be available in Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro.
- It will use a 9P lens. Due to the manufacturing method of the lens, the ability of the lens to process images is also greatly improved. Compared with other standard lenses with 108 MP sensors on the market.
- Mate 40 series also consists of TOF which can be used for temperature measurement (similar to Honor Play 4 Pro).
- Huawei Mate 40 series may launch with 90Hz refresh rate display
- Huawei Mate Watch running Hongmeng OS may launch with Mate 40 series
- Huawei Mate 40 series may have 2 variants and Ultra thin display
- Huawei’s new patent show Mate 40 may get side-touch controls for camera