The Huawei Mate 20 Pro beat Apple’s iPhone XS Max, Google Pixel 3, OnePlus 6T, and Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to be crowned as the Best Smartphone at GSMA’s GLOMO Awards 2019 — at the just ended Mobile World Congress, MWC in Barcelona.
The phone won the GLOMO Award by Judges’ Choice.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro was launched in November 2018 along with the Huawei Mate 20 and Huawei Mate 20 X. Huawei’s Mate series smartphones keep enjoying the spotlight throughout 2018 till date.
Huawei embedded premium features in the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, including a triple rear camera setup (40MP+20MP+8MP), 40W Huawei SuperCharge (supports reverse wireless charging) technology, high screen-to-body ratio, and HiSilicon Kirin 980 7nm SoC.
The most premium offering of the lot is the in-display fingerprint sensor: same feature seen on the Galaxy S10.
Its performance, build & design, number of sales are possible factors that could have contributed to its winning the Best Smartphone GLOMO Award. Aside those, the handset is equipped with distinctive and functional features that could take down its strongest competition, Apple and Samsung.
Early this year, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro scored 109 points on DxOMark’s smartphone photography and videography tests—tying up with the Huawei P20 Pro at the top. Still beating Google Pixel 3, iPhone XS Max, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, same competition that was nominated in the category of best smartphone.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes with a triple rear camera setup (40MP+20MP+8MP). According to DxOMark’s Tally results, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro scored 114 points when it came to still photography and 97 points in videography.
AnTuTu, regarded as one of the popular benchmarking apps for Android phones, late last year, released the top ten smartphones that have the highest average score, the Huawei Mate phones, Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X came in top three positions with the Mate 20 Pro listed second receiving a benchmark score of 307,693.
The Chinese smartphone marker keeps innovating and adding more useful and cutting-edge technology to its smartphone to beat competition.
The Huawei Mate X, which was recently launched, is getting more attraction and its patronage is surging continuously compared to the Samsung Galaxy Fold, both of which are foldable devices.
Notably, the GLOMOs showcase companies, brands and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly evolving global mobile industry.