Huawei Mate 9. (Photo Courtesy: Unbox PH)
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According to media reports, smartphone manufacturer Huawei is all set to launch a new smartphone in an event to be held in Munich, Germany on October 16th. Although the company has not revealed the name of the handset they’re launching, it is expected to be Huawei Mate 10 while further reports also suggest that the company will also launch a smaller version of the Mate 10, that is likely to be called Huawei Mate 10 Lite.

The company has started sending out media invites – reading, “Meet the device worth waiting for.”

What has been rumored about the specifications, the Huawei Mate 10 will come with an edge-to-edge 6-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and said to be powered by a Kirin 970 processor, improved charging speed, cameras – not sure with the phablet will spot a dual rear camera, and other features that the Shenzhen-based firm promised to enhanced.

According to reports by Gadgets 360, Huawei’s CEO Richard Yu in an interview to Bloomberg revealed that Huawei Mate 10 will give tough competition to Apple’s upcoming iPhone (iPhone 8 and 8+).

“We will have an even more powerful product. The Mate 10, which has much longer battery life with a full-screen display, quicker changing speed, better-photographing capability and many other features that will help us compete with Apple,” he told Bloomberg in an interview.

Notably, Huawei launched its newest phablets in the P-series; Huawei P10 and P10+ at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 trade show earlier this year in Barcelona and were launched along with Huawei Watch 2.

And earlier this week, the Huawei P10 and Huawei Watch 2 were honored with two accolades of Best Smartphone Camera and Best Wearable Device, respectively at the EISA 2017/18 Awards.