Huawei has posted a small video teaser and announced that Mate 30 series will be released in Munich, Germany, under the motto “Rethink Possibilities.”
The new phone will reportedly have a large circular camera with four lenses located at the backside of the phone and a display with curved edges. It will be based on the Kirin 990 processor.
A major issue that the company has had to face is a recent restriction that prevents U.S. companies from dealing with Huawei. According to Reuters, the new flagship phone will be unable to support official Google apps at launch due to the ban.
However, Mate 30 will still run on Android despite the fact that Huawei has recently created its own operating system, HarmonyOS, that will be available for laptops and wearables by 2020.
In August, Huawei delayed the launch of its foldable smartphone Mate X until November. The company is reportedly considering to replace the steel rear cover in the current model with a glass back, a surface that could be used as an additional screen.
The ban was supported by Google. The company has suspended parts of its business which require the exchange of hardware or software and technical services with Huawei.