Huawei announced Huawei Mate S smartphone on September 2015 and released it on October the same year that comes up with an Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) which is planned to upgrade to v6.0 Marshmallow. This phone has a dimension of 149.8 x 75.3 x 7.2 mm (5.90 x 2.96 x 0.28 in) with 7.2 mm thickness and weighs about 156 grams.
This phone supports HSPA/ GSM/ LTE network configurations. It uses Nano-SIM technology with Optional Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). The display is of 16 M colors and has AMOLED capacities touchscreen. The screen size is 5.5 inches, and the screen-to-body ratio is 73.9%. The screen resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels which is precisely 401 PPI pixel density.
It supports multi-touch and comes up with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection with Emotion UI 4.0 and Force Touch display (optional). It has got Hi-Silicon Kirin 935 chipset, and CPU comprises of Quad-core 2.2 GHz & quad-core 1.5 GHz processors. The GPU used is Mali-T628 MP4. The internal memory available is 32 GB/64/128 GB with 3 GB RAM. It also supports micro SD slot that could be upgraded up to 128 GB, but it uses SIM 2 slot.
The primary camera comprises of a 13 MP, f/2.0, 28 mm, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, while secondary consists of 8 MP, f/2.4, 26 mm, 1080 p, LED flash camera. The primary camera features include 1/2.6″ sensor size, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, and HDR. The video feature is 1080 [email protected] fps, HDR and stereo sound recording.
The microphone jack is 3.55 mm and has got stereo loudspeakers. The WLAN supported are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac and hotpots. The Bluetooth version is 4.2, A2DP. It also supports NFC connection. It also has Stereo FM radio. The USB available is v2.0 micro USB. It also comes with fingerprint, compass, accelerometer, gyro and proximity sensors. The messaging can be performed via MMS, SMS threaded view, Email and Push mail.
The GPS technology is A-GPS, BDS, GLONASS (market dependent). The browser is HTML 5. The battery used is Non-removable Li-Po 2700 mAH battery that gives 60 h endurance rating. The colors available are Luxurious Gold, Mystic Champagne, and Titanium Grey.