Huawei Mate S 64GB Reviews

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The Huawei Mate S review\n

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Verdict: Spend a short time with the Mate S, as we did in Berlin, and you get the feeling that Huawei has a mostly capable phone on its hands. Spend more time with it and that supposition is confirmed.
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Read full review at androidcentral.com
2 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S (Unlocked)

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Verdict: The Huawei Mate S is an attractive Android smartphone that looks like something something of a cross between the Apple iPhone 6s , the HTC One M9 , and the Samsung Galaxy S6 . When it comes to performance, the device can mostly hold its own against these flagships, though it occasionally stumbles.
Pros: Attractive design. Crisp AMOLED display. Good camera performance. 128GB internal storage and microSD slot. Loud speakers
Cons: Force Touch is mostly just a gimmick. Heavy UI layer. Struggles with high-end gaming. Frustrating button placement

Read full review at PC Magazine
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review

3.0
Verdict: Ultimately, though, the Huawei Mate S just doesn't do quite enough to stand out from the rest of its £400 competition. It's beautifully made and has decent performance and battery life, but it's trumped in almost every way by the Samsung Galaxy S6 , which now costs just £400 SIM-free or as little as...
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Read full review at expertreviews.co.uk
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S

3.5
Verdict: The Mate S is Huawei's latest attempt to replicate its success in China in Europe and the USA. It's a sleek, well-built smartphone with a great screen and a fantastic fingerprint scanner, but its needless extra features and mediocre battery life stop it from being a complete success.
Pros: Great screen, Impressive performance, Sleek design
Cons: Force Touch is a waste, EMUI skin is awful, Dodgy battery life

Read full review at TrustedReviews
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review: A phone that ticks all the boxes

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Verdict: The Huawei Mate S might not be getting all the glitz and glamour attention of the P9, but this phone packs a serious punch, without the price point of some flagship models.
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Read full review at siliconrepublic.com
2 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S s

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Verdict: We recently got some time with the beautiful looking Huawei Mate S so we did an unboxing and hands-on video. Featuring a premium metal build and super thin design at RM2698, the Mate S also features tech specs like a fingerprint sensor and 5.5-inch full HD display.
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Read full review at technave.com
3 years ago
 

Featured Review: Huawei Mate S

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Verdict: Some would say that Huawei has become the most important OEM in 2015, not only showing some unbelievable growth in every market it sells devices in, but also because of its partnership with Google on the Nexus 6p and the Android Wear powered Huawei Watch.
Pros: Incredibly strong, thin and well shaped metal build, Excellent screen quality, Lots of software features, Sound output is phenomenal, Lots of options in the camera software, International signal compatibility
Cons: EMUI has huge UI issues, Camera has poor low light performance, Camera software can be slow, confusing, Digitizer needs work, Performance is horrible for the price

Read full review at androidheadlines.com
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S Review: Mastering Metal

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Verdict: All in all Huawei's Mate S is another solid flagship offering from the international brand though there is one thing that'll keep it from getting adopted by a lot of people: price. In the Philippines, Huawei is pricing the Mate S at Php 31,995 which is considerably more than the bigger Mate 7.
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Read full review at unbox.ph
3 years ago
 

The Huawei Mate S Review

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Verdict: As we're coming to the conclusion, I'm left with mixed feelings in regards to the Mate S. In terms of design, this has been by far Huawei's best device to date. The vendor has managed to update or to improve in all aspects of phablet design: aesthetics, ergonomics and build quality.
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Read full review at AnandTech
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S 64GB

4.4
Verdict: With a great design, a top class display and an excellent fingerprint reader, Huawei proves it has what it takes to build a true flagship device.
Pros: A fingerprint reader that is worth having! Great design. Solid performing camera, plus the inclusion of an 8MP front facing camera. EMUI is smooth and intuitive
Cons: Without an app drawer, Emotion UI not for everyone. Only 24GB of stated 32GB available

Read full review at androidauthority.com
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review: handheld with care

4.0
Verdict: The Huawei Mate S was launched at IFA 2015 in Berlin. The Chinese manufacturer is now gunning for the smartphone sales crown against Samsung and Apple, so does its latest luxurious device deliver? Find out in our Huawei Mate S review.
Pros: Unparalleled design and build quality, Good performance, Excellent fingerprint scanner
Cons: Relatively high price, You could be waiting a while for Marshmallow

Read full review at AndroidPIT
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review: touch made irrelevant

3.2
Verdict: As far as 2015 flagship releases go, we've seen a great many excellent additions. The Samsung Galaxy S6, the LG G4, the iPhone 6S and Huawei's own P8 have all left a marked impression on the space in one way or another.
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Read full review at gearburn.com
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S 64GB

3.0
Verdict: On paper, and in the flesh, the Huawei Mate S looks like a real contender in the flagship smartphone stakes. It's a fabulous phone to handle and use from a physical perspective, and it's packed with all the features you could possibly want, plus a few extras to boot.
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Read full review at Alphr
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review

3.5
Verdict: The Huawei Mate S is a very promising phone. Its design is beautiful, it's lightweight and it fits perfectly in our hands despite the 5.5in display. The custom Android UI takes some getting used to, but it offers something different to the standard Android experience with the inclusion of a...
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Read full review at Tech Advisor
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review

3.5
Verdict: At IFA 2015 in Berlin, Huawei announced its latest smartphone: the Huawei Mate S. It looks gorgeous, and offers some pretty interesting features. We've been using the Huawei Mate S for over a month now, and here are our thoughts, along with its spec, features, pricing and availability.
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Read full review at PC Advisor
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S – Review

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Verdict: Huawei released their new flagship phablet last month – The Huawei Mate S. I was lucky enough to attend the launch event and got a hold of one of the devices. I have been using it over the last few weeks to see how good it was, and is now time for me to share my thoughts with you.
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Read full review at CoolSmartPhone
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review

3.0
Verdict: Good security tools and an up-to-date OS clash with middling performance and a stifling custom skin, resulting in a passable handset that's just a bit too pricey for what it does.
Pros: Sleek design, colourful display, speedy fingerprint sensor, latest version of Android
Cons: Underwhelming price-to-performance ratio, Emotion UI 3.1 actively makes Android worse, fallible build quality

Read full review at v3.co.uk
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S 64GB

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Verdict: Huawei has come quite far with its smartphone business, and it looks like they're not stopping any time soon. The Huawei Mate S is marketed to be their highest-end smartphone yet, and at a price point that is similar to many other premium phones, what sets it apart from the rest of the group?
Pros: Performance, Features, Design
Cons: Price, Battery life

Read full review at chip.com.my
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S

4.5
Verdict: The Mate S is Huawei's flagship smartphone and boasts an eight-core, 2.2GHz processor paired with 3GB of RAM. Its camera has a resolution of 13 megapixels and can record 1080p video at 30fps, while the lens boasts optical image stabilisation, a fast f/2 maximum aperture and a 29mm-equivalent focal...
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Read full review at PhotographyBLOG
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review: The first Android with '3D touch' has plenty of power

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Verdict: A week before Apple announced the 3D Touch-enabled iPhone 6S in September, Huawei did something interesting: It announced an Android phone with a pressure-sensitive screen. That phone was the Huawei Mate S , the company's flagship that held its own - on paper, at least - with every high-end...
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Read full review at mashable.com
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S 64GB

4.4
Verdict: The 2.5D 5.5" display on the Huawei Mate S fills all of the front face and is slightly raised with contoured edges and a seamless border. The glass is Corning Gorilla Glass 4, which is extremely durable, and through this 1080 x 1920 pixels shine through.
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Read full review at mobilephones.com
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S Smartphone Review

4.4
Verdict: Huawei's Mate S is a successful smartphone that primarily convinces with its outstanding build and stylish design. It provides great battery runtimes, a decent camera, first-rate call quality, and an up-to-date operating system in the form of Google's Android 5.1 Lollipop, which runs very smoothly.
Pros: Top notch build, Swift system performance, Expandable storage, Decent cameras, Outstanding call quality, Good speaker, Extensive accessories, Long-life battery
Cons: No Force Touch at market release, Dubious price design, Only middling GPS, No MHL, Miracast or Slim Port support, No UHD videos, LTE Cat. 4 only, No infrared port

Read full review at Notebookcheck
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S in-depth review - Specmate Apple

4.5
Verdict: Huawei managed to pip Apple to the post by announcing 'Force touch' technology on its Mate S handset at a stunning event in Berlin. Thought to be the next game changer in mobile technology, the Chinese manufacturer had done what it had hoped to do for a long time...
Pros: Force touch, fingerprint sensor, waterproof, ‘Knuckle Sense 2.0
Cons: No app drawer, Emotion UI, Force Touch not available on all models

Read full review at Mobile Choice UK
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S Hands-On: Force Touch Is Great, But With One Big Problem

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Verdict: You've got to hand it to Huawei. Just a week out from Apple's iPhone 6S launch , it's revealed the Mate S, which has almost certainly stolen a bit of the Apple phone's thunder by including its iOS rival's expected lead feature.
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Read full review at Gizmodo
3 years ago
 

IFA: Huawei Mate S

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Verdict: We took the opportunity to go backstage and try out the Huawei Mate S for ourselves, and see whether its hardware enhancements justify the €669+ price tag.
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Read full review at THE INQUIRER
3 years ago
 

Hands-on with Huaweis new Mate S phone

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Verdict: Beneath the bright, well-balanced colours and pin-sharp visuals, the phone hosts a forceful secret. Anything but a device that buckles under pressure - get it? - the Mate S embraces firmer fingers, with its Force Touch display transforming harder pressure into different functions.
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Read full review at Digital Spy
3 years ago
 

Precision styled

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Verdict: The Huawei Mate S is somewhat of a weird fit in Huawei's current device lineup. It is not the eagerly anticipated successor to the Mate7 (that would be the soon to be announced Mate 8), nor is it part of the Honor family, or bothered with an Ascend moniker.
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Read full review at GSM Arena
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review

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Verdict: Say hello to the Huawei Mate S, the world's first smartphone with Force Touch technology. Kind of. 'Force Touch' I hear you quizzically ponder, 'isn't that Apple's thing?' Well yes, it's the fancy screen tech you find in the Apple Watch and the trackpad of the new MacBook - and yes, Huawei was the...
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Read full review at TechRadar UK
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S Premium review

3.0
Verdict: An interesting look at the future of Android, but one with limited appeal out in the real world
Pros: Good camera, High-quality design, Future-gazing tech, Loads of storage
Cons: Pressure sensitivity is very limited, Expensive, Battery life not great

Read full review at Stuff.tv
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S 64GB

4.5
Verdict: The success of the company is not only thanks to their flagships devices such as the P8, but also for the more budget-friendly Mate 7 and Ascend G7. With all the buzz around those devices, Huawei continued to on the success by releasing the Mate S, one of the most eagerly anticipated smartphones of...
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Read full review at fortressofsolitude.co.za
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review

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Verdict: Given its price – which is a bit less than £400 unlocked, the Mate S is clearly competing in the rung below the phones like the Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6. So what it offers is lots of high end features including the excellent camera and stylish metal casing, for less than premium pricing.
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Read full review at Shiny Shiny
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S

4.0
Verdict: The Huawei Mate S is an ultra-slim, attractive phone with an aluminium body and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It packs a fast 8-core processor with plenty of memory, an excellent camera and a large AMOLED screen.
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Read full review at s21.com
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S 64GB

3.5
Verdict: In a nutshell the Huawei Mate S plays itself off as a serious contender in the big-phone space and as such it doesn't come cheap, with prices starting at £469 for the base 32GB model. However aspects like camera quality and battery longevity fall short of the mark.
Pros: Premium materials, Strong camera feature set, Beautiful design
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Read full review at recombu.com
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S review: Yes mate!

4.5
Verdict: Over the past year we've seen the rising tide of Chinese smartphones. As established companies like HTC and Sony Mobile have reported some difficulties, the likes of OnePlus and Xiaomi have stolen headlines.
Pros: Good display, fingerprint scanner and shortcuts, Force Touch, some great software additions
Cons: A little heavy-handed with Android in the UX which leads to some odd looking results

Read full review at Pocket Lint
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S

3.5
Verdict: Facing off against the giants of Apple and Samsung in the smartphone arena is no easy task. Huawei's usual tactics in this fight has been to make its products a lot more affordable, while still competitive on a technical level. Not so with the Mate S.
Pros: The Huawei Mate S takes sharp photos, it has enough power for everyday tasks and its metal design look and feels great
Cons: It's too expensive, Huawei's custom Android is messy to use and the pressure-sensitive display is a pointless addition that adds nothing to the overall experience

Read full review at CNET
3 years ago
 

A great phone

3.5
Verdict: I think is a great phone is too fast and response excellent. I think the battery could be better, but in general it′s a great phone. I am happy to buy it. I recomended tou you, is accesible and easy to use. is amazing
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Read full review at phonearena.com
2 years ago
 

Review

5.0
Verdict: Great phone, battery life is really good and looks very impressive. Screen is great, camera is great and has a lot of extra features which I'm still having the pleasure of discovering.
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Read full review at handtec
4 years ago
 

Feels like they rushed with it

5.0
Verdict: Bought it on German Amazon. A bit of history. This is my 5th phone and path to it took around 4 years. I first had bought Motorola Razr XT910 in 2011 and sold it after 3 years of usage since I simply got tired of it. Was a great phone.
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Read full review at Amazon
3 years ago
 

Cellphone came in the huawei's original box and with all ...

5.0
Verdict: Cellphone came in the huawei's original box and with all of the accesories you see in unboxing videos. It took it a little while to get to miami but it was worth the wait.
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Read full review at Amazon
3 years ago
 

Huawei Mate S

3.0
Verdict: Recommendable phone having many functions and options..perfect package...front & back camera v good..hybrid port useful as extra sim
Pros: Everything good..battery capacity can be more for better performance although good enough..overall really good phone design,gesture,camera,finger sensor,software
Cons: Nothing

Read full review at Souq
2 years ago
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