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Huawei Mate S pre-orders open in the U.K.

by Todd Haselton | October 21, 2015

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Consumers in the U.K. might have gotten the short end of the stick with the HTC One A9, which will cost a bit more over the pond, but at least they have access to Huawei’s new smartphone sooner than other markets such as the U.S. Carphone Warehouse is now accepting pre-orders for the Huawei Mate S, a smartphone introduced during the IFA trade show in Berlin earlier this fall.

The Mate S features a 5.5-inch 1080p display that, at first glance, might not seem very special. Except, like Apple’s Force Touch, you can dig deeper into the phone using a smart pressure-sensitive display that allows you to access additional functions by applying more pressure on the display.

For the spec heads, other features include Android 5.1, an octa-core Kirin 935 processor, a 13MP camera, a 2,700mAh battery, 32GB of storage, 3GB of RAM and a microSD card slot for adding up to 128GB of additional space.

Carphone Warehouse has the device up for pre-order for £419.99 (~$649) SIM-free. Hit the source to grab yours now.


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Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...


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