How many cameras can you put in one smartphone? Huawei seems to think the current answer to that question is 4. That’s how many cameras the upcoming Maimang 6 sports, as revealed by TENAA yesterday.
The device we mistook for the Mate 10 is in fact the newest member of the Maimang series for China. These handsets are sold in other countries as the G line, with the Maimang 5 being rebranded to Huawei G9 Plus last year. So it stands to reason that the Maimang 6 would be called Huawei G10 outside of China (and that name neatly aligns, number-wise, with the P10 and Mate 10 to suggest it’s from the company’s 2017 roster).
Huawei has issued an official teaser image which also serves as an event invite for the Maimang 6’s introduction on September 22. The 18:9 screen is obviously there, even if we only see its outline. This will probably be the first Huawei handset launching with that elongated aspect ratio, but the Mate 10 will follow on October 16.
The Maimang 6 will come with a 5.9″ 1,080×2,160 display, a 16 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera setup, and 13 MP + 2 MP front-facing snappers. It’s powered by a yet-unknown octa-core processor, aided by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. A 3,240 mAh battery is in charge of keeping the lights on.