Huawei launches the Mate 30 Pro 5G in the Philippines

Officially the first 5G-ready smartphone in the country!

Want to experience the blazing-fast speed of 5G mobile internet? Soon you can as Huawei has just launched the Mate 30 Pro 5G — the first-ever 5G-capable smartphone in the Philippines!

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G is nearly identical to the standard Mate 30 Pro, meaning it has the same impressive quad camera setup, as well as the same flagship Kirin 990 processor. The difference though is that the Mate 30 Pro 5G’s Kirin 990 packs a Balong 5000 5G modem, enabling the phone to connect to 5G networks.

Internals aside, what makes the Mate 30 Pro 5G special is that it comes in the special Vegan Leather Orange colorway, making for a smartphone with a unique, leather-like finish.

Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G Specs:

  • Kirin 990 5G processor
  • Balong 5000 5G modem
  • 8GB RAM
  • 6.53-inch FLEX OLED Horizon display
  • 256GB storage (expandable via nano memory)
  • 40MP ultra-wide Cine camera + 40MP SuperSensing Cine camera + 8MP telephoto (3x zoom) + 3D Depth Sensor
  • 32MP front camera
  • 3G, LTE, 5G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, In-Display fingerprint scanner
  • 4500mAh battery w/ 40wh wired, 27w wireless charging
  • EMUI 10
  • Price: PHP 55,990


The Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G was officially introduced to select Globe Platinum customers during the phone’s launch. For everyone else, the phone will be available for free via Globe’s ThePLATINUM 4999 Plan for existing and recontracting customers starting February 8, 2020. The phone will also be available via PLAN 2499 (with a PHP 16,800 cashout).

Finally, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G will also be available in Huawei Concept Stores soon.

Want to know more about the Mate 30 Pro? Check out our quick feature on the Huawei flagship here:

Cinema-like camera that fits inside your pockets – A close look at the Huawei Mate 30 Pro