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Huawei Mate SE Specs and Price

Huawei Mate SE
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This is one of those smartphones from Huawei that more or less looks like an upgrade of an Honor device. In this case we are talking about the Huawei Mate SE, a an improved version of the Honor 7X. With some little changes added on, the smartphone pretty much looks like the Honor smartphone. A glance at the smartphone and you would know it is well, built, nonetheless read on to have a better knowledge of what it brings to the table.

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Huawei Mate SE Key Specs and Features

  • 5.9-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels (407 ppi)
  • EMUI 5.1 (Android 7.0)
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage, up to 256GB with a memory card
  • Dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 340mAh non removable Li-Po battery

Huawei Mate SE

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Design and Display

The Huawei Mate looks very much like a premium smartphone with highly reduced bezels and a metallic build. On the surface, it has the sensors , earpiece and the usuals arranged at the top while Huawei is branded on the little bezel underneath the screen. On the flip side, the dual camera is situated on the top left corner beside the flash in a distinguished module.

Huawei does well in terms of having a sizeable screen and colourful display. Featuring a Full HD+ LCD panel, you could watch movies, play games and enjoy every detail. Having a size of about 5.9-inch, the smartphone has a 2160 X 1080 pixels resolution.

Battery and Camera

It also has quite enough in terms of power as it is supplied by a battery with 3, 340mAh capacity. While this is not much in the real sense, it should keep your phone on daily under normal usage. Also, it charges through the MicroUSB port using fast charge technology.

Capturing moments is done through a fairly capable camera setup with a dual configuration on the rear side. This is a common occurrence in some of the newly manufactured Chinese smartphones. In this case, you have a 16MP and 2MP rear camera while you have an 8MP snapper for taking selfies.

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Hardware and Software

Sorting things out on the inside is an Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659, from Huawei clocking at 2.36GHz max. In addition, the smartphone comes with an ARM Mali-T880 GPU with two cores sorting out graphics related issues like gaming and all. This is not the best around but is capable of keeping the smartphone running swiftly.

Going further, there is 4GB of internal memory aligned with 64GB built-in storage space. You could have more space by using a memory card up to 256GB which is quite large by the way and most users might not even expand. It also runs on EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 from the box.

Huawei Mate SE Price and Availability

The Huawei Mate SE is available for sale in various online stores for about  83, 000 Naira depending on your location which might attract some additional fee and also the deal.

Huawei Mate SE Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei Mate SE:

General Features

  • Platform: EMUI 5.1 (Android 7.0)
  • Processor: Octa-core 4 × 2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 + 4 × 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 (HiSilicon Kirin 659)
  • GPU: ARM Mali-T880
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Gray, Gold
  • Dimension: 156.5 x 75.3 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 165g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.93-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 X 1080 pixels
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 16MP + 2MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase Detection Autofocus, LED flash, OIS, Auto HDR, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: LTE : 850 / 1900 / 2600 MHz, 1700 / 2100 MHz, 700 MHz Class 17, 700 MHz (Band 12)
    LTE-TDD : 2600 MHz (Band 38)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, 5.76/42.2Mbps
  • 4G LTE: LTE Cat-4 150/50Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
  • Video Player: Xvid/MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 340mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Mate SE Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: July 1st, 2019

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