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Huawei Mate 20 Pro gets its SA launch date and price

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will sell for R18 999 in South Africa, the Chinese company announced on Tuesday at its launch event in Johannesburg.

When compared to its rivals, it’s pricing strategy certainly seems aggressive.

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 also launched at R18 999, the iPhone XS is R21 999. The iPhone XS Max is R23 999.

Of the three currently available variants in the Mate 20 stable, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the only version that will be sold locally. The stock Mate 20, and the larger Mate 20X won’t make it to SA shores.

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will go on sale from 1 November, but preorders are available from Wednesday 24 October.

The firm also announced pricing information for the Huawei Watch GT Classic (R4999) and Huawei Watch GT Sport (R5499).

Read more about Huawei’s new flagship here.

Feature image: Huawei

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  • John Willson

    WTF!?!?! Ty Sheet Africa. The stock Mate 20, and the larger Mate 20X would have made it here if the economy wasn’t up to shit thanks to corruption. SMH. IMO those would have actually sold better than the PRO.

  • Hadlee Simons

    Corruption? Are you high? The stock Mate hasn’t come here since last year’s Mate 10, and that wasn’t a local product decision (notice how many countries that got P10 series didn’t get vanilla Mate 10).