A Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Smartphone At The IFA In Berlin
A Huawei Ascend Mate 7 smartphone is seen at the IFA consumer technology fair in Berlin, September 5, 2014. Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch

Huawei is expected to unveil its smartphone Mate 8 at an event on Nov 26. The latest flagship is rumoured to be powered by the company' s home grown HiSilicon Kirin 950 SoC. The latest leaked image suggests that the smartphone will adorn a metallic design.

Renowned tipster Evan Blass posted an image as well as a full length video on Twitter account OnLeaks. The leaked image also shows a round shaped fingerprint sensor at the back, just below the rear camera module. The back panel also features a dual-LED flash unit. The video reveals a microUSB port and dual speakers at the bottom of the device.

According to a report in GSM Arena, the device will come in three variants with different screen sizes. The smallest model will feature a screen size between 5.5-inch and 5.7 -inch with a 1080p screen, 3GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory. The base model is slated to feature an 8MP rear camera unit.

The other two display options are 6-inch and a super large 6.2-inch screen. The bigger models are rumoured to sport a QHD display and 4GB of RAM. The top-end model is expected to house 128GB of native memory and 16MP rear camera.

The 6-inch display variant of the Huawei Mate 8 is slated to be shipped with 4GB of RAM, 13MP main camera and 64GB internal storage. All the three variants will allegedly come packed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

The company already released a teaser containing the number 8, which indicates the possible launch of the smartphone. Huawei Mate 8 is speculated to pose a serious threat to iPhone 6s Plus. The device may have the fingerprint scanner on board which comes with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The device is expected to tout the latest Kirin 950 chipset which features four Cortex-A72 cores clocked at 2.4 GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores paired with the Mali T-880 GPU.

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