This teardown report maps hardware improvements implemented by Huawei, with a focus on core hardware.
Trends in Use of Hardware Components
Huawei Mate 10 has included the world's smallest Time of Flight sensor. It also includes an advanced single antenna that enables full TDD and FDD carrier aggregation in LTE devices with challenging mechanical constraints.
Powering LTE in the Device
The Category 18 LTE Modem in Huawei Mate 10 supports upload speeds of up to 150 Mbps. This is an upgrade from the Category 12 that Huawei deployed in the Mate 9.
Unconventional Display Pixel Arrangement
Unlike traditional RGB pixel arrangements, a high magnification study of the Huawei Mate 10 identified additional white pixels to improve backlight.