Huawei unveils giant Mate 20 X phone, regular-sized wearable

The Huawei Mate 20 X features a 7.2-inch screen and has its own cooling system.

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei just showed off its latest flagship devices, including the Mate 20 smartphone and the Watch GT smartwatch. While those devices make a play for broader audiences, Huawei also went niche with a smartphone aimed at gamers and a fitness band that tries to track pretty much everything.

Huawei's Mate 20 X manages to stand out as a massive phone in a line of handsets that all have displays of six inches or larger. The company stretched the display well beyond the standard plus-sized smartphone range and into tablet territory with a 7.2-inch screen.

To help manage all the screen real estate, the Mate 20 X is compatible with styluses. Per The Verge, it's also getting its own gamepad add-on, complete with analog stick and D-pad, that will clip onto the side of the device a la the Nintendo Switch.

Thanks to the phones gargantuan size, Huawei packed in some powerful hardware. It includes 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage and an octa-core Kirin 980 processor—the same specs as its sibling the Mate 20 Pro. Unlike the Pro, the Mate 20 X gets its own cooling system that utilizes a combination of graphene film and vapor chambers to keep the device cool.

As for its new wearable, Huawei's Band 3 Pro sports a curved 0.95-inch AMOLED touchscreen. This piece of wrist candy has a heart rate monitor and sleep detection that can supposedly tell you if you're getting a good night's rest. It also offers independent GPS tracking to record runs without linking to a phone and can identify swimming strokes to record pool workouts. Like the new Watch GT, the Band 3 Pro is rated for 5ATM water resistance—which is good, because otherwise that swim tracking feature would be pretty useless.

The Band 3 Pro will be available in three colors: Obsidian Black, Space Blue, and Quicksand Gold. Per GSMArena, it will retail for €99 (about $115). The massive Huawei Mate 20 X is expected to hit stores starting October 26th. It'll cost you for €899 (about $1,040).