Huawei knows how to make a good looking, solid feeling phone. The Mate 10 Pro is fairly sober in its design, but the combination of glass front and back, sandwiching a band of metal, is handsome. Huawei includes a plastic case in the box, too, to help you avoid scratches. The side bezels around the 6-inch display are slim, though their counterparts top and bottom are thicker. Still, Huawei puts the fingerprint scanner on the back, rather than underneath the screen.
There’s a USB-C port but no 3.5mm headphone jack, so you’ll either be using Huawei’s bundled headphones or the USB-C to 3.5mm adapter it includes in the box. What I didn’t expect was an IR blaster. I’m not sure how many people still want to use their smartphone as a universal remote, but Huawei will let you