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If your idea of ex­cess is eat­ing a whole Domino’s pizza by your­self or watch­ing ev­ery se­ries of The IT Crowd in one sit­ting, then you clearly haven’t been in­tro­duced to Huawei’s new Porsche De­sign Mate RS. It’s a monster of a phone with a price that swells to for its 512GB in­car­na­tion, though you can al­ways take the 256GB edi­tion for a mere $1600. The Mate RS was an­nounced along­side Huawei’s al­ready im­pres­sive P20 and P20 Pro hand­sets… and de­spite the mas­sive hike in price, the specs don’t look much dif­fer­ent to those of­fered by the lat­ter phone. It shares the Pro’s triple­lens cam­era, 4000mAh bat­tery and Kirin 970 pro­ces­sor. So what’s ac­tu­ally new here? Well, there’s an in-dis­play fin­ger­print scan­ner em­bed­ded un­der its 6in curved OLED screen, while this hand­set sup­ports wire­less charg­ing. And to re­mind you that you’re in pos­ses­sion of a supremely pre­mium smart­phone, it’s avail­able in shiny black or red, with a Porsche De­sign logo on the front so you never stop think­ing about fast cars. As hot as… 1000 redlin­ing Porsche 911 en­gines from US$1630 /

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