Huawei Mate X 5G Foldable Phone, Can This Be A Samsung Galaxy Fold Killer?


Huawei’s event at MWC 2019 (Mobile World Congress) has actually started. Huawei CEO Richard Yu took the stage tho reveal that Huawei shipped over 206 million smartphones in 2018. The first product that Huawei launched at MWC 2019 was the Huawei MateBook X Pro, which is a thin and light laptop with a 91 percent screen-to-body ratio. The Huawei Mate X is a mobile phone with a 6.6-inch FullView display and when you open it, the mobile phone has an 8-inch screen. This is Huawei’s very first smartphone with a folding display. Here’s how you can see the Huawei Mate X launch live stream.

Huawei Mate X specifications
The Huawei Mate X has a 6.6-inch OLED display when folded that ends up being an 8-inch OLED screen when it is opened. When folded, the mobile phone has a 6.38-inch screen at the back, which can be used too. There is a groove that runs across the length of the phone (called the sidebar) for you to hold the smartphone and on one end of this is the USB Type-C port for charging. There is no electronic camera bump on this phone. The smartphone does not have a notch on the display and really thin bezels. The finger print sensor on the Huawei Mate X is on the power button. Huawei has called the folding phone’s design “Falcon Wing” and its engineers have been working on this design for three years. When you fold the mobile phone, there are no gaps in between the mobile phone’s front and the back. Huawei states there are over 100 elements on the smart device’s hinge, which it has patented. The Huawei Mate X has 8GB RAM, and 512GB Storage.

The Huawei Mate X is 5.4 mm thick at its thinnest point when unfolded. When you open it, the Huawei Mate X has a density of 11mm. On the software front, the Huawei Mate X allows you to open 2 apps side-by-side and move files from one app to the other (such as photos being connected to an email). The Huawei Mate X has a mirror shooting mode to let you see your photo as it is being clicked by someone else.This is possible thanks to the folding screen. Huawei Mate X is offered in one colour – Interstellar Blue. The company is introducing a Full Protection Case that is adapted to this phone specifically. The Mate X supports 5G connectivity. The Huawei Mate X has the Kirin 980 SoC and the Balong 5000 chip for enhanced 5G connection. Huawei Mate X is a dual-SIM smartphone with a hybrid dual-SIM slot. The primary SIM slot supports 5G while the secondary slot supports a maximum of 4G. The Huawei Mate X has a 4,500 mAh battery and it supports 55W fast charging. Huawei declares that the Mate X battery can be charged 85 percent in 30 minutes.

Huawei Mate X cost
The Huawei Mate X is approximated priced at 2,600 USD. It will be offered from the “middle of 2019”, possibly “June”, Huawei said.

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