Install App Install App

Huawei Mate X is company's first foldable smartphone, is 5G enabled

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 24 Feb 2019
HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Huawei Mate X, besides being a foldable smartphone, also is the company's first 5G enabled smartphone

Huawei Mate X is company's first foldable smartphone, is 5G enabled

Highlights

  • Huawei Mate X is 5G enabled
  • Only 5.5mm thick when unfolded
  • 4500mAh battery supports 55Watt fast charging

At its pre-MWC event, Huawei unveiled its much-awaited Huawei Mate X, the company’s first foldable smartphone. Their announcement comes hot on the heels of Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. When it comes to foldable phones, we have now seen two unique form-factors. Huawei’s design is very similar to the Royole Flexpai that we had seen at Consumer Electronics Show 2019.

The Huawei Mate X is also the company’s first 5G enabled phone. This the company has achieved by pairing their Bailong 5000 5G modem with the Kirin 980 processor. The front display, when folded, is a 6.6-inch OLED panel with a resolution of 2480 X 1148 and when unfolded, the phone turns into an 8-inch display with a resolution of 2480 X 2200. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Fold which unfolds like a book, revealing two more displays inside, the Mate X actually uses the reverse method to combine the rear panel and the front into a uniform display. This also allows Huawei to leave out the notch, as the rear camera also doubles up as the selfie camera. Speaking of cameras, Huawei Mate X comes with a 40 MP wide-angle lens) along with a 16 MP ultra-wide lens and an 8 MP telephoto lens.  All this, Huawei has packed into a body that is under 11mm thick when folded, and only 5.5mm thick when unfolded. The phone also packs a 4500mAh battery which supports Huawei’s new Super Charge with speeds up to 55Watts.

The unique hinge that allows the displays to fold and unfold

While the Huawei Mate X doesn’t have a notch or camera bumps, what it does have is a bar at one end, which is where the cameras are housed, along with a number of other electronic components and antennae. The bar has been designed in order to allow for better grip on the phone when unfolded. The bar also features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, just like the ones we’ve seen on Sony’s Xperia smartphones.

The Huawei Mate X carries a rather hefty price tag of €2299 which comes with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. As of now, the phone only comes in one colour; Interstellar Blue.

Related Read: Samsung unfolds Galaxy Fold with two displays, six cameras and app optimisations

Digit NewsDesk
Digit NewsDesk

Email Email Digit NewsDesk

Follow Us Facebook Logo Facebook Logo Facebook Logo

About Me: Digit News Desk writes news stories across a range of topics. Getting you news updates on the latest in the world of tech. Read More

Install App Install App
Advertisements

Trending Articles

Advertisements

LATEST ARTICLES View All

Advertisements

Hot Deals View All

Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 Edition (Arctic Blue, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | FHD+ sAMOLED | 6 Months Free Screen Replacement for Prime (SM-M215GLBDINS)
Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 Edition (Arctic Blue, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage) | FHD+ sAMOLED | 6 Months Free Screen Replacement for Prime (SM-M215GLBDINS)
₹ 12999 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
OnePlus Nord 2 5G (Blue Haze, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
OnePlus Nord 2 5G (Blue Haze, 8GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
₹ 29999 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Redmi 9 Power (Mighty Black 4GB RAM 64GB Storage) - 6000mAh Battery |FHD+ Screen | 48MP Quad Camera | Alexa Hands-Free Capable
Redmi 9 Power (Mighty Black 4GB RAM 64GB Storage) - 6000mAh Battery |FHD+ Screen | 48MP Quad Camera | Alexa Hands-Free Capable
₹ 11499 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
Redmi 9A (Nature Green, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) | 2GHz Octa-core Helio G25 Processor | 5000 mAh Battery
Redmi 9A (Nature Green, 2GB RAM, 32GB Storage) | 2GHz Octa-core Helio G25 Processor | 5000 mAh Battery
₹ 7299 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
OnePlus Nord CE 5G (Charcoal Ink, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
OnePlus Nord CE 5G (Charcoal Ink, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage)
₹ 22999 | $hotDeals->merchant_name
DMCA.com Protection Status