Huawei Mate X 5G Foldable Smartphone With Leica Optics Coming To India

Last month, Huawei has finally launched its first foldable smartphone. The new Huawei Mate X comes with 5G support and HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC. It uses a two OLED FullView display panels with a Falcon Wing design to transform into an 8-inch tablet. Now, the Chinese tech giant is all set to launch the 5G-ready smartphone in India later this year. Read more to find about Huawei Mate X 5G Foldable Phone Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Huawei Mate X 5G Foldable Phone

Price and Availability

Price EUR 2,299 (approx Rs 2,09,400)

The Indian division of Huawei Consumer Business Group has confirmed that the Mate X will be launched in India later this year. However, there is no confirmation about the Indian price and launch date.

“India is an important market for us and we have been consistently investing and expanding our footprint in the market. We are focused on delivering the user experiences that defines the future of smartphone in the smart era. The unveiling of the Huawei Mate X was the first key for consumers to open the door to 5G smart living,” said Wally Yang, Senior Product Marketing Director, Huawei Consumer Business Group.

As the leader of the 5G era, we are bringing an inspired, intelligent experience to global consumers in every aspect of their lives. We want our customers here to witness Huawei’s global 5G technological strength, and experience this technological marvel,” he added.

The Huawei Mate X is priced at EUR 2,299 (approx Rs 2,09,400). In India, it is expected to be priced between Rs 1,70,000 and Rs 2,00,000 mark.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e Launched – All You Need to Know

Specifications

Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980
RAM 8GB
Internal Storage 512GB (expanded up to 256GB)
Display 8-inch (6.6-inch + 6.38-inch), OLED FullView, 8:7.1 aspect ratio, 2480 x 2200 pixels
OS Android (unspecified)
Primary (Rear) Camera Triple (40MP + 16MP + 8MP) with flash
Front Camera “”
Battery 4,500mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The new handset is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor and 8GB RAM. The 512GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB). The two battery packs on the device have a combined capacity of 4,500mAh. The 55W Huawei SuperCharge technology claims to deliver 85 percent of power in 30 minutes of charge.

The Huawei Balong 5000 5G chipset (touted as the world’s first 7nm modem) offers up to 4.6/ 2.5Gbps downlink/ uplink speeds on Sub-6GHz. It can deliver up to 6.5/ 3.5Gbps downlink/ uplink speeds on mmWave. The handset also features a quad 5G antenna.

In terms of optics, the Huawei Mate X sports a Leics-powered two-in-one camera setup (for front and back). It combines a 40-megapixel primary sensor (wide-angle lens) with a 16-megapixel sensor (ultra-wide-angle lens), and an 8-megapixel sensor (telephoto). A new mirror shooting mode uses the rear display to show preview to subjects.

Also read: MWC 2019 – Sony Xperia 1 With 21:9 CinemaWide Display, Triple Cameras Unveiled

Features

  • Foldable design
  • Dual display
  • Android 9 Pie OS
  • 5G
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • GPS/ A-GPS
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C port

The Huawei Mate X runs Android 9 Pie operating system with EMUI 9.1.1 on top. Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.

Design

The dual-SIM smartphone features two FullView display panels (6.6-inch and 6.38-inch) that combine to offer an 8-inch OLED FullView display with an 8:7.1 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2480 x 2200 pixels.

The 6.6-inch display (when folded) comes with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1148 x 2480 pixels. Whereas the 6.38-inch back display comes with a 25:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 892 x 2480 pixels. It can also be used to capture selfies. There is no display notch.

The Huawei Mate X comes with a thickness of 5.4mm (when unfolded). When folded, it has an 11mm thickness. The patented hinge design comes with over 100 components. It comes in a single Interstellar Blue color option.

Also read: MWC 2019 – Samsung Galaxy A50, A30 Come With Infinity-U Displays, 4,000mAh Battery

Conclusion

The new handset will compete with the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Fold. Other brands (including Xiaomi and Oppo) are also said to bring foldable smartphones soon. What do you think of the specs and features of Huawei Mate X? Share your views with us in the comments section below.

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