Huawei Mate Xs Foldable Phone Launched With Kirin 990 Chip, Redesigned Screen

Huawei has launched a second foldable phone. It comes with the company’s in-house Kirin 990 SoC, four rear cameras, and EMUI 10. Read more to find about Huawei Mate Xs Foldable Phone Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Price and Availability

PriceEUR 2,499 (approx Rs 1,93,000)

The Huawei Mate Xs is priced at EUR 2,499 (approx Rs 1,93,000). It will go on sale in March. However, the company has not provided an Indian price tag or launch date.

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Specifications

Processorocta-core Exynos 9611
RAM6GB
Internal Storage512GB
Display6.4-inch, Infinity-U, Super AMOLED, Full-HD+ (1080 x 2340 pixels), 19.5:9 aspect ratio.
OSAndroid 10
Primary (Rear) CameraQuad (64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP) with flash
Front Camera32MP
Battery6,000mAh

The new foldable phone is powered by a 2.86GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 990 processor and 8GB RAM.

The 512GB internal storage can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB). The 4500mAh battery comes with fast charging support.

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Cameras

The Huawei Mate Xs sports a quad-camera setup with a 40MP primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture).

Additionally, it includes a 16MP secondary sensor (f/2.2), an 8MP tertiary sensor, and a ToF sensor.

Also read: Sony Xperia L4 Launched With Triple Rear Cameras, Waterdrop Notch

Features

  • Quad camera set up
  • Android OS
  • EMUI 10.0
  • Dual-SIM
  • 5G support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C port
  • 8.0-inch display
  • 6.6-inch folded display
  • 6.38-inch secondary display
  • In-display fingerprint sensor

The Huawei Mate Xs runs a stripped-down open-source Android OS with EMUI 10.0.1 on top. Users can download apps from Huawei’s own app store.

Connectivity options include 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, and USB Type-C port.

The dual-SIM smartphone measures 161.30 x 78.50 x 11.00mm and weighs 300.00 grams. It comes in an Interstellar Blue color option.

Sensors on the device include compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.

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Design and Display

Huawei claims that the new device comes with improvements like a redesigned four-layer screen and an upgraded ‘falcon wing’ hinge.

When closed, the OLED display wraps around the smartphone’s outside and unfolds to a tablet-sized eight-inch screen. It uses a 2-layer structure with two polyamide films with optically clear adhesive.

The Huawei Mate Xs sports an 8.0-inch unfolded display with a resolution of 2200 x 2480 pixels.

When the folded the 6.6-inch secondary display has a resolution of 1148 x 2480 pixels and a 19.5:9 ratio. On the back, the 6.38-inch display (892 x 2480 pixels, 25:9 aspect ratio) serves as a viewfinder for selfies.

Also read: Realme X50 Pro 5G Launched With Dual Selfie Cameras, Snapdragon 865 SoC

Conclusion

The Huawei Mate Xs is the Chinese brand’s second foldable phone. Unlike its predecessor, the new handset will be available internationally.

The new foldable phone will have to compete with new models from Samsung and Motorola.

Also read: LG W10 Alpha With 19:9 Display, Waterdrop Notch Launched In India

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