At MWC 2019 in Barcelona, Spain, Huawei had reported its Huawei Mate X phone, making it the world’s first foldable 5G product. Presently, the manufacturer has confirmed that the Mate X will be released in India later this year.
Even though the phone was reported last month, the phone is not still out there for purchase. The manufacturer had said at the time of unveiling that the smartphone will be available for get in mid-2019 for a value of ?2,299.
India is an important market for Huawei and for any other cameraphone brand as it is one of the world’s largest cameraphone market. And it makes sense for the company to release its top-of-the-line product in India as effectively. However, after released, it could be one of the most high-cost smartphones in India.
The Huawei Mate X attributes a large 8-inch panel with a 2480 x 2200 pixels screen resolution and an 8:7.1 aspect ratio when unfolded with pretty thin bezels. Whenever folded, it transforms into a dual panel smartphone – one side is a 6.6-inch (2480 x 1148 pixels) 19.5:9 screen whereas the another is a 6.38-inch (2480 x 892 pixels) 25:9 display.
The smartphone is powered by the company’s own Kirin 980 chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. It has dual SIM support (nano only) however only SIM 1 supports 5G. You could Furthermore switch out the second SIM card for Huawei’s NM card (256GB max.). It ships with the 7nm Balong 5000 modem what brings 5G support to the product.
It features three cameras on the back, which moreover double as the selfie cameras. The digital cameras were co-developed with Leica and are made up of a 40MP wide-angle lens, a 16MP ultra-wide angle lens, and an 8MP telephoto lens.
The smartphone runs the EMUI 9.1.1 custom interface, what is based on Android 9 Pie operating system out-of-the-box. As for the connectivity features, the smartphone supports NFC, dual-frequency GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, and USB Type-C port.
The Huawei Mate X has 2 built-in batteries, what offers a total capacity of 4,500mAh. Huawei has Additionally debuted its new SupercCharge quick charging tech which supports up to 55W. The company claims that the new SuperCharge enables users to charge the device from empty to 85% in just 30 minutes!