Mate X - Huawei's first foldable smartphone with an 8-inch screen, 5G and triple camera

Today at the exhibition MWC 2019 in Barcelona, ​​Huawei presented its first folding smartphone, which received

Mate X.

Design

Unlike presented a few days agoSamsung Galaxy Fold (and he was mentioned several times during the presentation), Huawei Mate X has one big screen. This is an 8-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2480 × 2200 pixels


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It develops outside, but not inside, being dividedat the same time into two parts: 6.6-inch with a resolution of 2480 × 1148 and an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9 and 6.39-inch with a resolution of 2480 × 892 pixels and an aspect ratio of 25: 9. You can use both displays.


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On the side of the smaller display there is a thickened plate with hardware filling and a triple Leica camera (40 + 16 + 8 Mp). It can also be used for selfies: the smartphone does not have a separate front camera.


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Next to the camera there is a power button with a fingerprint scanner in combination.

In the unfolded state, the thickness of the Mate X is 5.4 mm, when folded it is 11 mm, and it is thinner than the Samsung Galaxy Fold.


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What's inside

Foldable smartphone received 5G support and runningrunning the Kirin 980 processor paired with a 5G Balong 5000 modem. They promise download speeds of up to 4.6 Mbps. The memory capacity is only one: 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of ROM, but with the possibility of expansion with the help of nanoSD memory cards.


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Inside two 4500 mAh batteries with supportultra-fast charging capacity of 55 W, which will add 85% to the charge in just 30 minutes, NFC and a hybrid slot for two SIM-cards or one SIM-card and memory card. The device is running Android 9 Pie with a proprietary shell EMUI 9.1.1.

The folding smartphone weighs 295 grams.


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When and how much to wait

Huawei Mate X will go on sale in the middle of this year, the company did not name more specific terms. It will cost € 2299. For comparison, Samsung rated its Galaxy Fold at $ 1980.