February 24, 2019
Unfolded: 161.3 x 146.2 x 5.4 mm
Folded: 161.3 x 78.3 x 11 mm
2480 x 2200 px
HUAWEI Kirin 980
2 x Cortex-A76 2.6 GHz
2 x Cortex-A76 1.92 GHz
4 x Cortex-A55 1.8 GHz
Up to 256GB
16 MP Ultra Wide
8 MP Telephoto
3x Optical zoom
B2 / B3 / B5 / B8 (850 / 900 / 1,800 / 1,900 MHz)
B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B6 / B8 / B19
B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41
B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B6 / B7 / B8 / B9 / B12 / B17 / B18 / B19 / B20 / B26 / B28 / B32
Dual Nano SIM
Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
55W fast charging
The Mate X is the first foldable smartphone from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The smartphone folds on the outside which is referred to as ‘Falcon Wing Design’ by the company. Noteworthy, the foldable smartphone is also 5G compatible which is the latest standard in communication technology. It has flagship grade specifications and is also the most expensive smartphone by Huawei.
Earlier this year, a senior Xiaomi executive showcased a foldable smartphone that could transform into a large-screen tablet. Following the event, Samsung and Huawei launched their first foldable smartphones which are dubbed the Galaxy Fold and Mate X respectively. Unfortunately, due to quality issues, the launch of both these handsets have been pushed back to September.
While Xiaomi was also assumed to launch its foldable smartphone soon after the launch of Huawei and Samsung’s offering, clearly that has not happened. But the company has been granted patents of [...]
After a decade of smartphones with a rigid form factor, the year 2019 saw the launch of two visionary devices, the Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X 5G. Although both the smartphones aim towards achieving the same goal i.e is packing a large screen display on a compact device, they have a completely different approach. The Galaxy Fold has dual displays, out of which one is present on the outside aka “cover display” and a larger foldable display which is concealed with a unique folding mechanism. On the other hand, the Mate X has an outer folding display which the [...]
American multinational company, Google is at the forefront of technology, be it software or hardware. Following the commendable success it has had with Android in the software domain, the company now plans to dip its toes in futuristic hardware as well. At the 2019 Google I/O developers conference, the company announced that it is working on several foldable smartphones or rather foldable devices.
A freshly granted patent to the company goes in line with the previous announcement. Google has been granted a patent for a unique electronic device which surprisingly [...]
In the month of February, the Chinese electronics giant, Huawei unveiled the revolutionary Mate X which is the company’s first foldable smartphone. Earlier this month, Huawei released a statement declaring that the commercial availability of the innovative device has been delayed to September which was previously set for June. A freshly granted patent to the Huawei suggests that the company might already be working on the Mate X successor that has an updated design.
Huawei filed the patent for the said device with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) in July [...]