MWC: Huawei Mate X folding 5G smartphone a beauty and a beast


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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. this week previewed the Huawei Mate X, a 5G folding smartphone, at the MWC in Barcelona.

The Huawei Mate X includes a 6.6-inch 2480 x 1148 front OLED display and a 6.38-inch 2480 x 892 rear OLED display which unfolds to an 8-inch 2240 x 2200 full display.

The foldable design uses a patented Falcon Wing Mechanical Hinge which opens to the device to only 5.4mm in thickness. Folded, the device measures at 11mm in depth.

The final product include a Kirin 980 CPU, 7nm Balong 5000 5G modem, new Leica camera system, and a 4,500mAh battery with 55W SuperCharge functionality to reach 85 percent battery in 30 minutes.

It will be sold mid-2019 at 2,290 EUR, or $2,600 US.

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