tech2 News Staff
25. February 2019 10:55:11 IST
The Foldable Future lies ahead of us and after Samsung's Galaxy Fold we now have the Chinese tech giant Huawei demonstrating this Mate X . This is his version of what a folding screen should look like. The Mate X is anything but cheap with a price of € 2,299 (about 1
Unlike the Galaxy Fold, the Huawei Mate X actually works outwards. The total screen diagonal after opening the device is 8 inches, while the folded phone has a 6.6 inch AMOLED display. The back of the phone also has a display when the unit is folded up and is slightly smaller than the front at 6.4 inches due to a hinge that houses the camera. The phone has a folded thickness of 11 mm. Apart from that, the phone will also come with the 5G technology, but a big disappointment is that it does not have a headphone jack.
The triple cameras mentioned above on the side hinge of the phone are made in collaboration with the German camera manufacturer Leica, such as the P20 Pro and the Mate 20 Pro . Inside the phone we see the 7nm HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset and the Balong 5000 5G modem as well as space for dual sim cards. The thickness of the phone in the unfolded state is amazing 5.8 mm.
The Mate X has a 4,500 mAh battery and a bundled 55-watt charger, with which the device can be charged from 0 to 85 percent in 30 minutes. This charger can also charge a Type C laptop. The side power button also serves as a fingerprint reader.
The center hinge of the phone was crafted in Falcon Wing design and took more than three years to perfect it, according to Huawei. The phone is available in a single storage capacity of 8 GB RAM + 512 GB. The company did not tell us the exact date, but the Mate X is expected to be sold in the next half of 2019.
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