Last year Huawei launched one of the first foldable phones – the Mate X. Overall the device is great but it missing 5G network. Now, the company have announced the more finished version the Mate Xs with 5G capability and a redesigned hinge mechanism. The original Mate X has faced so many delays, but Huawei wants to start selling Mate Xs in the coming month. Huawei Mate Xs remains same in Display, Camera and Design. However the cooling system is improved from last year, So let’s see the changes and complete package.
Huawei Mate Xs Specifications
Huawei Mate Xs comes with same 8.0 inches OLED panel with the resolution of 2480 x 2200 pixels. The panel has a 2 layer structure of thin polyamide plastic films for a better experience. If you fold this smartphone you get 6.6 inches 19.9:5 front display and a tall 25:9 aspect ratio display on the back. The back display is also used for taking selfies because the front camera is not provided. But it is an advantage for peoples to take high-resolution selfies with all of the rear cameras including an Ultrawide.
There is a long thicker part for the Quad-camera setup, LED Flash and a button for unlocking to unfold. The camera setup including a high quality 40MP main sensor with f/1.8 aperture, 16MP Ultrawide with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP Telephoto lens with OIS and 2x optical zoom while the last one is ToF 3D sensor which is used for taking professional portrait shots. Interestingly, these sensors are made by Leica optics which is the partner of Huawei for making pro lenses.
One of the major upgrades is the hinge which is in the oval shape, Huawei named this mechanism – “Falcon Wing” and said that this is more robust. Apart from that, Huawei Mate Xs comes with EMUI 10 based on Android 10 (Open source version) without Google services but comes with an alternative HMS (Huawei Mobile Services) ecosystem. Not as powerful as Google, but Huawei is still working on this ecosystem for making life easier for Huawei and Honor Users.
Under the hood, the Kirin 990 SoC is given but this time with a 5G modem for extraordinary speedy internet. Apart from that, the handset comes with 8GB RAM and 512GB storage. The battery is also pretty good which is 4,500 mAh with 55W fast charging tech. If you want to purchase this phone you have to pay €2,499 (Exact Rs. 419,999 PKR without texas) for this 8/512GB version. Sells will start from next month globally.