As Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Fold earlier this week, the race for the foldable smartphones is on. Huawei is another smartphone manufacturer that had been working on the foldable devices. It was previously reported that Huawei will be launching its first foldable smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019. Ahead of its official launch, a poster image of Huawei's foldable device has been leaked online, that is seems to be captured at Huawei's MWC press event venue preparation. MWC 2019 Will Be All About Flagship, Foldable & 5G Smartphones; Huawei Will Launch First Foldable 5G Smartphone.

Going by the leaked poster image, Huawei's first foldable smartphone will be christened as Huawei Mate X. The banner features three images of the device wherein the first shows unfolded one then the second shows halfway closed and finally completely folded device. Though the first line of the poster is entirely blocked by scaffolding, the second line reads - 'World’s Fastest foldable 5G phone'. Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Watch Active & Galaxy Fit Launched.

Initially posted on Chinese social media, the poster image later made its way to SlashLeaks and then on Twitter. However, there is not much clarity how the source got hold of this image, but this leaked picture seems legitimate. It is believed that Huawei will reveal its 5G vision at the MWC 2019 in Barcelona along with some new consumer products. Moreover, it is also speculated that the company will not be focusing on Huawei P30 as the fact that the device will be revealed on March 26, 2019 in Paris. Apple Might Launch First Foldable iPhone in 2020; Patents For Foldable Smartphone Submitted.

It will be interesting to see Huawei's take on the foldable smartphone, as we have already seen in the past that the Chinese smartphone maker always has something exciting in its valet. The press event of Huawei is scheduled to happen on February 24 at 2 PM local time in Barcelona, Spain. We are expecting something exciting from the Chinese tech giant.

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