Barcelona, Feb 24: Chinese technology giant Huawei on Sunday unveiled its much-anticipated and most talked-about Mate X 5G foldable phone at euro 2,299 that could take the digital world by storm. Powered by the company's Kirin 980 processor, the phone comes with 6.6-inch dual display panel and offers a FullView display. When unfolded, it transforms into an 8-inch tablet only 5.4mm thick. It houses massive 4,500 mAH dual battery and several industry-first features including a new superfast charging capability that can reach 85 per cent battery in just 30 minutes. MWC 2019: Nokia 9 PureView is World's First Smartphone With Penta Camera Setup; Priced at $699.
Unveiling the product at a crowded press conference at the ongoing MWC, Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu said it was the fastest 5G phone backed by the Balong 5000 modem. Huawei Mate X Foldable 5G Smartphone Poster Leaked Ahead of Launch at MWC 2019.
"The 4500mAH battery makes it a really a long-lasting charge which is 600 per cent faster than iPhone XS," Yu said, adding that the phone supports dual SIM.
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HUAWEI Mate X features a flexible OLED panel and a falcon wing mechanical patented hinge with over 100 components. Thinner by design, it is six milimetres thinner when closed and has all new side-by-side viewing experience. MWC 2019: Xiaomi Unveils Mi Mix 3, Its Maiden 5G Phone, Starting at Rs 48,258.
It gives best-in-class selfie supported by Lica lens, Yu claimed. The phone now has only one colour, Interstellar Blue, and comes with a full protection case. It uses NSAS network architecture. The 8GB + 512 GB phone will be available from the middle of this year, Yu said. It supports the world's fastest 55 Watt "HUAWEI SuperCharge" technology, he added.