It was all about 5G phones & foldable phones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019. Hitting the right spot ahead of Just ahead of the MWC 2019, Samsung unveiled its first foldable device, which is called as Galaxy Fold at the unpacked 2019 event this month. Huawei, on the other hand, also revealed its first foldable phone - Mate X that is dubbed as the fastest 5G foldable smartphone that will be rolled out this year. To give more insight about the foldable devices, we decided to pit them against each other. Samsung's First Foldable Smartphone - Galaxy Fold Price Starts at $1980.
Display: Samsung's new Galaxy Fold foldable phone comes with a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED screen when folded. When unfolded, the screen size increases up to 7.3-inch size, which is a QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED screen. On the other hand, Huawei Mate X foldable phone features a 6.6-inch OLED display with 2480x1148 pixels of resolution. The screen size can be increased up to 8-inch OLED screen featuring a resolution of 2480x2200 pixels. New Samsung Galaxy A50 India Price Leaked Ahead of Tomorrow’s Launch; Galaxy A10 Render Images Surface Online.
Software: On the software front, the new Samsung Galaxy Fold runs the latest Android 9.0 OS based on Samsung One UI. Whereas, Huawei hasn't confirmed the OS and UI details of Mate X. Samsung To Launch New Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ & Galaxy S10e Smartphones in India on March 6.
Processor: Under the hood, the new Galaxy Fold from Samsung is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 which is clubbed with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage. However, there is no provision for external memory expansion. Huawei Mate X, on the other hand, the foldable phone gets Kirin 980 processor with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal memory. Huawei's foldable phone also doesn't support expandable storage provision. Samsung Galaxy A30, Galaxy A50 Smartphones With Super AMOLED Displays Revealed.
Camera: On the camera front, the new foldable phone from Samsung comes with 6 cameras comprising of 16MP ultra wide-angle lens, 12MP wide-angle sensor, 12MP telephoto lens, dual 10MP selfie camera and 8MP telephoto lens. Huawei hasn't revealed the camera specifications on Mate X, however, the device comes with 4 rear cameras and a single front facing camera. Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ & Galaxy S10e India Prices Announced; Pre-Bookings, Offers and Specs.
Features: Feature-wise, the Galaxy Fold comes with 4380 mAh battery, Fingerprint sensor power button, wireless charging, fast charging and more. Huawei Mate X gets 4500 mAh battery, Fingerprint sensor power button, fast charging and more. MWC 2019: Huawei Mate X is World's Fastest 5G Foldable Phone; Launched in Barcelona at Euro 2299.
Price & Sale Date: Samsung officially launched the new Galaxy Fold foldable phone at $1980 that is slated to go on sale on April 26 in selected markets. Moreover, the foldable phone will be available in the US market from April 26, 2019 itself. Huawei Mate X is priced at EUR 2299 (around $2600) which is expected to be made available from June or July this year.