Huawei Mate X

Huawei selling 100,000 Mate X phones per month

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Huawei has revealed that that since its launch on November 15, it managed to sell 100,000 models of the Huawei Mate X per 30 days.

Compared to the Galaxy Fold whose launch dates back to September, sales of the two devices are roughly in the same range. Except that the distribution is not the same: the Mate X is only available in China, while the Galaxy Fold is offered in several countries, including the United States and Europe.

Huawei has not officially announced a launch date for the foldable Mate X outside China but has previously said it will debut in Europe this year in the first quarter.

Huawei Mate X features a single 8-inch (2,480 x 2,200) OLED panel, which can be folded to give you a 6.6-inch main screen and a 6.36-inch secondary screen. The second screen is smaller as it houses a strip on the side to house the internals including the processor, cameras, and antennas.

Huawei Mate X features an attractive outward-opening design, compared to Galaxy Fold, whose screen folds in and offers a secondary screen on the outside. It is using the same polyimide protective film as the Galaxy Fold though.

Huawei has added a new physical button to unlock the folding display and make it easier to easily flip open the device in tablet mode. Huawei Mate X is powered by the Kirin 980 chipset with 5G support, thanks to the Balong 5000 5G modem onboard.

Huawei Mate X has been coupled with 8GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, 4500mAh of battery, and a new TOF sensor, alongside a triple camera setup.

The triple rear camera setup includes a 40MP RYYB primary sensor, coupled with an 8MP telephoto sensor and a 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens. It supports up to 204800 ISO levels, OIS+AIS, and other camera features we find on Huawei’s current flagship phones.

Huawei Mate X Specifications

Dimensions (mm)161.30 x 78.30 x 11.00
Weight (g)295.00
Battery capacity4500 mAh
Fast charging55 W HUAWEI SuperCharge
ColoursInterstellar Blue
Screen size (inches)Unfolded: 8 inches
Folded: 6.6 inches for front panel, 6.38 inches for back panel
ResolutionUnfolded: 2480 x 2200
Folded: 2480 x 1148 for front panel, 2480 x 892 for back panel
Processor1.8GHz octa-core (2×2.6GHz + 2×1.92GHz + 4×1.8GHz)
Processor makeHuawei HiSilicon Kirin 980
Internal storage512GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage up to (GB)NM card: support up to 256 GB
CameraLeica Quad Camera:
40 MP (Wide Angle Lens, f/1.8 aperture) + 16 MP (Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 aperture) + 8 MP (Telephoto, f/2.4 aperture,OIS), HUAWEI Time-of-Flight(TOF) Camera
Supports autofocus (phase focus, contrast focus), supports AIS (HUAWEI AI Image Stabilization).
Operating systemAndroid 9.0
SkinEMUI 9.1.1
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPSGPS (L1 + L5 dual band) / AGPS / Glonass / BeiDou / Galileo (E1 + E5a dual band) / QZSS (L1 + L5 dual band)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0, BLE, SBC, AAC, LDAC and HWA Audio
NFCRead Write mode / Peer to Peer mode / Card Emulation mode (payment by SIM card, or HCE) is supported.
USB Type-CType-C, USB 3.1 GEN1
Number of SIMs2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
Primary SIM card5G NR TDD: N41 (2515 ~ 2690 MHz) / N77 / N78 / N79
4G LTE TDD: B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41
4G LTE FDD: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B6 / B7 / B8 / B9 / B12 / B17 / B18 / B19 / B20 / B26 / B28 / B32
3G WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B6 / B8 / B19;
2G GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8 (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz)
Secondary SIM card4G LTE TDD: B34 / B38 / B39 / B40 / B41
4G LTE FDD: B1 / B2 / B3 / B4 / B5 / B6 / B7 / B8 / B9 / B12 / B17 / B18 / B19 / B20 / B26 / B28
3G WCDMA: B1 / B2 / B4 / B5 / B6 / B8 / B19
2G GSM: B2 / B3 / B5 / B8 (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz)
SensorsGravity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope, Compass, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, Barometer, Infrared sensor, colour temperature sensor

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