Thursday, April 18, 2024

The Huawei Mate X: World’s fastest foldable 5G smartphone

Folding phones would be one of the smartphone trends in the coming years. However, we are starting to see the actual devices appear. Recently, Samsung has launched Samsung Galaxy Fold, a foldable smartphone.

Just after a few days, Huawei- a china base smartphone company has revealed its first ever new foldable smartphone called ‘The Huawei Mate X’.

Unlike the Samsung and Apple foldable smartphones, the Mate X’s flexible screen folds outside and covers the front and back of the device. The device becomes an 8-inch tablet screen so that you can have an exceptional multitasking experience.

The most interesting part you will be eager to know is that it offers a foldable screen with no gap, which other companies are unable to achieve.

Richard Yu, the chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business, said the Mate X represented “a voyage into the uncharted”. “As a new breed of smartphones, Huawei Mate X combines 5G, foldable screen, AI and an all-new mode of interfacing to provide consumers with unprecedented user experience,” he said.

Simply, fold it to use as a daily use smartphone and unfold it whenever you want to have any multitasking experience or any entertainment.

Huawei Mate X is the thinnest and lightest foldable smartphone so far. When you open it, it is 5.4mm thick at its thinnest point. And when folded, it has a thickness of 11mm.

Huawei Mate X: 5.4mm thick when unfolded
Huawei Mate X: 5.4mm thick when unfolded / The Verge
Huawei Mate X: 11mm thick when folded
Huawei Mate X: 11mm thick when folded / The Verge

Undoubtedly, Mate X can be the best answer to the questions of a smartphone user who demands a bigger screen and a long battery life.

It comes with flexible FullView OLED Display. When folded, the device has a 6.6-inch OLED front screen and 6.4-inch screen at its back. Whereas, when it unfolds, it turns into a combined 8-inch OLED tablet screen. It comes with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.

Along with foldable screen, Mate X has 4,500mAh battery and supports a fastest charging Technology (55W version), that enables the phone to be charged to 85% in just 30minutes. It also features a fingerprint sensor built into its power key to ensuring a secure unlocking of your device.

Trippe Leica camera system
Trippe Leica camera system

One of its exceptional features is its Leica camera system, that is capable of playing the role of both front and rear camera. The camera has three sensors, including a 40-megapixel sensor (wide-angle lens), 16-megapixel (ultra-wide-angle lens), and an 8-megapixel sensor (telephoto). Capture all your moments and amazing selfies with advanced and intelligent Leica camera.

It also offers a mirror shooting, you can see the picture while you take it. It has a groove called a sidebar that allows you to hold the phone from one end.

Also, it offers 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port connectivity.

Huawei calls the Mate X’s design “Falcon Wing” and says there are over 100 patented components on the smartphone’s hinge.

Moreover, Mate X is a dual-SIM smartphone. The primary SIM slot supports a 5G and the second slot supports up to 4G.