Huawei’s new foldable phone Mate Xs comes with improved Hinge, more durable build

Huawei Mate Xs
Huawei Mate Xs

Huawei was set to announce a foldable phone at MWC but the event got canceled. So, the company did an online event to announced a few devices it wanted to announce at MWC. The first and most exciting device is Huawei Mate Xs. Huawei Mate Xs is the successor to Mate X that was announced last year. This new foldable phone comes with a more durable display and a faster processor.

Huawei Mate Xs features a 6.6-inch (2480 x 1148 pixels) display at the front and a 6.38-inch (2480 x 892 pixels) OLED display on the back. When the phone is unfolded, both the display combines to offer an 8-inch (2480 x 2200 pixels) OLED 8:7.1 display. See the photo below to have an idea of how this folding phone looks.

Huawei Mate Xs

Huawei has used the quad-layer construction for the display to make it more robust. Above the flexible OLED display, there are two layers of a polyamide film. The phone has an all-plastic construction. The improved hinge should feel smoother and more durable as compared to predecessor Huawei Mate X.

The phone packs Kirin 990 5G processor with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU. It also has Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPU. Mate Xs packs 8GB RAM and 512GB storage with an option to expand storage up to 256GB. The phone runs on Android 10 with EMUI 10.0.1.

It features a triple camera that has 40 megapixels primary f/1.8 camera, 16 megapixels Ultra Wide Angle camera and 8 megapixels telephoto camera. This setup offers a 3x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom. OIS is also there for shake-free shots and smoother video recording.

The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It features 5G Multi-mode, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, NFC, and USB Type-c. It packs 4500mAh battery with support to 55W SuperCharge.

Huawei Mate Xs is priced at 2499 Euros and will be available globally starting from next month.

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