Huawei has finally launched its first commercial 5G ready smartphone – the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G. Earlier last month, the renders and retail packaging of the smartphone had leaked. But now, a month later, Huawei has launched its first commercial 5G ready smartphone in the United Kingdom. The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G is similar to the Huawei Mate 20 X but it comes with 5G connectivity, a smaller battery and fast charging support.
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Huawei Mate 20 X 5G price and availability
The newly launched Huawei Mate 20 X 5G is priced at GBP 999 (approximately Rs 89,500) in the United Kingdom. The official sale of the device will start from June 2019 onwards and will be available at Vodafone, Three, O2 and EE.
Other than the official partners of the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, the retail partners like SKY, MPD and A1 will also be selling the handset once its official sale starts. Other than the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, the company is also bringing its Huawei Mate X foldable smartphone to the UK market. But its price and availability is not currently known as of now.
The availability of both the devices – Huawei Mate 20 X 5G and Huawei Mate X – in the Indian market is also not known currently. The company as well hasn’t said anything about the availability of these devices for the Indian market.
Huawei Mate 20 X 5G specifications and features
The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G sports a 7.2-inch OLED Full-HD+ (1080 x 2240 pixels) display. It is powered by Huawei’s Kirin 980 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM. The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G uses the Balong 5000 modem for 5G connectivity. The device packs a 4,200mAh battery which is smaller than the Huawei Mate 20 X’s cell and it supports 40W fast charging. Other than that, the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G also has the IP53 water and dust resistant rating making it splash proof.
On the camera front, the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G features a triple-rear camera at the back which comprises of a 40MP wide-angle sensor paired with a 20MP ultra-wide angle lens. The third lens is an 8MP telephoto lens. On the front, there is a 24MP selfie camera for selfies and video chats.