Chinese smartphone maker Huawei recently launched its first foldable phone called – Huawei Mate X – at MWC 2019 that was held in Barcelona last month. And now, the company has confirmed that the foldable smartphone will be launched in India later this year. However, there is no word about the exact date of launch of the smartphone in the country. That is all that has been confirmed by the company and no information about the market availability or pricing of Huawei Mate X in India have come to light yet.
Speaking about Huawei Mate X launch in India, Huawei Consumer Business Group’s Senior Product Marketing Director, Wally Yang said, “India is an important market for us and we have been consistently investing and expanding our footprint in the market. We are focused on delivering the user experiences that defines the future of smartphone in the smart era. The unveiling of the Huawei Mate X was the first key for consumers to open the door to 5G smart living. As the leader of the 5G era, we are bringing an inspired, intelligent experience to global consumers in every aspect of their lives. We want our customers here to witness Huawei’s global 5G technological strength, and experience this technology marvel.”
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Huawei Mate X expected price in India
To recall, Huawei Mate X comes with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage and the handset bears a price tag is EUR 2,299. Although there is no word on the pricing of the smartphone in India, it is expected to be priced between Rs 1,70,000 and Rs 2,00,000. We should also mention that the smartphone is available only in an Interstellar Blue colour option.
Huawei Mate X specifications
The first foldable smartphone by Huawei features a 8-inch OLED FullView display that has an aspect ratio of 8:7:1 and comes without a notch. When folded, the Huawei Mate X offers a 6.6-inch display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. On its back, there is a ridge that houses the triple rear camera setup and features a 6.38-inch display with an aspect ratio of 25:9.
Powered by HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor clubbed with 8GB of RAM, the smartphone comes with the 7nm Huawei Balong 5000 5G modem that has support for the StandAlone and Non-StandAlone 5G bands. On the camera front, the Huawei Mate X sports a triple rear camera setup with a 40MP wide-angle sensor, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, and an 8MP telephoto sensor. The smartphone houses a 4,500mAh battery that supports 55W Huawei SuperCharge technology.