Huawei unveiled its new, third-generation foldable phone, which is Matte x2, In his native China, organizes some kind of face-to-face confrontation with Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2. The launch comes at a time when the future of Huawei’s smartphone business is at stake due to tough US sanctions.
The Mate X2 features a foldable screen on the inside that opens and closes like a book, and extends to an 8-inch screen when opened. It deviates from the original design of the Mate X, which instead features a single front screen that folds out. The Mate X2 features four rear cameras, a 4,500mAh battery, a 55W fast charger, and a dual stereo speaker system that promises better bass than its predecessor.
Huawei signature chipset, and Kirin 9000 5G, Surprisingly, in this model, despite tougher US sanctions. The sanctions, launched by the Trump administration last March, have targeted Huawei’s global supply of chips, ultimately leaving Chinese telecoms with a somewhat limited stock of self-designed chips. The Mate 40 series was reported last year as the last of Huawei’s flagship phones to run on its Kirin processor line, manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co using the latest 5nm process.
The Mate X2 will also be the first commercial phone to run on its operating system, HarmonyOS, starting in April, when Huawei replaces the basic version of Google Mobile Services from its devices.
It is not known if the Mate X2 can see an international launch, but in China there will be two variants: the 256 GB model and the 512 GB model, which costs 17,999 yuan (about $ 2780) and 18,999 yuan (about $ 2,970).
These are the main features:
- Screen: 6.45-inch OLED, 2700 x 1160 pixels (closed), 8-inch OLED screen, 2480 x 2200 pixels (open)
- Back camera: 50 MP (main sensor), periscope telephoto lens, ultra-wide angle lens, telephoto lens
- Front: Ultra wide angle camera
- Refresh rate: 90 Hz
- Ratios: 8: 7: 1
- Colors: blue, pink, white, black
- Special Features: Dual SIM, Dual Speakers, 10x Optical Zoom, Foldable Screen.