HUAWEI just launched its latest flagship foldable phone the Huawei Mate X2 at an event in China, as they promised. HUAWEI has chanced the outward-folding screen design in the original Mate X to an inward-folding screen just like the Galaxy Fold. It has an 8-inch OLED screen on the inside with a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, and the external has a 6.45-inch OLED screen with a 240Hz touch sampling rate.
According to the company, it has used “magnetron nano-optical film” and there is a minimal crease by the new hinge which is made of fiber and steel, which can withstand a pressure of more than 2,100MPa. The left and right halves of the phone folding are wedge-shaped that gives an extra edge, and the thinnest part is just 4.4 mm.
It runs on the latest flagship Kirin 9000 5G processor with dedicated NPU, 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, up to 512GB storage, and based on Android 10 with EMUI 11, but it will be the first phone that comes with HarmonyOS in April, as per the company. It has a quad rear camera setup where a 50MP RYYB primary camera along with 16MP ultra-wide-angle camera, 12MP RYYB 3X telephoto lens, and 8MP 10X periscope telephoto camera. On the outside front has a 16MP front-facing camera.
The phone is powered by a 4,500mAh battery that supports 55W wired fast charging in the box, and it comes in Black, White, Crystal Blue, and Crystal Pink colors.
HUAWEI Mate X2 Specifications -
|Display||6.45-inch (2700 x 1160 pixels) flexible OLED display with 90Hz refresh rate outer display, 8-inch (2480 x 2200 pixels) OLED 8:7.1 display with 90Hz refresh rate when unfolded, DCI-P3 color gamut|
|Processor||HUAWEI Kirin 9000 5G (1 x Cortex-A77 3.13 GHz + 3 x Cortex-A77 2.54 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 2.05 GHz) processor with ARM Mali-G78 MP24 GPU,Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs (Neural-network Processing Unit)|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 256GB / 512GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with NM card|
|OS/UI||Android 10 with EMUI 11, HMS|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / NM card)|
|Rear Cameras||50MP RYYB Ultra Vision camera with f/1.9 aperture, OIS, 16MP Ultra Wide Angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2.5cm macro, 12MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, 3x optical zoom, OIS, 8MP periscope telephoto camera with 10X zoom, up to 100x digital zoom, OIS|
|Front Camera||16MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture|
|Features||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Dual Speakers|
|Dimensions||161.8 x 74.6 (145.8 unfolded) x 4.4 mm to 8.2 mm (unfolded) 13.6 to 14.7 mm (folded)|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual-band), NavIC, NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C (GEN1)|
|Battery/Charger||4500mAh (2250mAh x 2 ) battery with 55W SuperCharge|
Pricing and Availability -
The HUAWEI Mate X2 will be available from February 25 only in China, and the prices are -
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - 17,999 yuan (US$ 2783 / Rs. 2,01,705 approx.)
- 8GB RAM/512GB storage version - 18,999 yuan (US$ 2938 / Rs. 2,12,970 approx.)