Huawei had held the first sales of the Huawei Mate X 5G foldable phone at 10:08 AM (local time) in China today. Online Shop
The device seems to have received good reception on its first sales as it was sold out in less than a minute. The Chinese firm has confirmed that the next sale of the Mate X 5G will be held on Nov. 22.
On Vmall, the Huawei Mate X 5G with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage was made available for purchase with a price tag of 16,999 Yuan (~$2,420). After it got sold out in under a minute, the listing revealed that it will be available for buying again on Nov. 22. Customers of the Mate X can spend 2,699 Yuan (~$384) to avail 1 year screen insurance for the foldable display. The device can be bought in a single color of Interstellar Blue. The company has previously claimed that the Mate X will be available in limited quantities in China.
Huawei Mate X 5G Foldable Phone Specifications
The Huawei Mate X features a foldable 8-inch OLED display that offers a resolution of 2480 x 200 pixels when unfolded. When folded, it becomes a 6.6-inch front display with a screen resolution of 2480 x 1148 pixels and the backside of the device sports a 6.38-inch display with a resolution of 2480 x 892 pixels. The EMU 9.1.1 based Android 9 Pie OS runs on the device.
The Kirin 980 chipset along with Balong 5000 5G modem is present under the hood of the device. The SoC is assisted by 8 GB of RAM. For storage, it offers users with an internal space of 512 GB and it carries support for 256 GB of nanoSD card.
For photography, the Huawei Mate X 5G foldable phone is equipped with Leica engineered quad camera system. It includes a 40-megapixel primary lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 16-megapixel superwide lens with f/2.2 aperture, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture and OIS and a 3D ToF (Time of Flight) lens. The device is backed by a 4,500mAh battery that carries support for 55W Huawei SuperCharge technology.
The Huawei Mate X 5G does not feature a 3.5mm audio jack. The connectivity features that are available on the foldable phone are dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC and USB-C. The device is also equipped with a side-facing fingerprint reader. More