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Huawei Launches Mate Xs Foldable Smartphone

The Mate Xs is an updated version of Huawei's Mate X which was unveiled last year. It is of the same size as its predecessor but has a higher quality display screen and Huawei's new Kirin 990 processor with 5G connectivity.
25 Feb 2020 15:28
Huawei Launches Mate Xs Foldable Smartphone
Richard Yu, CEO of Consumer Business Group of Chinese tech company Huawei, presents the Mate X, a foldable 5G ready smartphone, ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 24, 2019. (Xinhua)

Chinese tech giant Huawei unveiled here on Monday the latest version of its foldable smartphone, Mate Xs, during a streamed virtual product launch event.

The Mate Xs is an updated version of Huawei’s Mate X which was unveiled last year. It is of the same size as its predecessor but has a higher quality display screen and Huawei’s new Kirin 990 processor with 5G connectivity.

He Gang, head of Huawei's mobile phone product line, introduces Huawei's Mate Xs to be equipped with a Kirin chip at a press conference in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, Oct. 23, 2019.(Xinhua/Mao Siqian)

He Gang, head of Huawei’s mobile phone product line, introduces Huawei’s Mate Xs to be equipped with a Kirin chip at a press conference in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong Province, Oct. 23, 2019.(Xinhua/Mao Siqian)

The foldable phone will use Huawei’s EMUI 10, which is based on the open-source version of Android and its own mobile services as a replacement for Google’s.

It will be priced at 2,499 euros (2,710 U.S. dollars) for its premium model and on sale worldwide in March, according to Huawei.

The Chinese tech giant also launched its Sound X speaker developed in partnership with French audio specialist Devialet.

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