Huawei announced the next generation of its foldable phone, Mate X2In a technical event over the Internet that the Chinese capital witnessed yesterday.
The phone features an inward-folding design, in stark contrast to the original Mate X, whose screen was wrapped around it. In other words, it is finally adopting the design approach that Samsung has committed to since its release Galaxy Fold The original – a correct decision given how fragile the flex panels are.
Similar to the Mate X2, with its square camera module and perforated display, it is very similar to the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Huawei helps it to distinguish it with a slightly tapered shape, which also brings the center of gravity closer to where the phone is held.
Both screens are OLED panels with a 90Hz refresh rate: the external display is 6.45 inches and the internal screen is 8 inches. But only the external screen has a hole for the front camera.
Mate X2 – Huawei unveils the second generation of its foldable phones
Speaking of the camera, the basic setup consists of a 50 mega-pixel wide-angle sensor, a 16 mega-pixel ultra-fast camera, 12 mega-pixel zoom (3x optical zoom), and an 8 mega-pixel “Superzoom” camera (10x optical zoom).
The X2 is powered by the Kirin 9000 processor that debuted with the Mate 40 series last year and is packed with 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage.
The program’s interface is running EMUI 11 based on Android 10, but it will be one of the first phones to update to the new Huawei operating system, HarmonyOS, in April.
The price of the Mate X2 phone was announced in China, starting at 17,999 Japanese yen (~ 2785 USD), which is much more expensive than the $ 2000 price of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2, and as usual it will face (without Google services) huge problems in marketing outside his country the mother.