October 1, 2022

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Huawei Mate X being sold for up to $8,500 by Third-Party Sellers

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Huawei Mate X

After so much talk about the Huawei Mate X foldable smartphone, the phone officially went on sale last week. Huawei had a flash sale in which all units of the device were sold out in a matter of minutes. That flash sale had the Mate X sold for 16,999 Yuan (about $2,420).

The next sale of the device will take place on 22nd November. However, according to reports, third-party sellers are already selling it through unofficial channels in the Chinese market.

What is amazing is the price tag of the Mate X on the third-party websites. These sellers are selling the device for as high as 60,000 Yuan (roughly $8,540). This high pricing is attributed to Huawei’s lack of supply of the device.

Huawei unveiled the Mate X foldable smartphone during the Mobile World Congress 2019 back in February. When unfolded, the device features an 8-inch display with a resolution of 2480×2200 pixels. This display has an aspect ratio of 8:7.1.

Huawei Mate X

Upon unfolding, it transforms into a dual-display phone. One side is a 6.6-inch display with a resolution of 2480×1148 pixels and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The other side is a 6.38-inch display with a resolution of 2480×892 and a 25:9 aspect ratio.

The Huawei Mate X comes with two in-built batteries with a total capacity of 4,500mAh. It supports up to 55W fast charging. According to Huawei, the phone can charge from zero to 85 percent in just 30 minutes.

What do you think about this pricing of the Huawei Mate X by third-party websites? Do let us know in the Comments section below.

Author: Vincent AbolarinVincent is an Electrical Engineer and smartphone enthusiast. Anything about smartphones, count him in!

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