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Huawei Mate X Foldable Smartphone goes on Sale for roughly $2,400; sells out in Minutes

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Huawei Mate X

Back in March, Huawei introduced the Mate X, a foldable smartphone that many had been talked about for long. However, even at the time, the phone was not available for purchase.

The Huawei Mate X came up for pre-registration/pre-order in China on October 23. Finally, the foldable phone got its first flash sale today, November 15.

This is a new era of foldable smartphones as Motorola just launched the razr 2019 foldable phone too. Talking about foldable phones, Samsung also has the Galaxy Fold which sold out in China in five minutes. The South Korean company also just secured a patent for a dual-screen foldable phone.

Back to the Huawei Mate X, all units of the device stocked sold out in only a matter of minutes. It’s either Huawei stocked very few devices or the demand was just too high. The good news is that there will be another flash sale for the device on November 22.

Huawei Mate X

Huawei Mate X Key Features and Specifications

The Huawei Mate X comes with a massive foldable 8″ OLED display. When folded, the device transforms into a dual smartphone. We get a 6.6″ display on the front and a 6.38″ display on the rear.

Under the hood, the Huawei Mate X is powered by the Kirin 980 SoC, coupled with an in-house 5G modem. The device enjoys 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. This internal storage is expandable by 256GB using the proprietary NM memory card.

The Huawei Mate X comes with a dual-cell 4,500mAh battery and supports 55W fast charging. This was the fastest as at the time Huawei announced the phone.

Huawei Mate X Price

Just as we saw with the Huawei Mate 30, Huawei put the Mate X on sale without Google apps, considering the United States blacklist. However, even with that, the Huawei Mate X price stands at CNY16,999 (roughly $2,425/€2,200/£1,880).

Author: Vincent Abolarin

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

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