Huawei Mate X2 is the latest foldable smartphone that has left its launchpad before Samsung announces its 2021 Galaxy Fold release. Just like in 2019 when Huawei unveiled the foldable Mate X first, it has repeated the launch strategy with newer features, better hardware, and a new hinge system for better folding on the Mate X2 Smartphone.
The Huawei Mate X2 comes with an 8-inch main foldable display with a 6.4 inch cover-folded OLED display. The display uses a shift of the industry-first magnetron nano-optical film, which further enhances display quality. Additionally, it produces a 1.5% low screen reflection as compared to its Mate X and Xs predecessors.
With a 2480 x 2200 pixels resolution, 413 PPI, 180Hz touch sampling rate, and a full-view experience on the main display. The cover side sports a 6.45-inch OLED display with a Full HD+ (2700 x 1160 pixels) resolution, 456 PPI, and 240Hz touch sampling rate that enables swift phone interactions in the folded position.
By Camera quality, the Huawei Mate X2 ships a new Leica camera design and quad setup consisting of a 50MP super sensing main camera, a 16MP ultra wide-angle, a 12MP telephoto camera, and an 8MP Periscope super zoom camera (with 10x optical zoom, f/4.4 aperture, optical image stabilization) to its back.
Additionally, the rear camera can record 4K (3840 × 2160) videos, and 1080p@960fps super slow-motion video with AIS anti-shake support. To the front, a 16MP ultra wide-angle camera is designed for selfies with newer modes, and video recording at 1080p (2512 × 1080).
While unfolded, the Mate X2 is 146.2mm x 161.3mm x 11mm, and 78.5 wide when folded. Also, the smartphone weighs 300g and packs a 4500mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging through a dedicated USB Type-C input port.
On the internals grade, the device equips a Kirin 9000 processor with an octa-core architecture consisting of 1 x Cortex -A77 at 3.13 GHz, 3 x Cortex-A77 at 2.54 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A55 at 2.05 GHz.The chipset also uses a 24-core mali G78 GPU for powerful graphics performance as listed on the Huawei Mate X2 Specifications sheet.
Huawei Mate X2 Specifications
|Launched:||22nd February 2020|
|Processor:||Octa-Core 5nm Kirin 9000 Processor, 24 core Mali G78 GPU|
|Operating System:||EMUI 11|
|Display:||8-Inch main foldable display, 6.4-inch cover OLED display|
|Rear Camera:||Quad Setup: 50MP + 16MP + 12MP + 8MP|
|Storage:||256GB or 512GB|
|Battery:||4500mAh w/ 66W fast charging|
|Available Colors:||Black, White, Blue and Pink|
Huawei Mate X2 Price
As per the Huawei Mate X2 Specifications sheet, the new foldable smartphone is one of a kind as compared to its predecessors like the Mate X and Xs. By price, the 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM variant costs $2,782 as the 8GB RAM + 512GB ROM costs $2,938 with availability of the device expected in the coming months by Q2 2021.