bJOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI has unveiled its Mate X, hailed as the world’s fastest 5G foldable phone.
The launch is among the highlights of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 held in Barcelona, Spain.
Executives said the Huawei Mate X reflected the innovative DNA of the HUAWEI Mate Series, featuring the Falcon Wing Mechanical Hinge, 7nm multi-mode modem chipset Balong 5000, a high-capacity 4500mAh battery supporting the world’s fastest 55W HUAWEI SuperCharge and the brand new Interstellar Blue finish.
When folded, the device is a huge display smartphone with a 6.6-inch screen, and when opened, it turns into a slim tablet with an 8-inch screen.
The new multi-form factor revolutionizes both productivity and entertainment experiences on a mobile device.
Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) said the Mate X’s revolutionary form factor was achieved by Huawei’s relentless effort in research and design.
“It represents a voyage into the uncharted. As a new breed of smartphones, HUAWEI Mate X combines 5G, foldable screen, AI and an all-new mode of interfacing to provide consumers with an unprecedented user experience. The HUAWEI Mate X will be the first key for consumers to open the door to 5G smart living,” Yu said.
Likun Zhao, President of Huawei CBG, Southern Africa, said, Huawei had taken another leap in innovation with the announcement in Barcelona.
“We will continue to bring the latest innovation to our local consumers and we intend on bringing Mate X to South Africa later this year,” Zhao said.
Meanwhile, during MWC Huawei BCG announced multiple products, including the updated HUAWEI MateBook X Pro, the new mainstream PC notebooks HUAWEI MateBook 13 and HUAWEI MateBook 14; HUAWEI 5G CPE (Customer Premise
Equipment) Pro, the first commercial product housing the Balong 5000.
According to the company, these products deliver outstanding high-speed connectivity and bring a hyperconnected, all-scenario experience closer than ever before.
– CAJ News