Earlier this year, Huawei announced the Mate X, the brand’s first foldable smartphone. Since then, the Chinese smartphone has confirmed that it will be launching the Mate X in India as well. Now, the handset had accidentally appeared on Vmall, a Huawei-run online e-commerce platform before it was quickly pulled down.
As per a report by GSMArena, a landing page for Huawei’s first foldable phone which also happens to be the brand’s first 5G handset went up showing a June launch date. Since then, the page had been rapidly taken down but we now know when it will go on sale.
The Huawei Mate X is scheduled to launch by mid-2019 and the Indian price hasn’t yet been revealed. However, its price in Europe is listed at Euro 2,300 so we should expect a similar price tag on our shores.
As Huawei's first 5G smartphone, the Mate X is equipped with Huawei's most sophisticated technology and patents. The Mate X runs on the Balong 5000 chipset, which is the world’s first multi-mode 5G SoC with 7nm process, being able to support 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G with a single chip; Balong 5000 is the first to achieve the industry's benchmark in 5G peak download rate, offering 4.6Gbps in Sub-6GHz (low-frequency band, 5G main frequency band); Balong 5000 is the world’s first chipset to support SA and NSA simultaneously, with the ability to adapt to different hardware requirements and formats for users and telecom operators, making the Huawei Mate X the true 5G smartphone....