Huawei Mate XS with foldable screen and Kirin 990 5G chipset announced

tech2 News Staff

Huawei announced its first foldable screen smartphone €" Huawei Mate X €" last year and it never launched in India. Now, the company has launched yet another foldable screen smartphone €" Huawei Mate XS. Huawei was planning to announce the phone at MWC this year, that got cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak.

To recall, Samsung has also a its second foldable phone €" >Galaxy Z Flip (First impressions) €" in India recently at a price of Rs 1,09, 990.

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Huawei Mate XS

Huawei Mate XS price, availability

Huawei Mate XS is priced at ‚¬ 2,499 and will go on sale in March. It is not yet confirmed if it will launch in India or not.

Huawei Mate XS specifications

The Huawei foldable screen smartphone features an 8-inch screen when in tablet mode just like its predecessor. As per the company, it has the Falcon Wing design and the hinge is made of a zirconium-based liquid metal that is more durable. When folded, you will get a 6.6-inch main screen and a 6.38-inch secondary screen. The smartphone is 5G enabled as well.

In terms of processor, it is powered by Kirin 990 5G chipset and runs on EMUI10.0.1, an Android Open Source Project-based operating system. Since, Huawei no longer has the access to Google Play Store, Huawei Mate XS comes with Huawei AppGallery.

On the camera front, the smartphone features a Leica quad-camera setup that includes 40 MP main camera, 16 MP ultra wide-angle camera, 8 MP telephoto camera and a depth sensor. This same camera can also be used for taking selfies.

In addition to this, Huawei has also announced its first tablet and two notebooks €" Matebook X Pro with 14-inch screen and Matebook D featuring 15-inch screen.

Also See: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip with foldable screen announced in India at a price of Rs 1,09,999

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