We’re at the cusp of a new age of smartphone technology as Huawei and Samsung take the lead for the world’s first commercially available foldable phones (apart from Royole). The Mate X, in particular, caught the fancy of a lot of people with Huawei allowing the media a lot of freedom to play with their latest tech marvel at MWC 2019. On the other hand, Samsung was too touchy with regards to its Galaxy Fold. Now, Huawei has revealed that the Mate X will be announced in India, after reports to the contrary.
The news comes after Huawei invited media personnel for a closed-door demo of the Mate X in India yesterday, however exact release dates and prices are not known yet. India is a big market for any big Chinese manufacturer to overlook, and perhaps that’s why the company is considering the launch of the pricey $2600 handset. However, it’s pretty obvious that the OEM’s intentions are not to sell truckloads of the product but to warm up the consumer market of the new idea.
The Mate X comes with state-of-the-art foldable display tech and cutting edge hardware such as the Kirin 980 SoC, 5G capability, triple cameras, and loads of storage and RAM. For more info on specs, check out this article. It’s the only competitor globally is the Galaxy Fold which is scheduled for a release on April 26.