Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei, released its first 5G smartphone, Huawei Mate X, at MWC 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Today, the company’s CEO, Yu Chengdong revealed that Huawei’s second 5G smartphone will be the 5G version of Huawei Mate 20 X. The standard version of the Mate 20 X was released in October 2018 and the 5G version of this smartphone will be more than just adding a baseband chip.
From all indications, the design of this smartphone will remain the same however, there will be some changes from the regular Mate 20 X. Current information suggests that the battery of the 5G version of this smartphone will be reduced to 4200 mAh. This is lower than 5000 mAh that comes with the 4G version. However, this smaller battery will be compensated with a 40W fast charge. This means that like the Mate 20 Pro and P30 Pro, it will flush 70% of the power in 30 minutes.
In terms of basic parameters, Huawei Mate 20 X has a 7.2-inch giant screen coupled with 8GB of RAM. It comes with a triple Leica rear camera and t is powered by Huawei’s flagship Kirin 980 chip. The Chinese version of the Mate 20 X sells for 4,499 yuan ($673). Huawei’s first 5G smartphone, Mate X will be available in June. Thus the 5G version of Huawei Mate 20 X should arrive after June. As for the price, we can be sure that it will be more expensive than the 4G version.