Huawei Patents A “Galaxy Z Flip” Like Clamshell Foldable Phone

Despite the US ban, Huawei won’t let their morale down. Huawei launched their foldable phone: Mate X, which was an answer to Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. Similarly, According to a new report, Huawei’s new patent is a clamshell smartphone like the Galaxy Z Flip. Since we first heard about it back in late 2019.  We were speculating this particular smartphone for quite some time now. This patent is also not a new one, It was filed by Huawei through Chinese patent authority CNIPA in August 2019. And finally, it was approved today. Let’s check out the Huawei foldable phone!

Huawei's Foldable Phone
Huawei Foldable Phone

The new patent of the clamshell Huawei smartphone shows a very similar design language to the Galaxy Z flip. Starting from the rear side, there is a long vertical camera setup. The long vertical housing might have a secondary display as-well. Since there is a mark where camera setup is limited to and the area below is likely a secondary display. Coming to the front side, a notch can be seen on the display. The classic notch hints at 3D facial recognition.

Talking about the mechanism, there is a rounded hinge mechanism. Meaning the device bends inwards, from top to bottom just like the mechanism present on Galaxy Z Flip.

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More Hints At Huawei’s Foldable Phone

As you know, patents don’t guarantee whether the device will be released or not. But there are more things which hints at a foldable smartphone from Huawei. First of all, is the UTG that is purchased from Huawei. If you don’t know what UTG is, it is basically ultra-thin glass which is also used on the Galaxy Z flip. UTG is a glass that serves the foldable smartphones, hence the buying of UTG also hints at a new foldable smartphone from Huawei.

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Huawei Mate V Might Be The Name

A new trademark by Huawei was recently spotted.  The new trademark is  “Mate V” which hints at a new flagship level device from Huawei. Since Mate X and the Mate S are flagship level devices, Mate V also seems like a trademark preferably for a high-end device. We will have to wait a little more to know if Mate V is actually the clamshell device from Huawei or not.

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The real question arises is how will it compete with the upcoming Galaxy Fold 2. Will Huawei launch their clamshell phone at a cheaper price tag to win the hearts?


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