Huawei Mate X / Xs now getting EMUI 10.1 official stable update


Among the top 5 smartphone manufacturer in the world, only Huawei and Samsung has foldable devices. There is still a huge bottleneck in the manufacturing process of a foldable smartphone. This is why till now, we have only a handful of foldable phones in the market. Nevertheless, Huawei has two foldable phones in its shelf – Huawei Mate X and Huawei Mate Xs. While the Mate X arrived in February 2019, the Mate Xs hit the shelf a year later. Now, the Chinese manufacturer has released the stable version of its latest update for these smartphones.

Huawei Mate X

According to Huawei EMUI news, Huawei Mate Xs and Mate X are now receiving the stable EMUI 10.1 update. To get this update, Open [Services] App – Service – Upgrade. Recall that the Huawei Mate Xs hit the market in March this year with a 16,999 yuan ($2,428) price tag.

One of the main highlights of EMUI 10.1 is micro stereo AOD. This feature adds a 3D visual sense of front and rear stereo depth of field to the lenses. In addition, this update also includes a smart split-screen. With this split-screen feature, users can slide inwards from both sides of the screen. It can also activate the side application bar. Simply long-press and drag the application to open the split-screen. This feature also supports dragging between two applications, including pictures and text.

HUAWEI Mate X specifications

  • 6.6-inch (2480 x 1148 pixels) 19.5:9 OLED display when folded,  6.38-inch (2480 x 892 pixels)  OLED 25:9 display for back panel, 8-inch (2480 x 2200 pixels) OLED 8:7.1 display when unfolded
  • HUAWEI Kirin 980 (2 x Cortex A76 2.6 GHz + 2 x Cortex A76 1.92 GHz + 4 x Cortex A55 1.8 GHz) processor with  720 MHz ARM Mali-G76MP10 GPU, Balong 5000 5G modem
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with NM card
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.1.1
  • 40MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 16MP Ultra Wide Angle lens, 8MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / NM card)
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Dual Speakers
  • Dimensions: 161.3 x 78.3 (146.2 unfolded) x 5.4-11mm; Weight: 295g
  • 5G Multi-mode,Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) (wave2), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NFC, USB Type-C (GEN1)
  • 4500 mAh (typical) battery with 55W SuperCharge
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HUAWEI Mate Xs specifications

  • 6.6-inch (2480 x 1148 pixels) 19.5:9 OLED display when folded,  6.38-inch (2480 x 892 pixels)  OLED 25:9 display for back panel, 8-inch (2480 x 2200 pixels) OLED 8:7.1 display when unfolded
  • HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G (2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.86 GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.36 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.95 GHz) processor with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, Dual Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs(Neural-network Processing Unit)
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with NM card
  • Android 10 with EMUI 10.0.1, HMS
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / NM card)
  • 40MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, 16MP Ultra Wide Angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, 2.5cm macro, 8MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, 3x optical zoom, 30x ditial zoom, OIS, HUAWEI Time-of-Flight (TOF) Camera
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Dual Speakers
  • Dimensions: 161.3 x 78.5 (146.2 unfolded) x 5.4-11mm; Weight: 300g
  • 5G Multi-mode,Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) (wave2), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 dual band), NFC, USB Type-C (GEN1)
  • 4500mAh (2250mAh x 2 ) battery with 55W SuperCharge
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