Huawei has announced its impressive Mate Xs luxury foldable device – a smartphone that folds out to offer an 8-inch tablet-size screen – will be available for pre-order from March 14 and will be priced at $3999.
This will make the Mate Xs the most expensive smartphone ever offered in Australia.
Tech Guide has taken a hands-on look at the device which has a front 6.6-inch display, a rear 6.38-inch display which then folds out to reveal an 8-inch screen.
The 5G smartphone is powered by Huawei’s very own Kirin 990 processor and features a 40-megapixel Leica quad-camera.
“We’re excited to bring the HUAWEI Mate Xs to Australia. Ideal for tech seekers or anyone who craves performance, design and usability,” says Larking Huang, Managing Director of Huawei Consumer Business Group in Australia.
“Australian consumers will benefit from an unprecedented, immersive experience, all at the touch of their fingertips.
“Offering large dual displays, ultra-slim foldable form and all-day usage – Australians will be able to do business on the go or watch movies.”
The outside of the device is made up of the flexible Aerospace Flex Display which is 80 per cent more durable than a single layer design but without compromising the screen quality and colour saturation.
The Huawei Mate Xs will be available in Interstellar Blue and will be priced at $3,999.
Pre-orders kick off on Saturday March 14 here: consumer.huawei.com/au
|Name||HUAWEI Mate Xs|
|Dimension||Height: Unfolded: 161.3mm, Folded: 161.3mm
Width: Unfolded:146.2mm, Folded: 78.5mm
Depth: Unfolded 11mm (grip side), 5.4mm (other side), Folded: 11mm
|Weight||Approx. 300g (Battery included)|
|Display||Unfolded: 8 inches
Folded: Main screen: 6.6 inches, Secondary Screen: 6.38 inches
Colour: 16.7 million
Folded Main Screen: 2480 x 1148, Secondary screen: 2480 x 892
|Processor||HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G|
|CPU||2x Cortex-A76 Based Cores 2.86GHz + 2x Cortex-A76 Based Cores 2.36GHz +
4x Cortex-A55 Cores 1.95GHz
|NPU||Dual Big Core + 1 Tiny Core NPU (Neural-network Processing Unit)|
|Storage||8 GB RAM+512 GB ROM|
|External memory support||NM Card, support exFAT and FAT32 format
up to 256 GB (not inbox)
|OS||EMUI 10.0.1 (based on Android 10)*|
Main Camera: 40MP Wide Angle Lens, f/1.8 with AIS
Second Main Camera: 16MP Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 with AIS
Telephoto Camera: 8MP Lens, f/2.4 with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Depth Camera: HUAWEI Time-of-Flight (TOF) Camera
General Camera Technology:
Camera Technology supports (phase focus, contrast focus and HUAWEI AI Image Stabilization).
(The Rear Camera also doubles as a Front Camera) Product Supports Mirror Shooting for Portrait Photography, Allowing both Photographer & subject to visually see the photo before capture
|Battery||4500mAh (Typical Value), 4400mAh (Rated Value)|
|Charging||40W HUAWEI SuperCharge**|