Huawei has revamped the design of its upcoming foldable smartphone, the Mate X2. The company has already confirmed that it will launch the phone in China on February 22nd. The device will be very different from its predecessor. According to Huawei’s official poster, the Mate X2 will be an inward-folding phone rather than the outward-folding design of the Mate X and Mate X. Now a new Mate X2 teaser is repeating the leaks.
According to the teaser image posted by Huawei on Weibo, the Mate X2 has a screen that flips inward instead of the Mate X’s flip-out display. Previous leaked images of the device suggest that the folded display is like that would look like Xperia 1 II with a pill-shaped hole. This display has two selfie cameras in the hole-punch cutout. The outer display appears to have an aspect ratio of 21: 9.
Rendering of the HUAWEI Mate X2 concept based on patent diagrams (Photo credit: LetsGoDigital / Ben Geskin)
The Huawei Mate X2 could be one 6.45 inch (of 2,270 × 1,160 pixels) outer display and an 8.01 inch (2,480 × 2,200 pixels) inner foldable display. It’s a tip to come with one Quad rear camera setup led by a 50MP main camera. It could be accompanied by 16MP, 12MP and 8MP sensors. The foldable could be a 4,400 mAh battery, this is most likely a two-cell unit – which will have support for 66W fast charge.
Huawei has already confirmed that the Mate X2 will be foldable powered by its Kirin 9000 SoCwhich is based on the 5nm process and uses a 1 + 3 + 4 tri-cluster core design. The upcoming phone is expected to cost north of $ 2000. It is scheduled to be released on February 22nd, the Monday of next week. The device will debut in China.
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