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Huawei Mate X

Huawei Mate X
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 8.0-inch pixels 2200 x 2480 Fulll-HD+ display
  • Camera 40MP + 8MP + 16MP + TOF 3D Front/Back Cameras
  • Storage 512 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.6 GHz HiSilicon Kirin 980
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 10 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10


The Huawei Mate X is a premium and highly sophisticated smartphone of 2019. The device is a foldable smartphone, designed like the Samsung Galaxy Fold. It comes with a large 8.0-inch foldable display with 2200 x 2480 pixels resolution. The single idea behind the device is to offer a stretched-out tablet-like display on the go, especially when users wants to accomplish certain tasks requiring a larger display.

Note however, that additional two separate screen is attained when the device is folded; The first main screen, which now becomes a 6.6-inches AMOLED display with 1148 x 2480 pixels, and the folded back screen, which now become a 6.3-inch AMOLED screen with 2480 x 892.

Specification wise, the Mate X is powered by huawei’s homemade HiSilicon Kirin 980 CPU. This is an octa-core processor comprising of a dual-core 2.6 GHz Cortex-A76, dual-core 1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 and a quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs, along with Mali-G76 MP10 GPU, 8GB of RAM and 512GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via Nano Memory (NM).

On the camera department, the device pack 4-lenses at the back, which also serves as the front facing camera. This include a large 40MP main sensor, along with an 8 MP telephoto secondary sensor, a 16 MP ultrawide third sensor and finally, a TOF 3D camera sensor.

Whats more, the Huawei Mate X also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, along with dual 5G enabled SIMs. You are also getting a 4500mAh battery, which can be charged upto 80% in just 30-minutes, all thanks to the massive 55W fast charging and Huawei super charging technology. The device runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box, underneath EMUI v9.1. Other key specifications and silent features of the Huawei Mate X are detailed in the specs table below.

Full Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / 4G LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands 5G NSA / Sub6 / mmWave; N41/N77/N78/N79
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat21 1400/200 Mbps, 5G (2+ Gbps DL)


Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries -
Status Released and Available


Dimensions Folded: 161.3 x 78.3 x 11 mm
- Unfolded: 161.3 x 146.2 x 5.4 mm
Weight 295 g (10.41 oz)
Build Build refers to the built quality of the device Premium Glass Built
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size Unfolded: 8.0 inches, 205.0 cm2 (~86.9% screen-to-body ratio)
- Folded Main Screen: 6.6-inches, AMOLED
- Folded Back Secondary Screen: 6.3-inches AMOLED dsiplay
Resolution Unfolded Display: 2200 x 2480 pixels (~414 ppi density)
- Folded Display Front: 1148 x 2480 pixels (19.5:9)
- Folded Display Back: 892 x 2480


Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI v9.1
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 980
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G76 MP10


RAM + ROM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 8 GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Nano Memory (NM), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)


Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 40MP + 8MP + 24MP + TOF 3D Main Camera Sensors
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/2.8"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Phase detection
6-element lens
8 MP, f/2.4, 52mm telephoto Lens (Second Sensor)
16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm ultrawide (Third Senor)
TOF 3D camera (Fourth Sensor)
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps


Camera Type None
Camera Sensor(s) Uses Main Camera Sensors


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type No
Sound Enhancements Active Noise Cancelation with a dedicated mic


USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Fast Charging Fast battery charging 55W
- Huawei SuperCharge (85% in 30 min)
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 600 hours
Music Play Up to 32 hours


Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box Charging Brick / USB cable

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