Huawei Mate X2 Launch Date Set for February 22, Company Reveals

Huawei Mate X2 is rumoured to come with a HiSilicon Kirin 9000 SoC.

Huawei Mate X2 Launch Date Set for February 22, Company Reveals

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Huawei Mate X2 appears to come with an inward folding display

Highlights
  • Huawei Mate X2 launch date has been revealed on Weibo
  • The foldable phone is rumoured to have a 120Hz display
  • Huawei Mate X2 could include a 4,400mAh battery

Huawei Mate X2 launch date is set for February 22, the Chinese company revealed on Weibo on Wednesday. The new foldable smartphone will be the successor to the Huawei Mate X that was launched in 2019 as Huawei's answer to the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Unlike the Mate X that debuted with an out-folding design, the Huawei Mate X2 appears to have an inward-folding design — similar to the original Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Galaxy Z Fold 2. You can also expect an all-new HiSilicon Kirin SoC on the new smartphone.

The teaser posted on Weibo shows a glimpse of the Huawei Mate X2 alongside revealing its launch date. It suggests an inward-folding display design. Huawei is expected to use a new hinge to enable inward folding. The display of the Huawei Mate X2 also appears to have thinner bezels than the Mate X and the Mate Xs.

Huawei hasn't yet provided any details around the specifications of the Huawei Mate X2. However, the rumour mill has already suggested some internals. The phone also allegedly surfaced on China's TENAA with model numbers TET-AN00 and TET-AN10.

Huawei Mate X2 specifications (expected)

Last month, a tipster claimed that the Huawei Mate X2 would come with an 8.01-inch (2,480x2,200 pixels) inward-folding display and a 120Hz refresh rate, along with a secondary 6.45-inch (1,160x2,270 pixels) display. The phone is also said to have Huawei's HiSilicon Kirin 9000 SoC and include a 4,400mAh battery with 66W fast charging. It is also rumoured to have a quad rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary sensor. Further, the Huawei Mate X2 is said to have a 10x hybrid zoom and a 16-megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone is also speculated to run on Android 10.


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Display (Primary) 6.45-inch
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Front Camera 16-megapixel
Rear Camera 50-megapixel + 16-megapixel + 12-megapixel + 8-megapixel
RAM 8GB
Storage 256GB
Battery Capacity 4500mAh
OS Android 10
Resolution 1160x2700 pixels
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Jagmeet Singh writes about consumer technology for Gadgets 360, out of New Delhi. Jagmeet is a senior reporter for Gadgets 360, and has frequently written about apps, computer security, Internet services, and telecom developments. Jagmeet is available on Twitter at @JagmeetS13 or Email at jagmeets@ndtv.com. Please send in your leads and tips. More
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