Huawei Mate X2 Inward Folding Screen Teased Once Again Ahead of February 22 Launch

Huawei Mate X2 will be a departure from the original Huawei Mate X that has an outward folding display.

Huawei Mate X2 Inward Folding Screen Teased Once Again Ahead of February 22 Launch

Photo Credit: Weibo/ Huawei

Huawei Mate X2 launch event will start at 8pm in China (5:30pm IST)

Highlights
  • Huawei Mate X2 will be powered by the Kirin 9000 SoC
  • Huawei has not shared pricing for the phone
  • Huawei Mate X2 could support 66W fast charging

Huawei Mate X2 has been teased once again, hinting at its foldable design that is more similar to Samsung Galaxy Z Fold and not the original Huawei Mate X. This time, the company also shared that the launch event will take place on February 22 in China at 8pm local time (5:30pm IST). The teaser image shared on Weibo a bit of the hinge and what may be the top or the bottom of the phone. No specifications have been shared with the latest teaser but the company previously confirmed that Huawei Mate X2 will be powered by the Kirin 9000 SoC.

As per the teaser image posted by Huawei on Weibo, Huawei Mate X2 will feature a foldable screen that folds inwards, similar to the Galaxy Z Fold series design. The original Huawei Mate X came with a foldable display that folded outwards, leaving the display exposed on both sides. The teaser image doesn't really give much away, except for showing what could be the antenna bands and speaker grill.

Earlier this month, the company confirmed that the phone will be powered by the Kirin 9000 SoC and a known tipster shared an alleged render of Huawei Mate X2 suggesting a large display on the front of the phone in its folded form. This display is seen to have dual selfie cameras in a hole-punch cutout design.

Huawei Mate X2 specifications (expected)

The same tipster also shared some of the specifications for Huawei Mate X2. The phone is expected to feature an 8.01-inch (2,480x2,200 pixels) inward folding display along with a secondary 6.45-inch (2,270x1,160 pixels) display. It may feature a quad rear camera setup that comprises a 50-megapixel primary camera, a 16-megapixel secondary camera, a 12-megapixel sensor, and an 8-megapixel sensor. The phone is expected to come with 10x hybrid optical zoom as well. Huawei Mate X2 is tipped to pack a 4,400mAh battery with support for 66W fast charging.


PS5 vs Xbox Series X: Which is the best "next-gen" console in India? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.

Comments

For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and Google News. For the latest videos on gadgets and tech, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Vineet Washington writes about gaming, smartphones, audio devices, and new technologies for Gadgets 360, out of Delhi. Vineet is a Senior Sub-editor for Gadgets 360, and has frequently written about gaming on all platforms and new developments in the world of smartphones. In his free time, Vineet likes to play video games, make clay models, play the guitar, watch sketch-comedy, and anime. Vineet is available on vineetw@ndtv.com, so please send in your leads and tips. More
YouTube Brings Updates to Enhance Experience for Creators and Viewers; YouTube Shorts Launches in US
IPL 2021 Auction: How to Watch Live

Related Stories

Share on Facebook Tweet Snapchat Share Reddit Comment
 
 

Advertisement

Advertisement

© Copyright Red Pixels Ventures Limited 2021. All rights reserved.
Listen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.com