Huawei today announced the all-new Huawei Mate X2, which is the immediate successor to the original Huawei Mate X. Despite the ongoing problems faced by Huawei from the US sanctions, we’re glad to see that the company is still innovating and churning out new products.
Huawei Mate X2
The original Huawei Mate X was launched back in 2019, and the Mate Xs was released in Malaysia last year. The new Huawei Mate X has an inward-folding design, which is very similar to the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Fold2’s design.
Running on Huawei’s proprietary Kirin 9000 processor, the Huawei Mate X2 is also paired with a huge 6.45-inch FHD+ OLED display on the outside with a 16MP selfie sensor. Unfolding the device, you’ll get a larger 8-inch OLED display with a 2480 x 2200 resolution. Both these displays have a refresh rate of 90Hz, but they have different touch sampling rate of 240Hz and 180Hz respectively.
In the camera department, the Huawei Mate X2’s rear camera system is also co-designed by Leica. There is a 50MP f/1.9 main sensor, paired with a 16MP f/2.2 ultra-wide angle sensor, a 12MP f/2.4 telephoto sensor with 3x optical zoom, and an 8MP SuperZoom sensor which offers 10x optical zoom and 100x digital zoom. Making full use of the front exterior screen, users can of course use it as a viewfinder when taking selfies using the rear camera system.
Battery wise, the Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 4,500mAh battery that supports Huawei SuperCharge 55W charger. For a device this size, we thought it would come with a larger battery capacity, but I guess Huawei is going for smaller capacity, faster charging.
Pricing And Availability
The Huawei Mate X2 will be available later this month, making its debut in China first. It will be sold at RMB 17,999 (approx. RM11,250) for the 256GB variant, while the 512GB variant will be priced at RMB 18,999 (approx. RM11,870). At the time of writing, no pricing or availability has been made for the Malaysian market, but do stay tuned for the announcement on The AXO for when it happens.
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