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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 rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable 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

Huawei Mate X Highlights and Overview

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.

Huawei Mate X Full Specifications and Features


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)


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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 Premium Glass Built
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type 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 Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI v9.1
Chipset Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 980
CPU Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MP10


Card Slot 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


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Wireless Charging 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


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Huawei Mate X User Reviews and Opinions


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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.