Two days after Samsung revealed its foldable, the Galaxy Fold, Huawei has been spotted putting up a banner at MWC 2019 to tease what seems to be the launch of its foldable, the Huawei Mate X. The banner, spotted by Twitter user @Gimme2pm, is our first official look at the device.
Huawei is at the annual mobile trade show in Barcelona to show off what it's been working on lately. Although the incoming Huawei P30 and P30 Pro aren't due until late March, Huawei has hinted that a 5G-connected foldable phone will appear. See this teaser tweet it sent out the other day. And a few weeks before that, Huawei pushed out this other teaser image that shows the phone's hinge.
Now, thanks to the banner at MWC, we don't have to do as much guesswork. We can see the Mate X has an outward-folding screen, and that all the display hardware is likely housed on left side of the back of the device. Multiple cameras and Huawei's branding are all visible. We love the look of this foldable, but, of course, we still need to see it in person before we can give our final thoughts.
There’s a lot we still don't know about the Huawei Mate X, including specs and pricing. We only know for sure that it will support 5G. Huawei's press conference is set for 24 February, so prepare to learn more then.