Huawei Mate X2's Kirin 9000 chipset confirmed; renders also leaked
Huawei's next foldable handset, the Mate X2, will be unveiled on February 22. In the latest development, the company has confirmed via a Weibo post that the device will feature a Kirin 9000 chipset. Separately, tipster Digital Chat Station has shared renders of the Mate X2, revealing an inward folding design and a dual camera setup on the outer display.
Huawei Mate X2: At a glance
The Huawei Mate X2 will feature an aluminium body with an in-folding design, a side-mounted fingerprint reader, and a pill-shaped cut-out on the external screen for the dual selfie cameras. On the rear, it will house a quad camera unit. The handset will bear an 8.01-inch QHD+ (2200x2480 pixels) primary foldable OLED display and a 6.45-inch Full-HD+ (1160x2270 pixels) AMOLED cover screen.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Huawei Mate X2 will sport a quad rear camera module comprising a 50MP (f/1.8) main sensor, a 16MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto camera, and another 12MP shooter. On the front, there will be a 16MP lens and another secondary camera.
Under the hood
The Huawei Mate X2 will draw power from a Kirin 9000 processor, combined with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Under the hood, it is likely to run on Android 10-based EMUI 11 and pack a 4,400mAh battery with 66W fast-charging support. For connectivity, the device should offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, 5G, and a Type-C port.
How much will it cost?
The official pricing and availability details of the Huawei Mate X2 will be announced on February 22. However, looking at its specifications and features, it will be priced at around Rs. 1,50,000.