Huawei Mate X3 foldable phone may launch by April-end
Huawei is working to introduce its next-generation foldable smartphone, the Mate X3, in China. According to the latest reports, the device is expected to go official by the end of this month. However, there is no official word as of now. The Mate X3 was recently spotted on the TENAA platform, revealing its key features as well as specifications.
- Huawei ranks among the first few companies that have successfully made their entry into the world of foldable smartphones.
- The company has already introduced a couple of devices that are currently available in the market. However, it is now preparing to introduce the third-generation foldable smartphone.
- With the Mate X3, Huawei aims to rival Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 4.
The Mate X3 will likely have an inward folding design, a pill-shaped punch-hole cut-out on its cover display, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the rear, it is expected to feature a quad camera setup. The device will reportedly bear an 8.0-inch OLED foldable screen and a 6.5-inch OLED cover display. Both the screens will support a 90Hz or higher refresh rate.
The Mate X3 is expected to feature a quad rear camera setup comprising a 50MP primary sensor. The foldable smartphone is likely to have a 16MP snapper on the front for taking selfies.
The Mate X3 is said to be backed by a Kirin 9000 processor. As for the operating system, the smartphone will run on HarmonyOS 2.0.1. Under the hood, it will pack a 4,500mAh battery which will support 55W fast-charging. The device will also offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, dual-frequency GPS, and a Type-C port.
The pricing for the Huawei Mate X3 will be revealed at the time of its launch, probably by the end of this month. However, it is expected to cost around CNY 16,800 (roughly Rs. 2 lakh).