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Huawei announces their foldable phone, new MateBook at MWC 2019

Huawei has announced a few new products at MWC 2019 including their first foldable phone, an updated MateBook X Pro and the new MateBook 13.

Huawei Mate X

The Huawei Mate X is the company’s first foldable phone with a flexible OLED panel and Falcon Wing Mechanical Hinge.

When unfolded, the Huawei Mate X has an 8-inch display and 6.6-inches when folded. It’s powered by their Kirin 980 processor with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage and has the Balong 5000 5G modem.

The Huawei Mate X is running Android 9 Pie and has a USB-C port and a fingerprint sensor on the lock button.

For cameras, the Huawei Mate X comes with a 40-megapixel Wide Angle lens, 16-megapixel Ultra Wide Angle Lens and an 8-megapixel Telephoto. There’s also a 4,500 mAh battery which can be charged quickly using the 55W Huawei SuperCharge.

No release date has been announced for the Huawei Mate X and is said to start at €2,299 (about $3,425 CAD). Huawei hasn’t confirmed where the Mate X will be available.

New MateBook 13

The new Huawei MateBook 13 has a 13-inch display with a resolution of 2160 x 1440. It can be optioned with the 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U processor and Intel UHD Graphics 620 or 8th Gen Intel Core i7-85755U processor and Nvidia MX 150.

It’ll come with 8GB of RAM and either a 256GB or 512GB SSD. For ports, the MateBook 13 has a 3.5mm headphone jack and 2 USB-C ports.

The MateBook 13 with Intel i5 will go for $1,449 CAD while the MateBook 13 with Intel i7 will cost $1,749 CAD.

Updated MateBook X Pro

Huawei has also updated its MateBook X Pro with a 13.9-inch 3K Ultra FullView touch display.

It’s powered by the 8th Intel Core i7-8565 processor and Nvidia GeForce MX250 GPU. No word on pricing or availability for the updated MateBook X Pro has been announced.

Source: Huawei

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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