Huawei is about to release the flagship Mate 40 series of mobile phones. Obviously, it will target Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 series. At the same time, many people are also looking forward to the emergence of Huawei’s next-generation folding screen phones, because its rival Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 has already been released and went on sale. In the current folding screen mobile phone market, Huawei and Samsung have attracted much attention. So after the Galaxy Z Fold 2, we are curious about the posture of Huawei’s next-generation folding screen phones. But now, due to some reasons, its release time seems to be Still a mystery.
Although the specific release time of Huawei’s next-generation folding screen mobile phone has not been determined yet, as time approaches, information about the Huawei Mate X2 (code-named “Teton”) under development has become widely known.
Unlike Huawei’s previous two foldable models-Mate X and Mate Xs, the new model seems to use a similar way of folding inward as the Galaxy Z Fold 2. It should be considered that folding outward will make a flexible screen More fragile and easily damaged. And the name of this new folding screen phone is most likely the so-called Huawei Mate X2.
Like Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Huawei Mate X2 will also add a cover secondary screen (convenient to display in the folded state). Some people think that the secondary screen size of Huawei Mate X2 is only 4.5 inches. But in most people’s opinion, the 4.6-inch secondary screen on the Samsung Galaxy Fold is too small, so Huawei is likely to use the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 secondary screen example, or even larger. We can see from the previous patent pictures that the frame of the secondary screen is narrower and the display area is larger.
The secondary screen is also equipped with a dual-punch front camera, which is the same as the Huawei P40 series released earlier this year, and it is very likely to be this solution on the upcoming Huawei Mate 40 series. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the side, again the same as the Z Fold 2.
From the perspective of the rendered picture, although the telephoto camera is moved up this time, the rear camera system is still very similar to the Huawei P40 Pro Plus. The rear camera module also protrudes from the back of the phone, which is also a common design for most flagship phones this year.
Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, the Huawei Mate X2 is a whole screen when it is fully opened. Samsung chose to place a punch-hole camera on the right side of the Galaxy Z Fold 2’s flexible screen. Huawei doesn’t seem to want to keep it inside. Add a separate camera. In fact, Huawei does not need to do this, after all, the secondary screen already has two front cameras, and the rear camera system is more than enough when used. However, during video calls, a smaller secondary screen must be used.
As for the size of the flexible screen after unfolding, the previous revelations have certain credibility: Huawei Mate X2 will have an 8.03-inch inward folding screen with a resolution of 2480x2220. This means it is bigger than the 7.6-inch flexible screen of the Galaxy Z Fold 2. In addition, it is reported that the flexible screen of Huawei Mate X2 will be provided by Samsung and BOE.
Like Galaxy Z Fold 2, Huawei Mate X2 will also be equipped with a 120Hz refresh rate. The high refresh rate helps to improve the browsing experience of the screen, especially when playing games or watching movies.
Unlike Samsung on the screen, Huawei will not use advanced UTG (ultra-thin glass) on Mate X2, but choose scratch-resistant CPI (colorless polyimide). Therefore, Huawei will still use plastic flexible screens instead of ultra-thin bendable glass.