The HUAWEI Mate Xs foldable smartphone has been announced, and will soon be here!
But what’s the difference between the HUAWEI Mate Xs, and the HUAWEI Mate X? Let’s find out!
HUAWEI Mate Xs vs Mate X : What’s Different?
Let’s start with our hands-on experience with the new HUAWEI Mate Xs foldable smartphone. You won’t be able to tell the HUAWEI Mate Xs from the HUAWEI Mate X by touching and feeling them – they both look and feel identical.
The HUAWEI Mate Xs is basically an improved version of their first foldable smartphone, the HUAWEI Mate X.
It features the same design, with an external 8-inch foldable display, and a Leica quad-camera system. But there have been some changes internally.
New 5G Mobile Platform
The HUAWEI Mate X pairs the Kirin 980 mobile SoC with the Balong 5000 5G chip. While that offers 5G connectivity and a good mobile platform, the separate chips mean higher power consumption and thermal output.
The HUAWEI Mate Xs, on the other hand, uses the new Kirin 990 5G mobile SoC, which has a multi-mode 5G modem built in. It also comes with a powerful 16-core ARM Mali-G76 GPU, and a new Da Vinci neural architecture with 2 big NPUs and 1 small NPU.
Keeping the Kirin 990 5G cool is a new flexible bionic graphite cooling system that folds with the display, and dissipates heat through both sections. The HUAWEI Mate X does not appear to feature this cooling design.
Improved Falcon Wing Mechanism
While it uses the same foldable design and foldable OLED display, the Falcon Wing mechanism has been improved somewhat in the HUAWEI Mate Xs.
HUAWEI Mate Xs vs Mate X : Specifications
In this table, we compare the specifications of the new HUAWEI Mate Xs against its predecessor, the HUAWEI Mate X.
|Specifications||HUAWEI Mate Xs||HUAWEI Mate X|
|Display||8-inch OLED display : 2200 x 2480 pixels|
Folded main screen : 6.6-inch (1148 x 2480 pixels)
Folded secondary screen : 6.38-inch (892 x 2480 pixels)
|Operating System||EMUI 10.0.1||EMUI 9.1.1|
|System Platform||HUAWEI Kirin 990 5G||HUAWEI Kirin 980|
|Processor||2 x Cortex-A76 (2.86 GHz)|
2 x Cortex-A76 (2.36 GHz)
4 x Cortex-A55 (1.95 GHz)
|2 x Cortex-A76 (2.6 GHz)|
2 x Cortex-A76 (1.92 GHz)
4 x Cortex-A55 (1.8 GHz)
|GPU||ARM Mali-G76 MP16||ARM Mali-G76 MP24|
|NPU||2 x Big Core + 1 x Tiny Core||2 x Big Core|
|RAM||8 GB LPDDR4x|
|Storage||512 GB internal storage|
NM Card slot (Up to 256 GB)
|Rear Cameras||Leica Quad Camera System|
– 40 MP main camera (f/1.8)
– 16 MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2)
– 8 MP telephoto camera (f/2.4)
– ToF camera (f/2.2)
|Connectivity||5G NR : Sub 6 GHz|
4G : LTE
Wi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (dual band)
Bluetooth : BT5.0
USB : USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, Side Mounted|
|Other Sensors||Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity,|
Gravity, Hall, Infrared, Ambient Light,
Barometer, Colour Temperature
|Battery||4,500 mAh battery|
55W fast charging
|Dimensions||78.5 mm wide|
161.3 mm tall
11 mm thick
HUAWEI Mate Xs : Price + Availability
HUAWEI did not reveal when the Mate Xs would be available, but they confirmed that it has a MSRP of €2,499, which works out to roughly US$2,699 / £2,899 / A$3,999 / S$3,699 / RM 10,999.
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