A Huawei, to Sony and other smartphone brands presented new equipment this Monday even with the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the largest smartphone event in the world, canceled because of the coronavirus. The Chinese company launched from Barcelona, where the event should take place, the new high-end foldable mobile phone, the Kill XS.
The new smartphone comes with a Kirin 990 5G processor, an updated hinge structure and an improved cooling system. Screens, cameras and general design remains largely unchanged.
Huawei reports a performance increase of around 23% in the CPU component compared to the Kirin 980 and even more in the graphics component (GPU). Mate XS has a two-layer structure with additional strength over the folding OLED screen:
- Diagonally, the open device has an 8 ”screen with a resolution of 2480 × 2200.
- Closed or folded, Mate Xs has a 6,6 ”main screen with a 19,5: 9 aspect ratio, while at the rear is a 25: 9 screen that can be used as a viewfinder for selfies.
Richard Yu, the executive president of Huawei, took the stage in Barcelona to talk about the new Mate XS, the device uses the Android 10, with EMUI, the software that of the brand that adds its features and operation to Android. However, it will not be launched with all Google services, such as the app store.
Mate XS has 8GB of RAM and 512GB of internal memory. Unlike the predecessor that was made available only in China, it will be “sold globally”, starting in March.
In terms of battery, Mate XS brings a capacity of 4.500 mAh with a fast charging capacity of 55W, with the respective charger included in the box and will cost $ 2.700.