Huawei Pocket S has launched in China. This is the second clamshell foldable phone after the P50 Pocket that was announced last year. The latest offering also comes with stripped-down specifications compared to the P50 Pocket. The only difference between the two devices is in the processor department. Alongside the Pocket S phone, Huawei has also announced Watch GT Cyber smartwatch.

HUAWEI Pocket S unveiled

The Huawei Pocket S comes with a large 6.9-inch foldable OLED display bearing a resolution of 2,790 x 1,188 pixels. It offers 10-bit colours and a 120Hz refresh rate. There is a 1.04-inch secondary cover display on the back panel.

The device features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The Pocket S is the industry-first foldable phone with a multi-dimensional linkage lifting water drop hinge.

HUAWEI Pocket S launched

On the imaging front, the Huawei Pocket S comes with dual rear camera setup. It comprises a 40MP main sensor paired with a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens. There is a 10.7MP front-facing selfie snapper.

Under the hood, the Huawei Pocket S is equipped with a Snapdragon 778G processor. It packs 8GB RAM and up to 512GB storage.

The device features a flexible graphite heat dissipation system. The foldable phone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery unit with support for 40W charging. Software-wise, the Pocket S runs on Harmony OS 3 out of the box.

HUAWEI Pocket S

Huawei Pocket S Specifications

Display: 6.9-inch (2790 x 1188 Pixels) FHD+ OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate, 1440 Hz high frequency PWM dimming, DCI-P3 colour gamut, up to 1.07 billion colours

Chipset: Octa Core Snapdragon 778G 4G Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU

RAM/ROM: 8GB RAM with 128GB/256GB/512GB storage, expandable memory up to 256 GB with NM memory card

OS: HarmonyOS 3.0

SIM: Dual SIM

Main Camera: 40MP True-Chroma Camera with f/1.8 aperture, 13MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2.5cm macro, 10-channel multi-spectral sensor

Selfie Camera: 10.7MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture

Fingerprint sensor: Side-mounted

USB: USB Type-C Audio

Dimensions: 170 (87.3 when folded) ×75.5 ×7.2 (15.2 when folded) mm;

Weight: 190g

Network/Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 Dual band), NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C (GEN1)

Battery: 4000mAh (typical) battery with 40W HUAWEI SuperCharge wired fast charging

Huawei Pocket S Price and Availability

The Huawei Pocket S starts at RMB 5,988 (~$822) for the 128GB option whereas the 256GB model is priced at RMB 6,488 (~$890). The 512GB variant carries a price tag of RMB 7,488 (~$1,028).

HUAWEI Pocket S in colors

The foldable phone is offered in Obsidian Black, Frost Silver, Mint Green, Sakura Pink, Primrose Gold, and Ice Crystal Blue. It is up for pre-orders from today with sales commencing from November 10th.

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