Recently, Huawei has recently announced the Mate 60 5G and Mate 60 Pro 5G in China. Then today, the company followed those up with the launch of the Mate 60 Pro+ 5G and the Huawei Mate X5 foldable phone. However, instead of hosting an event, the company decided to reveal them by listing the devices on Huawei Mall (Vmall).

HUAWEI Mate X5 launched

Well, in this article, we are going to talk about the specifications, features, and price of the Mate X5.

Starting from the front, the Huawei Mate X5 has a 6.4-inch OLED LTPO external display that offers a resolution of 2504 x 1080 pixels, a 20.9:9 aspect ratio, up to a 300Hz touch sampling rate, and Kunlun glass.

HUAWEI Mate X5 display

On the inside, the device features a 7.85-inch foldable OLED LTPO display that produces a resolution of 2496 x 2224 pixels, an 8:7.1 aspect ratio, and up to 240Hz touch sampling rate. Both screens also support a 1Hz-120Hz refresh rate, 10-bit colors, P3 color gamut, and 1440Hz high-frequency dimming. For security, it has a side-facing fingerprint scanner.

There is no information available about the chipset that powers the Huawei Mate X5. It appears that it is also powered by the Kirin 9000s, which is also present under the hood of the Mate 60 series. Also, it is unclear whether the device supports 5G connectivity. It comes equipped with 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage.

The Mate X5 has an 8-megapixel camera on the front. Its rear camera setup includes a 50-megapixel main camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 12-megapixel periscope telephoto camera with OIS support. Like the Mate 60 series, the device runs on Harmony OS 4.0.

HUAWEI Mate X5 cameras

The Huawei Mate X5 packs a 5,060mAh battery that supports 66W wired charging and 50W wireless charging.

The other features that are available on the Mate X5 include dual SIM, an NM card slot, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, dual-frequency GPS, NFC, 2D face unlock, a USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), two-way satellite connectivity, and IPX8-rated water resistance.

HUAWEI Mate X5 with water resistant with an IPX8 rating

The device measures 156.9 x 72.4 x 11.08 mm in the folded state and 156.9 x 141.5 x 5.3mm in the unfolded state. The device weighs around 245 grams.

HUAWEI Mate X5

Huawei Mate X5 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • 5G bands: SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2023, September 08
  • Status: Exp. release 2023, September

Design

  • Dimensions
    • Unfolded: 156.9 x 141.5 x 5.3 mm
    • Folded: 156.9 x 72.4 x 11.1 mm
  • Weight 243 g or 245 g (8.57 oz)
  • Build: Glass front, glass back or eco leather back, aluminum frame
  • Colors: Black, White, Purple, Dark Green, Gold
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • IPX8 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
  • Stylus support (both displays)

Display

  • Type: Foldable OLED, 1B colors, 120Hz
  • Size: 7.85 inches, 197.5 cm2 (~88.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 2224 x 2496 pixels (~426 ppi density)
  • Protection: Kunlun Glass (cover display only)
  • Cover display: OLED, 120Hz, 6.4 inches, 1080 x 2504 pixels

Operating System

  • HarmonyOS 4.0 (China), EMUI (Europe), no Google Play Services

Hardware

  • Chipset: Kirin 9000S (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×2.62 GHz Cortex-A720 & 3×2.15 GHz Cortex-A720 & 4×1.53GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Maleoon 910 GPU
  • Memory Card slot: NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
  • Internal: 512GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM, 1TB 16GB RAM
  • UFS

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 50 MP, f/1.8, 23mm (wide), PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
    • 12 MP, f/3.4, 125mm (periscope telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
    • 13 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), AF
  • Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.4, (wide)
  • Cover camera: 8 MP, f/2.4, (wide)
  • Features: HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • Positioning: GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (L1), BDS (B1I+B1c+B2a+B2b), GALILEO (E1+E5a+E5b), QZSS (L1+L5), NavIC (L5)
  • NFC: Yes; NFC-SIM, HCE
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 3.1, DisplayPort 1.2, OTG

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, altimeter, color spectrum
  • BDS Satellite Calling and Message

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Silicon-carbon 5060 mAh, non-removable – China only
  • Charging: 66W wired
  • 50W wireless
  • 5W reverse wireless

Models: ALT-AL10

HUAWEI Mate X5 specs

Huawei Mate X5 Price and Availability

The Huawei Mate X5 comes in two variants, such as 12 GB RAM + 512 GB storage and 16 GB RAM + 512 GB storage. It comes in shades like Feather Black, Feather White, Feather Gold, Green Mountain Dai, and Phantom Purple. The purple and green variants have plain leather on their backs, whereas the other color variants have glass back.

HUAWEI Mate X5 in colors

Huawei is also offering the Mate X5 Collector’s Edition in variants, such as 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage or 16 GB of RAM and 1 TB of storage. The prices of the Mate X5 series is yet to be confirmed.

The Mate X5 and its Collector’s Edition are on pre-sale at Huawei Mall with a deposit of 1,000 Yuan (~$136). it is expected to gon sale on Sept. 15. At this time, there is no information about the Mate X5’s global availability.

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