the world’s second-largest smartphone vendor after Samsung, said it had taken
the lead on developing phones for 5G – which promise super fast Internet speeds
for consumers and businesses – because it was also involved in developing the
phone is not only for today for 5G but also for future 5G. On all the
benchmarks you can see the performance, the speed is the fastest for 5G in the
world,” said Richard Yu, head of Huawei’s consumer business group.
Speaking ahead of the mobile industry’s biggest global event, which kicks off
on Monday in Barcelona, Yu said the Huawei Mate X will have two
back-to-back screens which unfold to become an eight-inch tablet display.
said the Mate X would be able to download a 1 gigabyte movie in three seconds
but also be priced at 2,299 euros (US$2,600) when it goes on sale later
this year, setting a new upper limit for consumer smartphones.
Electronics Co Ltd last week unveiled its own folding smartphone, priced at nearly US$2,000, in a bid to top the technology of Apple Inc and Chinese rivals and reignite consumer interest amid slumping sales.
which is also the world’s biggest producer of telecoms equipment, is under intense scrutiny in the West over US-led allegations of enabling Chinese state espionage, accusations which the company denies.