The event was marked by the concept of "Fashion-Tech" and had the showgirls, TV presenter and Melissa Satta and Sir Mo Farah, Olympic champion, Midnoutworker and British marathonian as well as Huawei's Wearable Ambassador. But if of the Wearable - or Huawei Watch GT3 Pro, Huawei Watch Fit 2 and Huawei Band 7 - We have dealt with dedicated articles, here the focus is on the new premium of the brand.
Officially presented in China at the end of April, Huawei Mate XS 2 is the last representative of a brand's commitment in the folding segment that starts from afar - Think of the Mate XS 5G two years ago, the Mate X2 last year and to More recent folding in Conchiglia Huawei P50 Pocket - and which is already taking its first steps towards the next generation.
About the new model announced today in Europe - with particular reference to Germany -, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Bg, said:
"With Huawei Mate XS 2 we have given a turning point to the aesthetic of design, intelligent communications, imaging technology and interactive experience with the large screen. This new flagship is destined to represent a point of reference for a new era in the history of folding smartphones".
Huawei Mate XS 2 remains faithful to the folding design to the outside which has been distinguished by the brand for years and has a great reliance on the new generation Double Falcon wing hinge. The manufacturer speaks of a "flat and seamless" fold ".
Among the main technical characteristics, the large 7.8-inch True-Choma folding display is above all,: of a resolution of 2480 x 2200 pixels, 120 Hz refresh rate, high frequency pwm darkening 1440Hz, Sampling frequency of the touch of 240 Hz. The Nano Optical Layer coating helps to keep the reflections at bay.
The performances are entrusted to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (with 4G connectivity for known reasons) and the photographic sector with main 50 MP sensor supports Huawei XD Optics. The latter introduces a brand new information recovery technology to perfect the clarity of the image and the reproduction of details. The photographic performance are the result of an overall work of the Motor of the Image Image True-Chroma Huawei XD Fusion Pro, a 10-channel multi-special sensor and color calibration of over 2,000 colors in P3 Full Gamut.
The 4,600 mAh silicon-based battery supports quick recharging Huawei Supercharger 66w and the liquid cooling system with graphene (Graphene Liquid Cooling System) further improves heat dissipation performance. The stereo speakers with Ai Sound Engine promise maximum involvement with multimedia content.
The complete technical data sheet of Huawei Mate XS 2 is available at this link, meanwhile here are the main specifications:
- SOC Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G with Adreno 660 GPU
- 6.5 -inch OLED display with resolution (2,480 x 1,176 pixels) and refresh rate at 120 Hz from closed
- 7.8 -inch OLED display with resolution (2,480 x 2,200 pixels) and refresh rate at 120 Hz from open
- 8 GB or 12 GB of RAM
- 256 GB or 512 GB of storage memory
- 10.7 megapixel front camera (f/2.2)
- Triple rear camera, with 50 megapixel primary sensor (f/1.8), 13 megapixel (f/2.2) ultra wide angle sensor and 8 megapixel (F2.4) telephoto lens
- Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo/Qzss/Navic
- USB Type-C 3.1 port
- 4,600 mAh or 4,880 mAh (Collector's Edition) battery with fast charging support at 66 W
- Harmonyos 2
- Open dimensions (156.5 x 139.3 x 5.4 mm) and closed (156.5 x 75.5 x 11.1 mm)
- Weight: 255 grams.
Despite this tablet display, the smartphone weighs only 255 grams and this is made possible by the use of innovative light materials such as ultralight glass fibers for the backplane, aerospace grade titanium alloys and ultralight steel for the structure. The same Falcon Wing hinge is made of ultralight steel and high resistance. In addition, Mate XS 2 offers a composite screen, characterized by a design similar to the anti -Call systems, which improves their flexibility and impact resistance.
3D glass fiber design returns a soft touch effect and helps reduce footprints. The smartphone is available in two classic colors: black, with a cross -sided leather texture and white with a natural leather texture. The supplied PU case is combined with the color of the smartphone.
As for the particular functions, Mirror Shooting allows you to preview the shots through the digital viewfinder of the camera on both screens simultaneously, while AI REMOVER allows for advanced editing of the shots. Among the functions that allow you to take advantage of such a large folding screen there are Smart Multi-Window, Split-Screen and Swipe Gesture (for the fast management of mobile windows).
Price and availability:
We come to bad news: Huawei Mate XS 2 arrives in Europe, but only in Germany starting next month. The German list price has not yet been communicated.
Written by Matteo with love from Italy