Huawei Mate Xs 5G
  • OS: Android 10 OS.
  • Release date: Announced February 2020.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 8-inch foldable AMOLED
  • Processor: Hisilicon Kirin 990
  • Selfie Camera: None
  • Rear camera: 40MP quad sensors
  • RAM: 8GB,
  • ROM: 512GB
  • Battery: 4500 mAh battery.
  • Phone Status: Official.

Huawei Mate Xs 5G is the Chinese manufacturer’s second foldable device. When unfolded, the display is 8 inches in size, and when folded, we have a 6.6-inch main panel and a smaller display at the back that serves as a viewfinder forselfies. In terms of design, it is very similar to its predeceoor, Huawei Mate X, though it has an improved hinge structure and cooling system. The Mate Xs does not have Google Mobile Services, but instead Huawei Mobile Services.

Huawei Mate Xs 5G Full Specs and Features

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 (AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 6(900) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 9(1800) / 12(700) / 17(700) / 18(800) / 19(800) / 20(800) / 26(850) / 28(700) / 32(1500) / 34(2000) / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: 5G bands 41(2500) / 77(3700) / 78(3500) / 79(4700); NSA/Sub6/mmWave.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 10 + EMUI 10 + Huawei Mobile Services

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: Unfolded: 161.3 x 146.2 x 5.4 mm. Folded: 161.3 x 78.3 x 11 mm
  • Weight: 295g
  • Display: 8 inches, 2480 x 2200 pixels, foldable AMOLED display. Folded cover display: 6.6″, 1148 x 2480 pixels (19.5:9).
  • Colours: Interstellar Blue.
  • Physical Build: Plastic front, aluminum back, aluminum frame

Huawei Mate Xs 8-inch foldable display

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.86 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A76
  • Processor Name: Hisilicon Kirin 990 5G
  • Graphics Processor: ARM Mali-G76 MP16
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 512GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256GB (hybrid slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera:  40MP f/1.8 main sensor + 8MP f/2.4 telephoto lens with OIS + 16MP f/2.2 ultrawide sensor + ToF sensor, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: No; main camera is used for selfies in folded mode.
Huawei Mate Xs kirin 990 5g
Huawei Mate Xs 5G uses the Kirin 990 5G chipset

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: No audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: No.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; in-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes.
  • Voice Control: Yes.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: Yes.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v3.1. USB-C reversible connector
  • NFC: Yes.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4500 mAh
  • Battery Charging: Huawei SuperCharge 55W fast charging (85% in 30 min)
  • Wireless Charging: Yes.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Number: N/A

Huawei Mate Xs 5G Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: February 2020
  • Release Date: March 2020
  • Country Availability: China. Global.
  • Price: €2,499.

Huawei Mate XS 5G foldable phone 2020

Huawei Mate Xs 5G Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Mate Xs 5G.

Does Huawei Mate Xs have Google apps and services?

Huawei Mate Xs 5G runs Anddroid Open Source Project (AOSP) and so does not have Google Mobile Services and apps like Play STore, Google Maps, etc. It uses Huawei Mobile Services as an alternative.

Is Huawei Mate Xs 5G a waterproof phone?

Huawei does not list any IP rating for water and dust proof for the Maste Xs.

When does Huawei Mate Xs 5G go on sale?

The Mate Xs 5G is on sale from March 2020.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is recommendation that we make based on our evaluation the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.

Huawei Mate Xs 5G Review Rating

We are yet to review the Huawei Mate Xs 5G and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the Huawei Mate Xs 5G are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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