Huawei Mate X (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
HiSilicon Kirin 980
Mali-G76 MP10
8 GB / 512 GB
6.6 inches (1148 x 2480 px)
10 + 8 + 16 MP, 3648 x 2736 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Mate X smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Mate X phone with 6.6 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Mate X comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.6 inches phone comes with a high resolution OLED display (1148 x 2480 px).

Huawei Mate X specifications

NameMate X
Release date2019


The weight of Huawei Mate X is about 10.41 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.35 x 3.08 x 0.43 inches).

Weight10.41 oz
Dimensions6.35 x 3.08 x 0.43 inches
SIM typeNano SIM


The Huawei Mate X comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 980
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2.6 GHz Cortex-A76, Dual-core 1.92 GHz Cortex-A76, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G76 MP10


The size of Mate X screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.6 inches phone comes with OLED display. The OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) is a display technology based on the use of organic polymers as the semiconductor material in Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs). The 6.6 inches OLED display of Huawei Mate X with 1148 x 2480 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.6 inches
Resolution1148 x 2480 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Huawei Mate X (8 GB) cannot be expanded.

Internal storage512 GB
Memory card slotno


The camera of the Mate X is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camerano
Main camera10 + 8 + 16 MP, 3648 x 2736 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED


The Huawei Mate X supports the latest 5G network technology. 5G is the fifth generation of cellular technology. It is designed to increase speed, reduce latency, and improve flexibility of wireless services. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Mate X comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Mate X phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
FM radiono
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter


The Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Mate X isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable


Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Mate X phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Mate X phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Mate X phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, GPU Turbo

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Mate X, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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