Huawei Mate X2 (2021) review

Android OS v10.0
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Mali-G78 MP16
8 GB / 256 GB
6.45 inches (1160 x 2700 px)
50 + 8 + 16 + 12 MP, 8192 x 6144 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Huawei announced the launch of the Mate X2 smartphone in 2021. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Mate X2 phone with 6.45 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 9000 chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with Android OS v10.0 out of the box, and a Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.45 inches phone comes with a high resolution OLED display (1160 x 2700 px).

Huawei Mate X2 specifications

NameMate X2
Release date2021


The weight of Huawei Mate X2 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 (6.37 x 2.94 x 0.58 inches).

Weight10.41 oz
Dimensions6.37 x 2.94 x 0.58 inches
Colorsblack, crystal, ice blue, white
SIM typeNano SIM


The Huawei Mate X2 comes with Android OS v10.0 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 v10.0
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 9000
CPUOcta-core, Singe-core 3.13 GHz Cortex-A77, Triple-core 2.54 Ghz Cortex-A77, Quad-core 2.04 Ghz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G78 MP16


The size of Mate X2 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.45 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 6.45 inches OLED display of Huawei Mate X2 with 1160 x 2700 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.45 inches
Resolution1160 x 2700 px
Multitouch supportyes


The internal memory of Huawei Mate X2 (8 GB) cannot be expanded.

Internal storage256 GB
Memory card slotNM Card


The camera of the Mate X2 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. The main camera of Mate X2 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera16 MP
Main camera50 + 8 + 16 + 12 MP, 8192 x 6144 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED


The Huawei Mate X2 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 X2 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 X2 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
Bluetoothv5.2, 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 X2 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 X2 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 X2 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 X2 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, gravity, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging

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 X2, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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