Huawei Mate X VS Samsung Galaxy Fold, Everything You Want Know

At this year's MWC, 5G and folding screens became a hot topic, they are the lead of mobile phone design. At MWC 2019, Samsung released its first foldable mobile phone - Samsung Galaxy Fold. Subsequently, Huawei also released their first foldable phone – Huawei Mate X. Here is a comparison of Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X. Which foldable device do you like better?


Samsung Galaxy Fold image


Release Date 


Samsung launched its first foldable phone in Feb.20th at MWC 2019, within a week, the Huawei launched the Huawei Mate X in Feb.24th. Although the phone is launched, you can’t buy it now. Samsung Galaxy Fold will launch to us in April 2019, while the Huawei Mate X need to wait to the middle of 2019.


Appearance Design


The display of Samsung Galaxy Fold is folding inside, while the Mate X is outside. So the Huawei Mate X is thinner than Galaxy Fold, it is only 11mm when folded. When the phone is unfolded, the Mate X is bigger and thinner than the Samsung Galaxy Fold.




There are two display on Samsung Galaxy Fold, the folded display is 4.6 inches, while the unfolded display is 7.3 inches.


Different from the Samsung, the Huawei Mate X has 3 display. Front and back screen when folded, and a big screen when unfolded. The Huawei Mate X front display is 6.6 inches, the back display is 6.4 inches and the unfolded display is 8 inches.




The Samsung Galaxy Fold price is $1980, it is much higher than the latest Samsung Galaxy S10 series. However, the price is not the highest, only higher. The Huawei Mate X is €2299, it may be the most expensive smartphone from now.




Huawei Mate X image with 3 cameras


The Samsung Galaxy Fold has 6 cameras, one front 10M camera on the 4.6 inches screen, 10M+8M on the 7.3 inches screen and 12MP Telephoto Camera, 12MP Wide-angle Camera, 16MP Ultra-Wide Camera on the rear cover. The Huawei Mate X only have 3 cameras on the rear housing, but it also can be used for selfies.




The Samsung Galaxy Fold battery capacity is 4380 mAh, it is bigger than the Samsung Galaxy S10 series battery. Due to the big size of body, the Huawei Mate X battery is 4500 mAh.


Charging Speed


The Samsung Galaxy Fold is fast charging compatible on wired and wireless. The Huawei Mate X support 55W fast charging, it can be charged to 85% in 30 minutes.




5G is the selling point of mobile phones in 2019, both of the two devices support the 5G. If your city is covered with 5G by your carrier, you can experience the fast speed of the network. Do you want to buy the 5G devices? Please read here: Should We Buy 5G Phones In 2019?




The Samsung Galaxy Fold has 4 colors to choose: Blue, Green, Silver and Black colors. While the Huawei Mate X only have one color: Interstellar Blue. Which color would you like better?


RAM and Storage


The Samsung Galaxy Fold specs are very high, it has 12GB RAM, 512Gb ROM. The Huawei Mate X has the same ROM, but the RAM is 8GB. Also, the Mate X chip is Kirin 980, not the newest chip.



The comparison between Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X is completed, which device do you like better and want to buy? Welcome to comment below.


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