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Topic # 247818 25-Feb-2019 07:40
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The Mate X looks like a pretty amazing device. It makes Samsungs design look a little clunky. Early days yet though.

 

 

 

https://www.androidcentral.com/huawei-mate-x

 





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  Reply # 2186654 25-Feb-2019 08:47
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Yes, I agree.
Not so keen on the tablet screen being on the outside though. A little too prone to damage while being carted around in phone mode.
Eye watering price as well.




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  Reply # 2186742 25-Feb-2019 11:14
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I think this looks better than the Fold but the Fold is more practical (screen inside > screen outside) so if Samsung could improve the outside screen then I think it'd be great


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2186786 25-Feb-2019 11:27
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Yikes at US$2,600 (NZ$3,785)😱 wow that is eye watering 😭 I could buy two standard sized iPhone X 📱 (NZ$1,899 ea) and join them together with sellotape  and still have a better and more secure long term product.





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  Reply # 2186792 25-Feb-2019 11:34
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Looks nicer with it's slimmer bezels, but screen is bubbled/wrinkled when folded out.

 

https://www.phonearena.com/news/Huawei-Mate-X-is-amazing-but-its-screen-is-slightly-wrinkled-right-in-the-middle_id114007

 


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  Reply # 2186808 25-Feb-2019 11:42
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As someone who is not at all an Android fan/user, this looks incredible (and yes, makes the Galaxy Fold look old already!). Just a shame that it's made by Huawei (for obvious reasons).

 

I'm impressed that the front (when folded up) is such a large screen, compared to the Galaxy Fold which looks like it has a small inset screen when folded up.




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  Reply # 2186820 25-Feb-2019 12:03
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Benjip:

 

As someone who is not at all an Android fan/user, this looks incredible (and yes, makes the Galaxy Fold look old already!). Just a shame that it's made by Huawei (for obvious reasons).

 

I'm impressed that the front (when folded up) is such a large screen, compared to the Galaxy Fold which looks like it has a small inset screen when folded up.

 

 

Straightforward question. What the obvious reasons?





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  Reply # 2186852 25-Feb-2019 13:00
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hairy1:

Benjip:


As someone who is not at all an Android fan/user, this looks incredible (and yes, makes the Galaxy Fold look old already!). Just a shame that it's made by Huawei (for obvious reasons).


I'm impressed that the front (when folded up) is such a large screen, compared to the Galaxy Fold which looks like it has a small inset screen when folded up.



Straightforward question. What the obvious reasons?

at a guess, spying

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  Reply # 2186854 25-Feb-2019 13:02
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That 5G chip  has a bit of a premium on it at this stage in the market.

 

as does foldable screens, so It's no real surprise about the cost.

 

 

 

 

 

I'd be keen to have a play, but think i've been kinda put off huawei devices for a day to day driver given their support.





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  Reply # 2186860 25-Feb-2019 13:07
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Dial111:
hairy1:

 

Benjip:

 

 

 

As someone who is not at all an Android fan/user, this looks incredible (and yes, makes the Galaxy Fold look old already!). Just a shame that it's made by Huawei (for obvious reasons).

 

 

 

I'm impressed that the front (when folded up) is such a large screen, compared to the Galaxy Fold which looks like it has a small inset screen when folded up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Straightforward question. What the obvious reasons?

 

at a guess, spying

 

I have had 2 Huawei phones and are seriously tempted. And sorry but Facebook (already proven to have taken and sold our data), the USA as a whole let alone Google who already know more about me than my Mum. I am not gonna spend my days worrying about China. I have had 3 updates this year including getting Android 9 on my older model. No update issues here.

 

 


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  Reply # 2186936 25-Feb-2019 14:21
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hairy1:

 

Benjip:

 

As someone who is not at all an Android fan/user, this looks incredible (and yes, makes the Galaxy Fold look old already!). Just a shame that it's made by Huawei (for obvious reasons).

 

I'm impressed that the front (when folded up) is such a large screen, compared to the Galaxy Fold which looks like it has a small inset screen when folded up.

 

 

Straightforward question. What the obvious reasons?

 

 

Mainly the fact that the folding screen tech was stolen from Samsung.

 

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/11/30/tech/samsung-china-tech-theft/index.html

 

 




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  Reply # 2186937 25-Feb-2019 14:21
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There are enough geeks floating around these days poking their noses into Huawei phones that it would be silly of Huawei to put a back door into a phone. @Quinny is right. There are enough commercial companies leaking and giving away our data that China doesn't need a back door.





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  Reply # 2186980 25-Feb-2019 16:04
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Who are these people who pay $2k for a phone? That is some serious cheddar for a handheld device.

 

Are folding phone the next big thing? Looks too big to fit in your pocket, too small for tablet type duties.  

 

Don't ask me, i thought 3D TVs'were the next big thing.  


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  Reply # 2186984 25-Feb-2019 16:08
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Folding outright is a Deal Breaker, and wow that PRICE!?!?

 

 

 

I am keen to get my hands on one for a play and see the reviews. 

 

 


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