- The Huawei Mate X was originally scheduled to hit the market in June
- The company postponed its launch to work on quality testing
- Huawei sought to avoid negative reception courted by Galaxy Fold
After delaying the June launch of its much-anticipated foldable smartphone Mate X, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has now confirmed its arrival in September. Huawei Mate X was introduced to the world in February this year.
“The company has used the last few months to improve the P-OLED screen on the device to prevent it from getting caught up with the same problems that Samsung had with its foldable smartphone. The device is coming in September,” Vincent Pang, President of Huawei’s Western European Region, told TechRadar on Friday.
Later, the Chinese tech giant said it was taking a “cautious” approach with the shipments, following the failed launch of Samsung’s foldable smartphone Galaxy Fold in April owning to a foldable display issue.