Huawei Mate X5 – Specs, Price And Review

Huawei Mate X5 – Specs, Price And Review
Brand: Huawei
Category: Mobile Phones
  • Display 7.85 inches, Foldable OLED
  • Camera 50MP Triple camera / 8MP Selfie
  • Memory 512GB by 12GB RAM, 512GB by 16GB RAM, 1TB by 16GB RAM
  • Battery Silicon-carbon 5060 mAh, non-removable - China only
  • OS HarmonyOS 4.0 (China), EMUI (Europe), no Google Play Services
  • Launch 2023, September

Our Rating

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  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10
  • Design, Built Quality 9 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 10 / 10
  • Usability 9 / 10

The Huawei Mate X5, exclusive to China, boasts a substantial 5060 mAh Silicon-carbon battery that ensures enduring power. Charging is lightning-fast with 66W wired charging and 50W wireless charging. Additionally, it supports 7.5W reverse wireless charging, allowing you to power up other devices on the go.

The Mate X5 unfolds into a slim and elegant device, with unfolded dimensions of 156.9 x 141.5 x 5.3 mm and folded dimensions of 156.9 x 72.4 x 11.1 mm. It’s impressively lightweight at 243-245g, making it highly portable. The device features a glass front and back or an eco leather back, all enclosed in an aluminum frame. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM, IPX8 dust/water resistance up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes, and stylus support for both displays.

Huawei Mate X5 price

The star of the show is the foldable OLED display, boasting 1 billion colors and a smooth 120Hz refresh rate. With a generous 7.85-inch size and an 88.9% screen-to-body ratio, you’ll enjoy an immersive viewing experience. The resolution is a crisp 2224 x 2496 pixels. Additionally, there’s a cover display with OLED technology and a 120Hz refresh rate, measuring 6.4 inches at 1080 x 2504 pixels. The cover display is protected by Kunlun Glass.

Running on HarmonyOS 4.0 in China and EMUI in Europe, the Mate X5 operates without Google Play Services. Under the hood, it’s powered by the Kirin 9000S chipset, featuring an octa-core CPU configuration. This includes 1 high-performance Cortex-A720 core at 2.62 GHz, 3 Cortex-A720 cores at 2.15 GHz, and 4 power-efficient Cortex-A510 cores at 1.53GHz. The Mali-GPU provides stellar graphics performance.

The model is available in three storage variations, including 512GB with 12GB RAM, 512GB with 16GB RAM, and a whopping 1TB with 16GB RAM. The use of UFS technology ensures swift data access.

Huawei Mate X5 specs

For the optics, the smartphone spot  triple-camera setup on the rear, featuring a 50 MP wide lens (f/1.8 aperture) with PDAF, Laser AF, and OIS, a secondary 12 MP periscope telephoto lens (f/3.4 aperture) with PDAF, OIS, and 5x optical zoom, and a third 13 MP ultrawide lens (f/2.2 aperture). It supports LED flash, panorama, HDR, and 4K video recording at various frame rates. Upfront the selfie camera is an 8 MP wide lens (f/2.4 aperture).

The Mate X5 also features an 8 MP wide cover camera (f/2.4 aperture) for convenience. It supports HDR, panorama, and 4K video recording at 30fps.

Huawei Mate X5 Price In Nigeria

The Huawei Mate X5 Price In Nigeria goes for about N698,400 Naira in Nigeria. The availability of the model is the country is yet to be confirmed.

Huawei Mate X5 Price In The US

The Huawei Mate X5 Price In the United States starts around $740 United States dollars. The device is available on pre-sale online.

Huawei Mate X5 Price In Europe

The Huawei Mate X5 Price In Europe goes for about €734 Euro in Europe. The device is currently available on pre-sale online.

Huawei Mate X5 Price In India

In India the Huawei Mate X5 cost about the price of 58,100 INR, India rupees.

Full Specifications And Price


Status Available
Announced 2023, September


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE
5G Network SA/NSA
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Build Glass front, glass back or eco leather back, aluminum frame
Colors Black, White, Purple, Dark Green, Gold
Dimensions Unfolded: 156.9 x 141.5 x 5.3 mm // Folded: 156.9 x 72.4 x 11.1 mm
Weight 243 g or 245 g
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Screen Type Foldable OLED
Features 1B colors, 120Hz
Screen Size 7.85 inches, 197.5 cm2 (~88.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Multi-touch Yes
Resolution 2224 x 2496 pixels (~426 ppi density)
Protection Kunlun Glass (cover display only)
Stylus support


OS HarmonyOS 4.0 (China), EMUI (Europe), no Google Play Services
Chipset Kirin 9000S (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.62 GHz Cortex-A720 & 3x2.15 GHz Cortex-A720 & 4x1.53GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Maleoon 910
Software Extras Stylus support (both displays)
Cover display:
OLED, 120Hz, 6.4 inches, 1080 x 2504 pixels


Memory Slot Yes

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Camera Type Triple Lens
Camera lens Wide: 50 MP, f/1.8, 23mm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
Periscope Telephoto: 12 MP, f/3.4, 125mm, PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
Ultra Wide: 13 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, AF
Camera Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video Resolution 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera lens Wide: 8 MP, f/2.4

Cover camera:
Wide: 8 MP, f/2.4
Camera Features HDR, panorama
Video Resolution 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps


Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
USB USB Type-C 3.1, DisplayPort 1.2, OTG
Radio No
GPS Yes, with (L1+L5), GLONASS (L1), BDS (B1I+B1c+B2a+B2b), GALILEO (E1+E5a+E5b), QZSS (L1+L5), NavIC (L5)
Infrared port Yes
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE


Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Audio Jack No


Battery Type Silicon-carbon
Battery Capacity 5060 mAh
Placement non-removable
Fast charge 66W wired
Wireless Charging 50W wireless // 7.5W reverse wireless


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, altimeter, color spectrum
Dust/Water Resistance Yes - IPX8 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Models ALT-AL10


Price In USA (USD) $740
Price In Europe €734
Price in Nigeria (NGN) N698,400
Price In India (INR) 58,100 INR

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