Huawei is reportedly in the works to launch a new foldable phone under the Mate X-series that is rumoured to be called Mate X3. The brand has not yet announced its arrival. However, the device has already started surfacing on certification sites with the model number PAL-AL00, hinting at an imminent launch.
According to a Chinese tipster WHYLAB, the Huawei Mate X3 might carry model number PAL-AL00, which has now passed through 3C certification site. According to the 3C listing, the device will lack 5G connectivity. It means that we are looking at Kirin 9000 4G chipset inside the Mate X3. The listing further reveals that the device supports 66W fast charging.
The device was recently spotted on TENAA certification site, which revealed that the Huawei phone will boot HarmonyOS 2.0.1 skin. It will have a 4,500mAh rated battery capacity.
Huawei has not yet announced the launch details of the Mate X3. However, rumours suggest that it could be unveiled by the end of April. If so, we might hear an official announcement in the coming days.
Huawei Mate X2 specifications
Huawei Mate X3 will launch as a successor to the last year’s Mate X2. The device came in LTE and 5G variants with an 8.0-inch outer OLED display with 90Hz refresh and a 6.45-inch cover OLED display that also supports 90Hz refresh rate. The 4G model of Mate X3 is powered by the Kirin 9000, and the 5G model also has Kirin 9000 chipset, but with the 5G capabilities.
Huawei Mate X2 features a quad camera setup on the back, which includes a 50MP primary camera with OIS, a 12MP telephoto lens with OIS and 3x optical zoom, an 8MP periscope telephoto lens with OIS and 10x optical zoom, and lastly a 16MP ultrawide camera. It is equipped with a 16MP selfie shooter. The device houses a 4,500mAh battery with support for 55W fast charging.