Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei is set to roll out its Mate X 5G foldable smartphone next month in China starting from 9,999 yuan.
Chinese electronics company TCL, known for their budget TVs and for being the company behind modern-day Alcatel and BlackBerry phones, will release its first ever TCL-branded smartphone at IFA 2019 in Berlin next week.
Recently, Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi filed a patent in the database of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
The foldable Huawei Mate X is slated to launch by September at the latest, according to a Huawei executive who spoke to TechRadar this week.
It looks like 2019 will be the year of foldable phones. Many smartphone manufacturers have released their brand new products with foldable screen technology, the most noteworthy being are Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X.
At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019, the Chinese smartphone giant Huawei unveiled its first foldable 5G smartphone Mate X, which is priced at €2,299 ($2600).
It looks like Huawei will be joining the fray along with its competitors in becoming the first to release a foldable smartphone this year.