Huawei Mate X: the world's first foldable 5G camera phone

After tantalising our taste buds by teasing the device at the beginning of the year, Huawei has officially unveiled the world's fastest foldable 5G camera phone, the Huawei Mate X. 

Hot on the heels of revealing the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G, which will be the company's first consumer 5G phone, Huawei stepped up its arms race with Samsung by showing off the jaw dropping – and, as yet, completely unbroken – folding camera phone.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.