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Huawei Mate Xs 5G now available on postpaid in PH

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Huawei‘s second foldable phone after the Mate X first went on sale in the Philippines at retail stores. Today, three months after its initial availability, it’s finally being offered on postpaid.

READ ALSO: Huawei Mate Xs 5G: Specs, sample pictures, first impressions

You can now get the Huawei Mate Xs 5G exclusively from Globe Platinum through ThePlatinum Plan 4999 — the telco’s featured postpaid plan for the device. For P4,999 (around $101) a month for 24 months and a one-time cash out of P70,800 ($1,432), you get the following:

  • all-month data surfing;
  • two days of data roaming;
  • unlimited calls and texts to subscribers of all networks;
  • unlimited calls to DUO and landline in the same area;
  • P1,500 ($30) worth of consumable allowance;
  • double Globe Rewards Points, where two points are earned for every P50 ($1) billed amount; and
  • access to Globe Priority Network; Thea, the Globe Platinum digital assistant; airport lounges; and priority-passenger programs, among others.

However, take note that only 50 Huawei Mate Xs 5G units will be up for grabs. Off-contract, the foldable smartphone is priced at P139,999 ($2,831). Some of its highlights include a falcon-wing design that’s more durable than the one on the Mate X; a powerful Kirin 990 chip; and an integrated 40-megapixel Supersensing Leica Quad-Camera System.

Huawei Mate Xs 5G official product video

This is the sixth 5G Huawei model in Globe Telecom’s stable. Already on offer are the Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G variant, Huawei Nova 7 SE, Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, and Huawei P40 Pro Plus. Pretty much a signal that the Ayala-led telco is indeed going to officially launch its 5G service this month.

SEE ALSO: Watch: 5G and 4G speed tests on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro

But make no mistake, while the next-generation network is not commercially available yet, you can already get 5G signal in select areas, such as in Taguig City’s Bonifacio Global City or BGC.

Huawei Mate Xs 5G specs

  • 6.6-inch foldable OLED screen, 2,480 x 1,148 resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio (phone mode)
  • 6.38-inch OLED screen (phone mode; rear/secondary)
  • 8-inch OLED screen, 2,480 x 2,200 resolution (tablet mode)
  • 7nm octa-core Kirin 990 processor with integrated 5G modem
  • 8GB RAM
  • 512GB expandable storage
  • Quad: 40MP, f/1.8 main camera; 16MP, f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera; 8MP, f/2.4 telephoto camera with OIS (up to 30x digital zoom); 3D depth sensor
  • Fingerprint reader (side-mounted)
  • 4,500mAh dual-battery setup with 55-watt fast wired charging
  • EMUI 10 based on Android 10
  • Huawei AppGallery/Huawei Mobile Services (HMS)
  • Color: Interstellar Blue

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 21 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.