Huawei P50 Pocket foldable smartphone launched with flip design, 6.9-inch 120Hz AMOLED display: price, specs

This is the first foldable flip smartphone from Huawei.

  • The Huawei P50 Pocket Flip smartphone has a folding mechanism similar to Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3.
  • The foldable phone comes with a triple rear camera setup, with a 40MP primary camera sensor.
  • The base model of the smartphone with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage is priced at CNY 8988 (around Rs 1,06,000).

Huawei has unveiled its first flip foldable smartphone. The Huawei P50 Pocket is the newest foldable smartphone from the company with a design similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. This means the Huawei P50 Pocket features a flip phone folding mechanism, unlike the Huawei Mate X2. It’s powered by a Snapdragon 888 chipset. The device sports a 6.9 inch OLED display with a 21:9 aspect ratio, 442ppi pixel density, and also supports 1.07 billion colors with P3 wide color gamut. There is no information on when the smartphone will be available in global markets, including India. Let’s look at the Huawei P50 Pocket price, specifications, and other information below.

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Huawei P50 Pocket: Price, availability

The Huawei P50 Pocket, which was released today in China, costs CNY 8988 (about Rs 1,06,000) for the 8GB of RAM and 256GB internal storage variant. The base model is available in two colour options of Crystal White and Obsidian Black. A premium Glit Gold Edition with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage is also available for CNY 10,988 (roughly Rs 1,29,900). It also goes for sale from today itself in China.

Huawei P50 Pocket: Specifications

The smartphone comes with a 6.9-inch AMOLED display with a 21:9 aspect ratio. The display has a 120Hz refresh rate as well as a 300Hz touch sampling rate. The multi-dimensional hinge, which has a smaller radius than its predecessors, is a standout feature of the whole design of the smartphone. The company at the launch event said that it spent years perfecting this important feature of the phone, which allows it to fold inward like a clamshell.

Huawei P50 Pocket

The Huawei P50 Pocket is equipped with a 4,000mAh battery that supports 40W SuperCharge rapid charging. It houses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 processor, although it only supports 4G networks. Other highlights include up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage, Wi-Fi 6, front and rear camera face unlock, and a fingerprint scanner on the side. The device is just 7.2 mm thick when unfurled and 15.2mm thick when folded in. It weighs about 190 grams.

Further, the flippable smartphone comes with a unique triple rear camera setup, with a 40MP True Chroma camera, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 32MP Ultra Spectrum camera with a 10 channel Multi-Spectrum sensor and an Ultra Spectrum illuminator. While the main and wide-angle lenses are pretty standard, it is the tertiary sensor that gives the camera its unique edge. Like the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the Huawei P50 Pocket features a fingerprint scanner on the side, and face unlock is supported by both the primary camera and the selfie camera. The device runs on the company’s own Harmony OS, without Google Play services.

Key Specs

Huawei P50 Pocket 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 | 8 GBProcessor
6.9 inches (17.53 cm) Display
40 MP + 13 MP + 32 MPRear camera
10.7 MPSelfie camera
4000 mAh Battery
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