- Display8.0 inches
- Rear Camera40 MP/8 MP/16 MP
- Front CameraNA
- ProcessorKirin 990 5G
- Resolution2200 x 2480 pixels
- Operating SystemAndroid 10
- Storage512 GB
- Battery4500 mAh
- Dual SimYes
- Quick ChargingYes
In any case whether you are an aficionado of Huawei’s external collapsing show plan or not, there is no denying that it has a striking look to it.
In the event that you disregard the way that a large portion of its surface is a showcase, the Mate Xs looks shockingly “customary” in both of its end states. The extremely “strange” piece about it just shows itself while it is being collapsed or unfurled.
In its collapsed express, the Mate Xs the two closely resembles a cutting edge, slicker interpretation of a portion of the rounder cell phone structures of the past. Huawei has worked superbly of illuminating just the piece of the screen that makes up a 6.6-inch show with equivalent bezels on each side. The inert presentation that folds around the back mixes so consistently with the general structure, that an intermittent watcher may not see it’s an augmentation of a similar board.
Not at all like the dainty and extremely tall external showcase offered by the Galaxy Fold, on the Huawei Mate Xs outside presentation (the one implied for collapsed use) has a fairly standard 19.5:9 viewpoint proportion. This implies the Mate Xs has none of the goals scaling issues, which have been tormenting the Galaxy Fold’s outside showcase.
Unfurled, the Mate Xs is another monster altogether. In any case, once more, except if you witness the genuine change occurring, it looks very ordinary once completely unfurled – or, in other words, similar to a smooth tablet.
We discovered it very interesting that the topsy-turvy plan with a protruding part toward one side was very suggestive of Amazon’s Kindle Oasis digital book peruser – the closeness between those two is truly striking.
A major piece of why the Mate Xs feels so normal in the unfurled state is its amazing pivot. Huawei considers it a Falcon Wing Design and cases it has been improved and refined since the first Huawei Mate X execution.
The pivot is as far as anyone knows made utilizing zirconium-based fluid metal – an additional extreme combination which is both strong and simple to work for making complex shapes – and the whole component utilizes in excess of 100 accuracy cut pieces.
The turning shaft of the pivot is intended to contract and expand, contingent upon the current collapsed/unfurled condition of the showcase, with the goal that it bolsters the adaptable board in the most ideal manner. The primary promoted advantage of that will be that you get a “totally level” surface in the unfurled state and no “disintegration or bending of the picture along the pivot”.
As we can affirm, when you unfurl the Mate Xs, there no perceptible wrinkle at all – neither genuinely nor is there any picture mutilation on the screen to recommend one.
The huge collapsing show on the Mate Xs is significantly compliment and looks much better than the one on the changed Samsung Galaxy Fold.
In any case, there really is a discernable wrinkle in the showcase’s surface – no one but you can’t see it that without any problem. It’s generally recognizable while doing longer swipes over the presentation.
We didn’t anticipate that a foldable screen should be as entirely level as a glass-shrouded board. So when you put your desires in line, unmistakably Huawei has worked admirably with the foldable screen on the Mate Xs.
It’s important that the opening and shutting movements on the pivot are a long way from smooth. At any rate this time around the pivot doesn’t sound ratchety as it did on the first Mate X. All things considered, the collapsing and unfurling movement isn’t aided any way, and there is no simple method to completely close or open the telephone without applying critical weight on the board. This reality absolutely adds to the general tension this specific commentator felt about protecting the humongous screen from scratches. It is one region in which Samsung’s methodology and inward collapsing arrangement procure back certain focuses. Be that as it may, on the off chance that you have a more lighthearted methodology towards your apparatus, you’ll become acclimated to it right away.
The presentation on the Huawei Mate Xs is not normal for whatever else we’ve seen on a cell phone.
We previously adulated the Mate Xs for its great screen surface consistency when collapsed and capacity to keep up a level 180-degree surface when unfurled. We additionally didn’t look over a portion of its less-positive physical qualities, similar to the look and feel of its highest layer and its partiality towards both oil and residue.
It’s presently time to perceive how splendor and complexity are getting along. The Mate Xs’ FullView show has a monstrous 8-inch inclining when unfurled. It likewise sports a 2480 x 2200px goals, which is impressively higher than that of the Galaxy Fold’s 7.3-inch screen.
As far as max brigthtness, the Mate Xs acts rather in an unexpected way, contingent upon whether you are utilizing it collapsed, with its 6.6-inch, 19.5:9, 2480 x 1148-pixel show or completely unfurled at 8 inches, 8:7.1 and 2480 x 2200 pixels.
Since we utilize a white example topping off 75% of the accessible screen land in our splendor estimation tests, we expected diverse pinnacle white levels in the two modes.
A perusing of 448 nits when collapsed isn’t stunning, yet unquestionably adequate for indoor use. The deliberate brilliance dropped distinctly to 413 nits with the screen unfurled, so truly, it is anything but an enormous contrast. In either case, we get splendor which isn’t heavenly yet totally usable.
Outside, under direct daylight, is the place things get somewhat more unpleasant since the Mate Xs has no maximum auto mode. It certainly has a legitimate light meter, covered up away underneath the board, and we affirmed it’s enrolling surrounding light effectively. In any case, regardless of our earnest attempts, our audit unit never figured out how to sparkle past the 448 nits figure, referenced previously.
Taking a gander at the similar outcomes table, that is unmistakably not on an appropriate lead level. Both the Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Z Flip beat it in max brilliance, on account of their transitory overdrive modes.
All things considered, stress that the showcase on the Mate Xs is still completely usable, in actuality – just marginally battling in direct daylight.
It is additionally acceptable to take note of that the board on the Mate Xs has almost no light-drain. Impacting at max brilliance, its dark level stayed at a strong 0. A great deal of this may be because of the amazing consistency of the showcase surface, accomplished by Huawei. This all means flawless blacks and endless difference on the Mate Xs. Much the same as we are accustomed to seeing from ordinary OLED boards.
One thing that is perceptibly absent from the Mate Xs is HDR playback support. We can just accept that that is because of it not hitting the necessary pinnacle brilliance levels. An errand Samsung managed with the Galaxy Fold. It’s a disgrace, truly, since the Mate Xs in any case does fairly well with shading version.
There are two shading presets in the showcase settings menu – the default ‘Striking’, which offers a progressively run of the mill, soaked OLED look, with normal deltaE estimations of 5.4 when collapsed and 5.8 when unfurled.
At that point there is the ‘Regular’ mode, which brings hues much nearer to the DCI-P3 shading space, with normal deltaE estimations of 3.1 and 3.4 for collapsed and unfurled individually.
The modern structure on the Mate Xs is so striking trhat it’s anything but difficult to overlook the magnificence of its inside plan that frequently gets disregarded. It is inconceivably complicated and an accomplishment of building in itself.
Huawei wasn’t content with just packing whatever fits inside the dainty body and for the most part the “handle” bit of the telephone. Rather, the top-end Kirin 990 5G was picked for the errand. The 7nm EUV+ plan it utilizes is clear in addition to when managing such restricted spaces.
Contrasted with the past gen Kirin 980, Huawei gladly asserts it big cheese Kirin 990 5G can oversee 23% CPU execution enhancements, 39% GPU ones, on account of the Mali-G76 MP16 and an astounding 460% improvement in NPU undertakings. The last comes civility of a Dual Big Core NPU, expand on the Da Vince design, in addition to 1 Tiny Core NPU unit. Then again, the EUV+ procedure, in addition to a lot of equipment plan endeavors, make the Kirin 990 5G 23% more CPU proficient, 32% in GPU, and 290% in NPU errands.
Having just audited gadgets like the Huawei P40 pair, none of this is extremely new on a base level, however. The Kirin 990 5G has demonstrated its salt as of now. The extremely great piece here is that Huawei has some way or another figured out how to effectively pack everything inside the Mate Xs.
Corners weren’t cut on the network side of things. While the Kirin 990 5G has the space and force productivity parts of the condition previously secured, with its incorporated 5G modem arrangement, the recieving wire arrangement is a world full of unknowns. Huawei legitimately flaunts full-recurrence 5G support on the Mate Xs. That implies both non-independent (NSA) and independent (SA) support, just as TDD/FDD full recurrence groups. The rundown incorporates n79, n78, n77, n41, n38m n28, n3 and n1. In addition, you additionally get full-included 4G support on a second nanoSIM card, working close by an essential 5G one.
In any case, enough steering clear of the real issue. Something needs to give in this arrangement, isn’t that so? You can’t simply pack the entirety of that equipment inside such a little body and afterward use it to its maximum capacity? All things considered, that is somewhat of a convoluted answer on the Mate Xs, however the short form is that Huawei did as well as could be expected to let you keep the cake and eat it as well.
Focusing on the GeekBench scores for a piece, we can see the Kirin 990 5G not actually extending its wings completely inside the Mate Xs. That is a reality we came to acknowledge after fastidiously re-running the entirety of the tests on different occasions and affirming with Huawei agents that there is no shrouded Performance mode, which we may have missed. The decrease in execution is truly not that awful and just appropriately recognizable in engineered situations, with the Mate Xs despite everything keeping great inside a lead section in CPU terms.
You can anticipate that it should convey completely sufficient lead grade execution in everyday errands, which is extraordinary news. All things considered, we needed to in any event attempt and discover what is happening.
Since warm choking is the plague of the advanced latently cooled portable chipset, we began there. While heat is presumably a definitive factor here, amazingly, the Mate Xs doesn’t warm choke in the common way. Truth be told, it is in fact not warm choking by any means, rather self-choking its exhibition in a controlled way, to abstain from hitting a warm breaking point and afterward choking in any case.
One profit by such a methodology is the moderately cool surface temperature the Mate Xs figures out how to keep up during loads. It remains entirely agreeable to hold and there isn’t generally a solitary over the top temperature spot on it.
A great deal of this is most likely gratitude to the confused cooling arrangement Huawei built for the Mate Xs. Huawei considers it a “Cooling System with Advanced Flexible Graphite”. It is a three-layer arrangement, with pliant and adaptable graphite material as the base most layer, reaching heat sources and really expanding and bringing heat through the rely on the telephone, starting with one end then onto the next. This includes real extension of the material, as the pivot moves, which Huawei compares to the way “flying fish grow their balances as they skim on the water’s surface”. The ultimate objective is an all the more even warmth circulation. That layer at that point moves its warmth to a marginally progressively traditional warmth pipe framework, coming full circle in a fume chamber.
Muddled as it might be, it is by all accounts powerful practically speaking. Indeed, even the camera exhibit gets its own cooling arrangement looking like 8,000,000 aviation grade microcapsules that retain and scatter heat through stage change.
Furthermore, it is significant that Huawei explicitly called attention to that the EMUI 10.0.1 form on our survey unit isn’t actually a retail-prepared form. Evidently, the purchaser one will incorporate a Performance mode, which Huawei guarantees accomplishes P40 scores in manufactured benchmarks and the sky is the limit from there significantly, keeps up pace in certifiable use.
Because of its one of a kind physical structure, the Huawei Mate Xs really has its 4,500 mAh of all out battery limit split between two packs. This double plan most likely has a ton to do with the brisk charging usage.
True to form, battery perseverance fluctuates considerably dependent on the segment of the adaptable OLED show which is lit. Henceforth, we ran our program and disconnected video playback on-screen tests with both the Mate Xs collapsed and unfurled.
A while ago when we tried the Samsung Galaxy Fold, we didn’t generally try to perceive what sort of continuance we could escape the minuscule front presentation. That didn’t generally bode well, since it was anything but a reasonable method of utilizing the telephone. So for the Fold, we just have the battery life numbers with the 7.3-inch screen unfurled.
As a conspicuous difference to the Galaxy Fold, the Huawei Mate Xs remains entirely usable when collapsed. Actually, we would venture to state that for a large number of its clients, the 6.6-inch collapsed mode OLED experience will probably be the “every day” one.
Disconnected video playback really oversaw shockingly extensive run meetings. More than 12 hours on the full 8-inch OLED is honorable. Furthermore, it ought to be noticed that in spite of our earnest attempts to constrain it back to 16:9, our test consistently extended the video to fullscreen. That is not so much the most probable method of expending run of the mill video content on the Mate Xs, so this number is really a “thinking pessimistically” situation for the OLED, which had the entirety of its pixels connected constantly.
Same goes for the program test. Be that as it may, perusing on the full width and stature of the board is, interestingly, the favored method of getting things done. This is the place the perseverance of the Mate Xs truly dove to shockingly low levels. To such an extent, that we ran as much as 10 individual program tests, between the collapsed and unfurled states. The numbers are reliably disillusioning.
The Huawei Mate Xs can energize at to 55W, utilizing Huawei’s SuperCharge tech. You get a 65W PD divider charger in the container, close by a pleasant quality Type-C to Type-C link, appraised at 3.3A. That combo can even charge bigger gadgets like PCs, at up to 65W. We do need to ponder whether Huawei is remaining inside PD spec to pull-off its 55W SuperCharge, or there is something restrictive going on in the background. That is an examination for an alternate time, however. In any case, do leave a remark if it’s something you would be keen on.
Anyway, utilizing the included charger and link, we got from a dead battery to 42% in only 15 minutes. At that point 80% at the brief imprint. A full charge took directly around 57 minutes. Magnificent in our book, regardless of whether slightly shy of the promoted 85% in a short time.
While we’re on the subject of charging, however, one thing we need to note is the absence of remote or converse remote charging capacities on the Mate Xs. We understand that it would cost a great deal of inward space in the as of now packed plan on the Mate Xs. However, it despite everything feels like an advocated protest to make, perceiving how the Samsung Galaxy Fold is completely Qi charging able, in the two bearings.
Regardless of its size impediments, the Mate Xs despite everything figures out how to offer an extremely intense quad-camera arrangement. While it isn’t actually fair and square of Huawei’s current-gen arrangements, as found in the P40 family, it is nothing to disdain at. The general arrangement is by all accounts near the one found in the Huawei P30. A reality that bodes well when we consider that the first plan for the Mate Xs, or rather the Mate X was built up some time back and a camera trade and revival would require a progressively genuine redesign.
First up, we have the principle 40MP, 1/1.7″ sensor. It is one of Huawei’s mark RYYB channel plans, which is promoted to offer better light-social affair capacities, in addition to other things. It is a Bayer configuration, proposed to deliver 10MP pictures. However, taking shots at the full 40MP is likewise conceivable, with certain trade offs included.
It is significant this isn’t the best execution we have seen of this specific camera module. The P30 Pro, for example, makes them sit behind a more brilliant f/1.6 focal point, rather than the f/1.8 one on the Mate Xs and furthermore incorporates OIS and Laser AF for it. These are not really significant impacts on the Mate Xs, which despite everything has the powerful snapper available to it.
Besides, two more. Or on the other hand three. Contingent upon whether you tally the valuable 3D TOF profundity sensor. The 16MP, f/2.2, 17mm ultrawide appears to be fundamentally the same as the one on the Huawei P30, also. By and by, it is missing Laser AF, however, and it just depends on PDAF. We would much rather concentrate on the way that the module incorporates self-adjust by any means, which makes it equipped for full scale shots as close as 2.5cm away from the subject.
At long last, the 8MP fax. Huawei promotes it as offering a 3x optical zoom, as determined from the 17mm ultrawide. Likewise, 5x half and half zoom and up to 30x computerized. It is likewise the main camera out of the bundle to really incorporate OIS. To be reasonable, the other two modules do completely fine with AIS (Huawei Ai Image Stabilization) EIS. Be that as it may, more on that later.
Before we proceed onward to camera quality, we should investigate the camera application, its UI and highlights. Nothing is truly out of the Huawei standard here. A shade key on the right, close by a change to empower selfie mode.
Presently, the Selfie mode works in a somewhat fascinating manner, as you can envision. It requires the telephone to be collapsed and afterward trains you to turn the unit around, with the fundamental camera confronting you. This is really one of only a handful not many situations in which you get the opportunity to utilize the back 6.38-inch part of the showcase.
Truth be told, any utilization case that requires a selfie camera – be it a video call, or application that calls upon a “selfie camera” will bring about a flip to the back showcase.
The mode selector/slider is entirely straight-forward. Its last passage houses a couple of extra modes. Things like Slow-MO, Panorama, Documents, Light artistic creation, and so forth.
A portion of the switches on the left-hand side of the camera Ui are clear as crystal, similar to the settings alternate route and the glimmer controls. The film-strip-looking catch really brings into channels. The Ai button flips Huawei’s MASTER AI framework. It isn’t on naturally, yet we made a point to test it out independently in a wide range of conditions.
One of the upgrades that Huawei gloats about with the Kirin 990 5G chipset is a fifth-age ISP, with 15% improvement in pixel throughput. We aren’t actually certain contrasted with what, however.
The ISP likewise accompanies double space clamor decrease, improved low-light video execution and backing for Block Matching and 3D sifting (BM3D), for up to 30% better commotion decrease. We’re just bringing this up here since we aren’t exactly certain whether a portion of these upgrades are attached to empowering the MASTER AI mode or simply work in any case. There is a Pro mode accessible. ISO controls go from 50 to 204,800 and screen speed goes from 1/4000 to 30 seconds.
Quality-wise, the Huawei Mate Xs obviously takes after the P30, from which it appears to acquire the vast majority of its camera equipment. In any case, the yield isn’t a duplicate. Rather plainly Huawei has figured out how to effectively expand on what was at that point capable equipment and programming, with considerably progressively refined preparing. Shots from the primary camera turn out in 3648 x 2736 pixels, or 10MP, as a matter of course and have a lot of detail for sure. Obviously, a higher goals camera could, possibly offer more, yet this is more than sufficient.
Talking about subtleties, specific fine geometric examples to a great extent do come-out appearing to be somewhat unique than they are, in actuality. That is only a piece of the Bayer sensor experience. At any rate somewhat.
Dynamic range in these shots is incredible, so is consistency. Huawei’s shading science probably won’t be to everybody’s taste, however. The methodology includes a somewhat more quieted look than, state, what an ongoing Samsung Galaxy leader would create. Somewhat less honing by and large, too. Thant’s not so much an analysis, however. While the two methodologies unquestionably have their points of interest, we would allude to Huawei’s methodology as all-round develop handling.
The quieted look of these shots can be credited to the extra-shady climate we were encountering. Most shots in such conditions could profit by a bit of HDR. The Mate Xs has a committed HDR mode, yet that is not actually what we had as a top priority since it delivers truly shading rich and soaked shots. Sort of the substitute importance of HDR photography. There is, be that as it may, something many refer to as MASTER AI, accessible on an advantageous switch in the principle camera interface. Its consequences for a large portion of our shots were unobtrusive, yet pleasant. It applies slightly more sharpness to the casing and raises the immersion somewhat.
We unquestionably believe that there is more enhancement going on in the background than the straightforward changes we simply depicted. Since, applying those by themselves in post don’t generally get us similar outcomes. In addition, every so often, paying little mind to having the Ai switch on or off, the camera UI would raise a message that it is “honing” the picture and we need to hold the telephone consistent. We barely saw contrasts between photographs taken with that apparently arbitrary spring up showing up and those without, so Master AI remains something else, altogether. We just observed advantages from keeping it on.
Like we previously referenced, you can go in and power the primary 40MP camera to shoot in its local full-goals. This offers minimal certifiable advantages, since it’s truly not how the sensor should be utilized. Those “creative” interpretations of certain fine examples, we referenced prior, will in general get extremely unnecessary in 40MP mode.
Before we proceed onward to different cameras and modes on the Mate Xs, there is one eminent issue, we watched much of the time while shooting with the principle 40MP camera. Now and again, it essentially chooses to switch-up its white equalization definitely and quickly. We at first saw this in 40MP mode and figured it may be identified with it. Be that as it may, the impact additionally showed while shooting our ISO outline for the image think about database. Low-light conditions naturally appeared to exasperate the conduct further. Ideally, it’s a generally simple programming fix.
To the extent its primary reason in concerned – catching a wide scene, the 16MP snapper on the Mate Xs is skillful, if not so much excessively great.
There is observable delicate quality all around the casing. Barrel contortion around the corners in on the more forceful side. Dynamic range is normally more constrained than what we get with the principle camera and hues will in general come out more quieted. There is slightly more commotion in these ultrawide shots, contrasted with the fundamental camera, which we see as a success.
We are lumping these two together, since the Huawei Mate Xs has its principle camera exhibit pulling twofold obligation as a selfie camera, also. The back showcase of the telephone in collapsed mode is utilized for this reason.
Each time an application demands access to a “selfie” camera on an OS level, it consequently runs on the back presentation, rather than the primary one. One lamentable outcome of this arrangement is that you can never have a video visit or utilize any of said applications on the full, unfurled 8-inch show.
Results looks noteworthy, as they should, given the general execution of the camera up until now. Also, the incorporation of a committed profundity sensor in the camera exhibit.
The Mate Xs offers a natural programming experience to any individual who’s utilized a Huawei cell phone as of late. The OS accompanies certain odds and ends that are customized for the new collapsing structure factor, however they are not the same number of as you would might suspect.
How about we not lose trace of what’s most important, however. Our Mate Xs audit unit runs EMUI 10.0.1, which isn’t to be mistaken for the 10.1 form, we saw on the P40 family. While the number contrast between the two probably won’t sound major, EMUI 10.1 achieves a lot of energizing new highlights.
A portion of the new highlights presented by EMUI 10.1 show up in some structure on the Mate Xs, as well, similar to the new Multi-Window, spring up see, and the Multi-Screen coordinated effort highlights. Different highlights, similar to Huawei’s Celia Ai colleague, are missing out and out. We can just expect that Huawei made an EMUI branch explicitly custom-made to the Mate Xs and its structure factor and afterward wound up with a concoction of its present and up and coming list of capabilities.
Beginning from the lock screen experience first, we locate a discretionary AOD usage, however it’s fairly fundamental. You just get a little determination of watch gadget styles and a scheduler.
The most glaring oversight is that the AOD can just take a shot at the front 6.6-inch show, while the telephone is collapsed. It is extremely unlikely to recover this data on the telephone despite the fact that it’s actually ‘a screen,’ as well.
So indeed, getting your most loved applications and games to take a shot at Huawei telephones may be a greater issue than you are utilized to on different telephones. Notwithstanding, Huawei has concentrated vigorously on bringing the most applicable provincial applications in every nation ready. And keeping in mind that certain applications like – ride-hailing applications or area based increased reality games – will never work without Google’s Location administrations, odds are you will get straight down to business with most bases secured with regards to the most basic applications. Also, the AppGallery is continually extending so regardless of whether you don’t discover the application you need now, it may be there sooner than you might suspect.
Should I Buy It?
The Huawei Mate Xs is a mind boggling item however it has numerous perspectives and layers and concocting a decision has been a genuine test.
On the other side, in the wake of getting the chance to encounter all that it brings to the table, we feel like this long survey has scarcely started to expose what’s underneath. Past the geeky excellence of the new structure factor and the inauspicious truth of a portion of the unavoidable tradeoffs, the Mate Xs will without a doubt satisfy its most significant crucial to get everyone’s attention, to play with the media, to work up conversations and in the long run fill in as a demonstration of the building ability of the organization that has made it. That is the thing that a “corona” item is about and Huawei worked admirably with this one.
The Mate Xs goes past the insignificant tech exhibit that the principal version was. The two vary similarly that an idea vehicle at a vehicle show varies from something like a genuine “supercar”. Also, much the same as a supercar, the Huawei Mate Xs is most likely intended to be appreciated on ends of the week. Much the same as how a supercar will without a doubt give you excites and a lot of astounding minutes to the detriment of managing a wide range of the tradeoffs in reasonableness, the Mate Xs won’t be as simple to deal with as a customary cell phone and the client experience will be blended in with a touch of bargains and early-adopter burdens.
The main current contender available is the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Likewise, as of now accessible in its second, changed structure.
Despite the fact that we have a characteristic tendency to place these two telephones in a similar temporary fad as the biggest diplomats of foldable showcase tech, actually, they are tremendously various monsters. We are just starting to comprehend what is conceivable with foldable board tech, and each part of the correlation between these two will boil down to individual inclination. It’s extremely difficult to impartially say which one offers higher efficiency or potentially better adaptability.
It’s significantly harder to guarantee which has better solidness. It’s anything but difficult to state that he Galaxy is the person who is keeping its delicate board within, yet the organization’s specific selection of materials and foldable board finish have gone under a ton of fire as of late.
We truly making the most within recent memory went through with the Huawei Mate Xs. As likely will anybody energetic about cell phones and tech as a rule. It is only an astounding gadget that pushes the envelope in a larger number of ways than one, offering a brief look into one potential future for the business. It’s the meaning of a “radiance item” for both Huawei and collapsing show tech, displaying what is conceivable as well as pushing it forward and really getting into the purpose of relative suitability as an end-client item.
All that being stated, would we get one for ourselves? No. The useful and budgetary truths are as yet stacked solidly against it. Yet at the same time, we think the Mate Xs is madly cool and a significant achievement for the eventual fate of the cell phone industry.