It’s been a little over a year since Huawei included a “shell” mobile phone in its range of foldable devices to work with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: P50 Pocket. Since then, this device has become the most interesting foldable screen mobile phone from the Asian manufacturer due to its high performance and elegant design. At least that’s how it has been so far. Huawei has announced a new version of this model, Pocket Swhich retains some of the most attractive features of the previous model but strips out some features to be able to run it at a lower price.
The main difference between this new Huawei Pocket S and Huawei P50 Pocket is performance in particular. Last year’s model is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, while Pocket S model includes Snapdragon 778 4G; more focused on mid-range mobile phones. Yes, it comes with RAM and storage configurations ranging from 8GB and 128GB to 12GB and 512GB. It also supports the same 4000mAh battery with 40W fast charging.
Huawei Pocket S says goodbye to the “ultraspectral” camera
On the other hand, Huawei Pocket S continues this feature. round outer screenwhere you can view notifications and other important information such as navigation, weather, etc. when the flex screen is closed.
Right above this 1.04-inch round bezel is the main camera. This notably consists of a 40-megapixel primary sensor and a second 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. Therefore, we lose the 32-megapixel ultra-spectral camera.the purpose of which is to capture images with more realistic colors.
On the other hand, the selfie camera has a resolution of 10.7MP. Yes, it’s only for video calls, as the round outer screen can be used as a preview to take selfies with the two main cameras.
As for the internal screen, Huawei Pocket S has 6.9″ flexible OLED panel. It has Full HD+ resolution as well as a 120Hz refresh rate, and its hinge can also withstand up to 400,000 flexes, according to the company. It also comes with HarmonyOS 2.0, the company’s own operating system, as well as its own services.
Price and availability of the new Huawei clamshell
Currently Huawei Pocket S only announced in China. However, it is likely that it will be available worldwide in the coming months. In the meantime, we will have to be content with its prices in the Asian market.
- Huawei Pocket S 8GB + 128GB: about 830 euros per shift (5988 yuan).
- Huawei Pocket S 8GB + 256GB: about 900 euros per shift (6488 yuan).
Source: Hiper Textual