Huawei says it’s selling 100,000 foldable phones a month
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Huawei says its foldable Mate X phone is selling at a clip of 100,000 per month since it launched in China in November, according to Android Central. The Mate X, which is only for sale in China, sells for 16,999 yuan, or about $2,400.
That’s just shy of the sales estimates for rival Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, although it’s not totally clear exactly how shy. Samsung executive Young Sohn incorrectly claimed the Galaxy Fold had sold 1 million units, but later updated that figure at CES 2020 to “400,000 to 500,000” since its September launch.
Huawei and rival Samsung were the two front-runners in the race to bring a foldable phone to market first in 2019. At CES 2019, foldable prototypes were plentiful. But Samsung beat most top competitors…