Here's a sneak peek at Huawei's first foldable phone

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Ahead of its expected unveiling at this year's Mobile World Congress, a billboard has given us our first look at the Huawei Mate X.

Images of a billboard advertising the device surfaced earlier today, confirming the name of the device and giving us a look at the folding mechanism - which looks to be significantly different from Samsung's Galaxy Fold.

The original tweet that revealed the Huawei Mate X can be seen below:

No word yet on what the software and hardware of the device will look like but with Huawei's Mobile World Congress press conference only a few days away, we probably won't have to wait long to find out.

Back in October, Huawei CEO Richard Yu confirmed to Digital Trends that Huawei were working on foldable phones. Since then, Yu has clarified the company’s intentions by telling attendees of a Huawei 5G event in Beijing that "we look forward to seeing you in Barcelona in February, where we will launch the world's first 5G smartphones with foldable screen."


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