Marking the start of the 5G era, HUAWEI’S highly anticipated Mate 20 X 5G has finally arrived in Qatar, making its official debut exclusively through Vodafone Qatar, with which this official market rollout comes after months of product and network testing. The HUAWEI Mate 20 X 5G is now available for PRE-ORDER for QAR 3,699. Consumers who pre-order the device from 8 to 17 July, 2019 will receive a gift, HUAWEI Watch GT, the best selling HUAWEI smartwatch worldwide, in addition to exciting offers from Vodafone Qatar.

Equipped with HUAWEI’s powerful 5G multi-mode terminal chips, the world’s first 7nm Balong 5000 and ultimate performer the Kirin 980, boasts excellent 5G connectivity while retaining the ability to down shift to 4G, 3G and 2G as well as other network systems. These include the SA (Standalone, 5G independent network) and NSA (Non Standalone, 5G non-independent networking) making it the best “real 5G network" phone.

Customers who pre-order the device will be eligible for a 50% discount, valid for 12 months, when signing up for a Vodafone Red Me postpaid plan, giving them a total savings of QAR3,300. Those who wish to be the first to own the HUAWEI Mate 20 X 5G are encouraged to visit www.vodafone.qa/huawei5Gpreorder to pre-order.

Ian Li, President of HUAWEI Consumer Businesss Group Middle East Multi Countries says: “5G is ushering in a new world of connectivity and we are proud to be at the forefront, setting a world standard for what smartphones can do. The HUAWEI Mate 20 X 5G is a work of art from our intensive investment into 5G and this is only the beginning. This launch is part of a strategic agreement between HUAWEI and Vodafone Qatar. Together, we are laying the ground for technologies that will support Qatar and its vision; and we will continue to provide a new intelligent life experience.”

Sheikh Hamad Bin Abdulla Al Thani, CEO, Vodafone Qatar, commented as well saying:“Vodafone Qatar is proud to be the exclusive provider of the Mate 20 X 5G, working in partnership with HUAWEI Consumer Business Group to introduce consumers to this distinctive 5G device. Vodafone Qatar is leading the deployment of 5G in Qatar across key locations. Now with the launch of Mate 20 X 5G, customers will be able to experience the 5G difference on our state of the art 5G network.”

The Mate 20 X 5G introduces HUAWEI’s newly upgraded EMUI 9.1 operating system coupled with a 7.2-inch full screen and a Leica Matrix multi-focus imaging system. The upgraded EMUI 9.1 system’s outstanding AI image processing, complements the triple Leica camera by optimizing color, saturation, white balance, contrast and picture sharpness according to the scene. With the Mate 20 X 5G, any user can create visually impactful photos without having to adjust settings.

The device also delivers exceptional battery life, super-fast charging and cooling capabilities, enabling it to stay cool and responsive even while running graphically-intensive media and games at high settings, ensuring continuous, stable and fast performance.

With innovation at the center of its operations, HUAWEI started investing in 5G technology in 2009 and by 2018 invested at least USD 600 million into 5G Resarch & Development (R&D) and innovations. To date, HUAWEI has established more than a dozen 5G R&D centers with an expert team of over 2,000 5G engineers, 5G patents in 2,570 categories to the European Telecommunications Standardization Association (ETSI), accounting for 17 percent of the global total and ranking first in the world.

Huawei is actively participating in the construction of 5G infrastructure around the world, helping telecom operators in various countries and regions to build 5G networks. Presently, Huawei ranks first in the world with 46 5G commercial contracts in 30 countries and over 100,000 5G base station shipments.