The foldable phone reportedly won’t arrive in September after all.
Huawei already the launch of from summer , but it seems the $2,600 is being delayed again. The Chinese company told TechRadar we’re unlikely to see the phone before November, but is confident it’ll be out before the end of 2019. The report doesn’t give a reason for the delay. Foldable phoneshave been the and struggled with technical issues this year. Samsung‘s $1,980 Galaxy Fold was meant to go on sale in the US on April 26, but the Korean phone-maker hit the brakes right before the phone’s launch, due to on review units.
Theis expected to arrive in September, so it’ll likely beat Huawei to market.
Huawei didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Mate X delays seem like a secondary concern for Huawei, which has been a target of US lawmakers over concerns about its spy on other countries and companies. President Donald Trump , stopping US companies from selling equipment to it, but he’s since said he’ll .and fears that its equipment could be used to
Last week, Huawei, an operating system for smart devices, which the company says can be used in its phones if the US from Google’s Android.
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Originally published at 2:32 a.m. PT.
Updated at 3:25 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.