Last week, Huawei announced the Pocket S foldable phone. It is a stripped-down variant of the P50 Pocket that debuted last year. The device was up for pre-orders when it was launched. Now, the sales of the Huawei Pocket S have commenced in China.
Huawei Pocket S pricing and availability
The Huawei Pocket S is offered in three storage configurations of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. The base version starts at RMB 5,988 (~$822) for the 128GB option whereas the 256GB model is priced at RMB 6,488 (~$890). The 512GB variant carries a price tag of RMB 7,488 (~$1,028). The foldable phone is offered in Obsidian Black, Frost Silver, Mint Green, Sakura Pink, Primrose Gold, and Ice Crystal Blue. The foldable smartphone can be purchased in China from Vmall, Jd.com, Suning, and other retailers in the country.
Huawei Pocket S specifications
The Huawei Pocket S features a large 6.9-inch foldable OLED display bearing a resolution of 2,790 x 1,188 pixels. It offers 10-bit colours and a 120Hz refresh rate. There is a 1.04-inch secondary screen on the back panel. The device features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The Pocket S is the industry-first foldable phone with a multi-dimensional linkage lifting water drop hinge.
On the imaging front, the Huawei Pocket S comes with dual rear camera setup. It comprises a 40MP main sensor paired with a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens. There is a 10.7MP front-facing selfie snapper.
Under the hood, the Huawei Pocket S is equipped with a Snapdragon 778G processor. It packs 8GB RAM and up to 512GB storage. The device features a flexible graphite heat dissipation system. The foldable phone is backed by a 4,000mAh battery unit with support for 40W charging. Software-wise, the Pocket S runs on Harmony OS 3 out of the box.