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Huawei Foldable Smartphone MateX Launched Without Google OS
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Huawei Foldable Smartphone MateX Launched Without Google OS

Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling its first folding smartphone without Google apps and U.S. made processor chips following sanctions imposed by Washington. The Mate X, which unfolds to 14.6 centimeters (5.8 inches) wide, went on sale Friday on Huawei's online store in China priced at 16,999 yuan ($2,422). It competes with Samsung's Galaxy Fold launched in September. Huawei Technologies Ltd., China's first global tech brand, is scrambling to preserve its business following U.S. controls imposed in May on sales of American components and technology to the company, which Washington says is a security risk. The company is the No. 2 smartphone behind Samsung Electronics Ltd. and the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers. Huawei denies US accusations the company might ...