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 phones have 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 the market.
Huawei didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Mate X delays seem like secondary concern for Huawei, which has been a target of US lawmakers over concerns about itsand fears that its equipment could be used to spy on other countries and companies. US President Donald Trump , stopping American companies from selling equipment to it, but he’s since said he’ll .
First published at 2:32 a.m. PT.
Updated at 3:25 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.