Top officials during the launching ceremony in Dubai on Wednesday.
Dubai: Following the successful launch of the first 5G commercial device in the UAE, Etisalat and Huawei on Wednesday unveiled Huawei’s first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) at Etisalat’s ultra-modern Open Innovation Centre in Dubai in the presence of Etisalat and Huawei senior management and the media.
The launch of the Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) is the second in the line of 5G devices from leading global smartphone brands, and will be available at Etisalat stores from July 12 . Etisalat began taking pre-orders for the highly anticipated device on July 1st.
Dr Ahmed Bin Ali, Group Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Etisalat, said: “We at Etisalat are pleased to welcome you today at the launch of Huawei’s first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone. With continuous investments in technology and innovation on the network, Etisalat’s infrastructure enables 5G connectivity today for all fixed and mobile devices. For this year alone, we will have up to 1,000 5G sites across the UAE. This event reflects our commitment to enable our customers to enhance customer experience, and enjoy the best-in-class performance and our 5G network that boasts of ultra-high speeds and low latency services.”
David Wang, Country Manager for Huawei Consumer Business Group in the UAE, said: “We are happy to be a part of this historical milestone and we highly anticipated to join the first 5G network roll-out by Etisalat in the UAE. The Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) with its wide range of patented 5G technologies is expected to represent high-speed connectivity and powerful performance, and usher UAE users in a new exciting era of smart mobile technologies.
Pre-orders: Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) in Emerald Green will be available for pre-order at a price of Dhs3699 starting July 11th, 2019. For every HuaweiEI Mate 20 X (5G) pre-order, customers will receive the Huawei Watch GT 2019.
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