Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Repair the foldable Mate X Phone screen? That will be 900 Euros, please

The Huawei service website shows that a screen repair for the Mate X in China costs 7080 yuan. Converted this amounts to approximately 910 euros. This makes the repair more expensive than many modern smartphones. The amount applies to consumers and includes labor costs. This does, however, concern prices for the Chinese market. The price will also be so high, because the folding screen is expensive to produce. The telephone itself costs 16,799 yuan, or 2185 euros.

Repair costs for the other parts are a lot lower. Replacing the chipset costs 3579 yuan, which amounts to around 460 euros. Replacing the camera costs 90 euros, a battery door costs 46 euros and a new battery costs 38 euros. The Mate X contains two batteries.

The Mate X has been available in China since 15 November. It is currently unknown whether the telephone will also be marketed outside of China. The Mate X was announced in February and would initially be released in June.

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The release of the device was postponed until September after the problems surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Fold release, but Huawei announced just before this planned release that the device was not yet ready for sale. Samsung asks for the first screen repair of the Galaxy Fold around 150 euros. The second time a Fold needs a new screen, it costs users around 600 euros.

Teodora Torrendo
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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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