In addition, Huawei CEO Richard Yu confirmed an MWC launch just a week ago at an investor meeting in Beijing.
The Chinese smartphone brand, which overtook Apple in August past year to become the world's second largest phone maker behind Samsung, tweeted an image of a folding handset to announce its keynote presentation during the annual smartphone symposium on 24 February.
This week, Samsung is finally updating its flagship devices to the latest version of Android, Android 9 Pie. Samsung is expected to unveil this foldable smartphone on February 20 alongside the Galaxy S10, but, thanks to a teaser video, we are now getting an early look at Samsung's foldable smartphone. Royole may or may not have a say with its FlexPai and now Huawei wants to remind us that it has a foldable smartphone coming in the public's direction soon, too. For now, interested smartphone users can go to preferred providers for these new phones. The Chinese company is expected to showcase its 5G foldable phone at the event.More news: Kyrie Irving uncertain on future despite making pledge to Boston Celtics
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Around a year ago, a patent leak spoke about Huawei developing a foldable display phone that was in the works. From companies like Samsung to Xiaomi and LG, foldable smartphones have become more than just a novelty. Before then, Huawei's rival Samsung was also rumoured to be working on a foldable phone.
Huawei's MWC 2019 event is scheduled for February 24 at 2 PM Barcelona time. The Galaxy F's main screen disappears inside the device when you fold it.
Huawei may have raised the stakes somewhat by teasing 5G capabilities for its phone.