HUAWEI confirms EMUI 12 update for range of smartphones

HUAWEI introduced EMIUI 12, the next major update for its smartphones globally, along with the nova 9 launch in Europe last week. At the APAC Autumn Product Launch event yesterday, the company confirmed the list of devices that will get the update in H1 2022. Continue reading “HUAWEI confirms EMUI 12 update for range of smartphones”

HUAWEI’s App Gallery witnesses 83% increase in app distribution in 12 months

HUAWEI is pushing hard on App Gallery as an alternative mobile apps ecosystem, since the US government has blacklisted the company, preventing US companies from doing business with them. According to the recent company’s claims, the platform has 2.3 million registered developers, a 77% increase from last year, and a diverse global audience of 530 million Monthly Active Users. Continue reading “HUAWEI’s App Gallery witnesses 83% increase in app distribution in 12 months”

HUAWEI P50 series powered by Kirin 9000 reportedly on track for the first half of 2021

Amid a lot of chaos, Chinese smartphone player HUAWEI is planning to launch the next P-series smartphone, purportedly called P50, in the first half of 2021. As per the reports, HUAWEI is likely to use the Kirin 9000 SoC, which the company used for Mate 40 series. Continue reading “HUAWEI P50 series powered by Kirin 9000 reportedly on track for the first half of 2021”

US FCC officially designates HUAWEI and ZTE as a national threat

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has officially designated HUAWEI and ZTE as threats to national security barring both the companies from using government subsidy money through the $8.3 billion Universal Service Fund to purchase equipment from the companies for their networks. Continue reading “US FCC officially designates HUAWEI and ZTE as a national threat”

HUAWEI signs Hungama as AppGallery’s prime online streaming channel

To compete with the Play Store and App Store, HUAWEI has been working hard to bring partners onto its AppGallery. Today they announced that AppGallery will be onboarding Hungama, a popular digital entertainment company in India, to be its prime online streaming channel.

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HONOR Vision 55-inch 4K HDR Smart TV with pop-up camera announced in India, coming in Q1 2020

HONOR India has announced their entry into the smart TV market with the unveiling of the HONOR Vision Smart Screen at India Mobile Congress today. The TV will feature the  “Honghu 818” intelligent display chipset by HiSilicon along with AI Camera NPU Chipset, a flagship level WiFi Chipset and will be the first TV to run on Huawei’s new Harmony OS.

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HUAWEI to introduce EMUI 10 on August 9 [Update: Official invite and expected features]

Update: August 6, 2019 — HUAWEI has finally published an invitation for the announcement of EMUI 10 on August 9th. Based on a promo that surfaced recently, EMUI 10 will bring new features including Classification of UI elements’ design and effects, Gallery content management and sorting, Video Ringtones improvements, Personalization options for Theme, Wallpaper, and Fonts, Improvements to system animations, games and more.

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HUAWEI Y9 Prime 2019 with 6.59-inch FHD+ display, triple rear cameras, pop-up front camera launching in India on August 1 on Amazon

Update: July 23rd, 2019 — Amazon India has confirmed that Y9 Prime 2019 smartphone will be launched on August 1st.

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HONOR 20 Review

Recently, HONOR launched its Honor 20 smartphone in the Indian market at Rs. 32,999. Competing directly against the OnePlus 7, this device comes equipped with a quad-camera setup, latest Kirin chipset and a slew of other features that sets Honor 20 as a worthy contender. We got hold of the device and this is what we think about it. Continue reading “HONOR 20 Review”

HUAWEI Watch GT Active and Watch GT Elegant with Lite OS surfaces

Ahead of Huawei’s P30 smartphone launch, two new smartwatches from its portfolio have been surfaced on the internet. As per the leak, the watch is dubbed as HUAWEI Watch GT Active and HUAWEI Watch GT Elegant. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT Active and Watch GT Elegant with Lite OS surfaces”

Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4% during the Q4 2018, reaching a new high of 59.3 million units according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. The growth was driven by new wearables launching during the months leading up to the holiday season as well as new smartphone launches as many were bundled with wearables from leading brands. Continue reading “Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC”

Huawei P30 Pro confirmed to feature periscope zoom camera and enhanced low-light mode

Huawei’s MWC 2019 event was centered around the Mate X foldable phone and now the company is focusing on the P30 series which is set to unveil on March 26th. Talking about P30, we already know it will come with Quad rear cameras, teardrop notch. And now, Huawei’s VP of Global Product Marketing, Clement Wong, confirmed the top-end P30 will indeed feature a periscope-style zoom camera for “super-zoom” capabilities.

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Huawei P30 Pro with Quad rear cameras, teardrop notch, and P30 surface in renders

After the MWC 2019 announcements, Huawei is gearing up for a special event scheduled on March 26th where it is expected to introduce the P30 series. However, so far, very little is known about the flagships in terms of design, hardware specifications. To fill the void, we now are getting to see the renders of the P30 Pro and it will come with Quad-rear cameras with 10X zoom.  Continue reading “Huawei P30 Pro with Quad rear cameras, teardrop notch, and P30 surface in renders”

Huawei MateBook 14 with Intel Core i7-8565U processor, NVIDIA GeForce MX 250 GPU and new MateBook 13 announced

Huawei MateBook 13 and 14

At the MWC 2019, Huawei along with the Mate X foldable phone has also announced the MateBook 13 and MateBook 14 which are the company’s latest ultra-portable lightweight 13-inch and 14-inch notebooks. These laptops come with FullView display and high performance. Continue reading “Huawei MateBook 14 with Intel Core i7-8565U processor, NVIDIA GeForce MX 250 GPU and new MateBook 13 announced”

Huawei Mate X foldable 5G phone banner surfaces ahead of February 24 MWC announcement

Up until now it is more or less confirmed that Huawei is all set to introduce its first foldable phone at the MWC 2019 event. However, a leaked banner image now confirms the launch and also provides us the name and an early sneak peek at the design. The Huawei’s foldable phone will be called Mate X and the company’s says that it will be the world’s first phone with 5G. Continue reading “Huawei Mate X foldable 5G phone banner surfaces ahead of February 24 MWC announcement”