HUAWEI will use TomTom for maps instead of Google Maps

Earlier last year, Google suspended some of its business operations with HUAWEI which includes a ban on using Google Services and Play Store. Subsequently, the company got another 90-day license extension to do business with American firms. While the smartphones launched by HUAWEI recently doesn’t come with Google Play Services, the company has been working on alternatives. On similar lines now, HUAWEI will use TomTom for navigation instead of Google Maps.

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HUAWEI P40 Pro with LEICA penta rear cameras, 10x optical zoom, ceramic body surfaces, expected on March 26

HUAWEI is all set to introduce its P40 series in the coming weeks, now the first clear render of the P40 has surfaced showing off the ceramic back in Black and White, thanks to @evleaks. This also shows dual punch-hole display and penta rear camera arrangement with LEICA branding, and this is said to be P40 Pro Premium Edition.

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HUAWEI sold over 240 million smartphones including 6.7 million 5G phones in 2019

Being on the US entity list has apparently not affected the Chinese smartphone giant HUAWEI in selling Android Smartphones worldwide. HUAWEI has sold over 240 million smartphone devices in 2020 alone with the Mate and P series seeing a growth of over 50% Y0Y. In the 5G market too, HUAWEI reported impressive numbers of 6.9 million 5G smartphones sold.

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HUAWEI Y9 Prime 2019 EMUI 10 update based on Android 10 starts rolling out in India

HUAWEI launched the Y9 Prime 2019 earlier last year in India and the phone shipped with EMUI 9 based on Android 9 Pie. After rolling out EMUI 10 update based on Android 10 to the P30 Pro and HONOR 10 Lite recently, HUAWEI has now started rolling out EMUI 10 update for the Y9 Prime 2019 in India.

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HUAWEI P40 Pro said to feature new periscope 10x optical zoom lens

HUAWEI first introduced their periscope type zoom lens in the HUAWEI P30 Pro, offering 5X optical zoom and up to 50x digital zoom. Now analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that the next generation HUAWEI P40 Pro will feature an impressive 10x optical zoom, along with 5X optical zooms for other HUAWEI phones.

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HUAWEI Together 2020 campaign: Discounts on Y9 Prime 2019, P30 Lite, P30 Pro, Watch GT 2, and more

The holiday season is around the corner and many e-commerce websites have announced offers and discounts on various products, and on similar lines, Flipkart’s Year-End Sale kicked off recently. Now, HUAWEI has now announced its ‘Together 2020 campaign’ where it is offering discounts on various products like the Y9 Prime 2019, P30 Pro, P30 Lite, Watch GT, and more.

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HUAWEI P smart Pro with 6.59-inch FHD+ display, triple rear cameras, pop-up front camera announced

HUAWEI announced the P Smart Z smartphone with a pop-up front camera earlier this year and the P smart+ 2019 under the P-series of smartphones. Expanding the lineup, the company has announced its new HUAWEI P Smart Pro with triple rear cameras, pop-up front camera, and more.

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HUAWEI P40 and P40 Pro renders with large rectangular camera module surface

HUAWEI usually introduces its P series phones around March every year, now the company is gearing up to introduce its P40 series of phone in the next few months. Renders of the phone designed based on CAD drawings have surfaced showing off the phone’s design and a large rectangular camera module for both the phones. Continue reading “HUAWEI P40 and P40 Pro renders with large rectangular camera module surface”

HUAWEI smartwatches, speakers and more to run HarmonyOS in 2020

HUAWEI, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is planning to load its propriety HarmonyOS to more devices in 2020 that won’t include its smartphones. HarmonyOS was developed as a possible alternative to Android as HUAWEI face trade restrictions from the US government for technologies from there.

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HUAWEI Band 4 Pro with 0.95-inch AMOLED color display, GPS, NFC, 50-meter water resistance announced

HUAWEI  at its China event earlier also introduced the Band 4 Pro, the company’s latest fitness tracker and the successor of last year’s Band 3 Pro. This has the same 0.95-inch AMOLED color 2.5D curved glass touch screen display as well as a home button, comes with continuous heart rate tracking and is also water resistant up to 50 meters with Swim stroke recognition, but this comes with GPS support so that you can record movement during fitness activities in real time without a mobile phone. Continue reading “HUAWEI Band 4 Pro with 0.95-inch AMOLED color display, GPS, NFC, 50-meter water resistance announced”

HUAWEI Enjoy 10S with 6.3-inch FHD+ OLED display, in-display fingerprint scanner, 48MP triple rear cameras announced

After the Enjoy 10 Plus  and Enjoy 10, HUAWEI has introduced Enjoy 10S, another phone in the ‘Enjoy 10’ series in China, as it had.  It packs a 6.3-inch FHD+ OLED display, is powered by an octa-core Kirin 710F 12nm SoC with up to 8GB RAM and GPU Turbo 3.0, has a 48-megapixel primary camera with AI features, 8-megapixel ultra-wide and an 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots. It also has a 16-megapixel front camera in the waterdrop notch. Continue reading “HUAWEI Enjoy 10S with 6.3-inch FHD+ OLED display, in-display fingerprint scanner, 48MP triple rear cameras announced”

HUAWEI nova 6 SE with 6.4-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 810, 8GB RAM, 48MP quad rear cameras announced

HUAWEI has announced nova 6 SE, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in China along with the Nova 6. It has a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display with a 16-megapixel in-screen camera, is powered by Kirin 810 7nm SoC with 8GB RAM, runs Android 10 with EMUI 10, has a 48-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, 2-megapixel camera for macro and another 2-megapixel camera for depth sensing in portrait shots. Continue reading “HUAWEI nova 6 SE with 6.4-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 810, 8GB RAM, 48MP quad rear cameras announced”

HUAWEI nova 6 and nova 6 5G with 6.57-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 990, 40MP triple rear cameras, dual in-screen front cameras announced

HUAWEI just announced nova 6 and nova 6 5G smartphones at an event in China, as it had promised. These pack a 6.57-inch Full HD+ LCD screens with dual punch-hole design for a 32-megapixel camera along with an 8-megapixel 105° ultra-wide sensor. The 4G version is powered Kirin 990 chip and the 5G version includes Balong 5000 5G modem for NSA & SA 5G dual-mode support. Continue reading “HUAWEI nova 6 and nova 6 5G with 6.57-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 990, 40MP triple rear cameras, dual in-screen front cameras announced”

HUAWEI Watch GT2 with circular AMOLED display, Kirin A1 chip, 14 days battery life launched in India starting at Rs. 14990

HUAWEI just launched the HUAWEI Watch GT 2, the company’s latest smartwatch in India, as it had promised. It promises 2 weeks of battery life on a single charge, supports Bluetooth calling, thanks to microphone and speakers, in-device music and capacity to store and play 500 songs. It comes in 42mm and 46mm models in 1.2-inch / 1.39-inch sizes with Super AMOLED display with 3D glass screen. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT2 with circular AMOLED display, Kirin A1 chip, 14 days battery life launched in India starting at Rs. 14990”

HUAWEI Watch GT2 with circular AMOLED display, Kirin A1 chip, Bluetooth 5.1 launching in India on December 5

HUAWEI has announced ‘Notify Me’ for the Watch GT2 on HUAWEI India website HUAWEI India website ahead of India launch on December 5th on Amazon and Flipkart as well as offline stores. According to early Flipkart listing the watch is expected to be priced between Rs. 19,990 and Rs. 30,990 for the 42mm and 46mm models, but this might not be the final price. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT2 with circular AMOLED display, Kirin A1 chip, Bluetooth 5.1 launching in India on December 5”