HUAWEI to invest $1 billion into electric vehicles and self-driving technology

 Just as Xiaomi announced their entry into the smart electric vehicle business, HUAWEI has revealed their plans to invest $1 billion into the research and development of EV and self-driving technologies. To achieve the goal of entering this market space, the company will be partnering with 3 automakers in China, who will release cars under the HUAWEI name as a sub-brand.

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HUAWEI P50 Pro with 6.6-inch display, ultra-slim bezels surface in new renders

HUAWEI P50 Pro surfaced in CAD renders back in December that showed the curved display of the phone, thanks to @OnLeaks now more renders of the phone has surfaced that shows the back of the phone which shows a large camera bumps with two large cutouts that is said to house several cameras including the periscope camera. This camera design is similar to the Nova 8 series that was introduced in December. However, we don’t have the camera specifications yet. Continue reading “HUAWEI P50 Pro with 6.6-inch display, ultra-slim bezels surface in new renders”

HUAWEI Mate 40E with 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz OLED screen, Kirin 990E, 8GB RAM, 64MP triple rear cameras announced

HUAWEI today announced Mate 40E, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the Mate 40 series in China. It has a 6.5-inch FHD+ OLED 90Hz refresh rate screen and 240Hz touch sampling rate. Compared to Kirin 9000 5G 5nm SoCs in the Mate 40, this is powered by Kirin 990E 7nm SoC with dedicated NPUs and supports SA and NSA 5G dual-mode. It runs Android 10 with EMUI 11.0 on top with HMS. Continue reading “HUAWEI Mate 40E with 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz OLED screen, Kirin 990E, 8GB RAM, 64MP triple rear cameras announced”

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 P40 4G with 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED display, Kirin 990, 50MP triple rear Leica cameras announced

After almost a year of introducing the P40 series smartphones with 5G support, HUAWEI has silently introduced the P40 4G version with the Kirin 990 4G SoC while retaining other specifications. It has a 6.1-inch FHD+ Flex OLED screen with 3.48mm, 4.47mm and 3mm ultra narrow borders on the top, bottom and sides, respectively, runs Android 10 with EMUI 10.1 on top with HMS, has in-display fingerprint scanner, and a 50MP Ultra Vision Camera , 16MP  ultra-wide camera and 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom. Continue reading “HUAWEI P40 4G with 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED display, Kirin 990, 50MP triple rear Leica cameras announced”

HUAWEI Mate X2 with 8-inch 90Hz OLED foldable display, 6.45-inch 90Hz OLED cover display, Kirin 9000 5G, Leica Quad Cameras announced

HUAWEI just announced Mate X2, the company’s latest foldable phone at an event in China, as it had promised. HUAWEI has chanced from its unique outward-folding screen design in the original Mate X to an inward-folding screen like the Galaxy Fold. This has an 8-inch OLED screen on the inside with 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate and a 6.45-inch external OLED screen with 240Hz touch sampling rate. Continue reading “HUAWEI Mate X2 with 8-inch 90Hz OLED foldable display, 6.45-inch 90Hz OLED cover display, Kirin 9000 5G, Leica Quad Cameras announced”

HUAWEI FreeBuds 4i ANC earbuds with Bluetooth 5.2, up to 10h standalone music playback announced

HUAWEI has announced its FreeBuds 4i true wireless earphones, successor of last year’s FreeBuds 3i featuring active noise cancellation (ANC), up to 10h standalone battery life and a new round case. These feature 3D ergonomic design and ear canal close fit, lightweight body, reducing the burden to ears, and a more comfortable wearing experience. Continue reading “HUAWEI FreeBuds 4i ANC earbuds with Bluetooth 5.2, up to 10h standalone music playback announced”

HUAWEI Mate X2 with foldable display, Kirin 9000 processor to be announced on February 22

HUAWEI today confirmed the launch of Mate X2 with a foldable screen in China on February 22nd. This will be the successor of Mate Xs that was introduced  back in February last year. This will be powered by Kirin 9000 processor that powers HUAWEI’s Mate 40 series that were introduced a few months back. Continue reading “HUAWEI Mate X2 with foldable display, Kirin 9000 processor to be announced on February 22”

HUAWEI P50 Pro with 6.6-inch curved display surfaces

HUAWEI is working on its new P series flagship for the next year. Now the CAD render of the HUAWEI P50 Pro has surfaced that shows the curved display of the phone, thanks to @OnLeaks. The phone is said to feature a 6.6-inch screen, which should be an OLED panel with an in-display fingerprint scanner, but it is not clear if the company will stick to FHD+ resolution. Continue reading “HUAWEI P50 Pro with 6.6-inch curved display surfaces”

HUAWEI Nova 8 Pro with 6.72-inch FHD+ OLED 120Hz display, Kirin 985, 66W fast charging and Nova 8 announced

HUAWEI just announced Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro 5G smartphones in China. The Nova 8 packs a 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate and houses a 32MP camera inside the punch-hole, and the 8 Pro pack a 6.72-inch FHD+ OLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate and 300Hz touch sampling rate and houses a 32MP ultra-wide camera along with a 16MP portrait camera inside the punch-hole. These are powered by  Kirin 985 SoC with 8GB of RAM. Continue reading “HUAWEI Nova 8 Pro with 6.72-inch FHD+ OLED 120Hz display, Kirin 985, 66W fast charging and Nova 8 announced”

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”

HUAWEI confirms sale of HONOR smartphone brand

HUAWEI has confirmed the sale of their HONOR smartphone brand to Shenzhen Zhixin New Information Technology Co., Ltd. jointly founded by Shenzen Smart City Technology Development Group Co. Ltd. and over 30 agents and dealers of the HONOR Brand, selling all of HONOR’s business assets and its decision-making capabilities. The move is a result of a long battle between HUAWEI and the US government, whose sanctions have been hurting HUAWEI’s business for over a year now.

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Huawei Sound Bluetooth speaker with Devialet SPACE Soundstage announced

Back in March, Huawei announced their Sound X speaker, which was co-developed in partnership with French luxury audio manufacturer, Devialet. Now, they are come with a smaller sibling to the speaker, named simply the Huawei Sound, featuring a similar design, 360-degree sound, and Devialet’s signature 4-speaker Acoustic Design.

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HUAWEI 12000mAh 66W two-way fast charging power bank, 50W wireless and 66W wired car chargers announced

HUAWEI introduced its Mate 40 series of smartphones yesterday. The Mate Pro and HUAWEI Mate 40 Pro+ support 66W wired fast charging and 50W 50W Wireless fast charging. The company has introduced new 12000mAh 66W SuperCharge Power Bank, 50W SuperCharge Wireless Car Charger and 66W SuperCharge wired car charger alongside. Continue reading “HUAWEI 12000mAh 66W two-way fast charging power bank, 50W wireless and 66W wired car chargers announced”

HUAWEI FreeBuds Studio with dynamic ANC, low-latency gaming mode, up to 24h battery life announced

Along with the Mate 40 series, HUAWEI also introduced the FreeBuds Studio, the company’s latest noise-cancelling headphones with 4-layer 40 mm Polymer Diaphragm for clear audio. These feature Omnidirectional 8 Microphones System with 4 high sensitivity microphones working closely on both sides, the headphones detect the ambient sound more accurately for better noise cancellation.

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