HUAWEI Smart Screen X65 with 65-inch 4K HDR 120Hz OLED screen, 24MP ultra-wide pop-up camera, 75W 14-speaker unit announced

HUAWEI at its event in China introduced the Smart Screen X65, the company’s latest flagship Smart Screen device with a pop-up camera, as it had promised. It packs a 65-inch 4K HDR OLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate, MEMC, support for DC dimming and the screen has TUV Rheinland certification. It has 24.9mm ultra-thin all-aluminum alloy body and the screen is just 5mm thick. Continue reading “HUAWEI Smart Screen X65 with 65-inch 4K HDR 120Hz OLED screen, 24MP ultra-wide pop-up camera, 75W 14-speaker unit announced”

HUAWEI P40 Pro rear and front cameras top DxO Mark benchmark score

HUAWEI’s P series flagship smartphones have always performed well in the camera department and its newest P40 Pro smartphone is no slouch either. As of today, it holds the highest score in DxO Mark’s camera benchmarks for both the rear and front camera, with 128 and 103 respectively.

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EMUI 10.1 with UI Improvements, MeeTime, Multi-Device Control Panel, Celia voice assistant coming to over 30 HUAWEI smartphones

At the HUAWEI P40 series global launch, HUAWEI also unveiled EMUI 10.1 with a lot of features and it demoed some features such as HUAWEI MeeTime and more Multi-screen Collaboration capabilities, Celia voice assistant, Multi-Screen Collaboration and lots more. Continue reading “EMUI 10.1 with UI Improvements, MeeTime, Multi-Device Control Panel, Celia voice assistant coming to over 30 HUAWEI smartphones”

Kirin 820 5G 7nm Octa-Core SoC with Mali-G57 GPU, 73% improved NPU AI performance announced

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand at the HONOR 30S launch event introduced Kirin 820 SoC, successor of last year’s Kirin 810. It uses 7nm processor technology, similar to the predecessor. This has one ARM Cortex-A76 prime core clocked at 2.36GHz, three ARM Cortex-A76 larger core clocked at 2.22GHz and the other four smaller ARM Cortex-A55 cores are clocked at 1.84GHz, which promises 27% CPU performance improvement compared to the predecessor and the new ARM Mali-G57 MP6 GPU, which has a 38% gaming performance improvement over the previous generation and supports Kirin Gaming+ 2.0 technology. Continue reading “Kirin 820 5G 7nm Octa-Core SoC with Mali-G57 GPU, 73% improved NPU AI performance announced”

HUAWEI to introduce new Smart Screen flagship with pop-up camera on April 8

HUAWEI today announced that it will introduce new flagship Smart Screen, the company’s flagship smart TV with a pop-up camera in China on April 8th. The teaser shows the TV with a larger pop-up camera and narrow upper bezel compared to previous generation, but doesn’t give any other hints. It will likely feature a 4K HDR QLED screen similar to the first two models that were introduced recently. Continue reading “HUAWEI to introduce new Smart Screen flagship with pop-up camera on April 8”

HUAWEI Sound X speaker with 360-degree sound, dual-subwoofers announced in partnership with Devialet

HUAWEI has partnered with luxury speaker maker Devialet, the creators of the ultra expensive Devialet Phantom and Phantom Reactor, to launch their new speaker, HUAWEI Sound X. It features advanced technologies like Speaker Active Matching, Hi-Res certification, Huawei Share and more.

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HUAWEI Watch GT 2e with 1.39-inch AMOLED display, up to 14 days battery life announced

Along with the P40 series HUAWEI also introduced new HUAWEI WATCH GT 2e smartwatch in India. It includes a concealed crown that goes with the watch body that goes with the watch body to add an extra flourish, is equipped with a 1.39-inch AMOLED touch display, is powered by HUAWEI’s Kirin A1 wearable chip. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT 2e with 1.39-inch AMOLED display, up to 14 days battery life announced”

HUAWEI P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ with 6.58-inch Flex OLED 90Hz display, Ultra Vision Leica cameras and P40 announced

HUAWEI today announced its flagship P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ smartphones in an online event as it had promised.  The P40 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. The P40 Pro and Pro+ feature 6.58-inch FHD+ Flex OLED Quad-curve Overflow Display with 2.65mm, 3.35mm and 1.71mm ultra narrow borders on the top, bottom and sides, respectively. These are powered by Kirin 990 and Kirin 990 5G  7nm SoCs with dedicated NPUs and run Android 10 with EMUI 10.0 on top with HMS. These have in-display fingerprint scanner that are 30% faster compared to the predecessor. Continue reading “HUAWEI P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ with 6.58-inch Flex OLED 90Hz display, Ultra Vision Leica cameras and P40 announced”

HUAWEI Watch GT and GT2 users get doorstep repair service in India

HUAWEI today announced  VIP Customer Services for the newly its HUAWEI Watch GT 2 and its predecessor HUAWEI Watch GT in India. It has also introduced no cost replacement policy for HUAWEI Watch GT 2 and GT during the warranty period. In case a HUAWEI smart watch shows manufacturing defects or performance related issues, HUAWEI will replace the watch if it is in the warranty period and as per its warranty policy. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT and GT2 users get doorstep repair service in India”

HUAWEI Kirin 820 5G SoC with Mali-G57 GPU gets benchmarked, beats Snapdragon 765G

Details about the upcoming Kirin 820 SoC from HUAWEI has surfaced on AnTuTu. According to the listing, HONOR 30S with the model number CDY-AN90 runs Android 10 and the phone has 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and a Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) screen. The Kirin 820 is an Octa-Core SoC with four bigger Cortex-A76 cores and four smaller Cortex-A55, with a maximum clock speed of 2.36GHz and has Mali-G57 GPU, but the clock speed and the number of cores for the GPU is unknown. It should use the same 7nm processor technology as the predecessor. Continue reading “HUAWEI Kirin 820 5G SoC with Mali-G57 GPU gets benchmarked, beats Snapdragon 765G”

HUAWEI P40 Pro specs and press images surface — 6.58-inch OLED curved screen, Leica Ultra Vision quad rear cameras with 50x SuperSensing Zoom

HUAWEI is all set to introduce its flagship P40 series at an event on March 26th, now the press images and detailed specifications of the P40 and P40 Pro smartphones have surfaced. This reveals a 6.58-inch OLED curved screen, Leica Ultra Vision Quad rear Camera arrangement that includes 50MP+40MP+12MP+ToF, Huawei XD Fusion Engine for Pictures, 50X SuperSensing Zoom, 32MP+Depth cameras on the front and a 4200mAh battery with 40W Wired and 27W Wireless SuperCharge, but the P40 Pro+ might feature 40W Wireless Charging. Continue reading “HUAWEI P40 Pro specs and press images surface — 6.58-inch OLED curved screen, Leica Ultra Vision quad rear cameras with 50x SuperSensing Zoom”

HUAWEI Watch GT 2e with 1.39-inch AMOLED display, up to 14 days battery life goes on sale in India for Rs. 11990

Update – May 22, 2020: The HUAWEI Watch GT 2e  are now available from Amazon and Flipkart in India. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT 2e with 1.39-inch AMOLED display, up to 14 days battery life goes on sale in India for Rs. 11990”

HUAWEI Watch GT 2e to be announced on March 26 alongside P40 series

HUAWEI already confirmed the global unveiling of the P40 series smartphones on March 26th. Now the company has posted a teaser for the HUAWEI Watch GT 2e, a cheaper version of last year’s HUAWEI Watch GT 2 and said that it will be introduced along with the phone. The teaser images show a sporty silicone band, two buttons on the sides and a heart rate sensor on the back. Continue reading “HUAWEI Watch GT 2e to be announced on March 26 alongside P40 series”

HUAWEI P40 series including P40 Pro with LEICA penta rear cameras, 10x optical zoom to be announced on March 26 [New Video teaser]

Update: March 16 – HUAWEI has posted a new video teaser for the phone ahead of announcement next week. Check it out below.

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USA temporarily renews HUAWEI General License for another 45 days [Update: Extended till May 15]

Update: March 11, 2020 — US Department of Commerce has extended the Temporary General License (TGL) for HUAWEI through May 15, 2020 and said that it has provided this opportunity to receive input from public. Continue reading “USA temporarily renews HUAWEI General License for another 45 days [Update: Extended till May 15]”