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Huawei is set to release its first foldable smartphone, the Mate X, in China next month. Even before its official launch, the company is already working on the second-generation Mate X 2, and this one may include a stylus pen, or at least according to a recent patent filing. Huawei Technologies filed the patent earlier this year with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) and it was published on September 26, 2019, showing a foldable mobile phone. Read more for the patent and additional information.
If you’re seeking an alternative to the Apple Watch or Wear OS, there’s the all-new Huawei Watch GT2, running LiteOS. Available in two sizes, the 42mm with a more rounded case sporting curved glass, along with a 1.39-inch OLED (454 x 454) and then the 46mm, which comes equipped with a laser-etched bezel around the flat, 1.2-inch OLED (390 x 390) round display. Both are powered by the Kirin A1 chip and feature Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, along with optical heart rate sensors. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
The Huawei Mate 30 Pro has been officially unveiled, and it no longer has access to Google Play services. On the bright side, it’s powered by the new Kirin 990 chipset, 8GB of RAM, up to 256GB of internal storage (expandable with Huawei NM card), and a high-capacity 4,500mAh battery, complete with 40W charging as well as superfast 27W wireless charging support. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Apple AirPods, or at least the current generation, will have some major competition this holiday season in the form of Huawei’s FreeBuds 3. They’re claimed to be the world’s first open-fit active noise cancelling headphones, powered by the all-new Kirin A1 chipset. Yes, even with its open-fit design, these headphones make use of ambient noise cancellation technology rather than passive. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Huawei HarmonyOs is the company’s official Android replacement, unveiled at a press conference in the southern city of Dongguan, China. The operating system is known as HongMengOS in Chinese, which translates to “bring more harmony and convenience to the world”. This software is crucial if the White House tightens the ban on US companies selling technology products to Huawei, which would include Google’s Android operating system. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Now that we know Samsung is going to officially release its Galaxy Fold smartphone in September, the Huawei Mate X can’t be far behind, and a refreshed handset was recently spotted out in the wild by journalist Li Wei at an airport in China. What are the main differences from the previous design unveiled at Mobile World Congress earlier this year? Well, a fourth camera has been added in the rear, while the central spine is now clad in a texturized carbon fiber-like composite material. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Huawei held an exclusive launch event today at the Paris Convention Center where the Huawei P30 Pro was unveiled. Featuring an innovative SuperSpectrum Sensor, an optical SuperZoom Lens, a new Time of Flight (ToF) Camera, and enhanced optical and AI image stabilization technology. The P30 Pro achieved a record-high overall DxOMark score of 112, thanks to a new Leica Quad Camera System, including a 40MP main camera with the SuperSpectrum Sensor, a 20MP ultra-wide angle camera, an 8MP telephoto camera, the ToF Camera and a 32MP front camera that takes selfies to a new level. It’s available today, priced from €999 for the 128GB model. Read more for another hands-on video, pictures and additional information.
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Huawei filed a design patent on November 28, 2018 and was published on February 28, 2019 by the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) and the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) for a smartphone with a second display on the back. It resembles the Huawei P30, but with a smaller notch a near full screen design. What really sets this handset apart from the others is its extra display directly below the triple camera setup on the back, making it ideal for viewing selfie snaps. Read more to see the patent, additional pictures and information.
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Huawei’s just announced Mate X will definitely be giving the Samsung Galaxy Fold some major competition. This foldable smartphone features a 6.6″ main screen (2,480 x 1,148 resolution) and a 6.38″ (2,480 x 892 resolution) secondary screen. Open up the device, and you get an 8-inch OLED tablet screen with a stunning 2,480 x 2,200 resolution. For comparison, the Samsung Galaxy Fold only has a 4.6″ outer screen. Plus, it’s definitely no slouch when on the power side either, as it features a Kirin 980 processor, a Balong 5000 5G modem, quad 5G antenna, and a 4,500 mAh battery. Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
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Huawei’s press event at Mobile World Congress 2019 is scheduled for Sunday at 2 pm CET (8 am EST), but some who happen to be around Fira de Barcelona have managed to snap a picture of the Huawei Mate X before its official debut. Unfortunately, no technical details were leaked, though the sign does tout the handset as “the world’s fastest foldable 5G phone,” which would mean it should be faster than the Samsung Galaxy Fold that was announced earlier this week. Read more for additional renders and information.