Tag: Huawei

Huawei shows its 5G devices on sale in the UK soon, while helping people cut through the 5G hype

Huawei has shown the UK media its collection of 5G-enabled devices going on sale soon to complement the imminent launches of at least two 5G networks (with the other two following closely behind). The event wasn’t just to show off the 5G devices, but also a chance for Huawei and… [Click for more]

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Huawei P30 Pro Hands-On: Huawei’s claim of rewriting the rules of photography is an understatement

Huawei has today launched the P30 Pro, a handset that the company claims will rewrite the rules of photography. Is this merely the standard hype for a phone launch we’ve become accustomed to, or actually something that genuinely changes the game? I’m inclined to go with the latter, as Huawei… [Click for more]

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Huawei Mate X: A phone that shows foldable phones may have a future after all [Updated: I held one!]

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold may have captured the media attention for a few days, but Huawei has thrown the cat amongst the pigeons with the Mate X. The Mate X is the fastest foldable 5G phone, which also has its screen folding the opposite way in comparison to the Galaxy Fold…. [Click for more]

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Huawei launches Balong 5000 5G chip ahead of MWC product announcements

Huawei has today announced the launch of its 5G multi-mode chipset. Balong 5000 will support a large number of 5G products, from smartphones to home broadband devices, vehicle-mounted devices and 5G modules. Supporting 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G on a single chip, Balong 5000 reduces latency and power consumption, with… [Click for more]

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Huawei launches the 2019 P Smart, with teardrop notch and AI features

Huawei’s original P Smart was a surprising hit, offering an excellent blend of features and performance, with affordable pricing. Now the company is hoping to repeat the success with the announcement of the updated P Smart for 2019. The original P Smart introduced the taller display that was becoming the… [Click for more]

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StorySign app for Android helps deaf children better enjoy storytime, thanks to Huawei’s AI technology

A new app called StorySign, utilising the power of Huawei’s AI technology, will give deaf children a greater chance of enjoying storytime, by assisting parents and children when reading books. The app is available now from the Google Play store, featuring a single book – Spot the Dog – to… [Click for more]

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Did I forget to mention the other stuff Huawei announced yesterday? Here’s a catch-up of the other Mate 20 phones and wearables

I have no qualms about saying the main product of interest to me, and likely you, at Huawei’s Mate 20 Series launch event yesterday was the announcement of the Mate 20 Pro. But after announcing that and the Mate 20 (not destined for a UK release), Huawei sprung another few… [Click for more]

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite Review: An iPhone XR competitor for half the price (but with even cheaper alternatives too)

Alongside the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes the ‘Lite’ version, which the company has been pitching as a direct competitor to the iPhone XR. At £379, compared to £749 for the iPhone, it’s quite a bold comparison to make – but on paper the specifications are certainly pretty close,… [Click for more]

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EMUI 9 to bring Huawei and Honor users a slice of Android Pie, plus other new features

Huawei has announced the pending introduction of EMUI 9, the latest version of Huawei’s custom skin to sit on top of Android Pie (Android 9). A beta trial is now starting in Europe, although at this time that excludes the UK. Not that this will stop some from installing the… [Click for more]

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Huawei launches four new colour variants for the P20 Pro, including real leather

With the new Mate 20 handsets on the horizon (including the Mate 20 Lite announced today), Huawei has announced four new colours for the existing P20 Pro; two variants with real-leather backs and two variants with gradient colours – each inspired by nature. There’s not much else to say, as… [Click for more]

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Kirin 980: Huawei’s most powerful mobile chipset so far is unveiled at IFA 2018

Following last year’s IFA unveiling of the AI-enabled Kirin 970 chipset, Huawei has once again used the German consumer electronics exhibition to launch Kirin 980, which will soon find its way into a range of Huawei and Honor-branded devices. Only yesterday Honor stole the thunder from Huawei’s Kirin 980 announcement… [Click for more]

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