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Tech & Science Huawei may not even be able to put microSD card slots in future smartphones

19:00  27 may  2019
19:00  27 may  2019 Source:   zdnet.com

A camera phone that puts Samsung and Apple to shame now has 5G, too – but it’s banned in the US

A camera phone that puts Samsung and Apple to shame now has 5G, too – but it’s banned in the US Verizon just launched the Galaxy S10 5G, but Samsung is hardly the only company putting out 5G smartphones this year. International carriers have also started rolling out 5G networks and compatible smartphones, and UK carriers are the latest ones to prepare for their 5G launches. However, one of the first phones to deliver 5G experiences in Britain is a device that you’ll have a hard time scoring in the States, even if you just want the older 4G version. That’s because it’s made by Huawei, the Chinese company the US government has just targeted with additional punitive measures.

This means that Huawei would be required to get a license to use SD card technology separately, which might not be possible given the current mood. Not to mention that the cards are vastly more expensive than existing microSD cards . Do you think Huawei has a future ?

While current Huawei phones with microSD card slots will continue to work just fine, this likely means future devices from the Last October, Huawei unveiled its own proprietary system for expandable storage using its "NM Cards ." While not as convenient as being able to go out and buy any microSD .

Huawei may not even be able to put microSD card slots in future smartphones© ZDNet

Things just seem to be going from bad to worse to, well, even worse for Huawei. And there doesn't appear to be an end is sight, as the SD Association, a non-profit organization in charge of the standards for SD and microSD products, has ejected the company from its membership list.

This means that Huawei would be required to get a license to use SD card technology separately, which might not be possible given the current mood.

Oddly enough, it seems that Huawei has also been planning for this day, since it has been developing its own "Nano Memory Card" which is 45 percent smaller than a microSD card.

But consumers can be resistant to such changes. Not to mention that the cards are vastly more expensive than existing microSD cards.

Do you think Huawei has a future? Let me know!

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