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Even if you somehow managed to get up to watch Huawei's IFA 2019 keynote, what you saw likely didn't give you a jolt of energy. That's because compared to past Huawei keynotes, the company's latest had a more subdued atmosphere. With a US ban that's unlikely to lift anytime soon, Huawei's Richard Yu wasn't his usual boisterous self. Huawei started things off with its new Kirin 990 chipset, which the company says is the world's first mobile system-on-a-chip with built-in 5G modem. Huawei also showed off its new noise-canceling FreeBuds 3 in-ear Bluetooth headphones, two 'new' P30 Pro models designed to cleverly skirt the company's Android ban and a new router.
Huawei has just unveiled the Mate Xs, an upgraded version of the foldable Mate X . We've been expecting a Huawei Mate X release date any day now, when we can get the futuristic foldable phone in our hands – but it seems Huawei has already unveiled its successor , which will be known as the
The 5G Huawei Mate X foldable phone has been officially unveiled to rapturous applause at a jam-packed The Huawei Mate X 's various usage modes are enabled by a sophisticated Falcon Wing Hinge, which An interesting design point of note is that, because the device has been designed for
We've been expecting arelease date any day now, when we can get the futuristic in our hands – but it seems Huawei has already unveiled its successor, which will be known as the Mate Xs.
Huawei announced the Mate Xs at at event in China to celebrate the release of theand , as well as a few other devices. The new phone is generally a spec step up in a few areas, and will be on sale (in China at least) in March 2020.
The main upgrade in the Huawei Mate Xs is the chipset, which will be Huawei's latest Kirin 990, instead of the 980 of the Mate X. We don't know many of the other specs of the Mate Xs, but judging by rumors, it could have the same camera array as, as opposed to the 's snapper selection that the Mate X boasts.
Huawei launches new phone with own version of Android
MUNICH (AP) — Huawei is launching a new flagship smartphone that will run on the Chinese tech giant's own version of Google's Android operating system because of U.S. export sanctions. The Chinese tech giant unveiled the Mate 30 series of phones at an event in Munich, Germany on Thursday. The device wasn't expected to come with popular Google apps such as Chrome, YouTube, Gmail or the Google Play Store, limiting its appeal to consumers. Huawei, the world's second-biggest smartphone maker, is fighting to save its business after the Trump administration blocked access to U.S. components and technology in May on national security grounds.
Huawei has just revealed its latest powerhouses, the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, the successors the Huawei 's very Both phones will feature Leica branded dual cameras, combining 12MP RGB sensor and 20MP Monochrome sensor with a f/1.6 aperture, but Huawei has added intelligent AI to the mix.
The Huawei Mate X has been delayed, Huawei has confirmed. The company's first folding phone, originally set for release in June, will now arrive September. Even though Huawei is reportedly working on its own mobile OS, the company might be looking elsewhere for its Android alternative.
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In terms of design, the Mate Xs is identical to the Mate X. So far, it seems the Mate Xs is only set to launch in China – but it's actually possible it'll launch globally instead of the Mate X.
When could we see the Mate Xs worldwide?
When the Huawei Mate X launched in February 2019, it had a Kirin 980 processor, the same camera array as the Mate 20 Pro, and of course its unique foldable design. However it was pushed back so far that these specs became a little outdated, and so an upgrade was in order.
, as well as a few more upgrades from the February debut of the device; however the recent announcement shows that this upgraded device isn't the Mate X at all, but the new Mate Xs.
Huawei is about to unveil an all-screen phone design like nothing we’ve ever seen before
Huawei recently unveiled the Mate 30 series, which includes the Mate 30 Pro flagship that’s supposed to compete directly against flagship phones like the iPhone 11 and Galaxy Note 10. However, the handset has a huge problem in western markets, and that’s the software. While it may all be based on Android 10, the Mate 30 phones ship without Google apps, which means they offer an Android experience unlike anything Android users expect in western markets like the US. Even worse, there’s no easy or safe way to preload Google apps on the phone, so unless Trump lifts the ban on Huawei, you’d have to get used to Huawei’s version of Android 10.
Huawei has announced the Huawei Mate X , a 5G folding smartphone with stunning looks and an exciting specification sheet. The Huawei Mate X folding smartphone will not launch until September, according to a spokesperson for the company. It ’ s claimed the phone will continue undergoing testing
Update: The Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro briefly had backdoor access to Google apps and services but even that has now been blocked Huawei has found itself at the center of a global tussle between the US and China after the Trump administration placed the Chinese brand on the
Does that mean people outside China will have to settle for a less powerful device, when the Mate X releases? Well, no – it's more likely that Huawei will release the Mate Xs outside China, but will call it the Mate X, leaving only the weaker device for tech enthusiasts in China who need the futuristic foldable phone immediately.
Saying that, theon Google apps means any future phone launch from the Chinese company is up in the air, as without the Google Mobile Services (GMS) package (including the Play Store and all other Google apps), an Android phone loses a lot of its functionality.
The Huawei Mate Xs release date is March 2020 in China, and it'll likely launch there before anywhere else, so it could be some time before we can try out the Mate X for ourselves. In the meantime, theis available to buy in most regions, and we're expecting the foldable phone to be launched in mid-November too – so if you really want a phone that bends, these handsets might be better for you.
Huawei Sues US Government
The Chinese technology company is resisting a law that hampers Huawei's business in the US. Trump had it out of fear of espionage - also in Germany are increasing critical voices against the network equipment supplier.
• The cause of the lawsuit is a US law that impedes access to the US market for the Chinese technology group.
• US President Trump alleged security concerns during the signing of the law last year - the US suspects Huawei of supporting Beijing's espionage activities.
• In Germany too, there are increasing numbers in the run-up to the awarding of the 5G licenses for critical voices against the Chinese concern.
Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US in a Texas district court. In doing so, the Chinese technology group is violating a law restricting its access to the American market. It identifies the company as a security risk to the US and prevents the US government or companies hired by it from using Huawei devices. US President Donald Trump raised security concerns during the signing of the law last year.
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Huawei manufactures the components for the construction of mobile networks and is world market leader. The United States, in particular, accuses the company of links with the Chinese government, suggesting that equipment or cell phones could be a backdoor for spies to spy on state and corporate secrets. The Huawei management rejects the allegations. The company's current chairman, Guo Ping, said at a press conference in Shenzhen, southern China, where Huawei is headquartered: "The law is not only unlawful, but hinders, but also prevents Huawei from engaging in fair competition." The US Congress has so far submitted no evidence that justified such restrictions.
For months, American diplomats and intelligence agencies have been warning the Chinese company. Washington threatens to repress governments of other countries if they expand their mobile networks with Chinese-owned devices. In fact, several countries categorized Huawei as a potential threat to cybersecurity. Huawei has been fighting hard for his image ever since. On Wednesday, employees of the company led media representatives through the factories and laboratories in Dongguan, southern Guangdong Province, China, to dispel their security concerns about Huawei's technology.Critical voices are getting louder and louder in Germany as well.
The federal government is still debating whether the Chinese company can participate in the local grid expansion. But here, too, critical voices are getting louder that want to keep Huawei out of the 5G networks in Germany. The fears range from espionage to sabotage from Beijing. Chancellor Angela Merkel commented on her visit to Japan a few weeks ago worried. One must ensure, said the CDU politician.
The cause of concern is the Chinese Intelligence Law: It requires that companies can be required to cooperate with national intelligence services. Therefore, critics urge that the federal government sets strict criteria for outfitters before it starts to award the 5G licenses in two weeks. Proponents in turn argue that Huawei's exclusion would delay the introduction of 5G's technology for years and cost the state several billion euros.
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The best-looking foldable phone of the year will be upgraded in early 2020, and it’s not the Galaxy Fold .
2019 marked the year of the foldable phone, as several smartphone makers announced or teased such creations. Only three foldable devices were unveiled this year, including the Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, and Motorola Razr. However, durability issues with the Galaxy Fold marred the launch, and Huawei delayed the Mate X as well. Motorola, meanwhile, has just unveiled its foldable handset, so it hasn’t really had to deal with any delays. Of all three phones, the Mate X is easily the better-looking version, sporting a foldable screen on the outside that folds out into an almost tablet-like device.