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Rumor: Huawei Mate 20 bears the code-name ‘Himalayan’ (Himalaya), will use self developed GPU

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Huawei’s premium flagship ‘Mate’ series is gearing up for its next launch and will be equipped with Kirin 980 processor. Recently Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 Lite has appeared online in multiple platforms this trio has now taken another step towards its launch process.

According to Huawei Digital blogger on Talent 76116 on Weibo, “Huawei Mate 20 was approved with codenamed Himalayan (Himalaya) equipped with the first Kirin 980 processor“. The HMA-AL00/TL00 models of the full Netcom and mobile versions have been approved for radio transmission models by 3C certification.



Codename Himalayan sounds a bit domineering. After all, it is the highest mountain peak of the World. The first Kirin 980 processor may be the strongest chip of the year. After all, according to media reports, it is made of the 7nm process, 4*A77+4*A55 Core design with the max frequency of 2.8Ghz. The GPU is independently developed by Huawei and has 1.5 times the performance of the Adreno 630.

It is equipped with a 4.5G baseband this could means that the device won’t support 5G, supports cat19, and has a maximum download speed of 1.6Gbps. combines with second-generation Cambrian NPU 1M, which will achieve a three-fold improvement in graphics performance.

In addition to the hardware specs, Huawei decided to swap OLED partner and entrusted a domestic manufacturer ‘BOE’ for its supply of OLED display panel for Mate 20 series.

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The camera will also be upgraded on the basis of Huawei’s P20 series. After all, the Huawei P20 series is already invincible in mobile phone photography. Huawei Mate 20 adopts a 4 camera combination, Huawei Mate 20 Pro adopts five-camera setup, and the main camera setup will be tuned with an IMX380 sensor and a 40 MP IMX600, the new camera system in Mate-series is speculated to dethrone P20 Pro in photography in every aspect.

Huawei Mate 20 is one of the most anticipated flagships of this year. In combination with Huawei, the Kirin 980 processor will be released in September, so the launch of the Huawei Mate 20 series is expected to debut around October. Although there’s no official statement on this information is available yet so we’ll wait for one to come out.

NOTE: THE REPORT ABOVE IS COMPLETELY BASED ON RUMORS AND LEAKS FROM THE RESPECTIVE SOURCES.



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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Buy Huawei Nova 9 for R12,999 and get FreeLace bundle in South Africa

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Huawei Nova 9 South Africa

Hi, Huawei South Africa consumers! Huawei Nova 9 is here for you with a super bundle deal. You can now buy the newly launched Nova 9 smartphone at R12,999 and receive a bundle offer including an exclusive Huawei FreeLace inbox.

Huawei South Africa offers a bundle with Nova 9 is worth R1499 (click here). However, this Nova series smartphone is available in two color options:

  • Huawei Nova 9 Black
  • Huawei Nova 9 Starry Blue

So guys, don’t let the offer go from your hands. Because this is the right time to grab this opportunity and also offer is valid while stock lasts. Hurry up!

Huawei Nova 9 South Africa

About Huawei Nova 9 South Africa:

Huawei Nova 9 features a 6.57-inch center hole-punch OLED display with curved edges and FHD+ (2340 x 1080) resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and a new display fingerprint for a more convenient screen unlock.

The Nova 9 smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor for faster task executions but it only has a 4G LTE model and measures 160mm x 73.7mm x 7.77mm and weighs 175g. In terms of software, N0va 9 comes pre-installed with EMUI 12 operating system and offers 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage.

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It packs with 4300mAh battery along with a 66W super fast charge and USB Type-C input. The Nova 9 comes with Interestingly, the phone comes with EMUI 12 operating system, 50MP quad-camera system, and 32MP selfie camera.

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New Huawei phone (BAL-AL00) certified with 40W super fast charging

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Huawei has recently certified a new phone with the BAL-AL00 model with China’s compulsory 3C quality certification. Currently, the identity of this phone remained unidentified and there’s more that is yet to be known.

According to the listing, the Huawei BAL-AL00 supports the HW-100400C02 charger with 5VDC, 2A, 9VDC,2a, and 10VDC, 4A MAX power output. These outputs were confirmed as 10W, 18W, and 40W respectively for the certified device.

Huawei BAL-AL00

Previous information shows that Huawei already has a device from the Mate 10 series with this model. However, since it’s a new device, it must have to be special if it’s adopting this model number.

Aside from this information, the listing reveals that the new 4G Huawei phone only has 4G connectivity, which simply means no 5G for the time being.

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We’ll keep you posted on further information so, stay connected.

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Hi Nova 9 Series launching on December 2, a rebranded Huawei Nova 9

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Today, Huawei commercial smartphone-designed license partner – China Post Communication Equipment confirmed that it will launch its smartphone – Hi Nova 9 series on December 2, 2021. This is an interesting development that will expand the reach of Huawei phones in an indirect way.

In early August this year, China Post Communication Equipment Co., Ltd. started the “Hi Nova” official Weibo account. Since then, the account has not posted any official information up until November 25. The simple explanation of “Hi, Future”, “Hi, World”, and “Hi, Dream” have been released for three consecutive days, which are linked together to form “Future World Dream”.

Hi Nova 9 December 2

For your information, Hi Nova is a subsidiary of China Post, has launched a new smartphone from Huawei, which is similar to TD Tech. The new phones are named Hi nova 9 and Hi nova 9 Pro.

A previously leaked post reveals that the appearance of the phone is a complete copy of the Huawei Nova 9 device. So, let’s jump directly to the specs, even before the official unveiling.

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Hi Nova 9 December 2

Huawei Nova 9 Series:

The Nova 9 series is the latest flagship product for young people. It is equipped with a Snapdragon 778G processor, a built-in 4000mAh battery, and supports 100W fast charging. This is also Huawei’s first 100W fast-charging model.

It is worth mentioning that the nova 9 series has also obtained the family-style RYYB lens inheritance, which can greatly improve the shooting effect. The rear four cameras can also meet almost all daily shooting needs. The front is equipped with dual 32MP. The vlog lens supports SLR-level portrait selfies and front-facing slow-motion shooting, which can be called a vlog artifact.

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