On May 4, Digitimes Research has published a data report of total shipped smartphones in the first quarter of 2021 in the Chinese market. It reports shows an overall increase of 9% and 99.6% during the year.
Following the report, Oppo leads China’s market, followed by Vivo, Xiaomi, Huawei, and Apple. However, Huawei smartphone shipment continued to shrink in the first quarter excluding Honor. Due to component shortage, the Chinese tech giant lagging behind in terms of new product launches.
The top five smartphones brand Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi, Huawei, and Apple have accounted market share of 91.8% and if we include Honor then the total share will 98% of the market.
The Digitime research team speculated that the overall smartphone shipment market will fall 19.3% in the second quarter from the previous quarter in China.
On the other hand, at the end of April, Canalys also published the smartphone shipment report of Q1 of 2021 for China that shows the same results as Digitimes. Additionally, it mentions that the Chinese market is recovering after a one-year global pandemic crown.
New Huawei phone (BAL-AL00) certified with 40W super fast charging
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.
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.
We’ll keep you posted on further information so, stay connected.
(via – ithome)
Hi Nova 9 Series launching on December 2, a rebranded Huawei Nova 9
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”.
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.
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.
Huawei begins mass production of its next foldable phone: Report
Despite all of the issues that Huawei is facing in the global market, the Chinese tech maker hasn’t stopped innovating. In the latest edition of this segment, it’s reported that Huawei has begun the mass production of its next-gen foldable phone, which is quite amazing news.
According to a report coming from Taiwanese media, Huawei has started the mass production of its next-generation foldable phone in November. It’s mentioned that the phone will compete against Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 but the price could be lower.
The report also wrote shows that the success of Galaxy Z Flip has brought the interest of other tech makers into this field and they also want to produce the same products to step foot into this smartphone category. Despite their futuristic appearance and interesting features, foldable phones are using immature glass technology and costs high as compared to regular flagship devices.
Talking about Samsung, the company launched its Z Flip 3 in August this year, and in over 40 days, the model received over 1 million sales on the record. Samsung plans to increase shipments of foldable smartphones from 7 million to 13 million by 2022, including 4 million Galaxy Z Fold and 9 million Galaxy Z Flip.
On the other hand, due to the restrictions, Samsung’s rival Huawei is currently lagging behind in the foldable smartphones segment but it’s very much capable of making such innovation as seen in the Mate X2.
Previous sources reveal that Huawei could launch a new flip design smartphone that will come with a powerful hinge system named – Mate V. Although, Huawei has not spoken anything on this matter.
Huawei Mate V Flip:
Huawei Mate V has a clamshell phone design. The main panel is a full view display that folds inward. There are function keys on the left and the right side consist volume and power buttons. Meanwhile, the bottom side features ports and speaker grills for the input.
On the rear side, the Mate V flip is likely to feature a camera bump that is large and placed vertical camera system featuring different lense. However, there are different techs that could be introduced while the phone makes its entrance on the ground.
(via – Chinese media)