Today, Honor launched its new range of products in the Indian market including two new low-budget phones – Honor 9A and 9S, as well as the Honor MagicBook 15 laptop. Let’s take a look at these devices and their pricings.
Honor 9A Specifications:
Honor 9A sports a 6.3-inch HD+ resolution (1600 x 720) with a dewdrop notch design, 88.4% screen-to-body ratio for FullView experience.
The big 5000mAh battery of Honor 9A provides up to 65 hours of calls, 32hours of video watching, 36 hours of 4G calls, and 37 hours of FM Radio. The phone comes pre-installed Magic UI 3.1 (Android 10), providing various new smart features, supported by HMS Core and AppGallery.
Honor 9A features a triple rear camera system comprising of a 13MP main camera, 5MP Ultra wide-angle camera, and a 2MP depth assist camera. On the front side, it has an 8MP selfie camera.
Honor 9A expands at 159.07 x 74.06 x 9.04mm, weighs at 185g, and comes in color options of Midnight Black, and Phantom Blue.
Honor 9A Price:
Honor 9A is priced at INR 9,990 and customers who’ll purchase this phone during the first sale, will get INR 1000 off, leaving the price at INR 8,990.
The Honor 9A will be available from August 6th onwards on Amazon at 11 AM. The company providing 6 months of no-cost EMI option on this phone.
Honor 9S Specifications:
The Honor 9S comes with a 5.45 LCD display with HD+ (1440p x 720p) and certified by TUV Rheinland. It equips MediaTek Helio P22 processor, 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM (expandable up to 512GB).
The phone packs a 3020mAh battery (10W charging), runs Magic UI 3.1 (Android 10/EMUI 10.1). Honor 9S has a 5MP f/2.2. aperture rear camera and an 8MP f/2.2 aperture front camera.
Other features of this budget device include Ambient light sensor, gravity sensor, proximity sensor, 4G, GPS, Wi-Fi, and more. The phone comes in two color options: Black and Blue.
Honor 9S Price:
Honor 9S is priced at INR 6,499 and customers who’ll purchase this phone during the first sale, will get INR 500 off, leaving the total price at INR 5,999.
The Honor 9S will be available from August 6th onwards on Flipkart at 12 PM. The company providing 6 months of no-cost EMI option on this phone.
Honor MagicBook 15 Specifications:
Honor MagicBook 15 features a 15.6-inch FullHD (1920 x 1080) IPS display and 87% screen-to-body and 16:9 aspect ratio for maximum viewing experience.
- AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
- AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
- 8GB DDR4 RAM
- 256GB PCIe SSD Storage
This notebook equips a 42Wh battery supported by a 65W superfast charging adapter (USB Type C). Also, it comes pre-installed with Windows 10 OS with other features such as Magic-link 2.0.
It expands at 229mm x 357mm x 16.9mm and the total size of 1.53kg. It’s Aluminum chassis includes a 3.5mm audio jack, a USB Typ-C, an HDMI port, a USB 3.0 (Type A), and USB 2.0 (Type A) port.
Moreover, the MagicBook Pro features a full-size backlit keyboard, a hidden front camera, fingerprint embedded into the power button, and comes in two color options of Gray and Silver.
Honor MagicBook 15 Price:
Honor MagicBook 15 is priced at INR 42,990 and customers who’ll purchase this laptop during the first will get INR 3000, leaving the price at INR 39,990.
The Honor MagicBook 15 will be available from August 6th at Flipkart. Honor is also offering 12 months of no-cost EMI option as well as exchange services.
Here are all of the Huawei logo and their stories
Huawei has been the star performer of China, it’s known as the revolutionize various fields of technology, especially in Telecommunication. Aside from its work in tech, Huawei is also known for its logo, which is known widely among consumers and industry partners.
However, the current logo wasn’t the only logo that Huawei had since the start. According to the information, the Chinese tech company has started its journey in the industry with another logo after the start.
The logo has its own story, so let’s get into it.
The current version of the Huawei brand logo was adopted in 2018, and before that, the logo has been changed two times.
Huawei was founded in 1987, and the company has been devoted to Chinese countryman enthusiasm. Therefore, the founding members along with Ren want to name the company depending on the devotion to people.
Based on this, the first logo was designed and brought forth. The initial design has 15 red lights and it means “Rising sun and the sunrise in the east”. Later, the logo was being compared with the logo of Shell petroleum.
The first logo also has the label “Huawei Technologies”, written in black letters.
In 2006, the management decided to carry a major change in the logo and changed 15 red lights into 8 plums with round petals, to form the shape of a chrysanthemum, which is a flowering plant native to East Asia.
In the second version of the logo, the company removed “Technologies” from the brand label and kept only “HUAWEI” to be precise, and adopted a more western look.
The new petal look has its own meaning, according to Huawei, it means we always insist on starting everything from customer needs, insisting on people-oriented, and treating our diversified employees as the core asset of the company.”
Why changed 15 red lights to 8 petals?
Although there are is no official confirmation available on this matter but there are some following roundups available online:
- When Huawei first started its business, it had 15 founding employees. Later, some people left one after another, and in 2006 there were only 8 left, that is, 15 changed to 8.
- Huawei is a communications manufacturer and cannot do without a “twisted pair.” The commonly used “twisted pair” has 8 cores, which correspond exactly to 8 petals.
- Huawei worked 15 hours a day at the beginning of its business, but it was shortened to 8 hours later, which means 15 changes to 8. (This is obviously a bit of a joke.)
- After turning into 8 petals, it is more like Ren Zhengfei’s “Fei”.
In 2018, Huawei unveiled the third-gen logo, which is simple and plain excluding style from font and gradient from the petals.
Xiaomi and Huawei invested in a battery supplier company
According to some Chinese media sources, Xiaomi and Huawei are strategically planning to invest in Weilan, a battery supplier from Weilai, China. This supplier of semi-solid batteries has a project of value at 5 billion yuan and the total investment will account for around 500 million yuan, which is a huge amount.
Back in August, Huawei, Xiaomi, and another Chinese company have signed an agreement to invest in Weilan battery supplier and Xiaomi has now entered the delivery stage.
On January 7, Weilan launched a 150-degree semi-solid battery pack. The information shows that Weilan is focusing on the development and production of hybrid solid-liquid electrolyte lithium-ion batteries and all-solid-state lithium batteries.
It is the only industrialization platform for solid-state battery technology in the Clean Energy Laboratory of the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Beijing. This facility has 3 production bases in Fangshan, Beijing, Liyang, Jiangsu, and Huzhou, Zhejiang.
By March 2021, Xiaomi Group announced to build a car and planning to spend around 10 billion USD to enter this business field. This Chinese tech maker has also confirmed that it’ll launch a new car in the first half of 2024, which is not far away but it would be interesting to see what kind of technology it would bring.
On the other hand, Huawei has already helped industry partners in the Auto business to build new cars with its whole car smart solutions and announced that it will not manufacture any car whatsoever.
(via – Sina Finance)
[Update: Reply] Telegram goes down, followed by glitches
Update 1: Reply on Twitter
Sorry about that, everything should be back to normal now. Does the app properly connect for you?
— Telegram Messenger (@telegram) November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021: Original Story
In the past month, big tech maker has been under shortage of power that led them to issues such as downtime for big social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp. Now, there is another platform that has been added to this queue as Telegram goes down.
Today, I’ve faced an issue with my Telegram on PC, and on Mobile as I wasn’t able to send or receive messages for minutes. When I quit the app to resolve, the app has removed all of my login credentials and I had to log back them again.
Although, the problem has been partially resolved but the glitches are still there because there are random shutdowns and delays in sending messages that keep occurring continuously since the entire scenario happened lately this day.
Currently, Telegram has not issued any statement on this matter but we’ll keep you posted.
[BREAKING] Telegram is down. pic.twitter.com/KBOMgdqGk2
— Mothership.sg (@MothershipSG) November 25, 2021