Honor Play 4 Pro is making its sales debut starting today in China. This phone is the top model from the Honor Play 4 series and comes with Kirin 990, 5G connectivity, RYYB camera system, dedicated IR Temperature Sensor, and more.
This lineup also has a non-pro Pro version – Honor Play 4 and its sale will start on June 12.
Honor Play 4 Pro Price:
Honor Play 4 Pro comes in regular and an IR Temperature Sensor variant. Prices for both of these variants detailed below.
- Honor Play 4 Pro 8GB RAM+ 128GB ROM = 2899 CNY ($408)
- Honor Play 4 Pro (IR Temperature Sensor Version) 8GB RAM+ 128GB ROM = 2999 CNY ($422)
Honor Play 4 Pro:
Honor Play 4 Pro sports a 6.57-inch FullHD display with a pill-type cutout design to house two front camera – 32MP selfie + 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera.
The Honor Play 4 Pro equips a dual rear camera setup consisting of 40MP f/1.8 aperture main camera with IMX600 sensor and RYYB color mapping to take brighter images in low light conditions. The 8MP telephoto camera offers 3X optical zoom with optical image stabilization (OIS).
Honor Play 4 Pro comes in two versions – standard and Infrared temperature sensor version. Below the camera setup, the phone has a temperature sensor, capable of measuring the temperature of humans and non-living objects.
Honor Play 4 Pro powered via Kirin 990 clocked at 2.86Ghz, Mali-G76GPU, and Da Vinci NPU for AI capabilities. It has UFS 3.0 storage for faster file transfers. Balong 5000 chipset provides dual-mode 5G support with 5G smart dual-card and dual-card VoLTE.
It comes packed with a 4200mAh battery with 40W Huawei SuperCharge. The phone measures at 162.7mm x 75.8mm x 8.9mm and weighs at 213g, with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Canada to ban Huawei from 5G: Report
Huawei has been under a lot of difficulties for the last three years due to U.S. sanctions, which have led to bans on its network equipment in different markets. However, despite various processes, Canada has now also shown its direction on this matter to ban Huawei from 5G development in the country.
According to the report coming from Reuters, Canada is planning to ban Huawei from its 5G network gear installation program citing national security risks without showing any of them.
The country is following the path of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group including five countries including the U.S., U.K., Australia, and New Zealand.
“We intend to exclude Huawei and ZTE from our 5G networks,” Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters in Ottawa. “Providers who already have this equipment installed will be required to cease its use and remove it under the plans we’re announcing today.”
Aside from this, the Canadian government has also laid down a deadline for carriers and network companies to remove their network 5G equipment by the year 2024. On the other hand, companies that use 4G equipment from Huawei will be required to remove the gear until 2027.
In 2018, Canada announce to review of the ongoing Huawei matter to adapt its network gear. Last, in 2018, Huawei’s Chief Financial Official is detailed Vancouver Airport.
regarding this matter, Alykhan Velshi, Vice President of corporate affairs for Huawei in Canada said with Canadian Broadcasting Corp that the company is still waiting to hear what sort of national security threats they think Huawei poses.
Adding to this, Velshi said, Huawei is completely operational in Canada and there are over 1500 employees in the country, most of them conduct research and development. Other than these, Huaewi continues to sell new products in the market.
Throughout the entire discussion, Huawei has been targeted by the different governments over political means but no one has not shown any sort of evidence against the Chinese tech firm.
Huawei registers ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark
On May 18, 2022, Huawei registered the ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark in China. This trademark application has document version 47543398 and the trademark has not been published yet. According to the information, Trademark Office held that the goods designated for use by the opposed trademark were Class 1 “silicones”.
The ‘Huawei Soil’ trademark class belongs to the same category as “unprocessed plastics; plasticizers” that were approved for use in trademarks such as “Huawei Zhixuan” cited earlier by the opponent. or similar goods.
In further terms, the opposed trademark completely contains the distinctive identification part of the trademark cited by the opponent, “Huawei”, and does not form a new meaning with an obvious difference. If it is used concurrently, consumers will be misunderstood.
(via – ithome)
Huawei AppGallery facing a severe issue: Report
Huawei AppGallery is a new generation of an app distribution platform for Huawei devices and the Chinese tech maker is working on improving its productivity for smartphone owners. However, recently a severe issue has been reported on Huawei AppGallery that allows downloading paid apps for free of cost.
According to the input coming from 9to5Google, an Android developer has found an issue in Huawei AppGallery that doesn’t have any special protection feature for the paid applications. This could lead to easy exploitation and enables to obtain the download link for premium apps without even paying for them.
In simple words, it could cause a loss to the developer but the report also mentions that this issue has been reported to Huawei. However, there’s no clear guideline or response that has been received on this matter.
Huawei AppGallery is a smart solution that allows developers to create a new user experience for the consumers. The platform is supported by Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) Core, which enables various APIs in applications.
Huawei AppGallery serves under the top three app marketplace globally and brings a whole range of global and local apps including navigation & transport, news, social media, and more.
AppGallery is available in more than 170 countries and regions with over 580 million monthly active users globally. Huawei partnered with 5.4 million developers across the globe, and in 2021 the total app distributions from AppGallery reached 432 billion times.