On 26th May 2021, a well-known Weibo blogger shared some new information about the Huawei HI version of the ArcFox Polar Alpha S electric car.
As per the information, the ArcFox Alpha S Huawei HI smart car model, which currently is in the production line at the BAIC Blue Valley plant, was officially off the assemblage today.
Recently, the Vice-President of ArcFox, Wang Qiufeng announced on an interactive platform that the Huawei HI ArcFox Alpha S model has reached more than 1,000 orders. (Read More)
To be mentioned, the Alpha S series was jointly launched by Huawei and BAIC’s new energy brand Jihu at the 2021 Shanghai International Auto Show on April 17th, 2021.
ArcFox Alpha S Specifications:
- Fast charging technology
- Hongmeng OS (HarmonyOS) based smart cockpit
- Huawei Kirin 990A Chipset
- Huawei ADS
- Powerful Lidar system
- Powerful camera system
- Domain controllers
- Voice interaction
- Precise control algorithm
It has four models, among them two are regular Alpha variants and two are HI-supported Alpha variants with the starting cost of 251,900 Yuan (about 38,800 USD) and 388,900 Yuan (about 59,900 USD) respectively.
SAIC launched world’s first Huawei AR-HUD equipped Feifan R7 smart car
The wait for a new and super-agile smart car is over! SAIC Automobile cooperation has finally launched the world’s first Huawei AR-HUD-equipped Feifan R7 pure electric vehicle. Besides, there are some more new tweaks, hidden in the backseat of this car.
So let’s make a good tour of the new functions and pinches of this smart automation!
SAIC Group has launched a total of four Feifan R7 models with the Huawei AR-HUD system. This is a medium-to-large-sized SUV with a measurement of 4900mm in length, 1925mm in width, and 1655mm in height. It also has a wheelbase of 2950mm.
In terms of charging power, the company has implied a 77kWh and a 90kWh battery in its car models. These offer a cruising range of 642km. It also equips the Snapdragon 8155 processor with Premium 4D imaging radar.
And let’s not forget about the Huawei AR-HUD system which is the largest field of view. It supports immersive visual interaction and helps the driver to stay in connection with both surroundings and the automation.
Speaking of the design, the Feifan R7 features a streamlined fastback structure with a sports car-level wide-body layout. It also showcases a multi-dimensional sensor-oriented smart cabin. Further, there is a 43-inch wide-format true color triple AMOLED-based screen with a central control panel.
It also carries supercomputing driving chips and a full-stack high-end driving system. Ultimately, these features are quite enough to boost the driving experience of the user from zero to a hundred level.
Price of the new smart car
The subsidy cost of these vehicles varies from 289,000 to 356, 900 yuan [39,894.54 -49,144.80 USD] . Meanwhile, the vehicle-electric separation mode carries price tags from 205, 900 to 256, 900 yuan [28,423.92 – 35,464.32 USD].
However, users who will select the 90kWh battery in the vehicle-electric separation mode have to pay a monthly fee of 1560 yuan [215.66 USD]. Whereas, users with a 77kWh battery will give a monthly rent of 1260 yuan [174.18 USD].
BMW digital key feature now supports Huawei and other mobile brands
Today, BMW Group of automobiles has shared some official as well as beneficial information. Finally, the company has decided to expand the BMW digital key feature to several mobile phone models including the Chinese tech giant – Huawei.
Up to this point, the auto company has brought the feature only on the massive Android and iOS platforms. But now, it’s time to stretch the roots of the respective function to more surface, and let everyone enjoy the benefits.
According to the information, BMW Group will introduce the digital key function to Huawei, Honor, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi, and other brands in November this year. Apart from the devices, the digital key also supports 10 BMW models, including the latest BMW 3 series, the new BMW 5 series, the pure electric BMW iX3, and more.
BMW Digital Key Feature
Concerned with the feature, the BMW digital key option is quite simple and easy to operate. As the name reflects, it usually works for opening the lock of the automation. All you have to do is, place the upper side of your phone close to the sensor on the driver’s side door handle.
Once the user completes the digital key activation, he/she won’t require the internet connection to unlock the door or start the vehicle. Besides, even the low battery of your handset won’t be able to affect the BMW digital key function.
As of the implementation, BMW digital key uses NFC technology (Near-field Communication). Additionally, it also incorporates hardware security and software regulations to toughen the protection of the BMW vehicles. Alongside this, it also takes care of the user’s data by adding security chips to cars and phones.
Apart from the NFC-oriented feature, the cooperation has also made efforts in launching the UWB (ultra-wideband technology) digital key. It’s a short-range digital radio tech that generally covers high-security scenarios. With such a feature, users can enter in their car without using their handsets.
The UWB function will mainly rely upon BMW iX. It allows the user to perform several functions. Further, it automatically shifts to the NFC mode when it enters the low power form.
A lot of things are waiting at the other end of this year, Let’s see what we get in our Huawei and other mobile devices.
World’s first Huawei AR-HUD SAIC Feifan R7 to launch on September 27
Huawei is familiar with providing car solutions across the globe. Day by Day, the demand for HarmonyOS or some other solutions is rising among auto cooperations. In the latest tweak, the SAIC brand is going to launch the world’s first Huawei AR-HUD-equipped Feifan R7 SUV model by the end of this month.
Before jumping onto the details of the device, let’s understand the main component of this agile device – the Huawei AR-HUD. Since it is one of the most advanced and tech-pack car solutions, it’s important to learn what this element will offer to automation.
The term AR-HUD indicates Augmented Reality Head-Up Display. Ultimately, the respective technology projects virtual images into the driver’s field of view (FOV). This action enables the person to keep their head up and remains focused on the road ahead.
The main function of the tech is to offer a fully secure and safe environment in the car. You can easily concentrate on the road without diverting the focus to other elements of the vehicle. All you have to do is feed all the information in the FOV.
SAIC Feifan R7
Speaking of the new model, the SAIC Feifan R7 equips the world’s first Huawei Vision Enhancement AR-HUD head-up system. Consequently, this builds up the RISING MAX 3+1 huge screen system. This system consists of a 15.05-inch AMOLED ultra-clear screen that delivers a 2.5K resolution, an 8155 chip, an instrument screen of 10.25-inch and a co-pilot screen of 12.3-inches.
Further, the car also implies components like a LUMINAR 1550nm highly-effective laser radar with a farthest detection distance of 500 meters. Besides, there are two Premium 4D imaging radars and four enhanced versions of far distance point radar, 12 ultrasonic radars, 12 8MP lenses, 1 centimeter-level positioning system, and 1 DMS in-vehicle driver status monitoring system.
As for the external part, the smart vehicle showcases a wide-format true color triple screen. Besides, it has two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive versions. It installs ternary lithium batteries with 77kWh and 90kWh capacity. In total, these batteries can cover more than 600km.
The intelligent vehicle furnishes a frameless induction electric switch door. On the other hand, the company has wrapped the front and back seats in NAPPA leather, making them more versatile and convenient for users. As per the info, the car will take place on the ground by September 27 with a price of 250,000 yuan [35,919.02 USD].