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Huawei launches Huawei Pay in Singapore

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On April 3, Huawei announced the availability of Huawei Pay in Singapore, just one day ahead of the sale of Huawei P40 Series.

The Huawei Pay launch is in collaboration exclusively with UnionPay by Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), where Huawei Pay is a mobile payment tool that provides contactless, cashless payment service for Huawei and Honor device users.

The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Singapore (ICBC Singapore) is the first bank to support this service in Singapore. Between 1 April and 30 September 2020, users in Singapore can enjoy benefits such as Huawei Points rewards and shopping cashback by registering their ICBC UnionPay credit cards and making payments via Huawei Pay.

Huawei Pay was first introduced in the Chinese market in August 2016. It is one of the key services under the Huawei Wallet app. With Huawei Pay, users can use their smart devices into e-wallet to make secure, easy and convenient in-store payments.

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Users can enable Huawei Pay by adding their bank cards to the Huawei Wallet app. The Huawei Wallet app comes preloaded in the newly launched Huawei P40 series, while for the older Huawei and Honor smartphone models, the app can be downloaded from Huawei AppGallery.

Huawei Pay supports Near Field Communication (NFC) payment in retail stores. Users can complete their transactions by simply tapping their HUAWEI or HONOR devices near to the Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal instead of their credit cards.

To ensure payment security, Huawei Pay uses biometric authentication methods such as facial and fingerprint recognition to authenticate customers for retail purchases.

Rewards for new users:

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ICBC UnionPay Singapore Cardholders to enjoy rewards with Huawei Pay
ICBC is the first bank in Singapore to collaborate with Huawei Pay.

In celebration of the launch, Singapore users who register ICBC UnionPay credit cards to Huawei Pay will receive a welcome gift of 10 Huawei Points (worth S$10). The Huawei Points can be used to offset in-app transactions for Huawei AppGallery, Themes, Video, Mobile Cloud and more.

Moreover, from April 1 to September 30, ICBC UnionPay credit card users get to earn cashback up to S$20 by completing different tiers of payment transactions via Huawei Pay during the campaign period. No minimum spend is required for each qualifying Huawei Pay transaction.

Huawei P40 series Sale from April 4:

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The Huawei P40 Series will officially be on sale in Singapore starting April 4, 2020, ahead of the rest in Asia including China.  All of Huawei P40 Series variants offer 5G connectivity.

The Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro will retail at S$1048 and S$1448 respectively. Every purchase of the phones comes with:

  • Prestige Care services
  • Premium bundle worth up to S$156
  • Free 50 GB Huawei Mobile Cloud storage for 12 months, valid from now till 31 December 2020

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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Huawei Nova 9 design will be a combo of P50, Mate 40 and Nova 8 Pro: Tipster

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Following the launch of the Huawei P50 series, the Chinese phone maker is now ready to introduce a new Nova series member -Huawei Nova 9. Now, new information reveals that Huawei

According to a Weibo tipster, the Huawei Nova 9 design will be a combo of the Nova 8 Pro and the standard P50 and Mate 40 devices. Though we don’t have any exact clue about Huawei Nova 9 design, most probably they will be sharing the aesthetics of the above-mentioned models.

Related to this, the Nova 8 Pro and P50 have a much similar giant pill-shaped rear camera set up. While the Mate 40 has a circular camera.

These phones come with a premium glass back. All of them have negligible bezels on the front and punch-hole selfie camera setup. While the Nova 8 Pro also has a curved edge display, and we can expect it in the Pro model of Nova 9.

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Huawei Nova 9 design leak

Also, the specifications of the Nova 9 models are unknown except for their possible processor details. Till now, no major leak about has appeared arrived so that we can make our guess.

A precious report reveals that the Nova 9 may use Kirin 990E chipset. While its predecessor, the Nova 8 devices were powered by the 7nm Kirin 985. This chip provides a faster 5G uplink, faster transmission, and a more stable connection.

The Nova 8 was launched with two models namely Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro. While the next-to-come models include the Huawei Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro.

Huawei Nova 9 launch date:

This would be early to say anything about the exact launch date of the Nova 9 series. Though the leaks have already arrived revealing their expected launch date. According to info, the Chinese tech giant may unveil the Nova 9 series somewhere between August to October.

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In comparison to Nova 8, the company might be planning to introduce Nova 9 models early. Following the leak, if the launch happens to be scheduled for around October at max, then it will be around two months earlier than Nova 8, which arrived in December 2020.

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Prices for old Huawei Kirin flagship raised high in second hand market after P50 launch

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Huawei P50 legend reborn

It seems that launching only 4G variant of the P50 series has gradually started to show the difference. According to the latest report, the demand for older Huawei’s 5G flagship smartphones in the second-hand market has continuously risen following the unveiling.

Due to the anticipation, Huawei fans were waiting for the Huawei P50 unveiling but the company only launched the 4G variants. On the other hand, the fans were waiting for a 5G device. Therefore, the consumers are now using to get a Mate 40 or P40 series model instead.

It was reported that the price in the second-hand market touched its all-time high since the beginning of the month. On the other hand, it was reported to slow down before the release of new flagships. But the price isn’t cool down a bit.

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G and Mate 30 Pro 5G demands in the second-hand market continuously increasing

In the market of second-hand products, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G was in demand over this time period. The growing demand lead increase in price, which was around 6,363 yuan at the end of July. This price was increased by 323 yuan compared to the price in early June.

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While the two-year-old flagship, Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G saw a price increase of 293 yuan compared with last month. This device has recorded a 7.71 increase and its current price in the second-hand market is around 4093 yuan.

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The users seem to be finding the older flagships with 5G support a better value for money over the new P50 models which lack 5G connectivity. Moreover, the current market trend also forces consumers to switch to the 5G handsets.

Nowadays, even mid-range and budget phones equip 5G capability, the consumer might hesitate to pay this price for a 4G device.

Not 5G, the Huawei P50 still have a powerful camera to offer

Besides 5G connectivity, the Huawei P50 models offers great and the most advanced photography that is confirmed by the DXOMARK test.

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Huawei P50 Pro is ranked at the top of the table with its new camera setup and massive 200x zooming capability. While the camera system of this premium device is itself worth it.

The camera specs of the Huawei P50 includes Huawei XD Optics, XD Fusion Pro Image Engine, Ultimate zoom range, 4K video recording, True Chroma shot, and True focus fast capture for the next level photography experience.

(Via – ITHome)

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Huawei P50 Pro pre-order started on JD, sale in September

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Huawei P50 Pro Black

Huawei P50 Pro! The latest top-end flagship of the Huawei flagship is now available for pre-orders in China. Although its sale will begin in September, interested users can pre-book this handset now on JD. However, it’s already available to pre-order on Huawei’s official store but its sale will begin on August 12 ahead of JD.

Huawei P50 Pro comes with new camera technologies including the world’s first 200x zooming capability. Instead of using 5G connectivity, the phone has 4G Kirin 9000 and Snapdragon chipsets.

Besides the standard P50 Pro models, there is a special variant of the Huawei P50 Pro. You can check the complete pricing details and the color options below.

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Here are the pricing details of the Huawei P50 Pro

  • Huawei P50 Pro (8GB+128GB) – 5988 yuan ($926)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (8GB+256GB) – 6488 yuan ($1000)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (8GB+512GB) – 7488 yuan ($975)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (12GB+512GB) – 7988 yuan ($1040)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (12GB+512GB) – 8488 yuan ($1313)

Color options:

  • Golden Black
  • Cocoa Gold
  • Pearl White
  • Charm Pink
  • Rippling Clouds

Huawei P50 Pro Specifications:

The elegant design of the Huawei P50 Pro is already known to us. It has a giant pill-shaped camera setup on the rear, while the front has a curved edge display with a center-equipped punch hole.

The smartphone sports a 6.6-inch OLED display with 2700 x 1228 resolution and supports a 120Hz display refresh rate. It packs a 4360mAh battery with support for 66W super-fast wired and 50W wireless charging.

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Huawei P50 Pro

Coming to the most adorable quad rear camera setup, the P50 Pro equips a 50MP primary camera (f/1.8, OIS) with a secondary lens of 40MP (f/1.6). The other two lenses are a 13MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide and a 64MP telephoto lens (f/3.5). In the front, it has a 13MP selfie shooter.

The other features of the P50 Pro include an in-display fingerprint scanner, dual speakers, IP68 waterproof rating, and more. It weighs around 195 grams and is available in five color combinations as mentioned above.

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