January 5, 2022: Official Statement
Huawei has responded to us on the Mate 50 HarmonyOS 2022 global launch and emailed us an official statement.
“Currently, there is no plan for smartphones outside China to upgrade to HarmonyOS, but consumers can enjoy HarmonyOS 2 and its ground-breaking user experience on the recently launched Huawei tablets, Huawei Vision, and smartwatches.” Huawei
January 3, 2022: Original Story
Huawei Mate 50 series is the next annual flagship of Huawei that was delayed for a time due to the supply chain issue. Recently, Derek Yu, President of Huawei CBG in Central and Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, and Canada revealed that the Huawei Mate 50 series will launch globally in 2022.
In addition, Yu also mentioned that the upcoming Huawei Mate 50 will come pre-installed with the HarmonyOS operating system and be released at Global Press Conference 2022. This new information is shared by the well-known Weibo tipster – Chrysanthemum Fans. In addition to this, the tipster mentioned that this is the official confession to smash the previous rumors that someone maliciously did not send Mate 50 to P60?
Previous information suggests that the Huawei Mate 50 series will arrive with powerful hardware and software technology. It was reported that this smartphone will use Kirin 990 chipset in the testing model and the final phone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 processor / Gen1 chipset.
Huawei smartphone business:
A few months ago, Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO – Richard Yu in his internal speech said that Huawei will not give up on mobile phones and it will continue to be made and that the king will return in 2023.
Moreover, Derek Yu also earlier mentioned that Huawei will continue to invest in flagship mobile phones mainly in foldable screens including the flagship Mate and P series. At that time he said that the Shanghai R&D Center is studying about 5G chip solutions, and Huawei’s flagship mobile phone’s support for 5G will return one day.
Huawei Mate 50:
According to the previous information, the Huawei Mate 50 series will feature a large-size screen, and the camera system design is likely to be the combination of last year’s P and Mate series flagships – P50 and Mate 40.
But in terms of capabilities, the Mate 50 series camera will be equipped with more capabilities to provide a powerful and improved photography experience to users. Talking about the software, the company could deliver it with HarmonyOS 3.0 software system because stable HarmonyOS 3.0 is also to unveil this year.
Also, we could expect that Huawei will resume and may also increase the use of 12GB RAM in smartphones. So, the Huawei Mate 50 series could also use this memory version in the top variant. More information is yet to come. Until then, stay tuned!
Huawei Mate 50 test version has 5G and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1: Tipster
New information has revealed that some of the testing Huawei Mate 50 devices are packed with 5G access and equips HiSilicon Kirin 9000 5nm chipset and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. The previous report reveals that Huawei Mate 50 will be released this year but it may only have 4G network access.
Although Huawei has been facing a lot of difficulties in the market but the company continues to work in a positive direction to develop this phone and bring it among the consumers. Meanwhile, the news of the Huawei Mate 50 series with 5G and new Qualcomm processor is sure could be a big relief for the awaited people.
Following the U.S. ban, Huawei has to give up access to different essential components such as chipsets. Thereafter, the Chinese tech maker cannot even print its chipset design from HiSilicon to chipmakers such as TSMC. The shortage of components is limited to chip printing permission but also to other important materials such as RF receivers, which helps the phone maker to enable 5G access bands.
Kirin 9000 comes is built with a 5nm process and consists of 1x Cortex-A77 at 3.13 GHz, 3x Cortex-A77 at 2.54 GHz, and 4x Cortex-A55 at 2.05 GHz. The chip comes with a 24 core Mali G78 GPU. The chipset has Huawei Da Vinci Architecture 2.0 NPU architecture including 2 Ascend lite and 1 Ascend tiny core.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1:
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has a 5G modem-RF solution with up to 10Gbps download speed. The chipset has Snapdragon Sigh camera technology with 18 bit mobile IS. As well new 7th gen Qualcomm AI engine. There is also an improvement to system performance as well as other aspects of the core user interface.
Huawei Mate 50 Series:
Currently, Huawei has not spoken much about this upcoming release but the company’s global consumer business chief, Derek Yu has confirmed that there will be a new Mate device that could launch this year. Surely, the chief has been talking about the Mate 50 series but an official confirmation is still required.
(via – ithome)
Huawei P50 Pro and P50 Pocket enters global market
On January 12, Huawei’s latest flagship smartphones – Huawei P50 Pro and P50 Pocket finally entered the global market. However, these premium smartphones were already marked their presence in the Chinese market.
Currently, Huawei has debuted P50 Pro and P50 Pocket on the ground of Malaysia and will soon expand its availability to more global markets. To be mentioned, the company has also announced to unveil these flagship phones in Europe on January 26, 2021.
Both of these smartphones of Huawei are cherished with high-end features and provide a whole new user experience. Among these, Huawei P50 Pocket is the first flip-style foldable smartphone of the company that folds inwards vertically.
Price and availability:
Huawei P50 Pro:
- Huawei P50 Pro (8GB+256GB) is priced at RM 4199 (882 Euro) [Link]
Huawei is providing freebies worth up to RM 2,100 and pre-order for Huawei P50 Pro start from January 12 and last till January 21, 2022.
Huawei P50 Pocket:
- Huawei P50 Pocket White (8GB+256GB) is priced at RM 5,999 (1262 euros) [Link]
- Huawei P50 Pocket Premium Edition (12GB+512GB) is priced at RM 7,299 (1536 euros) [Link]
Huawei is offering freebies total worth up to RM2,700 with Huawei P50 Pocket and pre-order is available from January 22 to February 13, 2022.
So, without further ado, let’s explore Huawei P50 and P50 Pocket in detail.
Huawei P50 Pro:
Huawei P50 Pro smartphone comes with a 6.6 inch OLED display with 2700 x 1228p resolutions, 120 Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate, 1.07 billion colors, and 450 PPI brightness.
This smartphone expands 158.8mm x 72.8mm x 8.5mm (Height x width x depth) and weighs around 195g approx. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G processor that has an octa-core CPU and Adreno 660 GPU. Also, it comes pre-installed with EMUI 12.
In terms of storage, the P50 Pro offers 8GB of RAM and 256GB of inbuilt internal storage and packs with a 4360mAh battery that supports 66W super-fast charging and 50W wireless charging.
On the rear side, Huawei P40 Pro has a quad-camera system consisting of a 50MP True chroma camera, 40MP True chroma camera, 13MP Ultra-wide angle camera, and 64MP Telephoto camera with LED flash. While the front side has a 13MP selfie camera with autofocus mode.
The connectivity options include 4G network, WLAN, Bluetooth 5.2, Support BLE, SBC, AAC, LDAC. Further, it has a USB Type-C ear jack, and USB Type-C charging port, and a USB 3.1 GEN1 port.
Huawei P50 Pocket:
Huawei P50 Pocket smartphone sports the main screen with a 6.9-inch mains display that folds inwards and a 1.04-inch cover screen is placed on the rear to show you notifications and other information.
The main screen comes with 2790 x 1188pixel resolution, 120 Hz refresh rate,1440 Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, 300 Hz touch sampling rate, and 442 PPI. While the cover screen has 340 x 340p resolution, 60 Hz refresh rate, 120 Hz touch sampling rate, and 328 PPI.
The P50 Pocket is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G processor, comes pre-installed with EMUI 12 operating system, 8GB/12GB of RAM, and 256GB/512GB of internal storage.
Talking about the battery, this phone packs with 4000mAh battery that supports a 40W Super fast charger. The connectivity options include WLAN, Bluetooth 5.2, and more.
Huawei P50 Pocket features a powerful camera system that includes a 40 MP True-Chroma Camera (f/1.8 aperture), 13 MP Ultra-Wide Angle Camera (f/2.2 aperture), and 32 MP Ultra Spectrum Camera (f/1.8 aperture). On the front side, you’ll see a 10.7-megapixel front camera to give you high-quality selfies.
New Huawei Nova phone with 108MP camera revealed in images
The upcoming Huawei 4G phone with a 108MP camera and powered by HarmonyOS with model number – JLN-AL00 was recently spotted on the TENAA in China. The JLN-AL00 TENAA certificate discloses that it is a Nova series phone and also revealed images of the actual design.
According to the product images, Huawei’s new Nova series 4G smartphone has a huge camera system consisting of a large cylindrical shape module with two rings to equip the one camera lenses in each. Also, there are two small cameras next to them with LED flash in the mid of the camera module.
Also, the back cover features a bright blue-colored surface. On the other hand, there are also a volume rocker and power button on the right side of the phone. Meanwhile, the left side completely remains plain.
By exploring the whole design of the forthcoming Huawei Nova series 4G phone, this smartphone looks identical to the Honor 50 SE. However, some differences are still there in the camera system such as LED flash.
For your information, this smartphone with code JLN-AN00 has already received the network access, MIIT, and 3C certifications in China. However, these certificates have disclosed most of the specifications.
Huawei Nova Series 4G phone: Full specification:
Huawei Nova smartphone has a 6.78 inch LCD display with 1080 x 2388 pixel resolution, and its dimension includes 164.64mm × 75.55mm × 7.94mm as well as weighs around 191g.
This phone is powered by a 2.4GHz octa-core processor and equipped HarmonyOS software system, 8GB of RAM, 128GB/256GB internal storage, 3900mAh battery with 66W fast charging.
In terms of the camera, it has a quad-camera rear camera system that includes a 108MP+8MP+2MP+2MP camera with a LED flash. While the front side has a 16MP selfie shooter for better picture quality.
Furthermore, this Huawei phone has a similar specification as well as almost identical design as of Honor 50 SE. In terms of pricing, Honor 50 SE is available in the market at 2199 yuan. Now, let’s wait to see at what price Huawei will this new phone.