On February 22, 2021, Huawei launched its new member in the foldable phone family, Huawei Mate X2 with a new foldable screen mechanism that folds inwards, features two display systems, comes with a powerful Kirin processor, new design that looks amazing, and much more.
Huawei Mate X2 in Detail:
Huawei Mate X2 comes with a new in-ward foldable design mechanism, compared to the outward foldable design of the Mate X and Mate Xs. The new design includes two displays, the main display is an 8-inch foldable panel that has a high resolution and provides you a full-view experience. Once folded, the Mate X2 lets you interact with a 6.45-inch cover OLED display with FHD+ resolution and pill-shape cutout on the top-left corner.
The new innovative dual-wedge-shaped integrated design, with a sharp and slim appearance, contains a center of gravity offset. The center of gravity balances the device when holding with one hand, and provides a comfortable grip, creating a new level of balanced aesthetics.
According to Huawei, the Mate X2 using a brand new hinge system that uses a variety of high-precision materials and processes. In addition to the zirconium-based liquid metal, it is also the first to introduce super-strength steel material that is resistant to impact and deformation. At the same time, it adds carbon fiber composite materials, high-precision materials, making it lightweight and reliable.
Huawei Mate X2 is powered by the 5nm processed Kirin 9000 chipset with an Octa-core CPU architecture consisting of 1 x Cortex -A77 at 3.13 GHz, 3 x Cortex-A77 at 2.54 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A55 at 2.05 GHz. It has a 24-core mali-G78 GPU for better gaming and graphics performance. The Kirin 9000 also provides 5G as well as Wi-Fi 6+ for faster connectivity.
This compact design of Huawei Mate X2 comes allows it to sport a 4500mAh battery and recharges half of the battery life in 30 minutes using the 55W super-fast charger.
The Huawei Mate X2 has a built-in EMUI 11 software system with features such as multi-window mode, better user interface animations, user interface, and more. Moreover, the phone has Huawei Mobile Services (HMS).
In terms of cameras, the Mate X2 has a Leica quad-camera system with a 1/1.28-inch RYYB sensor, 100x binocular zoom, 2.5cm super macro, full-time full-focus range and helps you to record every moment. The super-perceptual main camera and the front 16 million wide-angle selfie lens are powerfully combined and outputs the image strength is irrespective of front and back
The camera system supports features such as autofocus, and Huawei AI Image Stabilization as well as photo modes, that help you to get the best photography experience.
New Huawei Hongmeng trademark clashes with first one, got rejected
Today, Beijing Intellectual Property Court gave the first instance judgment on Huawei’s appeal against the State Intellectual Property Office for the rejection of the Hongmeng trademark.
To be mentioned, Hongmeng is the Chinese name of the HarmonyOS, the trademark has been in controversy once before.
The court has rejected the plea of plaintiff Huawei filed because it was dissatisfied with the decision of the rejection of the “Hongmeng HongMeng” trademark by the State Intellectual Property Office.
The lawsuit was refused because the disputed Hongmeng HongMeng trademark was found similar to cited trademark Hongmeng in terms of text composition, call, meaning, and have constituted similar trademark signs.
However, if the trademark was passed and used together with cited trademark then it will definitely cause confusion and misidentification of services among the consumers.
According to the information, this trademark’s international classification was involved 38 types of communication services. To be mentioned, Huawei had filed a plea against 42 types of “Hongmeng” trademarks, which were also judged similarly.
In this dispute case plaintiff Huawei’s clarifications:
- The overall meaning of the disputed trademark and cited trademark is distinct and does not constitute a similar trademark used for the same or similar services.
- The cited trademark has been in the process of revocation of non-use for three consecutive years, and the state of rights is unstable, and the trial of this case is requested to be suspended.
- The trademark in dispute is the original design of the plaintiff, which has been well-known after long-term publicity, which will not cause confusion and misunderstanding by the relevant public.
On the other hand, the defendant argued that the facts were clear, the applicable law was correct, and the procedures were legal and requested the court to deny the plaintiff’s request for trial.
Huawei Forum maintenance completed one week earlier
Today, Huawei has officially announced that Huawei Forum maintenance has successfully been concluded one week earlier than the actual schedule. Now, the services are being resumed such as Huawei Club’s PC, APP, and WAP versions.
Huawei users can now visit Huawei Forum and continue the HarmonyOS 2.0 testing using the My Huawei App and WAP version of upgrade and early adopters.
According to the previous information, Huawei has published an official notice on July 25 regarding the upgrade maintenance for Huawei Forum between July 26, 2021, to August 9, 2021, 22:00.
With the Huawei Forum’s up-gradation announcement, the company also posted an apology for the inconvenience during the maintenance “Thank you Forum members for your continued understanding and support of the Huawei Forum!”
Huawei achieved 40 million HarmonyOS installations:
The rapid progress clearly reflects that Huawei is working as much as fast it can to deliver the next level user’s experience to the least possible device.
Huawei Petal One: An all in one package for Cloud, Music and Video services
The Petal One integrates 3 premium services at relatively less costly compared to individual purchases. This service is similar to what Apple offers under the Apple One subscription bundle.
This all-in-one package includes Huawei Cloud Space Premium Package with 200GB capacity, Huawei Super Music VIP, and Huawei Video Gold Member & Partner Zone VIP membership.
What services Petal One includes:
The premium music service in Petal One has millions of libraries with all kinds of audio and music, while the premium video subscription offers high-quality video programs and movies. Meanwhile, the 200GB of Cloud storage can be shared between 5 family members.
People with Petal One can cancel their membership anytime. Currently, Petal One only comes under monthly subscription, though Huawei could offer lengthy plans such as quarterly or half-yearly in the future.
To be mentioned, Petal One provides a multi-scenario membership service and can be supported on multiple devices including mobile phones, tablets smart wearables, and smart screens.
Huawei Cloud service
The Huawei Cloud service offers a safe place to store your crucial data. It takes automatic backup of the whole device that can be restored anytime very conveniently.
Talking about privacy, this service is completely secure and has a ‘Time Machine’ feature that can help you manage all your data in a single place. Furthermore, all this data can be synchronized on multiple devices to manage it over different smartphones and tablets.
Price and Availability:
As per the Huawei Member Center app, the Petal One will be available for early buyers from August 28 to August 30. While full access to this service will be opened from September 1. The starting price for the Petal One bundle is 79 yuan (12 USD) for a monthly subscription.
It’ll be interesting to see whether this package will enter on the global market. We’ll keep you posted on further updates.