During the event, the Chinese tech giant released a new version of a budget smartphone, the Huawei Nova 8 Pro with 4G network, and supports HarmonyOS 2.0 upgrade to provide a new and upgraded user experience.
HUAWEI NOVA 8 PRO: TOP FEATURES
- Device: Huawei Nova 8 Pro
- Display size: 6.7-inch
- Processor: Kirin 985
- Operating System: EMUI 11
- Network Connectivity: 4G
- RAM: 8 GB
- ROM: 128/256 GB
- Rear Camera: 64MP
- Front Camera: 32MP
- Battery: 4000 mAh
Huawei Nova 8 Pro 4G sports a 6.72-inch OLED display with 2676 x 1236 screen resolution, powered by the 7nm Kirin 985 processors with 4G connectivity and EMUI 11.
This smartphone expands at 163.3mm x 74.1mm x 7.85mm, weighs 184g, 80-degree curved edges, and 120Hz refresh rate, and 300 Hz touch sampling rate as well as display fingerprint.
Looking at the camera system, it equipped with a rear quad-camera system consisted of 64MP main camera + 8MP ultra wide-angle + 2MP macro camera + 2MP depth of field (f/2.4 aperture, FF).
On the other hand, it has a dual front-facing camera system including a 32MP ultra-wide-angle camera + 16MP main camera that enhances the user’s experience. Also, the phone comes with a 4000mAh battery, with a 66W super fast charge and USB Type-C input.
- Color 8
Price and availability:
- Huawei Nova 8 Pro 4G (8GB+128GB) = 3699 yuan (577 USD)
- Huawei Nova 8 Pro 4G (8GB+128GB) = 4099 yuan (639 USD)
The Nova 8 Pro 4G official goes on sale on 18 June, 2o21.
Huawei Mate Xs 2 foldable phone launched globally
On May 18, 2022, Huawei launched Huawei Mate Xs 2, new flagship foldable phone for global consumers. The phone continues the outward foldable design of the first-generation Mate Xs device and has an improved falcon hinge mechanism as well as a grip system.
Minimised weight, perfect for one-handed use.
Discover unseen beauty anywhere you go with #HUAWEIMateXs2's Ultra Light, Ultra Flat & Super Durable Features.
— Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) May 18, 2022
Talking first about its display, the Huawei Mate Xs 2 launched with a 7.8-inch display unfolded with 2480 x 2200 resolution and 6.5 inches (2480 x 1176p resolution) once folded. The display has an OLED panel with up to 120Hz refresh rate, 1440 Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, and up to 240 Hz touch sampling rate as well as 424ppi screen pixel density.
Huawei Mate Xs is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G processor with Octa-core architecture including 1 x Cortex-X1 at 2.84GHz + 3 at Cortex-A78 at 2.42GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 at 1.8GHz. In addition, the chipset is coupled with Adreno 660 GPU for the maximized gaming experience. There’s also Qualcomm’s sixth-generation AI engine that will bring you better smart task execution.
Unfold a brand-new technological adventure with #HUAWEIMateXs2.
Equipped with our latest foldable phone innovation, the world's 1st Double-rotating Falcon Wing Hinge design guarantees you a smooth folding experience.
— Huawei Mobile (@HuaweiMobile) May 18, 2022
This foldable phone takes care of your camera photography consisting of a 50-megapixel primary color camera (wide-angle, f/1.8 aperture), a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera (f/2.2 aperture), and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera (f/2.4 aperture, OIS). The rear camera supports 3x optical zoom (3x zoom is approximate, lens focal lengths are 13 mm, 23 mm, 85 mm), and 30x digital zoom.
The rear camera can also shoot in different camera modes including Mirror smart shooting, AI micro-motion instant, telephoto picture-in-picture, micro-movie, audio zoom, high pixel mode, time-lapse photography, super wide-angle, large-aperture blur, dual scene video, super night scene, macro, portrait mode, Professional Mode, Slow Motion, Panorama Mode, Black & White Art, Smart Filter, Watermark, Document Correction, AI Photo Master, Dynamic Photo, 4D Predictive Focus, Smile Capture, Voice-activated Photo, Timed Photo, Continuous Shot, and Snapshot.
Coming to the front side, the Mate Xs has a front punch camera system that counts as a 10.7 MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture. The front camera also has several modes to take selfies camera Selfie slow motion, smart wide-angle switching, portrait mode, panorama mode, fun AR, time-lapse photography, dynamic photos, smart filters, watermarks, smiley snapshots, selfie mirroring, voice-activated photos, timed photos.
Huawei Mate Xs 2 takes care of a longer standby time with a 4600mAh battery (according to the variant). That could recharge with a super-fast 66W charger.
Price and availability:
Huawei Mate Xs 2 foldable phone priced at 1999 euros (2103 USD) with 8GB RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The Huawei Mate Xs 2 will be available from June onwards in the global markets.
Meet the world’s first 5G phone case
Today, Soyealink – a Chinese telecom solutions maker and smart device manufacturer launched a 5G smartphone case for Huawei devices at a price tag of 799 yuan (118USD or 112EUR). This is quite a revolutionary product that will enable 5G network connectivity in 4G Huawei smartphones without native 5G hardware.
Huawei 5G phone case comes is a ready-to-go solution for phone users. However, the case maker has suggested bringing more of these for different smartphones.
The design of this 5G phone case meets the rear side of the Huawei P50 and P50 Pro and is ready to install instantly. There’s a large camera cutout, a 5G symbol as well as the large cutouts on the side of the case.
The installation is simple, you need to plugin this case on your Huawei smartphone and connect the USB to the phone’s port. Afterward, you need to set up the eSIM with a 5G service provider and follow the on-screen instructions to set up the network for use cases.
#Huawei – Huawei 5G phone case was launched by Soyealink Digital Source Technology, named "5G Communication Case". This case embedded with an eSIM and 5G modem, and it is connected to the Huawei P50 Pro through the USB-C. (1/2)#HuaweiP50Pro #HuaweiMate50 pic.twitter.com/zjfTbXajFO
— Yash Raj Chaudhary (@hereYashRaj) May 17, 2022
According to the dimensions, this 5G phone case comes with 52g of weight and 3.2mm of thickness, which is close to a heavy case. To enable 5G, this case uses, an embedded 5G model that brings you better functionality but it’s likely to consume an extra battery of your Huawei device for sure, as it may require power to enable the 5G modem.
Currently, Huawei has not announced any such case for devices but it could unveil it in June for consumers. If you want to know more about this product, check out the article linked below regarding the case.
What is this case for?
New smartphones such as Huawei don’t come with 5G services, as they cannot feature a 5G enabled chipset. Therefore, the company is launching 4G devices but the latest solution will bring them compatibility with 5G network access.
Here’s how to use 5G on your 4G Huawei phone
Post Huawei U.S. tensions, the Chinese tech maker is trying to get new network solutions to get over its mobile 5G issue. In the latest edition, Huawei has launched a case that could make 4G phones 5G enabled in seconds.
According to the information, a Chinese network solution maker – Soyealink has launched a new phone case for Huawei phones that comes with an embedded 5G network solution. It’s launched as a go-to solution for Huawei phones such as the P50 series and enables 5G from 4G hardware.
Let’s explore the design of this case.
The renders show that the case has a pretty close design to conventional rear phone covers but this new 5G phone weighs about 52g and has a large thickness of around 3.2mm. The case comes in gray color with leather materials for a better finishing and solid grip.
It’s clearly shown that the product has been made for the Huawei P50 series to bring 5G connectivity onboard this 4G lineup. However, the manufacturer has also reportedly planned to adapt this solution for more smartphones in the future.
How to use:
Before the installation, users must have to enable the eSIM service to get a 5G network experience. After installing the case, users will be prompted with new guidelines and instructions to set up this phone.
Simultaneously, the main card of the phone and the eSIM network of the 5G network case are merged into one card and displayed in the phone’s taskbar.
Looking at the design, the cover has a P50-like camera cutout and there is a slight area cut out from the left and right sides to access function keys.
As shown on the store, the official pricing of this cover is 799 yuan (118USD/112EUR) but the product is yet to launch for consumers, which is expected to be around June this year. The company will further put light on the official channels for sale.
- 5G-Sub 6, NSA + SA
- Dual-core CPU@1.35 GHz, support 3GPP R15
- USB Type-C interface, mobile phone with shell can support USB 2.0 OTG devices, digital headphones, connect PC data transmission and super fast charging
Power supply mode:
- Power supply via USB connection to mobile phone
- SA: N1, N3, N41, N77/78, N79, N28
- NSA: B3 + N41, B3 + N78, B3 + N79,
- B1 + N78, B39 + N41, B41 + N79,
- B39 + N79, B5 + N78, B8 + N78
(via – ithome)