Following these, on June 2, Huawei holds a press conference to unveil its long-awaited and first operating system for smartphones – HarmonyOS 2. Alongside this new software system, Huawei also introduced the brand new flagship smartwatch – Watch 3 series, MatePad Pro, MatePad 11 as well as other 4G models.
At the event, Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO, Yu Chengdong shared the first official teaser of the Huawei P50 series. The teaser confirms the new camera system with a massive pill shape camera bump consisting of two large circular shapes inside to hold the different lenses.
However, Yu didn’t reveal a launch date for this upcoming flagship, which is really disappointing to the consumers. Yet, he mentioned that the company is focusing on improving this flagship phone and will confirm a launch date soon.
Up until now, we’ve seen quite a leak regarding the launch speculation that hints the company will summon this smartphone in July but the suspense still continues.
And now, a tipster from Weibo has something to say related to the launch of the Huawei P50 series.
According to the information, Huawei P50 will not be delayed until September. Instead, the Huawei P50 lineup will meet the launch somewhere between July and August. Yet the tipster didn’t provide an exact date.
Alongside, this smartphone, Huawei will also launch MatePad 11, outside of the limited market and ship it among more consumers.
Previous information suggests that the Huawei P50 series will run HarmonyOS pre-installed, powered by a 5nm Kirin processor, a new camera design, and more.
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)
PSA: Huawei Nova Y70 Plus has pre-built EMUI 12
Huawei Nova Y70 Plus packs the newest features at an affordable price tag. The Huawei Nova Y70 Plus phone is currently limited to some markets but it will bring you some of the latest software technologies powered by EMUI 12. Huawei Nova Y70 Plus with EMUI 12 could bring you a new user experience as compared to the past EMUI version.
Talking specifically, Huawei consumers in South Africa can get this phone at 5499 R from Huawei Store or selected MTN, Vodacom, Telkom, and Cell C stores. Consumers can also claim and get an extra R400 off as well as a power bank of 10000mAh valued at R699 but the offer is only available for limited stock.
Huawei Nova Y70 Plus:
This phone comes in two colors – Crystal Blue and Midnight Black. The phone has dimensions of 168.3mm, 77.7 mm, and 8.98mm and it weighs around 199g including the battery.
The Y70 Plus features a 6.75-inch screen with 16.7 million colors, TFT LCD, and HD+ resolution (1600 x 720p), the phone equips pre-installed EMUI 12 software tagged with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that could expand up to 512GB via microSD card.
With Huawei Nova Y70 Plus, you’ll get a high-quality camera system including a 48 MP High-Res lens, f/1.8 aperture, 5 MP 120° Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 aperture, and 2 MP Depth Lens, f/2.4 aperture. On the front side, you’ll get an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
If you are a heavy user, then don’t forget that this phone will ramp up the battery capacity up to 6000mAh, and it could recharge the phone at 22.5W.