With the launch of the Huawei Mate 40 series, Huawei unveiled the world’s first 5nm chipset, Kirin 9000 and Kirin 9000E. Both of these comes with a powerful architecture to provide a robust performance to the users.
The recently launched foldable phone, Huawei Mate X2 also used the Kirin 9000 processor. Meanwhile, Huawei is gearing to launch its first flagship tier of this year, the Huawei P50, which is likely to come with the same processor.
However, a new piece of information suggests that Huawei may launch a new chipset Kirin 9000L, which is processed with Samsung’s 5nm EUV process technology. In the past, the company has renamed a number of its processors, including the Kirin 990, Kirin 9000, and more. So, this is not a new thing from Huawei’s end.
What’s new in Kirin 9000L?
According to the information, the Kirin 9000L will come with a reduced clock speed compared to Kirin 9000 or 9000E. In detail the large core of the Kirin 9000L is clocked at 2.86Ghz on the other hand, the Kirin 9000 features a large core clocked at 3.13Ghz.
Furthermore, the Kirin 9000L’s SoC also has much lower core counts in the GPU section, including an 18-core Mali-G78 CPU, which is 24 and 22 cores on Kirin 9000 and 9000E respectively.
Coming to the AI processing, the NPU of the Kirin 9000L only has one large NPU core, while the Kirin 9000 and 9000E equips 2 cores inside the Neural Processing Unit.
The source also suggests that the architecture of this unreleased chip is similar to the existing chipsets but has reduced GPU and NPU performance, which may make it a reduced version of the Kirin 9000 and 9000E in terms of display and camera performance.
Samsung U.S. restrictions:
The source further claims that Samsung is the one to process, HiSilicon’s 5nm design to create the Kirin 9000L processor but the South Korean tech giant was restricted the former U.S. President Donald Trump and prohibited from supplying required technologies.
Therefore, it’s currently not clear whether Huawei has permission to print its chip design through the Korean company. However, we’ll have to wait for more confirmation, whether Huawei has such plans or its schedule to bring Kirin 9000 and 9000E with the P50 series.
Huawei P50 render:
Previously, information about the Huawei P50 and P50 Pro leaked through CAD renders, which shows that both of these flagships has an oval shape rear camera system that likely to house a massive set of cameras.
Moreover, both of these devices sport a new hole-punch display cutout to house a selfie camera. Currently, Huawei has not announced any official date for the launch of Huawei P50 but we’ll keep you posted.
Huawei officially announced Watch GT 2 Petal Maps update
Huawei Watch GT 2 is a prominent smartwatch that has created a huge amount of sales for the company. Recently, Huawei has officially announced that the Watch GT 2 now officially supports Petal Maps app services via software update.
Since December last year, Huawei has started to rollout a major software update for the Watch GT 2 smartwatch that comes with a range of new features including the Petal Maps app.
Designed and developed by Huawei, Petal Maps is a navigation service application for smart devices and is available in over 140 countries around the globe.
On the other hand, the app has seen a large growth in its existing growth from zero to millions of downloads in a year on AppGallery. Later with Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro, the app became possible to install on smartwatches and worked with synchronization for different use cases.
Huawei Watch GT 2 series users can access the Petal Maps app from their applications section. However, you should know that the user interface will remain simple and let you help with distance, name, and directions to your destined place.
Still, it’s a major move made by Huawei for the Watch GT 2 consumers, as it will surely increase the overall productivity and use case of this popular smartwatch.
Aside from other features, Huawei is rolling out other new features that come with a number of benefits for the Watch GT users.
These features include:
- Pin unlock feature
- Features for outdoor training
- Adds Always on Display
- Better female cycle management
However, if you haven’t already, go check out the latest software update on your Huawei Watch GT 2 smartwatch and take the benefit of the latest software rollout features today via the instructions below.
Open the Huawei Health app, then tap on your smartwatch, open devices, and then click on firmware updates. Let the app check for the latest version and proceed to download if there’s any available.
Huawei Browser app 12.0.3 will bring simple homepage features
Huawei browser has been the main software for the smartphone for a long time. And now, the company has announced to bring a new simple homepage for the app soon with Huawei Browser 12.0.3 version.
According to the information, Huawei has added a simple webpage starting Browser version 12.0.3 and it’ll launch soon to upgrade for the consumer’s user experience. Additionally, the feature may also let you customize your default Huawei webpage to your own preference.
For more information, you can perform the following tasks with this.
- Add a simplified homepage feature to customize your browser’s user experience.
- Create an interface preset and switch to make new layouts instantly.
- You can also access new video-related features
- There are also new services added to this app to bring it more convenient while navigating through.
Currently, Huawei has not revealed any specific date to launch Huawei Browser version 12.0.3 but we can expect it to unveil soon.
Huawei Browser as:
- Search – Search instantly through the search bar.
- Ultra-fast speed – Access fast web browsing through HUAWEI Browser’s brand new engine.
- Night mode – Effectively reduce blue light to protect your eyes.
- Private browsing – Keep your browsing activities and history private. Saved passwords – Conveniently save your passwords for fast access to all of your favorite services.
- Save Password – Conveniently save your passwords for fast access to all of your favorite services.
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Huawei Petal Maps to launch soon in China
It’s reported that Huawei will soon launch the Petal Maps application in China. The company has not announced this information through official channels but we can wait for a confirmation as soon as it makes available.
The Huawei Petal Maps China launch information is coming from Ma Xiaoqiang, VP of Huawei’s Consumer Business Asia Pacific Region, showed the Petal map on the Huawei P50 Pocket flip foldable phone screen, but he was in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
However, a Weibo user confirmed this news further that the company may soon launch the mobile version of Petal Maps for China.
Petal Maps lets you explore the world around you in new ways. Available in over 140 countries and regions. The app not only lets you get your current location, browse the map, search for places, and your favorite but also displays real-time traffic conditions, events and other traffic conditions.