Huawei’s Penta camera flagship – Huawei P40 Pro+ is now making its sales debut in Europe starting from France and Italy. Surely, Huawei will expand the rollout of this flagship to other European countries as well as other regions.
Huawei P40 Pro+ offers 100X superzoom array and 10X optical telephoto lens. It sports a quad-curve overflow display, Kirin 990 5G, and the new nano-tech ceramic back design.
Price and offers:
Huawei P40 Pro+ (8GB+512GB) is priced at €1,399.99 and available in both Ceramic White and Ceramic Black Color options.
Customers who’ll purchase this phone from June 15 to September 30, 2020, will get a free Huawei Watch GT 2e (worth €159.99). Additionally, customers who’ll take on the first stock will also get Huawei FreeBuds 3i wireless headphones (worth €99) for free.
Moreover, Huawei is also giving €100 saving on any purchase of P40 Pro+ in France.
Huawei P40 Pro+ (8GB+512GB) is priced at €1,399.90 in Ceramic White and Ceramic Black colors.
Upon purchase, Customers will get a free gift bundle including Huawei FreeBuds 3i (worth €99), Huawei Mini Speaker (worth €29), and Huawei SuperCharge Wireless Charger (worth €129). This offer is valid until June 24, 2020.
Huawei P40 Pro+:
Huawei P40 Pro+ comes with a 6.58-inch FHD+ OLED display (2640×1200) with a pill-type punch-hole design and 90Hz display refresh rate for smoother UI animation.
The P40 Pro+ runs EMUI 10.1 and comes with a number of new features for a better user experience. The phone packs with a 4200mAh battery that can recharge with 40W wired, 40W wireless charging, as well as wireless reverse charging.
Huawei P40 Pro+ is the first Huawei smartphone with Penta camera setup including 50MP Ultra Vision Camera (Wide Angle, f/1.9 aperture, OIS) + 40MP Cine Camera (Ultra-Wide Angle, f/1.8 aperture) + 8MP SuperZoom Camera (10X Optical Zoom, f/4.4 aperture, OIS) + 8MP Telephoto Camera (3X Optical Zoom, f/2.4 aperture, OIS) + 3D Depth Sensing Camera.
On the front side, Huawei P40 Pro+ has a 32MP selfie camera (f/2.2 aperture) + depth camera + IR sensor. Both front and rear cameras have AI-supported features.
Huawei P40 Pro+ is the first Huawei phone launched with Wi-Fi 6+ technology that offers high-speed connectivity with 2,400Mbps (2.4Gbps) peak theoretical transmission speed.
Huawei Mate 50 Pro screen protector has no waterfall design but a potential ‘notch’
Huawei Mate 50 series is the next generation of Huawei flagship and the company has fastened up the pace to launch this smartphone lineup among consumers. The latest screen protector leak on this matter, suggests that Huawei Mate 50 Pro could leave the large waterfall design and may feature a notch system.
According to the information, a tipster from Weibo (8090DigitalMeishi) has shared a screen protector, which, according to the tipster, belongs to Huawei Mate 50. What’s more interesting is that the screen protector reveals some key information regarding the Mate 50 design, this includes the curvature on the left and right sides and a small cutout on the head.
By looking at the leaked Huawei Mate 50 Pro screen protector design, we can see that the curvature is not waterfall and it’s just a simplified version, similar to what we’ve seen in Mate 20 Pro. On the other hand, the cutout on the head could relate to the earpiece system, and not being confusing it’ll lead to the return of the Notch system.
Exploring further, the display has low bezels on each side, making the display more enjoyable but if Huawei is going to use the notch system then how much it would cover the display.
Talking about the notch, the Huawei Mate 20 series was the first to adopt such a front camera design that houses different types of lenses. These are:
- A front camera
- Dot projector
- Flood Illuminator
- Proximity sensor
- Ambient light sensor
- IR Camera
Yes, the notch is kind of sophisticated, and it was quite an impressive inspiration from Apple’s face id but there was some issue that has been found after the launch of the Mate 20 series, which has lowered, Huawei’s belief in this system. The Chinese tech maker pursuit the same concept on Mate 30 notch.
Therefore, the company later focused on features such as a front depth camera and not face security. The Chinese tech maker has also made a revolution on the front camera gesture features, which have not been used before.
Huawei Mate 50 is far away from the launch date, but previous reports have speculated this phone series unveil in August. If you want to learn more about the Huawei Mate 50 series, check the article linked below.
Samsung begins mass production of 3nm chipsets
Samsung is celebrating its first-ever production of the 3nm process. Meanwhile, today, Samsung officially announced to begins the manufacturing of chips using a 3nm process with the advanced Gate-All-Around GAA transistor architecture.
The GAA technology is to use for the first time ever in the history of Samsung. It exceeds the execution boundary of FinFET and lowers the power supply voltage level to improve power efficiency, and at the same time improves the performance by increasing the drive current capacity.
Well, is known for being the world-leading semiconductor technology and this initiative makes them more popular among the world’s top semiconductor manufacturing companies.
The company plans to begin its first application based on nanosheet transistors with semiconductor chips for a high level of performance and power computing. Which will further expandable to smartphone processors.
Samsung GAA technology:
The 3nm chips with Gate-All-Around transistor architecture are very beneficial for the following points including Design Technology Co-Optimization (DTCO), and it helps increase power, performance, and area (PPA) benefits.
Additionally, the first generation of 3nm chips can decrease power consumption by up to 45% and improve performance by 23%. On the other hand, the second generation of the 3nm process reduced power consumption by up to 50%, and improved performance by 30%, notably the result are taken as compared by compared to the 5mn chips.
- 1st-gen 3nm: reduce power consumption by up to 45%, improve performance by 23% and reduce the area by 16%
- 2nd-gen 3nm: reduce power consumption by up to 50%, improve performance by 30% and reduce the area by 35%
Samsung is a ‘copycat’, blames Apple
Samsung is a copycat, said an Apple official in a recent documentary published by WSJ about the evolution of the iPhone ahead of the iPhone 14 launch event. The documentary features Apple’s Chief of Marketing – Greg Joswiak, along with iPhone co-creator Tony Fadell and a family of iPhone users.
Aside from talking about the innovation that Apple made so far in the world of iPhones, some criticism had also been made on Samsung and Android. Joswiak said, they (Samsung and Android) were annoying and accused them of copying Apple-developed technologies to feature on their own smartphones.
He told that Samsung became a copycat and ripped Apple’s technology and created a poor copy of it on a big display, which was unpleasant to watch for Apple staff.
Back in 2013, Samsung launched its big screen device Galaxy S4 with a 5-inch display, on the same year, Apple unveiled iPhone 5 with a 4-inch display. Later on, Apple realize to increase the size of their phones, thereafter, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus was launched with over 4.7 and 5.5-inch displays respectively.
Apple didn’t stop at complaining regarding this entire scenario, as it dragged Samsung to a legal filing, which later coasted Samsung to pay over 1 billion USD in fine. However, Samsung requested to lower the fine and two of the firms later settled this matter.
Throughout the years, Samsung has profound its ability to make OLED, QLED, and LCD displays, and Apple since then has been a big customer to purchase the display from the South Korean tech maker.
Both the companies rival the smartphone market but still, the business standards are up on the right place for each other.
That’s not it, Samsung has also innovated the world’s first foldable display devices. These are key technologies for the future and Apple is likely to grab them for its own devices (once it’s ready to adapt them).
(via – MacRumors)