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PSA: Huawei P40 Series comes with Wi-Fi 6 Plus, transmission speed up to 2.4Gbps

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We’ve have been talking about the Wi-Fi 6 Plus for a long time and now this technology has finally debuted in device with the launch of Huawei P40 series.

The 160MHz Wi-Fi 6 Plus technology featured in the full line-up offers high-speed connectivity with support for 2,400Mbps (2.4Gbps) peak theoretical transmission speed.

From the hardware side, The Wi-Fi 6 Plus is powered by the kirin W650 chipset specially produced to enable this feature on the Huawei devices.

The Kirin W650 chipset uses “Dynamic Narrow Bandwidth” technology that adjusts the bandwidth in an environment with poor Wi-Fi signals, and improves performance.

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Devices equipped with this technology are capable of passing signals through an additional wall or obstructions, compared to similar devices in the market.

It also has Bluetooth Ultra High-Definition (BT-UHD) technology, the Kirin W650 provides transfer rates three times as high as the standard Bluetooth, support for UHD and lossless audio, instant content transfers from phones to Bluetooth devices, and over the air (OTA) software updates.

Moreover, this chip also supports the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) with the widest available satellite standard coverage to date and enables real-time kinematic (RTK) positioning that is repeatedly accurate down to the sub-meter level.

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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Celia Voice Assistant rolling out for old Huawei smartphones: PSA

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Phones launched before the Huawei Mate 30 series launched with an Android-based EMUI software system but also with Google Mobile Services (GMS) as well as Google apps such as Gmail, Youtube, Google Maps, Google Assitant, and more.

Post Google and Huawei separation, Huawei has to leave Google’s domain and bring its own mobile services on the front called  – Huawei Mobile Services (HMS). This includes Huawei’s own suite of apps including the Huawei AI Voice also known as Celia voice assistant.

Huawei AI Voice was initially introduced with EMUI 10.1 on the Huawei P40 series, later the software was made available on other flagships such as Mate 30 series, which was launched solely on HMS.

So, to increase the reach, Huawei is installing this smart voice assistant to more devices and wants to send it to old models as much as possible.

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Therefore, it’s sending a new software update for smartphones that carries AI Voice Assistant along with the new Huawei apps.

Celia:

Celia is a virtual speech recognition app built for Huawei devices to work as a virtual mobile assistant. It is designed to trigger by saying “Hey Celia” or hold the power button for one second to launch.

Availability on different models:

The latest software update with Celia voice Assistant is rolling out in batches for different devices and its availability will further expand to more models in the future. Therefore, we recommend you check for the software update section.

On EMUI 10.1/11

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

On EMUI 9.1 and below:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & Updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device
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PSA: Celia AI Voice Assistant for Huawei Mate 30 Series and MatePad Pro rolling out with EMUI 10.1

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With the launch of the EMUI 10.1 and Huawei P40 series, Huawei brought its AI voice assistant – Celia, under global existence. This feature is currently expanding to devices that launched solely on Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) and may reach more later.

Recently, Huawei has started to rollout EMUI 10.1 for Huawei Mate 30 series and MatePad Pro in Europe. The changelog for both of these devices, clearly mentions the installation of Celia.

Hey Celia

Celia supports a wide range of features to help users get things done. The deep integration grants Celia access to the device’s hardware and AI.

Just hold down the power button for one second or say “Hey Celia.”  This new AI assistant can perform the following tasks:

  • Identify Objects
  • Set Alarms
  • Check Weather
  • Count calories
  • Make calls
  • Send text messages
  • Play music
  • Do online shopping
  • Face to face translation
  • Capture photos
  • Add reminders
  • And more

Initially, Celia will support three languages – English, French, and Spanish and will be rolled out to Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Mate 30 Pro on United Kingdom, France, Spain, Mexico, Chile, Columbia, and South Africa and eventually to more countries in the world.

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PSA: Huawei P40 Pro+ supports 40W Wireless SuperCharge

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Wireless charging allows you to charge your mobile devices quickly and dropping your device that charging pad without any cables.

Wireless charging is adopted by smartphones maker for quite a time but with Huawei Mate 30 series introduced a new revolution in wireless charging technology with a new 27W charger. Within 30 minutes the charging pad provides close to a 50% battery level.

With Huawei P40 Pro+ the company introduced a new 40W Wireless Huawei SuperCharge that is a massive improvement over its 27W charger. On the other hand, both Huawei P40 Pro and P40 Pro+ support 40W wired charging as well as improved wireless reverse charging.

Also, Huawei P40 Pro supports only 27W wireless superfast charging and doesn’t support 40W, which is only supported by the “Plus” model.

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Note: 40W wireless charger will be sold separately.

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