SERES Huawei Smart Selection SF5 is the first model that was displayed in Huawei’s official store for sale. Recently, several SERES SF5 car owners complain about various major problems found in the car and were forced to stop production as well as sales ASAP.
In this segment, a SERES SF5 car owner has reported that on several car communities that they had been “leaked cut”, the car was discontinued shortly after it was purchased.
However, another SERES SF5 owner threatened the company to find 370 owners in order to simultaneously protect their rights. On the other hand, one Huawei SERES SF5 smart car user from Dongguan, Guangdong reported that this car has eight major problems.
One car owner whose license plate is located in reported that the Cirrus SF5 has eight problems. The owner is focusing on stopping the production and sales as soon as possible.
This SERES SF5 smart car comes with fuel consumption higher than advertised, false battery life, and car stalls. Moreover, several car owners also commented on the complaint post that they faced the problem of suspension of production and sales soon after purchasing the car that results in other problems such as low vehicle value retention and lack of after-sales service.
Huawei SERES SF5 sales:
Huawei Smart Selection Beijing store sales told the Chinese media that in September 2021, the SERES SF5 sold more than 800 vehicles overall, and Beijing sold more than 100 vehicles. Since Huawei announced its collaboration with Xiaokang Shares in April 2020, Travel Federation data showed that from April to August, SERES SF5 sales stood at 129, 204, 1097, 507, and 715, respectively.
Till the end of November 2021. the SERES SF5 sales reached 6,997 units. Furthermore, in April 2020, during the Shanghai Auto Show, Huawei’s consumer business CEO Yu Chengdong stated the target of “5 million annual sales” at the SERES SF5 Press Conference. However, the SERES SF5 clearly missed Huawei’s expectations.
Huawei AITO M5:
Last December, Huawei launched the HarmonyOS powered AITO M5 SUV, which is the first car to feature HarmonyOS powered cockpit. Since Huawei’s announcement of launching the first HarmonyOS car, many customers were eagerly waiting for this car in China.
This results, in just 4 days after launching, the Huawei AITO M5 car pre-orders exceeds 6500 units. The latest figures for its pre-booking are very good in terms of the initial response.
Also, it clearly reflects that SERES SF5 salespeople, the popularity of this new car actually surpassed that of the SERES SF5 in all aspects.
Huawei HiCar is upgrading with new features
According to the information, the new Huawei HiCar features now include an adaptive home screen mode, which can smartly adjust the mode according to the sunrise and sunset of the local time of the device for better visuals. Such change in visual refers to the dark and light theme of the entire user interface.
that’s not it, there is a new capability called shake to share, which will allow you to share the phone’s navigation details such as route transfer to the car’s smart screen’s large display. The latest feature will seed via software update.
HiCar is Huawei’s self-developed smartphone and car feature, similar to Apple’s CarPlay features. Previously, it has supported BYD’s DiLink in-vehicle system.
Huawei HiCar Smart Connection solution. It has the following features:
Overall, Huawei HiCar connectivity offers a total of seven main technologies, including:
- Instant connectivity: when entering the car, a smartphone connects automatically without requiring activation.
- One-click navigation: like a smartphone toolbar, the interface is simpler and faster to use than with previous navigation systems.
- Home control: users can remotely control their home from the car’s screen, syncing several smart devices in one application.
- Fatigue monitoring: using artificial intelligence, abnormal driver behavior can be detected with the help of an instrument panel-mounted camera and a heart rate sensor on a watch or wristband.
- Gesture recognition: specific hand gestures can be used to adjust the volume, change songs or manage phone calls.
- Video calls: manage video calls using the vehicle’s screen, microphone, and speakers along with a smartphone’s 5G network connection.
- Application sharing: share a smartphone’s feature-rich Android application ecosystem with the vehicle’s infotainment system, creating a seamless user experience and connectivity inside and outside the car.
If you want to read more about HiCare then do visit the linked article below.
Huawei AITO M7 begins beta testing of HarmonyOS 3 new features
Today, Huawei AITO M7 has begun the beta testing of the HarmonyOS 3.0 new features. Eventually, this upgrade will boost the overall performance of the SUV and will make it more reliable and efficient for consumers.
AITO M7 is one of the tech-pack smart vehicles in the market. It comes with innovative features and luxurious facilities. And to enhance the user experience a little more, Huawei AITO M7 has now begun the HarmonyOS 3.0 new features beta testing.
As per the reports, this internal testing will continue till November 15. It will begin with the registration phase > beta version push > and closed beta. Further, the company will gather 800 individuals to inspect the latest HarmonyOS 3.0 features.
Interested users can register themselves on the official AITO page from November 5 to November 7. In addition to the new features, participants will get 500 points in their AITO app for sharing the upgrade.
Besides, the lucky user will get an extra 1500 AITO points for featuring high-quality content. The company will announce the results based on AITO App System notifications on November 21.
It’s worth mentioning that the new OTA V1.0.103SP06 version carries a huge bundle of interesting features in its bag. Consequently, the dynamic operating system will bring an advanced user interface and efficient super home screen.
Moreover, it will enhance the basic functions of the device. As a result, users will observe finer stability and improved functioning in their SUVs.
Below, you can check what new features will the HarmonyOS 3 add to the car system.
- Super home screen function
- New Time wallpaper function
- New engine active noise reduction
- New car wash mode
- Optimized energy recovery ability
- Improved the energy-saving mode
- Enhanced the assisted parking experience
- Optimized the vehicle charging ability
- Optimizes the air purification reminders
- Improves the phone reminders and connectivity
Before you follow up, make sure that you register in this program with the same Huawei ID that is bound to your AITO M7 vehicle.
AITO EVs will upgrade over Huawei HarmonyOS 3
According to the information, AITO will upgrade its EVs to HarmonyOS 3 in batches in the first quarter of 2023. Furthermore, AITO Series delivered 12,018 vehicles in October, which is more than what it was for the last three months.
Therefore, AITO will bring atomized service, better user experience, and AI into the driver cockpit to provide a new kind of UI and UX.
After the atomization service is brought into the cockpit, users can experience the characteristics of no installation, instant search and use, card information, and at a glance.
HarmonyOS 3 supports a dynamic responsive layout, adaptive optimal display, and more. In terms of AI experience, AI smart voice recommends active reminders, wake-up-free, full-duplex voice interaction, and multi-sound zone intelligent perception.