In 2020, Huawei has released a wide range of smartphones from the basic models to flagships for consumers across the globe. Huawei started this year with the launch of Huawei Mate Xs 5G, an improved version of the Mate X with the latest processor and software capability but since it’s an initial foldable phone, the price of the device is still too high.
Huawei’s 2020 flagship campaign began with the launch of the Huawei P40 series, consisting of three models – P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro+. These devices come with a new 7nm Kirin 990 5G processor and a brand new quad curved overflow display, which looks stunning.
All three of these P40 devices come with powerful camera specs but the P40 Pro Plus is the first phone to equip the Penta camera system for better photography.
Following the launch of P40, Huawei also introduced its new Nova branded devices, Nova 7, 7 Pro, and 7 SE. These smartphones are the most advanced version of the Nova series and come with various new features as well as a new 7nm Kirin 985 chipset with 5G capabilities.
Between May to September 2020, Huawei launched a bunch of new mid-range and budget phones in China as well as the global market. These are Huawei P Smart 2021, Enjoy Z 2020 devices, Huawei Y9a, Maimang 9, and more. Furthermore, there are a bunch of other devices that made their way to the market with dubbed names.
Later in October, Huawei introduced its new Mate flagship, the Huawei Mate 40 series, which includes – Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+, Mate 40 RS. With these flagships, the company introduced the first-ever 5nm processed 5G chipset – Kirin 9000 and 9000E.
In December, Huawei launched the new Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro devices, packed with a 7nm Kirin processor, brand new camera design, and an ultra-curved edge display for maximum and mesmerizing viewing angles.
This year, Huawei has also unveiled the latest version of its self-developed distributed operating system, HarmonyOS version HarmonyOS 2.0. As recently, the company started testing the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile developer beta by opening the recruitment of Huawei P40 and Mate 30 series. The company is planning to shift its existing devices to HarmonyOS by 2021.
Moreover, Huawei is also testing its devices for the latest Android-based operating system skin, EMUI 11 based on Android 10.1. The flagship lineups including Huawei P40, Mate 30, MatePad Pro, Nova 6, Nova 7, MatePad 10.8, Mate Xs received the stable EMUI 11 version on home ground. However, EMUI 11 beta process for global users is underway.
Some of these devices mentioned below.
List of smartphones released in 2020:
- Huawei Mate 40 series
- Huawei P40 series
- Huawei Nova 8 series
- Huawei Nova 8 SE
- Huawei Enjoy 20 SE
- Huawei Mate 30E Pro
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G, Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition
- Huawei P Smart 2021
- Huawei Nova 7 series
- Huawei Nova 7i
- Huawei Mate Xs (folding phone)
- Huawei Y9a, Y8s, Y8p, Y7a, Y6
- Huawei Enjoy 20, 20 Plus, 20 Pro, Z 5G, and 10e
- Huawei P40 Lite, P40 Lite E
- Huawei Maimang 9
- Huawei P30 Lite New Edition
*Some of these smartphones are China exclusive.
There is a number of Huawei smartphones are available for consumers according to their preferences. But the question is which one have you purchased in 2020? Let us know in the comment section.
Huawei Mate 50 and Mate 50 Pro cover leak reveals more about camera size
We are approaching the next Huawei Mate series flaghip – Mate 50. Meanwhile, leaks and news regarding this lineup continue to surface that is creating animosity among Huawei fans. Related to this, we now have a new Huawei Mate 50 series cover leak that shows more in the camera department.
Well-known Weibo tipster – DigitalChatStation has brought us a new Huawei Mate 50 and Mate 50 Pro protective cover leak, which shows various aspects of the devices but the focus goes on the camera system. As shown in the images, the camera module size is not cylindrical, instead, it comes with a round shape, similar to the Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 40 series.
Also, the rear side of the standard model doesn’t have the same level of curvature on the back panel as the Pro version. However, it can be noticed that the camera module size of the Mate 50 Pro is larger than the standard model but the tipster mentioned that the lens module is bigger in the standard as compared to the Pro version.
Furthermore, the camera on both phones has a big bump that is clearly visible on the covers and the LED along with the color sensor is sitting right there.
Moving on, the phone also has a cutout to feature a USB Type C port on the bottom along with a speaker grille, the right has functional volume adjustment and power keys. The top side of the phone comes with two holes, one of them could be for an IR blaster.
Huawei Mate 50 series:
Previously, a screen protector surfaced online showed that the Huawei Mate 50 Pro will feature a curved edge display but it may not be a super large waterfall design. Also, there’s a wide earpiece cutout, which could lead us towards the return of the head notch on the Mate 50 series.
There’s a lot more than you can learn about our Mate 50 series section over here (link). Also, we recommend you check the article linked below.
TD Tech Huawei P50 duplicate will launch soon: Tipster
TD Tech is working on a duplicate of the Huawei P50 smartphone. While various rumors are hustling on the ground related to the device, a new report suggests that the TD Tech Huawei P50 copy phone will launch soon in the consumer market.
To those who are unfamiliar, TD Tech is a Chinese smartphone maker. The company usually initiates copying and pasting Huawei’s products. The company has purchased design IPs from Huawei to make new devices based on the same design.
To the reports, the well-known Weibo tipster – @kanshan’s uncle grabbed our attention to the TD Tech Huawei P50 launch and internal activities. According to him, the mentioned phone will support some extraordinary features. For instance, high-frequency dimming, dual speakers, periscopic lenses, and optical image stabilization.
In addition, the device has gained the IP68 rating which eventually means that it is completely dustproof and waterproof. Consequently, the clone variant of the Huawei P50 is quite similar to the original model, except for the 5G capability. While Huawei P50 skips the 5G support, TD tech has added this feature to the handset.
Aside from the above-mentioned tipster, Weibo blogger @Factory Director Shiguan also hints at the launch of the TD Tech P50 handset. Hence, we can assume that smartphone fans will be able to see a new gadget on the market very soon. However, an official stamp is still awaited.
Describing the key specs of the device, the TD Tech P50 will power an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. Besides, it will pack the Android 11 system, rather than HarmonyOS. Furthermore, the device will sport a tri-cam structure at the rear end.
With a 13MP front-facing lens, the phone will display a 6.5-inch screen with a 2700 x 1224 pixels resolution. It will feature a 4100mAh battery and USB 3.1. If things go on the same way, the clone version of the Huawei P50 will step into these elegant colorways – White, Obsidian Black, and Cocoa Gold.
Global smartphone sales declines 100 million units in May: Report
The Globe is suffering from the COVID pandemic for the past two consecutive years and this heavy decline in smartphone market value and technology year on year. As per the recent counterpoint report, the global smartphone market sales declines 4 percent month on month.
This monthly decline in smartphone sales highly drops the market value. Even after a ‘V’-shaped recovery in the year 2020, the market is not up like pre-pandemic. Meanwhile, as per the recent counterpoint report, the global smartphone market sales decline by 4 percent every month.
On the other hand, while talking about the yearly declination the global smartphone market sale dropped by 10 percent year on year in May 2022 to 96 million units. This is a decrease from the for 2 consecutive past months and a decrease from the same period of the previous year for 11 consecutive months.
Reason for the downfall of Global smartphone market sales in May 2022:
In particular, the corona crisis has not been resolved at an extension but the smartphone market is still suffering from a slowdown in demand due to various factors such as inflation.
Additionally, the negative outlook continues during the summer, but mainly with the normalization of China, the continuous improvement of the supply-demand balance of the technology supply chain, and the improved macro-economy with mid-peak inflation.
Due to the environment, it is expected to improve gradually market value in the second half of the year, the time before going down again. The upcoming month can be marked as the promotional period of the smartphone market region-wise. Like,
- 618 in China
- August, Diwali in India
- Christmas and New Year
The Director Tarun Pathak stated that:
The demand for a smartphone especially in the advanced economies is driven by replacement, which makes it a discretionary purchase. And inflationary pressures are leading to pessimistic consumer sentiment around the globe with people postponing non-essential purchases, including smartphones. The strengthening US dollar is also hurting emerging economies. A segment of consumers is likely to wait for seasonal promotions before purchasing to offset some of the cost pressures