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Which non Google apps Huawei phone you purchased in 2022?

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Over the past three years, Huawei strengthen its Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) for phones and the company has moved with non Google apps.

In 2019, Huawei was banned by the U.S. and the company had to give up on Google Mobile Services and apps for its new phones. Since then, Huawei has released a variety of new phones all of them running without Google apps.

This year is no different and Huawei launched a variety of new phones including the Mate 50 Pro, Nova 10 series, and more. These phones pack solely the HMS ecosystem. Also powered by the latest EMUI 12 and EMUI 13.

Despite of lacking Google, Huawei has focused on smartphone technologies and fed EMUI with new features. For example, EMUI is better than ever, the EMUI 12 and EMUI 13 come with a brand new user interface.

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There are new additions including smart folders, service widgets, better screen content management, optimized performance, and a variety of new security features for a safer user experience.

The app ecosystem matters, that’s why Huawei is expanding collaborations with popular app developers. The company is offering incentives and developer programs to support AppGallery to compete against the Play Store.

Aside from software, Huawei is one of the top smartphone makers. Despite facing many issues in the supply chain, Huawei kept on using the latest hardware in smartphones.

The new Huawei Mate 50 Pro is a prime example, as it packs a brand XMAGE new camera system and a powerful lens to take high-quality pictures.

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On the other hand, Huawei is providing better design and high build quality, which is recognizable as the top trend in the smartphone industry. These traits add a different level of expertise to Huawei’s portfolio and the tech maker has maintained them throughout 2022.

So, which non Google Huawei phone you purchased in 2022? Let us know in the tweet below.

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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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Despite no 5G, Huawei increased foldable phones sale in Chinese market in 2022

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Despite having no access to a 5G chipset, Huawei phones are rumbling over China’s foldable device segment and maintained its lead throughout 2022.

According to the data released by China’s CINNO research, Huawei shipped approx 1.44 million units of foldable display devices. The Chinese tech maker completed this task with a sales growth rate of 132% year over year. However, its market share decreased by 2.8 percent, while still covering over 50% of the overall Chinese market.

This sale count is contributed by the strong sales of the P50 Pocket and Mate X2 Collector’s Edition. Since its launch in December 2021, the Huawei P50 Pocket has been the single-season sales champion of China’s foldable phones market for three consecutive quarters in Q1, Q2, and Q3 of 2022. While the Pocket S jumped to the top sales in the fourth quarter.

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Samsung comes second with a market share of 22.8%, a year-on-year decrease of 9.7 percentage points, Samsung has the largest decline within a year.

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OPPO ranked third with a 7.7% market share, up 4.3 percent year over year. Coming to the last three Xiaomi, Vivo, and Honor with a market share of 6.6%, 5.8%, and 5% respectively.

Overall sales of foldable smartphones in China have increased by 144% year over year (YoY) with 2.83 million units shipment throughout the year. This is a massive growth among customers and it continues to rise over quarters.

(via – mydrivers)

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Huawei VP is using a new phone, would it be P60 or Mate X3?

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Today, the Vice President of the Huawei Consumer Business Smartphone Product Line appeared on Weibo with a new device, as it only mentions “a Huawei phone” instead of showing an exact name. It reveals a possibility, of whether the Huawei smartphone VP is using either the Huawei P60 series or the Mate X3 device.

Either of these phones is not confirmed for launch for the moment but Huawei officials use them ahead of the release for various purposes under the testing unit.

Looking at the launch schedule, Huawei could unveil Huawei Mate X3 foldable phone first and the P60 series later. Therefore, it’s possible that the Huawei VP is using a Mate X3 instead of a P60. Yet, there’s no official confirmation on this matter.

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Both Huawei Mate X3 and P60 series are under immense wait for consumers. The Mate X3 will get you a new side-folding design, proceeding from the Mate X2 model with a lightweight and better hinge system.

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On the flip side, the Huawei P60 series will be a new camera photography beast. It will boast a new XMAGE imaging system and variable aperture camera technologies. Furthermore, Huawei has also planned to install new HarmonyOS 3.1 pre-installed with improvements.

(source – Weibo)

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It took 4 years to develop Huawei Kunlun glass

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Huawei Mate 50 series is the first flagship to pack with Kunlun Glass, a new type of protected display that brings powerful durability and Huawei revealed that it took 4 years of research and development to make this come true.

China’s CCTV broadcasting has published a new documentary on Huawei, which reveals how Huawei forge Kunlun glass along with insights from Huawei Smartphone product Line vice president – Bruce Lee.

Huawei Mate 50 series with Kunlun Glass is unbreakable and Bruce Lee said that Kunlun Glass has been developed for 4 years. At this time, the company has gone through various challenges and made its way through them.

According to Lee, Kunlun Glass found inspiration from the hard and durable reinforced concrete structure. After 24 hours of crystal growth, 108 processes, and a 1600-degree melting process, a piece of mobile phone panel glass contains hundreds of billions of high-strength nanocrystals, which are impact-resistant.

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The process also prevents cracking, so that the crash resistance of the whole machine equipped with Kunlun glass is increased by 10 times.

After the release of the Huawei Mate 50 series, Huawei also opened an upgrade service for old Huawei smartphones. These eligible devices could upgrade with Kunlun display including the P50 series and P40 series.

The forefront of such technology has allowed Huawei to provide something that’s not even available on other smartphones. In Huawei’s lab test, it is found that the glass has been dropped on the floor flat on display but it has remained without any damage.

Although, you may not drop the phone on a daily basis but Huawei has made it more secure if you drop it accidentally.

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