It feels like ancient times when a device with a six-inch display was considered a tablet, but here we are in 2018 and Huawei is ready to continue to buck trends.
Huawei had said it would be unveiling its next flagship smartphones on October 16, and, sure enough, at a huge event in London the company did just that.
Some smartphone elements tend to catch on faster than others, and it appears that devices with three rear cameras is quickly becoming what some might call “a thing” before 2018 wraps up.
Remember how Android OEMs were once caught boosting the performance of their devices beyond a certain threshold whenever the software detected that a benchmark was running? The move led to the likes of Samsung and OnePlus receiving a lot of criticism from the Android community but since then these companies have mended their ways. Huawei, however, has been caught doing the same thing again.
Huawei Mate 20 Lite Launches in the UK in September with 6.3-Inch Display, Kirin 710, and Four Cameras
Despite the fact that Huawei has already set some eyes on the future, announcing that it will be announcing the Mate 20 on October 16 in London, the company has also decided to launch the “Lite” version of that handset right now.
Huawei’s Mate series has managed to create quite a name for itself among power users. The devices in the series are filled to the brim with top-notch internals that will tickle the fancy of any power user. Huawei has now announced that it will be unveiling its next flagship Mate handset on October 16 in London.
Huawei’s Kirin 980 Chip Offers 37 Percent Performance Improvement, Supports 1.4Gbps LTE Speeds, Packs Dual ISP, and More
At its conference in IFA 2018 in Berlin, Huawei announced its Kirin 980 chipset based on the 7nm fabrication process. This next-gen chip will take on Apple’s upcoming A12 chipset and Qualcomm’s flagship chipset for 2019 devices presumably called the Snapdragon 855 for now.
Renders of Huawei’s upcoming flagship handset, the Mate 20, have leaked online which show the device as having a teardrop notch similar to the Essential Phone. The renders are created based on the actual engineering sample of the device, though they are not to scale.
VLC today announced that it has blacklisted the latest smartphones from Huawei on the Google Play Store from downloading the VLC media player. The team behind the popular open source media player has taken this decision due to Huawei’s “ridiculous policy of killing all background apps” which ends up breaking background audio playback in VLC.
Reports state that Huawei is currently under investigation from the United States government in connection with Iran sanction violations.