When Samsung announced that they would be delaying the launch of their Galaxy Fold while they looked into improving on its build quality and overall integrity, it felt like this gave Huawei a chance to beat Samsung to the punch. However, it wasn’t too long after that Huawei also announced that they too would be delaying the launch for similar testing.
A few days ago, the Huawei Mate 30 series was launched and based on its specs, boy is it an impressive handset. Unfortunately, the phone will not ship with Google Play services which admittedly does tamper our excitement quite a bit, and to make matters worse, it seems that the phone’s bootloader will not be unlockable.
Huawei Launches The Mate 30 Series SmartphonesEditor's Pick
Huawei has just launched its latest high-profile smartphone, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, along with a more affordable version, the Mate 30.The announcement is a bitter-sweet one because the hardware and spec are quite impressive, the Google Apps and services aren’t pre-installed, and the total consequences of this aren’t totally known, but it’s not great. More on that later.Mate 30 Pro hardware and specsThe Mate 30 Pro has an iconic […]
Ubergizmo’s Best of IFA AwardsEditor's Pick
IFA is officially going on until Sept 11, but if you haven’t had time to follow all the IFA news, our Best of IFA 2019 is what we want you to take away from this show. These are the products that caught our attention for their quality, novelty, usefulness, or daringness.
Honor demonstrated its Honor Vision Smart TV at IFA 2019, which is a first for two reasons. First, it’s Honor/Huawei first television, and secondly, it is the first device to use HarmonyOS (codenamed HongMeng), Huawei’s proprietary cross-device operating system that may become an Android alternative someday, although it’s not the preferred option.
HiSilicon has launched its new high-end mobile processor (or SoC) known as the Kirin 990 at IFA in Berlin.
Apple’s AirPods are essentially a pair of Bluetooth headphones, and as such, they can be used with any device that supports Bluetooth connectivity. However, Apple has baked some features into it that make it a delight to use with an iOS device, such as faster pairing, being able to check battery levels, and more.
Honor 20 Pro Camera ReviewEditor's Pick
Key Camera Specifications and Uber-G Camera HW Score Rear Camera System (4 cameras) Primary: 26mm 48-MP f/1.4 wide (Primary) +OIS Zoom: 78mm 8-MP f/2.4 zoom +OIS Ultrawide: 17mm 16-MP f/2.2 ultrawide Macro: 27mm 2-MP f/2.4 wide The technical specifications show a rear camera system which is inspired by the work done on the Mate 20 Pro (the best mobile camera of 2018), but redesigned around new components, especially the 48 […]
The Huawei Mate X was officially launched earlier this year, but its release was delayed where it was originally expected to arrive in September. However, it seems that the Mate X could be further delayed because during a recent press event held in Huawei’s Shenzhen headquarters, the company alluded that the Mate X could be delayed until November.
Many assumed that Huawei would be in huge, huge trouble following the ban from the US in which the company would no longer be allowed to do business with US companies. This was a huge deal when you consider the fact that Huawei sources many components and software from US based companies.
Google has a couple of smart speakers under its belt in the form of the Google Home series. However, it seems that Google had another smart speaker in the works that they were allegedly developing together with Huawei, but it seems that those plans have since been scrapped following Huawei being placed on the US Entity List.
Huawei is one of the few Android OEMs that have unveiled 5G smartphones this year. The company will now be releasing its first 5G smartphone next month. The Huawei Mate 20 X has already made its debut in the United Kingdom and it will now be going on sale in the company’s home country of China.
Earlier this year, Huawei announced the Mate X foldable phone, the company’s answer to Samsung’s Galaxy Fold. However, the handset was delayed in June where Huawei announced that they would be performing additional tests on the handset to ensure that they do not experience the same build quality issues that Samsung did with its Galaxy Fold.
Just like Samsung and Apple, Huawei makes its own chipsets. These Kirin chipsets can be found in quite a few Huawei handsets, although the company uses Qualcomm’s chipsets from time to time as well. However, moving forwards, the company is expected to use more of its Kirin chipsets in future devices.