Tag Archive: Huawei

Huawei Nova 6 5G is here with dual hole-punch display, 40W fast charging

The Nova 6 5G combines flagship-grade hardware with a gorgeous design.

What you need to know Huawei today launched three new Nova series smartphones: Nova 6 5G, Nova 6, and Nova 6SE. The flagship Nova 6 5G is powered by the Kirin 990 chipset and has an oval-shaped hole-punch cutout with two selfie cameras. All the three new Nova 6 series phones will go on sale in China starting December 12.

Huawei today introduced the latest additions  [Read More…]

Huawei will move its research center from the U.S. to Canada

It also hopes to build a factory in Europe for its 5G equipment.

What you need to know Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei announced that the company is moving its research center. It’s being relocated from the United States to Canada. This past Friday, it was reported that the U.S. was aiming to crack down further on Huawei’s access to U.S. technology.

To say that Huawei has had a rocky relationship with the United States over the last  [Read More…]

Huawei P30 for £429 might be the best UK deal of Black Friday

This Black Friday, one of the best Android phones of the year is yours for £429.99 unlocked on Amazon. At this price point, nothing really comes close to Huawei’s smaller P30, which features the same high-end processor as the Pro, and a capable 3X zoom camera. Huawei’s deal on Amazon UK includes the luxurious iridescent “breathing crystal” color variant — a personal favorite of mine– in addition to black and aurora options.

The deal is time-limited, so you’re going to  [Read More…]

FCC vote bans buying telecom equipment from Huawei with government funds

The ban also includes purchasing from ZTE.

What you need to know The FCC decided in a unanimous vote to ban the use of the Universal Service Funds to purchase equipment from Huawei and ZTE. The Universal Service Fund consists of $ 8.5 billion which is used to help provide service to rural areas, libraries, and schools. Congress is considering legislation which would provide funds to replace the existing equipment from Huawei and ZTE.

On November 22,  [Read More…]

Huawei MatePad Pro is here with a hole-punch display, Kirin 990 chipset

A 5G-enabled version of the tablet will launch early next year.

What you need to know Huawei’s new MatePad Pro is its first Android tablet with a hole-punch display. Powered by HiSilicon’s latest flagship Kirin 990 processor, the MatePad Pro is Huawei’s answer to the likes of the iPad Pro and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. The tablet comes with a 10.8-inch AMOLED display, 13MP rear camera, and quad speakers.

Huawei today took the wraps off (via GSMArena)  [Read More…]

Here’s why you should buy a Huawei P30 Pro for Black Friday

The P30 Pro is still one of the best phones around, and right now it’s on sale for $ 700.

I used more than 30 phones over the course of 2019, and while this year has been particularly great for smartphones — I don’t believe there was a single bad phone — there are a few standouts. The Huawei P30 Pro continues to be one of my favorite phones of the year, and the device is now  [Read More…]

A bipartisan block of 15 senators is opposing new trade licenses for Huawei

The licenses relate to ‘non-essential’ goods.

What you need to know The Commerce Department started issuing its responses to over 290 requests from U.S. firms for licenses to trade with Huawei this Wednesday. A day later, a group of senators has written to President Trump to stop the issuance of these licenses. The group includes Chuck Schumer, Tom Cotton, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Rick Scott, among others.

Just as it seemed Huawei execs had finally claimed  [Read More…]

U.S. companies will soon start receiving licenses to trade with Huawei

It may soon be able to add Google services to its phones.

What you need to know The U.S. government announced its intent to allow some companies to resume supplies of ‘non-sensitive’ tech to Huawei earlier this month. It has now finally gotten around to making decisions on those requests. The department has received over 290 such requests from different firms.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed to the Fox Business Network (via Reuters) that his department has  [Read More…]

The U.S. government is delaying its Huawei ban for another three months

The ban will now come into effect on February 16, 2020.

What you need to know It has been nearly six months now since Huawei was added to the U.S. Entity List. The ban effectively forbids the company from having any dealings with U.S. companies. Following two previous reprieves, the company is being granted another 90-day stay on the ban.

The ongoing feud between Huawei and the U.S. government is fraught with ups and downs. After the  [Read More…]

U.S. may delay Huawei trade ban for another six months

An extension will make it possible for U.S. companies to do “some transactions” with Huawei.

What you need to know As per a new report, the Commerce Department may soon grant a six-month reprieve that will allow U.S. firms to do business with Huawei. The current temporary general license, which was granted in August, is set to expire on November 18. U.S. firms are expected to receive licenses to trade with Huawei “very shortly.”

Commerce Secretary Wilbur  [Read More…]