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Huawei’s foldable Mate X2 may arrive with six cameras and a stylus

It is rumored to launch in Q3 2020.

What you need to know A patent filed by Huawei with the EUIPO has revealed the design of the company’s upcoming foldable phone. The phone will feature an outward folding screen and a total of six cameras. It will also come with a built-in stylus.

Huawei is expected to announce an upgraded version of its Mate X foldable phone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. The  [Read More…]

LG patents a foldable OLED case that looks like the Mate X

It’s another potentially bold choice from LG.

What you need to know LG has just published a new patent for an updated version of its Dual Screen accessory. The new patented smart display wraps around the phone, allowing for a more traditional-looking foldable device. Unlike the previous display, you’ll also be able to place the phone outside the display case area, allowing for an even larger canvas.

Foldable phones are nice and all, but LG’s been thinking  [Read More…]

DXOMark crowns the Mate 30 Pro 5G as the new king of smartphone cameras

The 5G model got a score of 123, compared to 121 for the Mate 30 Pro.

What you need to know The Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G has upended its LTE variant, as well as the Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro, as the best smartphone camera. The phone earned a score of 123 on DXOMARK’s rankings, up two points from the regular Mate 30 Pro. The publication credits the change to software optimizations made by Huawei since  [Read More…]

These are the best cases for the Mate 30 Pro

The Mate 30 Pro is a phone with some compelling specs that’s only missing all the great services that Google provides for most other Android smartphones. If that’s not a dealbreaker for you, you’ll definitely want to get a case to save the glass on your phone from breaking after a nasty drop.

Get a better grip DAMONDY Carbon Fiber Slim Fit Case

Staff pick

Carbon fiber is a popular accent for casemakers because it looks  [Read More…]

Your long wait for the Mate 30 Pro may finally be over in November

The Mate 30 series will start at €799.

Despite holding a flashy launch event for its newest flagships in Germany last month, Huawei shied away from announcing a European release date for the phones. That was a particularly striking omission, especially since the phones’ pricing was in Euros. It was, no doubt, a result of the company’s ongoing spat with the U.S. government, and its apprehension about releasing a flagship device in Europe sans Google services.

It  [Read More…]

The best Huawei Mate 20 Pro cases you can buy

If you want an Android phone that looks and feels great, in addition to a ton of other pros, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is a great choice. The sleek glass back is a thing of beauty, but in the event of a drop or fall, it won’t hold up very well. Keep it safe and protected with one of these cases!

Great in every way Spigen Neo Hybrid

Staff pick

Phone release after phone release, Spigen  [Read More…]

The Mate 30 Pro is an excellent phone but you shouldn’t buy it yet

This is an incredible smartphone that would be a great buy if it had Google services.

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is simultaneously the best and worst phone of 2019. It combines design, power, and cameras in a way that’s unlike any other phone. On the other hand, it doesn’t have Google apps preloaded and despite workarounds, the situation remains fluid at best.

This is an incredibly complex product, especially considering the ongoing political situation affecting Huawei  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate X set to launch at the end of October in China

Supplies will be limited.

What you need to know A report from cnBeta has revealed that Huawei’s first foldable phone, the Mate X, will debut in China at the end of October. The Mate X was originally expected to be released in June but was delayed for “extra tests.” There is no word on when the Mate X would launch globally, but supplies will be limited at launch due to the difficulties in manufacturing the device.

Foldable  [Read More…]

EMUI 10 and Android 10 are making their way to the Mate 20 Pro

The Mate 20 Pro is receiving the latest Android release.

What you need to know Only some Dutch owners of Mate 20 Pros are receiving the update. It includes the September 2019 security patch. The Mate 20 Pro’s successor, the Mate 30, does not come with Google services due to the US ban on Huawei.

Despite Huawei’s recent troubles with procuring full access to Google’s products as a result of its addition to the US Entity List,  [Read More…]

These are the best cases available for the Huawei Mate 30

Protecting the Huawei Mate 30 is a smart idea because it’s an expensive flagship made of all glass with a curved screen. If you own one, or are planning to pick up a Mate 30, you’ll definitely want to do yourself a favor and get one of these cases.

Thin and sleek Anccer Colorful Series

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Minimalist cases like this style from Anccer are great for those concerned about a case adding too much extra  [Read More…]