Tag Archive: Huawei


AppGallery, Phone Clone, and more enhance the Huawei P40 Pro

When it comes to flagship phone hardware, Huawei has always been one of the best companies out there. From pushing insane camera innovations to great build quality and just simply creating a package that you’d actually want to use. It’s likely that you’ve heard new Huawei phones won’t have access to Google Services due to the entity list restrictions that were put in place back on May 20, 2019, but that isn’t stopping the company from pushing harder and still  [Read More…]

Huawei patents hint at a flagship phone with an under-display camera

Unlike Xiaomi and OPPO, Huawei hasn’t showcased its in-display camera technology yet.

What you need to know Huawei patents suggest the company is working on a flagship phone with an under-display camera. Similar to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, the phone will not have any volume buttons. Huawei compatriots OPPO and Xiaomi are also working on phones with under-display cameras.

Huawei could be planning to launch a new smartphone with an under-display selfie camera this year. The  [Read More…]

AC Podcast 475: Pixel 4a delayed; Rise of Chromebooks; Huawei in trouble

Ara Wagoner swings by to talk with Daniel and Jerry about the rise of Chromebooks as they become increasingly popular in this era of learning and working from home. The team have a spirited discussion about what’s great and what can be improved. Plus, they offer tips on what to look for in terms of specs if you want to buy one.

Pixel 4a isn’t due until July (or maybe even later). Does that affect the relevance of  [Read More…]

Losing access to TSMC would be catastrophic for Huawei

This is a bigger deal than losing Google Mobile Services.

This has not been a great week for Huawei. The U.S. extended the trade ban with the manufacturer for another year, preventing Huawei from doing business with most U.S. entities. Huawei was put on the U.S. Entity List a year ago, cutting off the Chinese manufacturer’s access to U.S. businesses. A direct result of the ban was losing out on Google Mobile Services (GMS), including the Play  [Read More…]

Following new Huawei attack, China mulling moves against Apple and Qualcomm

The Chinese government is considering both restrictions on, and investigations against, U.S. companies operating in China.

What you need to know China is mulling over retaliatory measures against the U.S., following its move to cut off Huawei’s access to crucial semiconductor suppliers. Reports suggest it’s considering launching investigations against U.S. companies. Apple, Boeing, Cisco, and Qualcomm have all been named as potential targets.

The trade war between the U.S. and China may be slated to become far  [Read More…]

Trump extends trade ban on Huawei and ZTE through May 2021

Huawei won’t be able to launch new phones with Google services for at least another year.

What you need to know President Donald Trump has extended his executive order that bans U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms that pose a national security risk. The extension means Huawei and ZTE will not be able to sell their telecommunications equipment in the U.S. or trade with American firms until May 2021. Huawei’s Android license will also  [Read More…]

Huawei debuts an affordable AirPods rival with active noise cancellation

Huawei claims the earbuds can bring down ambient noise levels by up to 32dB.

What you need to know Huawei has launched new truly wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation, called FreeBuds 3i. The company’s new AirPods Pro rivals use 10mm dynamic drivers and have IPX4 water resistance as well. They have been priced at £90 ($ 112) in the UK.

Huawei launched the FreeBuds 3 true wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation at IFA last year,  [Read More…]

If Huawei is forced to stop building chips, the entire industry suffers

Samsung has given up, Huawei may be pushed out, and Qualcomm could become a de facto monopoly for the high end.

You probably have a phone with a Qualcomm chip inside of it, and chances are if it’s a premium model, you are pleased with the performance. That’s because Qualcomm makes a very good mobile chipset, and the Snapdragon’s combination of a great CPU, a fantastic mobile GPU, and a complete package for all the radios and  [Read More…]

Huawei P40 Pro found to contain U.S. parts in spite of blacklist

A teardown of the P40 Pro has revealed that Huawei is using components made by U.S. companies.

What you need to know A Huawei P40 Pro teardown by the Financial Times found that the phone still features hardware from U.S. entities. The device has RF front-end modules and antennas from Qualcomm, Skyworks, and Qorvo. At this point, it isn’t clear if Skyworks and Qorvo secured licenses to supply the parts to Huawei.

Huawei’s inclusion in the U.S.  [Read More…]

AC Podcast 466: Huawei P40; OPPO; OnePlus 8 leaks; Redmi Note 9 Pro

Harish Jonnalagadda and Alex Dobie join Daniel Bader for a conversation about Huawei’s P40 series of phones. They also talk about the rise of OPPO, its position as a leader in India, their sister companies, and the brand new OPPO Find X2 Pro.

Specs have leaked for OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, and the team provide preview the Redmi Note 9 Pro.

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