More affordable 5G smartphones to choose from will be coming in the second half of 2020

Smartphone makers are eager to impress us with new and stunning models, even though the public health situation is changing the way new smartphones are launched and announced. China-based smartphone vendors are working hard to equip the market with powerful smartphones, capable of benefiting from 5G’s faster speeds.

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featured Here's why we are on the way to $1500 phones

Why are we well on our way to hit the $1500 phone price at the top end? Big brand CEOs blame 5G and periscope zoom.

Apr 03, 2020, 10:12 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  65 comments
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featured We test the fastest charging 5G phone battery against the Galaxy S20 Ultra

Check out the new fastest charging flagship on the block with its 65W brick, taking on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Apr 01, 2020, 10:15 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  8 comments
Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall is coming to Huawei AppGallery and Google Play Store

Android users will get the much-anticipated Game of Thrones RPG on both Google Play and Huawei's AppGallery on April 3rd.

Apr 01, 2020, 8:54 AM,  by Radoslav Minkov,  1 comment
Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs iPhone 11 Pro Max camera comparison: low light and night mode

We compare the Huawei P40 Pro camera vs the Galaxy S20 Ultra and iPhone 11 Pro Max in low light and we see how the manual night mode performs...

Apr 01, 2020, 8:37 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  19 comments
Huawei CEO would like Google to submit its apps on Huawei’s AppGallery store

Huawei just released its new flagship line, the P40 series, and with it promised some appealing camera-related features for smartphone photography. Unfortunately for Huawei though, last year, the US government added the China-based company to a trade blacklist, making the company unable to do business with American companies and therefore, there are no Google apps on its new flagship devices.

Apr 01, 2020, 7:27 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  34 comments
Huawei says China will retaliate against the U.S. if Trump disrupts the flow of chips

After reporting that its placement on the Commerce Department's entity list cost it $12 billion in revenue last year, Huawei threatened that China will retaliate if further restrictions are forced on it by the U.S.

Mar 31, 2020, 2:05 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  114 comments

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Huawei P40 Pro contains US parts despite US’ trade ban

As we are all well aware, last year, the US government listed Huawei in a trade blacklist, over allegations of espionage, therefore blocking American companies from working with it. Surprisingly, Huawei's latest flagship, the P40 Pro, somehow ended up having a couple of parts made by US companies.

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Huawei shipped over 44 million flagship smartphones last year

Huawei shipped an impressive 44 million flagship P and Mate-series smartphones in 2019, with the Huawei P30 series alone accounting for over 20 million units. The news comes despite an ongoing US trade ban.

Mar 31, 2020, 6:04 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  22 comments
DEAL Pre-order Huawei P40 5G at Virgin and receive FreeBuds 3 as gift

The Huawei P40 5G is available to pre-order at Virgin and anybody that does so is eligible for a free pair of FreeBuds 3 wireless earphones, valued at £149. The smartphone features a 6.1-inch OLED display, a triple-camera setup, and the Kirin 990 5G chipset.

Mar 30, 2020, 2:34 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
featured Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs iPhone 11 Pro Max: Camera Comparison

Huawei P40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max camera comparison... let's take a look at the photos!...

Mar 30, 2020, 11:37 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  28 comments
Huawei's P40 may not guarantee a profitable quarter

Chinese giant Huawei is attempting to resurrect its profits with current hopes focusing on the brand new P40 models.

Mar 30, 2020, 7:35 AM,  by Radoslav Minkov,  17 comments
Best Android tablets to buy in 2020

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DEAL Еxpired Pre-order the Huawei P40 Pro 5G at Virgin and redeem over £200 of gifts

The Huawei P40 Pro 5G is available to pre-order now at Virgin Mobile with over £200 worth of gifts! These include a free pair of FreeBuds 3 wireless earphones and the new 27W wireless charger and wireless car charger.

Mar 29, 2020, 11:05 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
featured Huawei P40 Pro Review

We review the Huawei P40 Pro camera samples and zoom quality, battery life, Google apps situation, price and extra features before you make a buying decision.

Mar 27, 2020, 8:28 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  44 comments
Huawei and Tencent team up to create a cloud gaming platform

Huawei is joining forces with Tencent to develop a cloud gaming platform.

Mar 27, 2020, 8:18 AM,  by Radoslav Minkov,  10 comments
Get a look at the new product video for the 5G enabled Huawei P40 series

With the unveiling of the Huawei P40 series today, the manufacturer released a new product video that (ahem) focuses on the new camera features found on these handsets.

Mar 26, 2020, 11:58 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
Huawei says China has recovered enough to buy new 5G flagship phones

With the unveiling today of its camera-centered flagship P40 series, Huawei is testing whether Chinese consumers are back in the mood to purchase expensive flagship phones.

Mar 26, 2020, 3:54 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  7 comments
Huawei's newest smartwatch excels at health management and battery life

The Huawei Watch GT 2e is a relatively affordable wearable device with an impressive battery life rating and a pretty robust overall list of features.

Mar 26, 2020, 10:02 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Huawei P40 Pro+

The Huawei P40 Pro+ will be available in June for EUR 1399. For the price, you get 10X periscope optical zoom lens, 5G support, and 40-watt fast charging (both wired and wireless). Under the hood, the phone is powered by Huawei's own Kirin 990 chip, 4200mAh battery and Android 10 (without Google’s apps and services). At the front is situated a 6.58-inch OLED display with a 90HZ refresh rate, an in-screen fingerprint sensor, and a dual selfie camera. The back is adorned by a penta-camera setup with an all-new 50-megapixel RYYB main sensor.

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Huawei P40 Pro

Despite lacking Google’s apps and services out of the box the Huawei P40 Pro features all kinds of flagship goodies like 5X periscope optical zoom lens, 5G support, and 40-watt fast charging (both wired and wireless). Under the hood, the phone is powered by Huawei's own Kirin 990 chip and a battery cell as big as 4200mAh. At the front is situated a 6.58-inch OLED display with a 90HZ refresh rate, an in-screen fingerprint sensor, and a dual selfie camera. The back is adorned by a quad-camera setup with an all-new 50-megapixel RYYB main sensor. The Huawei P40 Pro will be available across Europe from April 7th with a starting price of 999 euros.

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Huawei P40

Huawei P40 is powered by Huawei's own Kirin 990 chip and a 3800mAh battery. At the front is presented a 6.1-inch OLED display with a 90HZ refresh rate, an in-screen fingerprint sensor, and a dual selfie camera. At the back is a triple-camera setup with an all-new 50-megapixel RYYB main sensor. The phone runs Android 10 (without Google’s apps and services out of the box) and will be available across Europe for 799 euros (starting price for 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant).

Mar 26, 2020, 9:00 AM
Meet the Huawei P40, Pro and Plus: biggest camera sensor, longest zoom, fastest charging

The largest camera sensor put in a modern phone, a record 10x optical periscope zoom, 40W wireless charging - these are just some of the impressive specs of the new Huawei P40 Pro and Plus.

Mar 26, 2020, 8:30 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  58 comments
Watch the Huawei P40 series launch event livestream here

Huawei is going to unveil the new Huawei P40 series to the public soon. Anyone excited for the upcoming flagships can watch the livestream here.

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DEAL The Huawei P30 Pro is just £449 at GiffGaff in 'Like New' condition

The fantastic Huawei P30 Pro is now only £449 at GiffGaff when purchased refurbished in the 'Like New' condition. It offers a 6.5-inch OLED display, a triple-camera setup with a 5x optical zoom, and 128GB of internal storage.

Mar 24, 2020, 1:30 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  0 comments
Huge Huawei P40 & P40 Pro 5G leak reveals every last detail

A huge Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro 5G leak has revealed almost every last detail about the flagships, including the display sizes, camera details, charging technology, battery sizes, and chipset.

Mar 24, 2020, 9:03 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  19 comments
Look out below! Huawei's global phone shipments are in freefall

Huawei's global phone shipments have been in decline now for five months. The coronavirus is preventing Chinese consumers from propping up the manufacturer in the domestic market.

Mar 23, 2020, 1:44 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  87 comments
updated Leaked Huawei P40 series marketing images show off devices, official colors

The Huawei P40 series has leaked out entirely in an official marketing image. It showcases the Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and P40 Pro Premium Edition in addition to their official color variants.

Mar 21, 2020, 8:33 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  29 comments
Smartphone shipments suffer a record breaking decline

Samsung remained the top smartphone manufacturer worldwide in February leading the industry in handset sales and shipments. But thanks to the coronavirus, last month saw the steepest annual decline ever reported.

Mar 20, 2020, 8:17 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  12 comments
Huawei comes up with a clever way for users to sideload apps missing from its phones

Huawei is testing a new app called AppSearch that allows users to find APKs of apps missing from AppGallery and install them on their phones.

Mar 20, 2020, 10:33 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  11 comments
Apple partner TSMC considers building powerful new chipsets in the U.S.

A report from the Nikkei news agency states that chip fabricator TSMC is "actively considering" the construction of a facility in the U.S. that would turn out very powerful chipsets.

Mar 17, 2020, 7:00 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
Huawei has a sporty new smartwatch with excellent battery life in the pipeline

In addition to the high-end P40 smartphone family, the Huawei Watch GT 2e is reportedly set for an official online-only announcement on March 26 with a familiar list of features and a tweaked design.

Mar 17, 2020, 8:14 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Huawei teases the P40 Pro in a video, pretends we haven't seen it already

Huawei's latest teaser for the P40 Pro shows us little, but confirms design elements we've already seen in leaks.

Mar 16, 2020, 3:28 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  1 comment
Once again, 5G networking supplier ZTE is in trouble with the U.S.

Chinese manufacturer ZTE is in trouble with the U.S. again, this time for allegedly bribing a foreign official. Two tears ago, the company failed to follow penalties placed on it by the Commerce Department and ended up banned from its U.S. supply chain.

Mar 15, 2020, 6:46 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
featured Huawei P40 Pro PE specs leak: huge battery, loads of cameras, 5G, much more

The Huawei P40 Pro Premium Edition's specs sheet has leaked out. It reveals the presence of the Kirin 990 5G, 12GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and incredible cameras to take on the Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Mar 13, 2020, 11:50 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  62 comments
Apple supplier to start producing more powerful chips for future 5G phones

The world's largest foundry, TSMC, has already fully booked all of its 5nm production for this year. These more powerful chips consume less energy and are perfect for the new 5G era.

Mar 12, 2020, 12:45 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
featured Here's how much the Huawei P40 series could cost

The Huawei P40 could retail at €849 in Europe whereas the larger Huawei P40 Pro may set customers back €1,149. The Huawei P40 Pro Premium Edition, on the other hand, could set customers back as much as €1,299.

Mar 12, 2020, 7:47 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  8 comments
U.S. extends temporary license allowing some American firms to sell to 5G supplier Huawei

The Trump administration is extending a temporary general license that will allow some U.S. firms to do business with Huawei to May 15th. The U.S. has issued several extensions following the ban that prevents Huawei from accessing its U.S. supply chain.

Mar 11, 2020, 6:15 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
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