Huawei Kirin 990 to catch up with rivals on its own

One of Huawei’s biggest challenges in light of the US blacklisting is its ability to stand on its own, even without US technologies. One of the key pieces is the silicon that drives its smartphones in the form of HiSilicon Kirin processors. Huawei has been advertising the capabilities of its latest Kirin chips, pitting them against the likes of Qualcomm’s … Continue reading

Huawei Mate X may launch with newer Kirin 990 processor

There may be marketing benefits and bragging rights associated with launching first and launching early but there are also practical advantages to taking a step back. Samsung may have unintentionally saved Huawei the headache of discovering weaknesses in the material and design of foldable phones. And now by launching in late 2019, the Huawei Mate X may also benefit from … Continue reading

Huawei to get 90-day extension, company’s fate remains in limbo

The news around the Huawei controversy may have wound down a bit after the company was granted a small reprieve and hope of an eventual exception but things are about to kick up again tomorrow when that initial grant of mercy ends. Huawei was initially granted a 90-day exception to purchase some, but not all, American products it needs to … Continue reading

US will reportedly give Huawei another temporary reprieve

Huawei hasn't had any luck reversing the US trade ban despite promises of removing some restrictions. It might be a long while before the company is forced to cut all its ties, however. Reuters sources have claimed the Commerce Department is expect...

Huawei Mate 30 could boast very fast wireless charging

Samsung has finally updated its smartphone charging capabilities, which means its competitors have to step up their game. With so much at stake, Huawei definitely has to put its best foot forward with the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. When it comes to charging, that might indeed be the case with a recent leak hinting that the embattled Chinese … Continue reading

Mate X delay tips even stranger phone with more screens

It’s been a turbulent few months for foldable phones. Though Samsung and Huawei are both looking to try their hands are folding phones, both companies have delayed theirs at various points. Samsung, of course, delayed the Galaxy Fold after it became clear that it had some build quality issues, while Huawei delayed the Mate X to put it through additional … Continue reading

Huawei P30 first phone with front-facing camera Night Mode

There’s a new feature in town – for the front-facing cameras of the world, anyway. This is the so-called Super Night Mode, so-called for its abilities that are… pretty much the same as non-Super Night Mode. But what better way to look like you’re the best than to put “Super” in front of your name? The Huawei P30 and P30 … Continue reading

Huawei Mate 20X teardown reveals chinks in Huawei’s 5G armor

Huawei’s future has been in question ever since it has been put on the US’ blacklist, depriving it of access to US hardware and software. In response, it has been painting an image of self-efficiency while also trying to demonstrate what the rest of the market would lose out on without Huawei. One of those is in the nascent 5G … Continue reading