Chinese manufacturing giant, Huawei, is getting set to unveil the Huawei nova 10 series. Due to the ban on Huawei, the company now releases one Mate, or one P series each year. Last year, the company unveiled the Huawei P50 series on July 29th. If all goes according to plan, the company will unveil the Huawei Mate 50 series in the third quarter of this year. Over the past few months, there have been multiple reports regarding the Huawei Mate 50 series. This company will also unveil its latest HarmonyOS 3.0 with the Mate 50 series. This new system will bring some major changes to users and has already started developer testing recruitment.
Equalleaks claims that the Huawei Mate 50 series officially hit the market on September 12th. The leak claims that this device will come with a new Kirin SoC, “Kirin 9000s”. However, there is not much information regarding this new Kirin chip. With the arrival of the Huawei Mate 50 series, Huawei officials also confirm that HarmonyOS will launch globally.
Derek Yu, President of Huawei’s Consumer Business Center, previously confirmed that the Huawei Mate 50 series will be released in 2022. He also confirmed that the Mate 50 series launch will hold at a global press conference and this device will come with HarmonyOS. According to reports, this flagship smartphone is already in testing and will arrive in two months.
Huawei Mate 50 leaks
Popular Weibo leakster, @DCS revealed an image which indicates that the Huawei Mate 50 test model comes with the new Kirin SoC. This chip is the Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 9000s. In addition, the release date of the Huawei’Mate 50 series is scheduled for September 12. This means that the Huawei Mate 50 launch will go head-to-head with Apple’s iPhone 14 series.
As of now, there are salient reports that the iPhone 14 series will arrive in August or September this year. While Huawei will not have any impact globally, the tussle in the important Chinese smartphone market will be intense. These smartphones will go head-to-head and the competition for new phones from other Chinese brands will be fierce.
Judging from previous revelations, the Huawei Mate 50 series will use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4G processor. However, this smartphone will support a mobile phone case which will make it support the 5G network. This device also comes with a better camera relative to the Huawei P50 series. Furthermore, the new HarmonyOS 3.0 will bring more convenient interaction and collaboration capabilities.
Huawei released the developer preview version of HarmonyOS 3 last year. It will continue to innovate around the three core values of system architecture, super terminal, and one-time development and multi-terminal deployment. Its target is to bring a comprehensive upgrade of system capabilities and development tools. Last week, Huawei officially commences the HarmonyOS 3.0 Open beta recruitment for developers.
Huawei Harmony OS 3.0 upgrades
The company officially commenced pushing out of the HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta today. From the changes that users have noticed so far, the HarmonyOS 3.0 status bar icon has been changed. According to reports, the position of the icon display in the status bar of HarmonyOS 3.0 has been adjusted. The previous HD icon has been removed, and icons such as WiFi have also been moved to the right. At the same time, the new HarmonyOS 3.0 version has also adjusted the side notification bar.
The registration period for the HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta is from 09:00 on June 15, 2022, to 23:00 on July 15, 2022 (review period: 09:00 on June 25, 2022, ~ 2022. There is a long list of Huawei devices that supports HarmonyOS 3.0. These devices are
- Huawei P50
- Huawei P50 Pro
- Huawei-P50 Pocket
- Huawei Mate 40
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro
- Huawei-Mate 40 Pro 4G
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
- Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
- Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6-inch 2021 models. Please refer to “Model List” for specific models.
Last year, Huawei released the HarmonyOS 3 developer preview. The Chinese manufacturer has been putting a lot of effort into the development of this system. The global release of this operating system will further enhance its useability. However, Huawei is taking its time before releasing this operating system globally. The HarmonyOS 3.0 will
- Greatly enhance JS / eTS language application development capabilities;
- further improve the functions of ArkUI and ArkCompile;
- efficiently develop complex interface applications with concise JS/eTS language. The application startup speed can improve
Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 to launch with Huawei Mate 50 series
A few days ago, Huawei launched FreeBuds Pro 2 headphones in the European market. This device is available in silver, ceramic white and new silver-blue and it comes with a 199 euros price tag. There are speculations that Huawei will release this headset together at the Huawei nova 10 conference on July 4. Nevertheless, conflicting reports reveal that Huawei will mainly launch the nova 10 series at the conference next month. The report claims that the Huawei Watch Fit 2 smartwatch, AITO car M7, and FreeBuds Pro 2 that everyone is looking forward to will arrive at the Mate50 launch event. This means we will have to wait until September for these devices to arrive.
According to reports, the weight of a single Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 headset is 5.9 grams, which is lighter than its predecessor (6.1 grams). In terms of acoustics, Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 is equipped with an 11mm unit with a frequency response range of 14 Hz to 40 kHz, supports Bluetooth 5.2 and LDAC, AAC and SBC decoding, and is equipped with three microphones. Huawei has teamed up with French audio manufacturer, Devialet to design the FreeBuds Pro 2 earphones. This further improves the audio of this device with dual HWA and Hi-Res Wireless certifications and the audio transmission is up to 990 kb/s. This device also supports IP54 waterproof and dustproof certification.