Tag: Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Class of 2018: Five best Android phones that weren’t released in the U.S.

A lot of great Android phones were announced in 2018, but not all of them made it to the U.S. While flagships models from Samsung, LG, and Sony are all available stateside, U.S. consumers missed out on a number of impressive phones from brands like Huawei, Xiaomi, and Oppo. Before we take a look at […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro update brings better face unlock, more natural colors in AI mode

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is arguably the most feature-packed smartphone in the last 12 months, offering everything from a triple camera setup to reverse wireless charging. The company has delivered several noteworthy updates too, and it’s not quite finished yet. Huawei has just issued another update, labelled 9.0.0.171, according to GSMArena. Huawei’s new update weighs […]

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Huawei might ring in the Chinese New Year with two new colors for the Mate 20 Pro

In China, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro comes in five colors: Bright Black, Sapphire Blue, Cherry Pink, Emerald Green, and Aurora. According to DroidShout, Huawei will soon debut two new colors for its flagship: Fragrant Red and Comet Blue. Reportedly spotted on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, the Fragrant Red color doesn’t look to be a gradient. […]

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Huawei had an amazing 2018, at least with smartphone shipments

Huawei shipped over 200 million smartphones in 2018, a company record. A good chunk of shipped smartphones came from the P20, Mate 20, and Nova series. However, Huawei also saw plenty of negative headlines in the U.S. and other countries. Huawei looks to end 2018 on a positive note as the company announced it shipped […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro update brings better camera quality, faster biometric unlocking

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro has received another system update, coming in at 523MB. Notable changes include better face unlock, faster fingerprint unlocking, and better photo quality. Huawei’s update also includes the November 2018 security patches. The Huawei Mate 20 Pro already received a meaty update over a month ago, but the Chinese brand isn’t […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs LG V40: which wide-angle camera is best?

If you’re after a mobile photography powerhouse, the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro and LG V40 ThinQ both offer compelling triple-camera setups designed to give serious photographers that added flexibility. Both offer wide-angle shooting options, something that’s become one of the most popular camera features packed into high-end smartphones. LG has been experimenting with wide-angle lenses […]

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Here’s how Microsoft powers offline neural language translation on Huawei Mate 20 Series

The recently launched Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro introduced fully neural on-device language translations via the Microsoft Translator app in partnership with Microsoft. The app comes pre-installed on Huawei Mate 20 devices allowing users to have native access to online quality level translations even when they are not connected to the internet. According […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro launched in India: Triple camera, beautiful design, and high-end specs

Huawei is in a very interesting position right now. Its flagship smartphones compete with the best in the business with each one going a step further in innovation while the sub-brand Honor is capturing market share slowly but surely in markets like India. For long, Huawei has let Honor take them forward in India while […]

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Speed Test G: Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Google Pixel 3 XL

[embedded content] The new Speed Test G system was launched a few days ago. It combines the best aspects of traditional speed tests with the geekiness of benchmarks to form a new way to measure the real-life performance of Android smartphones. Because the apps are standalone and not incorporated in the Speed Test G app, they […]

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Do AI cameras matter? LG V40 vs Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Google Pixel 3 edition

AI camera features are packed into so many smartphones these days, promising to make our pictures look better by understanding the scene we’re trying to capture. However, the improvements on offer are seldom properly explained, making it hard to know exactly how AI helps make our pictures better — if at all. Today we’re taking […]

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Analyst: Huawei Mate 20 expected to steal sales from struggling iPhone XR

Apple continues to struggle with its new line of smartphones, the Apple iPhone XR. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says part of the blame for the slow XR sales is competition from Huawei. Apple’s stock dropped yesterday when news broke that one of its main suppliers reduced its outlook for the rest of the year, citing […]

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Do we really need more than three rear cameras on a smartphone?

It seems like 2018 marked the start of the triple-camera smartphone, as Huawei and LG both issued unique rear camera setups. Samsung decided three wasn’t enough, launching the quad-camera Galaxy A9 2018 last month. Adding a quad-camera setup to a non-flagship is certainly bold, but is it a harbinger of things to come? What are dual-camera […]

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Just how good is reverse wireless charging on the Mate 20 Pro?

Wireless charging lingered as a background feature for years, but it got a shot in the arm in 2018. Not only do LG and Samsung phones continue to support wireless charging, but Google now includes it inside the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Huawei even took the technology one step further, introducing reverse wireless charging with […]

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro review: The notch giveth, and the notch taketh away

Sometimes an action intended to create a positive outcome is simultaneously intertwined with negative consequences. For every yin, there is a yang; for every good, a bad; for every … you get the picture. Having spent the past few weeks with the latest Huawei flagship, the Mate 20 Pro, that is […]

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