Tag: Huawei

Huawei Mate 20 review: One of the best phones the US is missing out on

Article Contents Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro might take the company’s ultimate flagship title this generation, but the slightly lower-end Mate 20 is still a phone worth considering with its own strengths. It swaps a 1440p OLED display for a 1080p IPS panel, drops camera resolutions, and loses both the in-display fingerprint sensor and laser-based facial […]

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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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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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Q3 2018 smartphone shipments are in: how much longer before Huawei claims top spot?

The latest smartphone shipment numbers from Counterpoint show big year-on-year gains in market share for Huawei and Xiaomi. Despite a drop in shipments, Samsung is still number one by a fairly large margin. HMD Global, owners of the Nokia brand, had the largest year-on-year percentage increase. Huawei and Xiaomi were the big winners in Q3 2018, according […]

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[Update: Moto 360 models, too] Huawei Watch 1 and 2 Wear OS v2.17 update brings speed improvements, UI refresh

The first Huawei Watch has long been held up as a prime example of a Wear OS device, while its successor, the Huawei Watch 2, didn’t fare so well with critics. Both, however, benefit from a surprisingly active joint community of fans that are eager for all the latest updates. Android Police‘s tips inbox lit […]

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Honor Magic 2 features an almost bezel-free display with slide-out front cameras and in-display fingerprint tech

Back at IFA 2018 in Berlin, right at the end of its presentation for the launch of the Honor Play, the Huawei sub-brand teased a follow up to the Honor Magic from 2016. The second generation Magic is now official, and it’s an impressive looking device with minimal screen bezels thanks to a slide-up front […]

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