Many hurried to bury Huawei’s smartphone business. This first-tier Chinese manufacturer is a firm believer in the brand. Though the company doesn’t release smartphones with the same intensity as previously, it still designs new smartphones. This year, two of these smartphones will hit the shops: the Huawei Mate 50 and Huawei Mate X3 folding touchscreen smartphones. We understand that under the sanctions, it’s herculean to make good phones. But Huawei can.
Huawei Mate 50 / Pro series will be equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 14G chip, while Mate X3 folding screen will include the Snapdragon 888 chip. This means that the company will offer a Qualcomm version of its folding screen smartphone.
At the end of February this year, Li Changzhou, vice president of Huawei’s Consumer BG Strategy Marketing Department, confirmed the Mate 50 series. According to rumors, the phone will hit stores in July. This phone will feature a more powerful camera than the P50. The handset will come pre-installed with HarmonyOS 3.0.
Prior to this, we’ve even seen the spotted protective film for the upcoming Huawei Mate 50 Pro. It was clear that the handset will revert to the original notch screen design.
The Huawei Mate X3 will be outward folded. This phone will also have a 4500mAh battery, and support 66W fast wired charging. Leaked Huawei Mate X3 engineering machine featured the HiSilicon Kirin 90004G chip. High-refresh rate is supported on all screens. It was however being tested with HarmonyOS 2.0.1 installed. However, we believe that this will change at launch.
Huawei released the Mate X2 in February 2013 with the Kirin 9000-powered Kirin 9000. Both screens can be set to a 90Hz refresh rate. The hinge on the folding screen has been significantly improved. The Huawei Mate X2 also introduced a super-strengthened steel material that can withstand impact without deformation. To make the product lighter and stronger, the company added carbon fiber composite material. The hinge has hidden openings and closings on both ends. This can stop foreign objects entering the screen and causing damage.
As you can see, everything is complicated. Huawei faces many obstacles as it tries to release new smartphones. Huawei has always produced great products. We hope that Huawei can overcome these problems.