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The Huawei Mate 30 series will get the EMUI 10.1 update globally next month

Due to the US trade ban, Huawei is barred from conducting business with US-based companies. One of the direct implications of this decision in the Android context is that the company can no longer ship Google apps on its phones. However, that isn't stopping the Chinese smartphone maker from providing its phones with the latest...

Huawei P30, Mate 30, and Nova 5T EMUI 10.1 global beta starts rolling out

Earlier this year in March, Chinese OEM Huawei unveiled its newest series of flagship devices — the Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, and Huawei P40 Pro+. Along with the new devices, Huawei also announced a slightly upgraded version of its custom Android 10-based skin, called EMUI 10.1, at the event. Shortly thereafter, the company shared...

EMUI 10.1 roadmap reveals beta timeline for Huawei and Honor smartphones

Just a few days ago, Huawei unveiled its newest series of flagship devices, which include the Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, and the Huawei P40 Pro+. The Chinese OEM is shipping a slightly upgraded version of their custom Android 10-based UI, dubbed EMUI 10.1, with the P40 lineup. One notable inclusion in EMUI 10.1 is...

Huawei tests “AppSearch” to help users download popular apps without using the Google Play Store

Because the U.S. Commerce Department placed Huawei on the Entity List last year, Huawei cannot sign new Mobile Application Distribution Agreements (MADAs) with Google, which prevents Huawei from distributing new mobile devices with Google Mobile Services (GMS). This means that all new Huawei smartphones and tablets, at least ones that aren't rebranded models of existing,...

Adobe Photoshop Express, Lightroom, and Camera Raw add lens correction profiles for the OnePlus 7T, Huawei Mate 30, and LG G8/V50S

Smartphone cameras have witnessed several advancements over the years. Innovations like triple, quadruple, or even quintuple/penta camera arrangements, optical zoom in smartphone cameras, resolution up to 108MP, and most importantly affordable high-resolution 48MP and 64MP camera sensors have allowed many users to renounce or limit their usage of digital point-to-shoot or SLR cameras. For those...

[Update: Huawei Denies] Report claims Huawei will not use Google services even if US ban is lifted

Huawei experienced great success in the smartphone market in 2018 and early 2019. The company became the second largest vendor in the global smartphone market. In China, it has been the top smartphone vendor since a few years. However, the international ambitions of its mobile business were brought to a halt when the US government...

Huawei Mate 30 and Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 do not use any US-made components

Huawei's recent trade ban saga was an unfortunate incident, as it restricted US companies from conducting business with the Chinese company. The most prominent collateral damage in this trade war, to a smartphone enthusiast, was the fact that Huawei's newer smartphones like the Mate 30 series will be left without the comforting shade of Google...

Huawei unveils the Mate 30 series with the Kirin 990 and Android 10

At an event in Munich, Germany, Huawei officially announced its latest Mate series of flagship smartphones. The new Mate devices are the Huawei Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro, and the Mate 30 Porsche Design. The Porsche Design, once again, is an ultra-premium model that's more of a luxury product. In between those two are the...

The challenges Huawei faces getting Google apps on the Huawei Mate 30

Tomorrow, journalists from around the world will gather at a venue in Munich, Germany to watch Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu announce his company's latest consumer products. The company is expected to unveil two wearable accessories, a television, and four smartphones. The focus will largely be on the new Huawei Mate 30 series...

Huawei Watch GT 2, Huawei Band 4, and Harmony OS TV leak ahead of the Mate 30 launch event

On Thursday, Huawei will unveil the Mate 30 series at an event in Munich, Germany. As the #2 smartphone maker, Huawei commands a lot of attention in the industry. On the surface, the launch event on Thursday will look like a typical hardware launch event, except for the fact that the main product on display...

[Update: Hands-On Images] New Huawei Mate 30 Pro leak suggests dual 40MP main camera, 7680fps video recording, 40W fast charging and more!

Leaks on the Huawei Mate 30 series had been surprisingly slow-flowing until a few days ago. The promotional poster for the Mate 30 Pro only popped up around late August 2019. Huawei then confirmed the launch of the series at an event in Europe on September 19, 2019, and more renders showed off a total of...

Huawei Mate 30 Pro, Mate 30 Pro Porsche Design, Mate 30 and Mate 30 Lite leak again ahead of launch

The Huawei Mate 30 and its brethren had been curiously missing on the leaks radar, and credible information was hard to find for these phones till a while ago. The promotional poster for the Mate 30 Pro only popped up around late August 2019, showing off the quad-camera setup. Huawei confirmed the launch of the...