Apple isn’t the only company that has a plethora of trade secrets, and it sounds like Huawei is interested in as many as it can get its hands on.
Huawei today teased the unveiling of its first foldable 5G phone at MWC 2019. Featuring the tagline “Connecting the Future,” the image shows the close up of a foldable phone.
After a few weeks of teasing and launching in China last month, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has gone ahead and launched the Honor View 20 in Europe. It is among the first few handsets to hit the market with a 48MP rear camera and a hole-punch selfie camera at the front.
Huawei was caught tweeting its Happy New Year wish from an iPhone. This is not the first time that we have seen the Twitter handle of major Android OEMs tweeting from an iPhone. In most cases, we don’t usually know what happens to the social media manager or company responsible for the tweet.
2019 is yet to start but Huawei’s sub-brand Honor and Samsung have already given us a glimpse of what to expect from 2019 smartphones. This week, both companies have unveiled a smartphone with an in-display camera hole. The camera hole is aimed at circumventing the notch which has become a commonplace in smartphones ever since Apple first adopted it with the iPhone X in 2017.
Huawei Founder’s Daughter and CFO Wanzhou Meng Arrested in Canada For Violating Iran Trade Sanctions
Huawei’s CFO Wanzhou Meng was arrested by Canada’s law enforcement agency on December 1st at the request of the US for violating sanctions against Iran. Meng is the daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei.
Ever since Apple unveiled the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max earlier this month, Huawei has taken multiple potshots at the company. Now, in Singapore, Huawei was handing out free power banks to customers who had queued up outside of Apple store in Singapore’s Orchard Road to buy the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
Huawei has been on a roll in China and parts of Europe with its impressive budget and mid-range smartphones and flagship Mate series. This year, the company even managed to make a dent on Samsung’s mighty Galaxy S9 sales with the P20 Pro which features three cameras at its rear and an outstanding camera performance.
Smartphone companies frequently get famous celebrities to tweet or Snapchat about their upcoming or recently released smartphones to help generate buzz around it. Huawei, in particular, has frequently used this marketing trick to create a buzz around its flagship smartphones. Recently, the company got Wonder Woman a.k.a Gal Gadot to tweet about the Huawei Mate 10 Pro.
Huawei is taking the marketing of its upcoming flagship, the P20, to the next level. The company has started putting up ad vans in front of Apple and Samsung Stores in the UK, asking users to “Wait” and “Be Patient”. The alphabets AI are highlighted to indicate the technology it will be running on.