Huawei has been missing out on all the action related to the flagship smartphone market. But it appears the Chinese tech giant is trying to make a comeback into that segment of phone market with the release of the Huawei Mate 50 series.
According to a new report, Huawei gearing up to launch the Huawei Mate 50 series in the first quarter of 2022. No specific timeline for the release of the phone yet but it’s expected to debut between January-march of 2022.
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Due to the US sanction, Huawei does not have access to 5G technology yet which means the company might settle for 4G technology. The Huawei Mate 50 series is expected to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 chip.
This chip is expected to be released by Qualcomm in its December summit. But, it seems only the 4G version of this chip will be used by Huawei and not the 5G version of the chip.
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The display of this device is expected to be LTPO display – this is same display technology used in the Apple iPhone 13 Pro. This means the device could support adaptive refresh rate from 0 to 120Hz.
Rumor also has it that the device could support satellite connectivity when there is no cellular network available. In areas where cellular networks is not available, the satellite connectivity can be used to communicate via short message service (SMS) in such situation.
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The Huawei Mate 50 series smartphones might be coming with top end flagship and support for some really interesting feature, but it might lack 5G network technology.
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