Today Huawei took the stage to unveil the new Mate 40 series of devices. In the form of the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro and the Mate 40 Pro+, the new phones represent the company’s leading edge in terms of technology, mostly enabled by the new Kirin 9000 chipset which is manufactured on a new 5nm manufacturing node, promising great leaps in performance and efficiency. The new phones also feature an updated design with a different camera layout, differentiated display design and improved speakers and charging features. The new Kirin 9000 is are the core of the discussion – and it’s also Huawei’s biggest problem as the new silicon is no longer under production since September due to US sanctions on the company, representing a much...
One of the biggest talking points this year at Mobile World Congress is the emergence of folding phones. The two largest smartphone vendors in the world, Samsung and Huawei...82 by Ian Cutress on 2/25/2019
Today at Huawei’s press conference at MWC Barcelona, Huawei has something special to share with us. It’s only been a couple of days since Samsung announced its own foldable...52 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/24/2019
Huawei has once again rented out the Italian Pavilion here in Barcelona for its annual Mobile World Congress press event. We're expecting to see CEO Richard Yu on stage...8 by Ian Cutress & Anton Shilov on 2/24/2019
Constructing a stage and a booth at a trade show takes a few days. It just so happens that the media end up arriving in the city for the...13 by Ian Cutress on 2/22/2019
US Charges Huawei for Technology Theft & Violating Sanctions, China Rebukes "Unreasonable Crackdown"
The political news cycle around Huawei over the last few weeks has been particularly active. As trade tensions between the US and China over the last year have risen...23 by Andrei Frumusanu on 1/29/2019
In a brief announcement released today, Canada’s Department of Justice has announced that it has arrested the Chief Financial Officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou. According to Canadian government, Meng...32 by Ryan Smith on 12/5/2018
For at least four years now, Arm has been pushing its efforts to be a big part of the modern day server, the modern day data center, and in...12 by Ian Cutress on 11/20/2018
As far as handset vendors go, Huawei holds special importance to me. Their devices were among the first that I ever reviewed here on AnandTech, and the Mate series...141 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/16/2018
When new flagship silicon chips are released, one thing that I always eagerly await is somebody publishing a die shot of said design. Over the past few years this...27 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/7/2018
New to the market is the latest flagship smartphone from Huawei. Following the Mate series, last year’s Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro are succeeded by the Mate 20...95 by Ian Cutress on 10/16/2018
One of the biggest announcements from Huawei this year is that of its new GPU Turbo technology. The claims that it could provide more performance at less power, without...64 by Ian Cutress & Andrei Frumusanu on 9/4/2018
Does anyone remember our articles regarding unscrupulous benchmark behavior back in 2013? At the time we called the industry out on the fact that most vendors were increasing thermal...84 by Andrei Frumusanu & Ian Cutress on 9/4/2018
Alongside announcing the latest high-end Kirin 980 SoC, Huawei is also introducing the Mate 20 Lite to the UK market. This is a lower-end version of flagship Mate line...6 by Ian Cutress on 9/4/2018
Just a small note to detail one of Huawei’s announcements today: alongside the Kirin 980 announcement, Richard Yu, Huawei’s CEO, stated that their next generation flagship device, the Mate...6 by Ian Cutress on 8/31/2018