Chinese tech giant Huawei held a launch event on November 2, during which it launched its Pocket S foldable smartphone, equipped with a 40MP main camera and HarmonyOS 3.0, starting at 5,988 yuan ($820). In addition to the new smartphone, the event also saw the unveiling of the Huawei WATCH GT Cyber, a new generation of MateStation X all-in-one, and other products.
Huawei Pocket S
At the conference, Richard Yu, CEO, CEO of Consumer BG, CEO of Huawei Intelligent Automotive Solution BU, said that as of September this year, Huawei’s foldable smartphone products had ranked first in shipments of the Chinese market. According to IDC, in the third quarter of 2022, more than 1 million foldable smartphone products were shipped, an increase of about 246% year-over-year, marking the largest single-quarter shipment in history. Among them, Huawei, Samsung, vivo, xiaomi and Honor made the top five.
|Settings||Huawei Pocket S|
|Dimensions and weight||Unfolded – length: 170mm, width: 75.5mm, thickness: 7.2mm
Folded: length: 87.3mm, width: 75.5mm, thickness: 15.2mm Weight: 190g
|Display||Internal display: 6.9-inch unfolded, 2790 × 1188 pixels, OLED, 120Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate
Outer screen: 1.04 inches, 340 × 340 pixels, OLED, 60 Hz refresh rate, 120 Hz touch sampling rate
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 4G|
|Software||Harmony OS 3.0|
|connectivity||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS|
|Camera||Rear cameras: 40MP (f/1.8) main camera + 13MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide-angle camera
Front camera: 10.7MP (f/2.4) ultra wide angle camera
|Colors||silver, green, gold, pink, blue, black|
|Prices||RMB5,988 – 6,488 ($820 – $888)|
|Drums||4000mAh, 40W fast charge|
|Additional characteristics||Dual SIM slot, 4G, side fingerprint sensor|
Huawei Pocket S It adopts multi-dimensional linkage lifting water drop hinge. It has passed 400,000 durability certification tests by the Swiss testing and certification company SGS. Compared with Huawei Mate X2, its shockproof ability is improved by 33% and its extrusion resistance is improved by 150%.
Huawei Pocket S adopts ultra-cool flexible graphene heat radiation system, and the graphene heat radiation film can move together with the rotating axis with the unfolding and folding of the whole phone to enhance heat radiation. The phone is equipped with a 4000mAh battery, which supports 40W fast charging. It can complete power replenishment from 1% to 52% in 20 minutes in Turbo charging mode.
Huawei WATCH GT Cyber
The Huawei WATCH GT Cyber features the firm’s first detachable smart movement. That is, the watch can replace the case and bring different feelings. There are three colors: when the case is changed, the smart watch screen will display a blue aperture and vibrate, which has a strong sense of technology. The name “Cyber” may be related to this.
Huawei WATCH GT Cyber has a battery life of up to seven days and supports wireless charging. Supports all-weather blood oxygen, high-altitude blood oxygen, and more than 100 sports-grade sensing technologies. At the same time, it supports WeChat to watch, play music independently, Bluetooth calls and other functions. The model has passed 16 military regulation tests, including low pressure, high temperature, low temperature, and fluid contamination.
Huawei MateStation X 2023
The new Huawei MateStation X 2023 all-in-one computer is equipped with an Intel i9-12900H processor. Equipped with Lightning 4 connectors, it supports up to 1TB Solid State Drive and 16GB running memory. The new model features a 28.2-inch 4K display with a maximum brightness of 500 nits and a 1080p on-screen camera.
The 16GB+512GB i9 version costs 11,999 yuan, while the 16GB+1TB i9 version costs 12,999 yuan.
Huawei V Smart Display
The new Huawei Smart Screen V is available in 65-inch and 75-inch sizes, equipped with HarmonyOS 3, bringing intelligent interaction and a comprehensive entertainment experience to users. Based on powerful CPUs, GPUs and NPUs, 720P images can be upgraded to 4K. Huawei SOUND intelligent audio and a 12MP AI magnetic camera not only bring rich somatosensory gaming and AI fitness experiences to users, but also can provide more secure and reliable privacy protection capabilities.
The Huawei Smart Screen V65 is priced at 7,999 yuan and the V75 is priced at 12,999 yuan, officially released on November 2, 2022.
Huawei Whole House Intelligence Solution 3.0
To develop Huawei Whole House Intelligent Solution 3.0, the company pioneered a highly integrated and scalable smart console for the whole house, as the wired PLC provides 99.99% stability. In extreme conditions, even when the network is offline, the connection of the entire house lasts. The scheme realizes high-speed anti-interference coverage with Wi-Fi 6+, providing the necessary network foundation for cooperation between smart home devices.
The scheme includes a whole-house music system, a security system, and an intelligent central control display, making users’ living space more intelligent and comfortable.
HarmonyOS has grown to encompass an advanced ecosystem. So far, more than 2,200 brand partners have joined HarmonyOS Connect for smart homes, and more than 5,600 smart items can access the platform.