We’re a few days away from completing the 2020 calendar year, and it’s been a quite a hectic year for everybody. In times of troubles, the smartphone industry had been under a two-prong attack from both an economic stand-point as well as the from a product maturity standpoint – trying hard to innovate with new features to convince users to upgrade their previous generation devices. This year, we’ve seen several new industry trends make breakthrough advances in terms of technology in smartphones, beyond the obvious elephant in the room, by which 2020 will be remembered by: Big camera sensors, 120Hz displays, several large SoC moves, 5G, and several other vendor product choices.
It will be very difficult to look at mobile connectivity news in 2019 and not see buzzwords like ‘5G’ being used everywhere. Everyone wants to talk big about 5G...56 by Ian Cutress on 3/5/2019
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...9 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