CHINESE PHONE MANUFACTURER Huawei’s next flagship phone, the so-called huawei P20, will possibly make its debut in March.
The firm on Wednesday sent out invites summoning tech press to an occasion in Paris on 27 March, where the firm is promising to expose off a brand new “flagship handset.”
At the same time as this is by no means affirmation that the so-called P20 will be making an appearance, Android Central appears to have it on proper authority that it will, debunking previous rumours of an incoming ‘huawei P11’
The Huawei P20 branding has also been backed up by Twitter tipster Roland Quandt, who claims that we’ll be seeing a trio of P20 devices from the firm (see tweet below).
Huawei P20 family – codenames and colors
Huawei P20 – "Emily" – Ceramic Black / Twilight
Huawei P20 Plus – "Charlotte" – Ceramic Black / Twilight
Huawei P20 Lite – "Anne" – Midnight Black / Klein Blue / Sakura Pink
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) January 27, 2018
Past this, although, we do not know much about Huawei’s subsequent flagship. Android Central reports however that it’s going to deliver with the same Kirin 970 Processor found inside the Mate 10 Pro.
With Huawei’s vague invite promising a “new era in AI” that is probably at the cash, because the homegrown SoC packs a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) that permits for native AI processing to be mixed with cloud-based AI for a “sensible” and “customized” experience.
The report also notes that the Huawei P20 will ship with either Android 8.1 or 8.1 Oreo.
What remains to be seen, however, is whether Huawei will release the smartphone in the US. In recent weeks, both AT&T and Verizon have been forced to cancel planned partnerships with Huawei, with reports claiming the carries were forced to do so by US gov officials who warned of Huawei’s potential involvement in ‘Chinese espionage.’
Huawei CEO Richard Yu hit out at the move during his CES keynote, saying: “Everybody knows that in the US market that over 90 per cent of smartphones are sold by carrier channels.
“It’s a big loss for us, and also for carriers, but the more big loss is for consumers, because consumers don’t have the best choice.”
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