No more Huawei Mate 50 series expected in 2021, due to ongoing trade sanctions from the US. The release of the Huawei P50 series has been postponed again.
For months there has been talk on the internet about the long-awaited Huawei P50 a series. Three models are in the pipeline, in addition to the basic version there is one P50 Pro And the P50 Pro Plus is in development. Several new features, including a redesigned camera, have been in the news a lot. However, it is still not clear when the new line-up will be officially presented. Typically, P-series models are introduced in the first half of the year, followed by high-end Mate models in the second half of the year.
Although the second half of 2021 threatens to arrive, the P-class models have not yet been officially presented. There is more bad news to report, because it seems more and more that no new Huawei Mate smartphones will be launched this year.
Huawei Mate 50 series will not appear in 2021
Chinese news medium cnBeta Reports suggest that Huawei will drop the Mate 50 version this year. This will be the first time since 2013. Ongoing trade sanctions from America will be the main driver for the company to abandon the Huawei Mate 50 series.
The Chinese manufacturer simply isn’t (yet) able to produce high-quality mobile chips without the help of TSMC Semiconductors – as it has been used to for years with its Kirin chips. Because TSMC uses US equipment to manufacture the chips, this Taiwanese manufacturer is no longer allowed to do business with Huawei, or its subsidiary HiSilicon, to develop and manufacture new Kirin chips. Huawei will likely move to Taiwan’s MediaTek in the future. However, such changes take a lot of time and effort.
The news is certainly not implausible, a Huawei expert recently reported Yash Raj Choudhary Similar message via Twitter. In addition, a file . has been released Samsung Galaxy Note 21 The series has also been postponed until next year – these are usually direct competitors to the Mate models.
The Nova 9 series will be introduced instead of the Huawei Mate 50, Yash Raj continues in his Twitter message. These smartphones are said to be powered by the new 7nm Kirin 990e Slices. The exact launch date is still unknown, but the new devices are expected to be around November/December 2021. However, it is still unknown whether Huawei Nova 9 will be sold exclusively in China, or whether the company will opt for a global version. .
Smartphone Eerste Huawei HarmonyOS
At the beginning of this month, Huawei held a press conference for its HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. It was expected that the much discussed Huawei P50 series during this conference, as the first HarmonyOS Branded smartphones.
However, during the product presentation, Huawei CEO Richard Yu (Yu Chengdong) indicated that the launch of the new flagship smartphones of the P series has been postponed, and the marketing time has not yet been decided. all in all , US sanctions, which came into force already in 2019, has an increasing impact on Huawei’s business operations.