Many believed that Huawei’s days in the smartphone market were numbered. The company, which in 2019 fell under the US sanctions, had virtually no chance of getting out of the mess. It turned out to be painful and destructive, but Huawei lives and develops. True, its current position is more about survival, and not about serious competition.
The company plans to release the Huawei Mate 50 series and today we can look at the Pro version, the renders of which have been leaked to the network. The visualization was created on the basis of those leaks and rumors that appeared on the network. The Huawei Mate 50 series is only expected to hit the market in autumn and will be the first with HarmonyOS 3.0 out of the box. True, it is possible that the line will be presented in the summer, but it will still reach stores no earlier than autumn.
For fans of the company, the new design of the Huawei Mate 50 Pro may be disappointing. Huawei will once again return to the controversial and disgusting notch solution, which we already saw in 2018 with the Huawei Mate 20. At the same time, the company will offer a curved display with creeping edges. On the back side, a stiff and massive block of the main camera will be installed, inside of which there will be two circles with image sensors, and their performance is very similar to the rear camera of Honor 60 or Huawei Nova 9.
In the view of the authors of the renderings of the Huawei Mate 50 Pro, it should offer a set of five sensors, one of which is a periscope. The presence of the Leica logo is also noteworthy, despite all the talk that the companies’ cooperation has been terminated.
Huawei Mate 50 Pro design leaked: rollback to 2018
Huawei Technology reported that the sale of a number of assets allowed it to increase profits in 2021 by 76% compared to 2020. This is the first result of CFO Meng Wanzhou’s return to the case; after nearly three years of detention in Canada.
This is the largest annual earnings in the history of the company – net income rose to $17.8 billion. However, the soaring figures of last year, compared to a very modest growth of 3.2% in 2020; are mainly due to the sale of assets. At the same time, revenues fell 29% to around $100 billion; in line with forecasts made by the company’s experts in December.
“Despite the drop in revenue in 2021, our ability to make a profit and attract cash flow is increasing; and we are increasingly able to cope with uncertainty;” Meng said during a speech broadcast from the company’s headquarters in Shenzhen. The company’s so-called rotating chairman, Guo Ping, said the company’s performance is in line with earlier forecasts.