Huawei P50 Pro, P50 Pocket launch: Price, release date, features


Huawei has launched its premium P50 Pro and foldable P50 Pocket smartphones in worldwide markets even because it continues to face challenges from U.S. sanctions. The P50 Pocket is featured at Huawei’s flagship retailer in Hangzhou, China.

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Huawei has launched high-end smartphones in worldwide markets regardless of its diminished world standing on account of U.S. sanctions.

The Chinese telecommunications agency introduced plans on Wednesday to launch the P50 Pro and foldable P50 Pocket to markets exterior China. These telephones launched last year in China.

Neither telephone nonetheless has the flexibility to hook up with super-fast 5G web as a result of U.S. sanctions that proceed to bar Huawei from buying sure U.S. expertise. Instead, the units sport chips from U.S. firm Qualcomm to permit 4G connections.

The P50 Pro has a 6.6-inch show and two massive digicam modules on the again of the telephone. The P50 Pocket is a foldable smartphone designed to slide into pockets and baggage. The telephones are designed to have the ability to sync throughout varied Huawei {hardware} merchandise.

The P50 Pro begins at 1,199 euros ($1,353).

With the release of those handsets globally, Huawei is sticking to its ambitions to proceed to have a possible enterprise in client electronics.

But its world standing has declined dramatically because it grew to become the number one smartphone player in the world within the second quarter of 2020. Counterpoint Research estimates Huawei’s worldwide market share to be 1.7% within the fourth quarter of 2021, with China making up greater than 90% of that whole.