The saga of the US-Huawei trade war does not seem to have an end in sight yet, but the Chinese manufacturer may stick to its technology calendar. According to Richard Yu, CEO of the company, Huawei's next P-line smartphone will arrive in March 2020 at an event in Paris, advances Frandroid website.
At a French press conference in Shenzhen, China, the official indicated that the new Huawei P40 would be equipped with Huawei Mobile Services. As with the presentation of Mate 30, the company's first smartphone after the US blockade at IFA 2019, the official has not clearly said that this will be the company's option to replace Google Mobile Services.
Also under the table was the operating system issue on the new P-line smartphone. Huawei is apparently developing HarmonyOS, its own mobile OS. However, the company's CEO has indicated that it is not ready in time for the release of the P40. Therefore, the equipment may bring installed the Open Source version of Android 10, EMUI 10.
Even before Richard Yu's announcement, rumors had been raised about the look and feel of the Huawei P40. An image of the device will have been circulated online, demonstrating a curved screen smartphone, not unlike the previous P30 Pro. On the right side, the volume and power buttons are also arranged.
As for what might be under the P40's bonnet, the device is expected to arrive with the Kirin 990 5G SoC. The P40 may also have a 6.57-inch AMOLED display with a dual punch-hole design with 2K + resolution and HDR content support.
The same processor will be the basis of the Mate Xs folding smartphone, also due in March, nearly a year after its release. After the controversy surrounding the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the Chinese manufacturer also decided to postpone to improve the hinge system, as well as the folding screen itself, in addition to the SoC upgrade. Second advances the website bgr.in, the smartphone will be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next year.