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British Cybersecurity Inspect Major Technical Issues in Huawei’s Software

The report noted that Britain's cybersecurity authorities did not believe the defects were a result of "Chinese state interference."

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People look at display models of the Huawei Mate20 smartphone series at a launch event in London, Britain, Oct. 16, 2018. VOA

British cybersecurity inspectors have found significant technical issues in Chinese telecom supplier Huawei’s software that they say pose risks for the country’s telecom companies.

The annual report Thursday said there is only “limited assurance” that long-term national security risks from Huawei’s involvement in critical British telecom networks can be adequately managed.

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A staff member stands in front of a Huawei shop in Beijing, China, March 7, 2019. VOA

The report adds pressure on Huawei, which is at the center of a geopolitical battle between the U.S. and China.

The U.S. government wants its European allies to ban the company from next-generation mobile networks set to roll out in coming years over fears Huawei gear could be used for cyberespionage.

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A man is silhouetted as he walks by a Huawei retail store at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, Dec. 11, 2018. VOA

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The report noted that Britain’s cybersecurity authorities did not believe the defects were a result of “Chinese state interference.” (VOA)

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Upcoming Huawei Smartphone ‘P40 Pro’ May Have 52MP Rear Camera Design By Sony

An alleged leaked image for a protective case shared recently by prominent leaker OnLeaks claims that the P40 Pro may arrive with five rear cameras

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Additionally, Huawei recently launched its latest Kirin 990 (5G) flagship chipset with an integrated 5G modem at the IFA 2019. Wikimedia Commons

Upcoming smartphone of Huawei named P40 Pro is expected to launch in March 2020 and now a new report claims that the device may be equipped with a 52MP main camera design by Sony.

This sensor will feature “16-in-1” technology and it is rumoured that the company will put the “Quad Quad Bayer” sensor which will perform 4-in-1 conversions to reach the 16-in-1 stage. This will only be used for videos and photos shot under very dark conditions, news portal GSMArena reported recently.

An alleged leaked image for a protective case shared recently by prominent leaker OnLeaks claims that the P40 Pro may arrive with five rear cameras.

The five snappers on its back would feature a main wide-angle lens, a cine lens, a ToF (Time of Flight) sensor, a periscope lens with support for a 10x optical zoom, and either a telephoto lens with up to 9x optical zoom or an ultrawide lens, GizmoChina reported.

The P40 Pro is rumoured to arrive with a screen measuring 6.5-inch to 6.7-inch and will sport rectangular camera modules at the back panel. Richard Yu, the head of Huawei’s consumer business recently revealed that the P40 series smartphones would run its own HarmonyOS operating system instead of Google’s Android.

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Upcoming smartphone of Huawei named P40 Pro is expected to launch in March 2020 and now a new report claims that the device may be equipped with a 52MP main camera design by Sony. Wikimedia Commons

He also confirmed that the HarmonyOS is ready for smartphones but the company is waiting to see if the situation with the US changes. In addition, Yu also revealed that Huawei has been considering selling its Kirin processors to other companies in industries such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and robotics.

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The company recently launched its latest Kirin 990 (5G) flagship chipset with an integrated 5G modem at the IFA 2019. (IANS)