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Huawei is Likely To Bring Five Rear Cameras in its Next Phone

Huawei's share in the global premium smartphone segment hit double digits for the first time in the third quarter of 2018, according to Counterpoint Research

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Huawei unveils quad-camera phone Y9 in India. (IANS)

Building on the success of P20 Pro which had the world’s first triple camera set-up at the rear, Huawei is likely to bring five cameras at the back for its next phone in the Mate series — the Mate 30 Pro, the media reported citing a new patent.

A patent filed by Huawei and submitted to the CNIPA (China National Intellectual Property Administration) has been published and shows a much larger cutout for a camera array on the back of the phone, Techradar.com reported on Thursday.

The patent was originally spotted by Mobielkopen.net.

The five sensors could be clubbed with an LED flash to form a rectangle at the back of the Mate 30 Pro.

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A man lights a cigarette outside a Huawei retail shop in Beijing. VOA
The current flagship of the company, Mate 20 Pro comes with a triple camera system, a posh built and top-notch internals such as the 7-nm Kirin 980 chipset.

Riding on the success of the P20, Mate 20 and Nova series, Huawei in December said its smartphone shipments for 2018 exceeded 200 million units, a new all-time high for the Chinese phone maker.

Huawei surpassed Apple to become the world’s second-largest smartphone seller in the world first in the second quarter of this year and then again in the third quarter with a global market share of 14.6 per cent, according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Huawei’s share in the global premium smartphone segment hit double digits for the first time in the third quarter of 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.

At a rate of over 19 per cent, the global, premium smartphone segment grew faster than the overall smartphone segment that declined five per cent in Q3 2018, according to Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Q3 2018 report. (IANS)

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro may Feature OnePlus 7 Pro-Like 90Hz Display

Alleged renders of the Mate 30 Pro have surfaced

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The next iteration in the Mate series is also expected to sport dual punch hole selfie cameras. Pixabay

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei’s next flagship — the Mate 30 Pro — is likely to come with display with a refresh rate of 90Hz, like that of OnePlus 7 Pro, according to early renders of the smartphone.

The next iteration in the Mate series is also expected to sport dual punch hole selfie cameras.

Meanwhile, alleged renders of the Mate 30 Pro have surfaced, revealing a phone with a curved edges of its display and with a punch hole in the upper-left corner to accommodate two cameras, the GSMArena reported on Saturday.

At the rear, the smartphone is expected to have a quad camera setup placed in the center with an LED flash in “V” formation.

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Chinese smartphone giant Huawei’s next flagship — the Mate 30 Pro. Pixabay

This camera system is said to offer 5x optical zoom and 50x digital zoom.

Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro was launched in India in November 2018. It supported 3D Face Unlock and in-display fingerprint sensor.

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The Mate 20 Pro was powered by Kirin 980 — Huawei’s highest performing system on chip (SoC). (IANS)