Richard Yu Chengdong, chief executive of Huawei Technologies Co’s consumer business group, introduces the company’s new flagship smartphones, the Mate 50 series, at a product launch on September 6, 2022. Photo: Weibo
Richard Yu Chengdong, chief executive of Huawei Technologies Co’s consumer business group, introduces the company’s new flagship smartphones, the Mate 50 series, at a product launch on September 6, 2022. Photo: Weibo
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Huawei unveils new flagship smartphone that supports satellite communications, but lacks 5G connection owing to US sanctions

  • Huawei’s Mate 50 series delivers the first smartphones able to link with China’s BeiDou global satellite navigation system
  • The new handsets have 4G mobile connection in lieu of faster 5G network access

Richard Yu Chengdong, chief executive of Huawei Technologies Co’s consumer business group, introduces the company’s new flagship smartphones, the Mate 50 series, at a product launch on September 6, 2022. Photo: Weibo
Richard Yu Chengdong, chief executive of Huawei Technologies Co’s consumer business group, introduces the company’s new flagship smartphones, the Mate 50 series, at a product launch on September 6, 2022. Photo: Weibo
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