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Wireless Easy Projection, HiVision, and more

Wireless Easy Projection, HiVision, and more

Out of the almost dozen smartphones that launch this month, the 2 which have leaked probably the most are the Google Pixel Three and the Huawei Mate 20. Almost each day there’s new details about these smartphones. Final Wednesday, Israeli know-how web site Girafa revealed a report based mostly on advertising slides the web site had obtained. The leaked slides, which have since been eliminated, revealed lots of new software program options for the gadget. I made a decision to take one other take a look at the Huawei Mate 20 firmware to see if I might corroborate this new info and/or discover further particulars for myself. I discovered proof for wi-fi Easy Projection, the show panel info, the battery capability, the presence of wi-fi quick charging, the presence of reverse wi-fi charging, and lastly more particulars on HiVision—Huawei’s various to Google Lens.

This info is predicated on a dump of the Huawei Mate 20’s firmware from September 13th, which we analyzed because of JEB Decompiler by PNF Software program. This similar firmware dump gave us info on the attainable digital camera options, the wallpapers, stay wallpapers, and themes, and the attainable service companions of the gadget. The firmware was offered to us by FunkyHuawei.membership, a service which permits customers to replace, unbrick, or rebrand Huawei and Honor telephones for a charge. FunkyHuawei is planning to completely help the upcoming Huawei Mate 20 collection and is at present providing a sale for XDA readers.

Wireless Easy Projection on the Huawei Mate 20

Final yr, Huawei launched a function referred to as Easy Projection on the Huawei Mate 10. Easy Projection brings a desktop-like expertise by connecting your gadget to a supported monitor by way of a  USB Sort-C to HDMI dongle just like the official Huawei MateDock. The desktop expertise is predicated on PhoenixOS and it really works on Huawei units with USB Three.1 help which incorporates the Huawei Mate 10, Huawei P20, and Huawei P20 Professional. Easy Projection had a leg up on Samsung DeX, no less than till the discharge of the Samsung Galaxy Observe 9, as a result of it didn’t require using an additional accent aside from the adapter.

Wired Easy Projection mode on the Huawei Mate 10

Now that Samsung DeX has caught up with Easy Projection in that regard, it appears that evidently Huawei will introduce wi-fi Easy Projection to regain its lead. Based on the knowledge obtained by Girafa, Easy Projection will work over a 2.4GHz or 5GHz Wi-Fi connection. The report didn’t present a lot more element, however we decompiled the HwPCExplorer app in /product/app to seek out further photographs and textual content relating to the function. The pictures present that wi-fi Easy Projection might be began by way of a Fast Setting tile.

The strings state that there are two modes within the wi-fi projection mode: Desktop and Telephone mode. Desktop mode allows you to join a keyboard and mouse for a desktop-like expertise, whereas Telephone mode merely tasks your telephone’s present content material. You may also undertaking particular person media information like pictures, music, and movies. Wireless projection works on screens that help Miracast, DLNA, or Huawei Mirror. Miracast-enabled shows help each Desktop and Telephone mode.  Huawei Mirror-enabled shows help Telephone mode. DLNA-enabled shows help the projection of particular person multimedia information solely. To arrange wi-fi projection, you merely have to activate Wi-Fi, allow display mirroring on the show, allow wi-fi projection from the Fast Setting tile, and choose the show you need to venture to.

<string identify=”wireless_first_case_tip_1″>Wireless projection allows you to undertaking your telephone display onto a bigger show.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_first_case_tip_2″>In Desktop mode, you possibly can join a keyboard and mouse for a desktop-like expertise. The show display and telephone can be utilized independently.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_first_case_tip_3″>In Telephone mode, your show display will mirror what you do in your telephone.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_first_case_tip_4″>You may also challenge particular person multimedia information akin to pictures, music, and movies.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_second_case”>Which units help Wireless projection?</string>
<string identify=”wireless_second_case_tip_1″>You need to use Wireless projection on any show display (comparable to a TV) that helps Miracast, DLNA, or Huawei Mirror.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_second_case_tip_2″>Miracast and Huawei Mirror units help each Desktop and Telephone modes.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_second_case_tip_3″>DLNA units solely help the projection of multimedia information comparable to pictures, music, and movies.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_third_case”>How do I exploit Wireless projection?</string>
<string identify=”wireless_third_case_tip_1″>Join your system and exterior show to the identical Wi-Fi community. The Miracast function have to be enabled manually.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_third_case_tip_2″>You’ll be able to allow Wireless projection from the notification panel or by going to Settings &gt; System connection.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_third_case_tip_3″>Wireless projection may also be enabled within the Gallery, Music, and Video apps.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_step_1_tip”>On the exterior show: Ensure that the show’s display mirroring perform is turned on (totally different manufacturers have totally different names for this function).</string>
<string identify=”wireless_step_2_tip”>On the telephone: Allow Wi-Fi, then slide down the notification panel and contact Wireless projection to seek for your exterior show (or go to Settings &gt; System connection &gt; Wireless projection).</string>
<string identify=”wireless_step_3_tip”>Choose the exterior show from the system listing to start out projecting.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_more_tip_1″>Miracast units: These help each Desktop and Telephone mode. They embrace Miracast-enabled TVs and TV bins.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_more_tip_2″>DLNA units: These solely help the projection of multimedia information comparable to photographs, music, and movies. They embrace DLNA-enabled TVs and TV bins. You can begin projecting multimedia information immediately in Gallery, HUAWEI Music, and HUAWEI Video. When a supported gadget is on the market, contact the icon on the display to start out projection.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_more_tip_3″>Huawei Mirror units: These solely help projection in Telephone mode.</string>
<string identify=”wireless_more_tip_4″>If connection fails, attempt restarting the projection function on the exterior show.</string>

HiVision on the Huawei Mate 20

HiVision's App Launcher

HiVision’s app icon.

Alongside the Huawei P20, Huawei launched the HiAI Engine to reap the benefits of the NPU within the HiSilicon Kirin 970. It’s clear that Huawei needs to proceed the development of selling their gadget’s AI capabilities closely by profiting from the twin NPU on the HiSilicon Kirin 980, though we’re not solely positive what options will benefit from the brand new chipset. Again in March, we offered the primary particulars on Huawei’s HiAssistant and HiVision providers. Huawei introduced that HiVision would come to units operating EMUI 9, though the primary set of EMUI 9 betas didn’t embrace the function. The Huawei Mate 20 firmware that we obtained did embrace the newest HiVision APK, so we have been capable of sideload it in addition to decompile it to study more about its options.

Meals Recognition

From the knowledge obtained by Girafa, we all know that HiVision is able to recognizing meals. The meals recognition exhibits that HiVision can decide the caloric content material of sure meals, very similar to Samsung Bixby. Based on a teardown we did, HiVision makes use of the Azumio Meals Recognition API to acknowledge many various sorts of meals. A file referred to as “kirinToCalorieMamaMap” lists over 100 meals which might be probably acknowledged regionally for quicker outcomes. The HwServerResultBean class reveals that the app can present not solely the calorie content material but in addition outcomes just like the Calcium, Ldl cholesterol, Dietary Fiber, Iron, fat, Carbohydrates, Vitamin content material, and more from the Azumio API output.

Landmarks, Work, and Journeys

We additionally know that HiVision can acknowledge landmarks, work, QR codes, textual content, items, automobiles, and provide help to with journeys. The privateness coverage for the portray recognition function states that your footage are transferred to Artace Inc. for recognition. Artace is the corporate behind the Magnus app on the Google Play Retailer. Constructing identification is offered by TripAdvisor all over the place besides Dubai, whereby it’s dealt with by the Dubai Company for Tourism and Commerce Advertising. In Dubai, customers will get a particular store signal identification perform which solely works within the Metropolis Stroll space. The performance is offered by TripAdvisor and Meraas Holding. Lastly, buying outcomes are dealt with by ViSenze Pte.


HiVision will use Microsoft Translator to translate textual content in real-time. The help languages are English, Chinese language, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, French, Russian, Italian, German, and Portuguese.

HiVision operating on my Huawei Mate 10 Professional operating EMUI 9 beta, rooted with Magisk courtesy of XDA Acknowledged Developer topjohnwu. Sadly, the picture recognition didn’t appear to work on my system.

Charging Particulars

Our first leak of the Huawei Mate 20 revealed the inclusion of wi-fi charging help. One other leak pointed in the direction of a quick wi-fi charging accent. Then there’s the Freebuds 2 Professional wi-fi earbuds, which can help being charged wirelessly by way of the Huawei Mate 20 Professional. Inside the Mate 20’s SystemUI APK, we discovered up to date booleans for brand spanking new charging modes that the telephone helps which corroborate the existence of quick wi-fi charging and reverse wi-fi charging. A snippet of the BatteryStateInfo class might be discovered under the place you’ll see the brand new “IsWirelessQuickCharging” and “IsWirelessReverseCharging” booleans.

Huawei Mate 20 wireless charging

Battery Capability and Show Panel Info

Our preliminary report said that the Huawei Mate 20 (common, non-Professional) would have a 6.Three-inch AMOLED show and a four,200mAh battery. Nevertheless, plainly the preliminary firmware dump we checked out included shared information for the Mate 20 Professional and common Mate 20. With the up to date firmware for the common Mate 20, although, we now have what we consider is the true show panel and battery capability for the common Huawei Mate 20. Thus, we now consider that the show panel and battery capability info we reported earlier was for the Mate 20 Professional and not the common Mate 20.

The common Huawei Mate 20 could have a 6.53-inch TFT notched show at 1080×2244 and a four,000mAh battery, as proven by the screenshots under. The panel appears to be sourced from JDI and Sharp. The battery capability is listed as four,000mAh, although that is possible the standard capability whereas the rated capability is Three,900mAh. This info is corroborated by Girafa’s report from final week.

RAM and Storage Info

Because the telephone nears launch, the common Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Professional, and a 3rd rumored Porsche Design mannequin have appeared on Chinese language certification web site TENAA. The certification reveals the next RAM and storage variants:

  • Huawei Mate 20 (HMA)
    • 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
    • 4GB RAM + 128GB storage
    • 4GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 6GB RAM + 128GB storage
    • 6GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 6GB RAM + 512GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 128GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 512GB storage
  • Huawei Mate 20 Professional (LYA)
    • 6GB RAM + 128GB storage
    • 6GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 6GB RAM + 512GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 128GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 512GB storage
  • Huawei Mate 20 (EVR – Rumored Porsche Design mannequin)
    • 4GB RAM + 128GB storage
    • 4GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 6GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 6GB RAM + 512GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 128GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 256GB storage
    • 8GB RAM + 512GB storage

It’s unclear which of those RAM and storage fashions will launch in every market. We’ve an inventory of attainable service companions for the common Huawei Mate 20, however we don’t know which RAM and storage variants will probably be carried in every nation.

Different Particulars

There have been another particulars talked about in Girafa’s report that we’re unable to corroborate. In response to Girafa, Huawei will unveil SuperCharge 2.zero to cost 70% battery in 30 minutes, 3D facial recognition solely within the Huawei Mate 20 Professional (which explains why the common mannequin has a waterdrop notch design whereas the Mate 20 Professional has a bigger notch), “Bone Voice ID” to raised hear your voice in crowded areas, and IP67 water resistance within the Professional mannequin.

A number of the different info they offered we have now already talked about, such because the presence of an NM card, AI Cinema, and AI Zoom. If we study more details about the upcoming Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Professional, or the rumored Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20, we’ll allow you to all know.

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