Ever since the US chip supply ban, it has become hard for someone to buy a Huawei smartphone equipped with a 5G Kirin chipset. And reportedly, the prices of said devices have also surged in the market recently. Upcoming Kirin 9000 SoC could be the last flagship chipset from Huawei. Since the company’s back is against the wall, they will soon start using its Harmony OS 2.0 and plans to innovate PCs, watches, bracelets and car products. A new Huawei smartphone patent was submitted to the National Intellectual Property Office (CNIPA).
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The document mainly consists of the smartphone design and gives us a brief overview of what to expect from it. The application number for the device is 202030090028.5 and states that the patent was applied on the 17th of March this year.
However, the design doesn’t provide anything new apart from its unique design at the back. Looking at the design, the device appears to have a slight curve on both sides and attains negligible bezels. It has a dual-camera setup embedded under the punch hole over its display. Whereas, for the rear cameras, we aren’t sure if the rectangular setup houses a penta camera module or a quad camera. But it surely houses a ToF sensor.
In terms of the other details of the patent, there are no buttons on the left side of the machine. Two buttons situated on the right side strikes as the power button and the volume button, respectively. The bottom carries a USB-C interface and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Unfortunately, the official statement for this device hasn’t been made yet. We might have to wait for it by the end of this year. Stay tuned for more updates.