Huawei today launched its new flagship mobile phone Mate 40 series and Kirin 9000 series chips . In addition to the hardware, it also carries the newly upgraded Huawei Terminal Cloud Service (HMS) and EMUI 11. For overseas users, Huawei has launched applications such as the general search engine Petal Search and the map application Petal Maps. After being equipped with EMUI 11, the Mate 40 series has also been upgraded in terms of multi-screen collaboration and fluency .
Launched search engines, maps, office and other applications overseas
At the press conference, Huawei officially launched a number of new applications for overseas users, including Petal Search, a universal search engine that supports multiple search methods, and Petal Maps, a map application that can be operated through the Mate 40 series.
Petal Search provides users in more than 170 countries and regions overseas with search services in more than 20 categories, including applications, news, videos, pictures, shopping, travel, air tickets, hotels, music, local services, and various life information, and supports more than 50 Languages.
The visual search function of Petal Search allows users to take photos or use pictures to search for interesting people, animals, scenic spots, commodities, recipes, etc. At the same time, Petal Search voice search also supports English, Spanish, French, Arabic and other languages.
Petal Maps, which is launched in more than 140 countries and regions overseas, provides users with services such as map positioning, map display, driving navigation, and real-time road conditions. It also pioneered a new map interaction method, using the Mate 40 series of air-operated functions in navigation. When the user presses his palm toward the screen while driving, the navigation route view and the map overview interface can be switched freely. Through Petal Maps’ real-time bus information prompts, users can view the bus departure and arrival status of major cities, so as to reasonably plan time and route better travel plans. Currently Petal Maps supports navigation voice broadcast in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, etc.
The office application HUAWEI Docs provides integrated document services for users in more than 100 countries and regions around the world. Users can manage documents, presentations, forms, PDFs and other local and cloud files in more than 50 formats online. By logging in to the same Huawei account, users can edit and synchronize cloud documents on multiple devices.
According to data, Huawei’s application market has gathered 2 million developers worldwide, with more than 500 million monthly active users; the number of monthly active users of Quick Application increased by 260% year-on-year.
Equipped with EMUI 11: Multi-screen collaboration, smoothness and then upgraded
The Mate 40 series is equipped with the new EMUI 11. EMUI 11 has upgraded the AI airborne operation, adding airborne gesture operations in many scenarios, allowing users to operate the phone without touching the screen. For example, when the screen is off, hovering the palm of your hand over the top of the screen can light up the screen, which is convenient for checking the time; when browsing e-books, news information, and pictures, slide your palm left and right or up and down in the space above the screen to turn pages or The operation of sliding screen.
The AI air-space operation can also recognize air-pressing actions, which can not only answer the call, but also realize the pause during the music playback. The music volume can also be adjusted by up and down gestures.
The distributed capability of the Mate 40 series equipped with EMU 11 has been improved again. This time, the multi-screen collaboration of EMUI 11 of the Mate 40 series can enable up to three windows to be opened simultaneously on the PC side.
The Mate 40 series can also be linked with HarmonyOS smart home devices, bringing users a full-scene experience of fast connection, extremely fast network distribution, intelligent interaction and direct service.
At the same time, the smart multi-window of EMUI 11 supports opening multiple windows at the same time on the mobile phone, allowing users to simultaneously open the browser and chat window when watching a video without closing or switching out of the current application interface. The size and position are adjusted.
EMUI 11 also brings a brand-new email dialogue mode. The core content of the email will be presented in the form of cards, and the required information can be obtained at a glance. In the conversation interface, you can also view all historical emails with contacts, and directly reply to text and attachments, further improving the efficiency of email processing.
With the support of new technologies such as EROFS, Ark Compiler, GPU Turbo, and deterministic delay engine, EMUI brings users a stable and smooth experience in terms of systems and games. Yu Chengdong said that based on the performance support of Kirin 9000, the Mate 40 Pro equipped with EMUI 11 can still be smooth after 36 months. After 36 months of simulated aging test, the overall performance dropped only 2.5%.
It is reported that Huawei currently has 23 models adapted to EMUI 11, and 14 mobile phones and tablets will be upgraded in the future, covering 200 million old users.