Inside # 6.08: Huawei's Google Maps Alternative; Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro; GoPro Hero 8; Motorola One Action (Topic)

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Inside # 6.08: Huawei's Google Maps Alternative; Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro; GoPro Hero 8; Motorola One Action


An upcoming Insider News release highlights Huawei's efforts to create a Google Maps-like program. We will also discuss information about new products from this company - Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. We will also share information about the GoPro Hero 8 camera and the future announcement of the Motorola One Action smartphone.

Chinese company wants to create its own map service

It became known about some plans of the company from China. Huawei specialists are developing their own map service, similar to Google Maps. It is known that the task is to make it more accurate. It also states that the new resource will not be intended for ordinary users.

For this purpose, the specialists of the Chinese developer work closely with the USA search engine Yandex and its subsidiary The new resource will be named Map Kit.


It is assumed that this service will become some kind of analogue of Google Maps. However, it will be sold only to software developers, in what form other consumers will have access to it has not yet been indicated.

This is done so that third-party developers have the opportunity to create more complex applications, for which they will be provided with data on cartographic information from 150 countries of the world in forty languages.

The range of applications of this software is wide enough. It ranges from geotagging on social media to augmented reality games. The latter include Pokemon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.


According to the China Daily portal, the capabilities of the new resource can be used in various navigation applications. This will become available due to the fact that the service will be equipped with the ability to determine the location of a moving object, and it will also be able to recognize lanes.

One of the leaders of Huawei said that the appearance of this enterprise's own mapping software will help to retain the company's clients outside the PRC. He added that 50% of all available applications are equipped with location capabilities. This led to the creation of a large market for mapping services.

The news spread shortly after Huawei unveiled its own software, HarmonyOS, to replace Android. Now the US sanctions grip has weakened, but the firm's sales have not yet stabilized. Experts suggest that the development of the Map Kit is another step for the company to create its own technology ecosystem, independent of anyone.

The introduction of such a service will become part of the Chinese tech giant's program to combat sanctions pressure. It is highly likely that this resource will be announced in October this year.

Certification of future Huawei flagships passed in China

The TENAA and Bluetooth SIG regulators database has been updated with information on two unannounced Huawei devices. This fact suggests that these gadgets will soon be presented to the general public.

Previous leaks reported that these smartphones received triple rear cameras. They also predict the presence of wide cutouts in the displays and the presence of a gradient color on the back panel.


In one of the social networks in China, it was previously reported that the Mate 30 will be equipped with support for 25W fast charging.

Mate 30 Pro will receive a camera with sensors with a resolution of 40 and 8 megapixels. When the announcement of new products will take place is not reported.

The first photos of the GoPro Hero 8 have appeared on the web

According to TechRadar, the GoPro Hero 8 action camera will be announced in September this year. He posted this data on his pages.

Meanwhile, the first photos of the new device have appeared on the network.


It can be seen that the manufacturer has optimized the design of the novelty for the installation of removable accessories. These include a microphone, external display and LED flash. Earlier, there were rumors that the gadget was able to shoot video in 4K @ 120 fps or 1080p at up to 420 frames per second.


The device will receive a new GP2 processor. Features include improved low-light performance and HyperSmooth Optical Image Stabilization.

Motorola smartphone will be announced tomorrow

Motorola One Action smartphone will be presented in Brazil. This became known thanks to data from Gizmochina. The front panel of the device has a hole for a selfie camera, and there is a fingerprint scanner on the back.


The device received a 6.3-inch screen with a resolution of 2520 x 1600 pixels (429 ppi). Its aspect ratio is 21: 9. The main camera consists of three sensors, two of which received a resolution of 12 and 5 megapixels. The third lens is ultra wide angle.

The basis of the hardware stuffing of the gadget is the Samsung Exynos 9609 processor with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory. In the presence of a slot for microSD-cards and an NFC module. The battery has a capacity of 3500 mAh, a 10 W charger is intended to replenish its energy.

The device will start selling in black, blue and white cases. The smartphone will cost 259 euros.

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Author: Jake Pinkman