Chinese tech giant Huawei announced on September 6 that its new Mate 50 and Mate 50 Pro products are the world's first consumer smartphones to support Beidou satellite connectivity.
Huawei unveiled its highly anticipated Mate 50 smartphone series on September 6. The series is made up of four different models, including the Mate 50, Mate 50 Pro, Mate 50 E and Mate 50 RS.
Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the completion and commissioning ceremony for the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS-3) on July 31 at the Great Hall of the People in China’s capital Beijing, according to Xinhua News.
According to China's state television broadcaster CCTV, construction of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) is progressing smoothly and expected to provide global services upon completion in 2020.