Do we Really Need AI (artificial intelligence) in Our Mobile Phones?

While other brands are still busy exploring/improving their respective smart features, Huawei takes a huge leap by changing the entire game from “smartphone” to “intelligent phone” with the release of the Huawei Mate 10 series – the world’s 1st mobile phone with AI (artificial intelligence). The age of AI in mobile has arrived and it sure is great to see Huawei leading the pact in this new technological era.

For most of us, we may only know or have heard “AI” in Hollywood films or in high tech mind-blowing videos we’ve seen online. Before, AI to me is like some sort of futuristic technology made by aliens and can be afforded only by the super elite. Huawei, however, made it possible for consumers to finally experience AI technology in our very own mobile phones with the arrival of the Mate 10 series. Perhaps you already heard about this AI thingy with Huawei, but haven’t really understood its purpose (you’re not alone).  I myself felt dumb & clueless until I experienced it myself.  I’ve been using the Huawei Mate 10 for over 2 weeks now, and my experience so far made me love Huawei even more.

So how does it feel to have AI in your mobile phone and how can it enhance your life? 

…..Here are my answers based on my experience:

It’s like being your own boss:

Imagine being a superhero with a wingman sitting by a computer in a remote office somewhere, doing calculations, giving you advice and info. Pretty much like Batman with Alfred and James Bond with Q. – This to me is how I would describe my Mate 10 experience. It’s like having a silent, brainy, math wizard assistant that learns the way I use my device and know what’s important to me, making my experience more flawless and personalized. (This is made possible with Huawei’s Kirin 970, the world’s 1st smartphone chipset with a dedicated Neural Network Processing Unit and Huawei’s new EMUI 8.0 )

AI all the way with AI-powered experiences

Huawei knows that we consumers are going use more AI apps in the future, so the Mate 10 is guaranteed to be fast, responsive and intuitive when using AI apps, even without a network connection. Now, I can go ahead and try out all the AI apps I like.

A dual camera that recognizes the world around you

As compared with my previous phones, my Huawei Mate 10 now has AI-powered Bokeh Effect and AI-powered Digital Zoom, capturing clear and sharp pictures of objects — even of those in motion.

I immediately noticed this when I tried taking photos of my pets. The Huawei Mate 10 has super fast laser focus and is able to freeze moving subjects with without blur.

It also has AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition, which automatically chooses camera settings based on the object and scene to help me capture better photographs. For example, if you take a photo of a tree using your smartphone, your phone will only identify it as “green” or “brown” but with the AI-powered Huawei Mate 10, it recognizes it as a “tree” instead of just a simple color.  And because it can recognize actual objects and various scenes, my Mate 10 also helps me automatically enhance my photos more. The trees become more alive, food becomes more appetizing, portraits have better skin tone etc.

The Huawei Mate 10 is also the 1st intelligent phone with an aperture of f/1.6 for both lenses. This means I can easily take beautiful shallow depth-of-field pictures, crystal-clear, low-light photographs, and blur-free shots of moving objects because my lens can capture more light due to its wider opening.

Instant translations using AI

My Huawei Mate 10 has a built-in Microsoft Translator that can instantly translate over more than 50 languages. No more need for me to download other slow space consuming apps. All I have to do is, take a photo of the word/characters and my intelligent Huawei Mate 10 will instantly translate it in English for me.

Enhanced voice recognition thanks to AI

My Huawei Mate 10, enables me to still be heard with perfect clarity even in times when I have to whisper while talking. No need to make manual adjustments in settings or whatever – Huawei’s Ai technology does all the adjustments and enhancements for me automatically. Noisy calls are also easier to hear with AI-powered ambient noise cancellation.

Making and Receiving calls like a boss

With my Huawei Mate 10, I don’t need to press any button to make or receive calls – all have to do is raise my phone to my ear and it automatically answers incoming calls and dials my contact’s number.  Furthermore, I just need to flip back my phone to mute incoming calls and alarms, plus I only have to pick up my phone to reduce its volume during incoming calls and alarms. Can your smartphone do that too?

Multitasking Like a PRO

The Huawei Mate 10 also proactively suggests switching to split-screen mode — like streaming movies or playing games without any lag. With this intelligent AI technology in my Huawei Mate 10, I can continue watching youtube videos while I read and reply to messages at the same time seamlessly. Not lagging, nor hanging whatsoever.

It’s like having a device that really knows you

Most smartphones lose their speed and responsiveness after months or about a year of use, but if you use the Mate 10 series, that will most likely not happen anymore, since Huawei developed a Machine Learning Algorithm which adapts and understands your behavior patterns. This means your Huawei Mate 10 will stay fast and responsive even after long periods of use.

More power, less charging with SuperCharge technology

My Huawei Mate 10 has 4000 mAh battery with smart power-saving technology. It also charges super quick with Huawei’s SuperCharge technology. For example, a 10-minute charge powers the battery from 1 percent to 20 percent. Even more impressive, a 30-minute charge powers the battery from 1 percent to 58 percent. No more need to bring any powerbank!

HUAWEI’s SuperCharge technology uses a 4.5V/5A low-voltage fast charging solution. This technology is the world’s 1st fast charging technology certified by TÜV Rheinland. No exploding batteries, I swear.

Furthermore, thanks to Huawei’s AI-powered Battery Management, my Mate 10 understands how I use my device and intelligently allocate resources to maximize memory allocation utilization.

With all these amazing new features with AI-capabilities, the Huawei Mate 10 is no doubt the best mobile phone today. Definitely, the phone to beat!

Its SRP is P32,990 and is now available nationwide.

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