The mechanical keyboard emulator was developed by Huawei in collaboration with Baidu. Huawei previously claimed that the feature simulates the pressing of a three-pin mechanical keyboard switch by Cherry.
What does a mechanical keyboard emulator do?
The all-new keyboard is able to create the special effect as shown in the below image, there is a low-vibration linear motor equipped on the Mate 30 Pro. Compared to ordinary rotor motors, linear motors have quicker start&stop times as well as faster response times. That coupled with EMUI 10’s software tuning brought a “mechanical-like” typing experience on a smartphone.
List of Huawei Smartphones now support Mate 30 Pro’s mechanical keyboard emulator,
- Huawei P30
- Huawei P30 Pro
- Huawei Mate 30 (4G & 5G)
- Huawei Mate 20
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro
- Huawei Mate 20 X (4G & 5G) and
- Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche design.
How to Install Mechanical Keyboard Emulator?
Its just simple go to the Huawei app market, search for “Baidu input method Huawei”; download the latest version and install it.