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Huawei P8 may be announced in mid-April, not at the MWC

Huawei P8 may be announced in mid-April, not at the MWC

30 January, 2015 | comments (6)

Huawei has a flagship in the works and a MWC event scheduled for March 1. New info suggests that the Huawei P8 will not be at that event though, instead it will be revealed on April 15 at a separate event in London. The company is mum on hardware...


Huawei outlines 2015 plans, focuses on premium devices

Huawei outlines 2015 plans, focuses on premium devices

29 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Huawei held a presentation at its Shenzhen headquartes revealing its plans for the imminent future. "Premium" is the buzzword, and understandably so, as the recently published financial results indicate that mid- to high-end devices were key in the...

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Huawei Mate 7 Compact allegedly shown in live images

Huawei Mate 7 Compact allegedly shown in live images

28 January, 2015 | comments (14)

A couple of days ago we told you that Huawei might announce a new smartphone at MWC this March, namely the Mate 7 Compact. As its name clearly implies, this is going to be a smaller version of the already launched Mate 7 phablet. The Mate 7...

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Huawei says its real competitor is Samsung, not Xiaomi

Huawei says its real competitor is Samsung, not Xiaomi

28 January, 2015 | comments (29)

Huawei may well be behind Xiaomi in local as well as international rankings, but that doesn’t mean it considers the latter as its competitor, or so claimed the company’s CEO Richard Yu, who said that Huawei instead sees Samsung as its real...


Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

27 January, 2015 | comments (29)

After a recent survey confirmed Apple's dominant position on its home US market, statistics now show that China has been conquered as well. Market analyst Canalys reports that the Cupertino giant is in top spot by units shipped in Q4 2014, a first...


Huawei year-end report sees 75M smartphones sold in 2014

Huawei year-end report sees 75M smartphones sold in 2014

27 January, 2015 | comments (8)

Huawei Consumer Business Group, the Chinese conglomerate's consumer device division, reports a marked increase in revenue for the 2014 financial year. For the first time in company history, the $10B mark has been crossed, and by a sizable...

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Gold Honor 6 Plus harder to make than a gold iPhone 6, Huawei says

Gold Honor 6 Plus harder to make than a gold iPhone 6, Huawei says

27 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Over a month after launching the Honor 6 Plus smartphone in China, Huawei has launched a gold version of the device in the country. Comparing it with Apple’s gold iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones, which sport white front panels, the Chinese company...

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Huawei P8 leaks in live photos, specs revealed

Huawei P8 leaks in live photos, specs revealed

26 January, 2015 | comments (18)

The successor to the Huawei Ascend P7, the company's last flagship to bear the Ascend name, has popped up in some live images. What will likely be the Huawei P8 is revealed to the public, front and back. Huawei P8 live images It follows...


Huawei Mate7 compact likely to star at MWC 2015

Huawei Mate7 compact likely to star at MWC 2015

26 January, 2015 | comments (14)

As Mobile World Congress 2015 comes closer, rumors of what phone manufacturers have in store gain traction. The last one concerns Huawei and what the company has in mind for MWC 2015. According to HDBlog.it, we're going to see the company reveal a...


Huawei MWC event is set for March 1

Huawei MWC event is set for March 1

23 January, 2015 | comments (10)

The increasingly popular Chinese tech manufacturer Huawei has fixed a date for its MWC event and has even started sending out invitations. The conference is set for March 1 at 3 PM local time (4PM GMT) with a promise of new "surprises that will...

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Huawei's upcoming Mate 8 phablet allegedly leaks in pictures

Huawei's upcoming Mate 8 phablet allegedly leaks in pictures

22 January, 2015 | comments (11)

We've already told you that Huawei is planning on dropping the Ascend sub-brand for Android smartphones this year, so you shouldn't be surprised to hear that the successor to the Ascend Mate 7 phablet will be called just Mate 8. That much makes...

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Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

Samsung dominated smartphone shipments in 2014

20 January, 2015 | comments (91)

In the year 2014 the world saw an increased number of smartphones shipped but overall little change in the top three vendors. Samsung has been the leader for some time now but is seeing its market share slowly reduced by the likes of tough...


Huawei Honor 6 gets updated interface in Europe

Huawei Honor 6 gets updated interface in Europe

19 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Huawei launched the Honor 6 last year, and it's slowly started selling it in more and more places ever since. The Honor 6 comes with pretty decent specs for this day and age - last year it would have been labeled a flagship undoubtedly. That said,...


Huawei is retiring the Ascend brand for future devices

Huawei is retiring the Ascend brand for future devices

19 January, 2015 | comments (16)

After years of using the Ascend brand for it's consumer mobile products resulting in 65 devices only in our database, it appears that Huawei has chosen to drop it for future products. The Ascend Mate7 flagship phablet may be the last to carry the...

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Huawei G628 surfaces in China with 64-bit MediaTek SoC

Huawei G628 surfaces in China with 64-bit MediaTek SoC

10 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Huawei is working on a new midrange smartphone, which it will launch at least on the Chinese market. The G628 may make it to other countries as the Ascend G628, but nothing's certain just yet. The phone comes with less than stellar specs, but it...

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Huawei bringing contract-free Honor devices to US

Huawei bringing contract-free Honor devices to US

08 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Although Huawei is among the top five smartphone manufacturers in the world, it has little presence in the US. But that could change in the future as the company is bringing its Honor line of smartphones to the world’s second largest smartphone...

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Huawei sales revenue hit $46 billion in 2014

Huawei sales revenue hit $46 billion in 2014

05 January, 2015 | comments (16)

Thanks to advances in cloud computing and higher demand for smart devices, Chinese manufacturer Huawei is expecting its 2014 sales revenue to rise by 15% to $46 billion. That was mentioned by CEO Ken Hu, who made the announcement in a New Year's...

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Huawei's Honor 6 Plus now available globally for $399

Huawei's Honor 6 Plus now available globally for $399

01 January, 2015 | comments (25)

A couple of weeks after a Huawei spokesperson reportedly claimed that the company's Honor 6 Plus smartphone, which launched in China in mid-December, will not be available to customers in Europe or other Western Markets, the company has made it...

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Huawei 2014 smartphone sales soar by almost one-third

Huawei 2014 smartphone sales soar by almost one-third

01 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Chinese manufacturer Huawei saw its smartphone revenue increase by around 33% to over $11.8 billion last year, according to a Reuters report, which cited an internal memo from Richard Yu, the head of the company’s consumer business. Huawei...


Huawei Ascend P8 metal chassis leaks online

Huawei Ascend P8 metal chassis leaks online

25 December, 2014 | comments (28)

Huawei Ascend P8 has already made the news a few weeks ago. The first rumored specs suggest the company’s next flagship will follow the tradition for an impressively thin design built around a metal chassis. It should feature a 5.2" 1080p display...