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Huawei to hold a press conference on September 4

Huawei to hold a press conference on September 4

12 August, 2014 | comments (16)

Huawei has just sent out press invites for a September 4 event, just a day before IFA 2014 kicks off. The company's invite hints the number 7, leaving us to expect either the Ascend Mate 7 or the Ascend D7. The phone's name isn't known yet, but...

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Huawei Honor 3C Play is on the way, costs only 72

Huawei Honor 3C Play is on the way, costs only 72

10 August, 2014 | comments (32)

Huawei has released three teaser pictures of an upcoming Huawei Honor 3C Play - a quad-core smartphone for just CNY 599 or 72. The teasers take jabs at Apple's logo, implying you can have it better for less cash. The specs of the Honor 3C Play...

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Huawei Ascend P7 successor with a sapphire display in the works

Huawei Ascend P7 successor with a sapphire display in the works

07 August, 2014 | comments (30)

In an interview to the Chinese 21st Century Business Herald, Yu Chengdong, Huawei's Device Chairman revealed that the company is working to integrate a sapphire display in the successor of the Ascend P7. In fact, during the interview,...

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Huawei Ascend Mate 3 specs confirmed via AnTuTu

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 specs confirmed via AnTuTu

31 July, 2014 | comments (7)

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 is out in the open again but still not official. A few days ago we saw its back panel and now we get confirmation of the rumored specs from an AnTuTu screenshot. The Mate 3 maintains the traditional for the series 6.1" screen...


InFocus launches the high-end M810 Android handset in Taiwan

InFocus launches the high-end M810 Android handset in Taiwan

30 July, 2014 | comments (36)

The US electronics manufacturer InFocus launched the high-end M810 Android smartphone in Taiwan. The Oregon-based company will bring the handset to the market through a partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. a major Apple contractor,...

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Huawei sends invites for IFA event, teases new Honor phone

Huawei sends invites for IFA event, teases new Honor phone

30 July, 2014 | comments (5)

Huawei has sent us an invite to its event that will take place on September 4 in Berlin, on the eve of the IFA trade show. As you can see below, it's not the most descriptive of invites. We should apparently witness an "exciting announcement",...

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Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

30 July, 2014 | comments (60)

IDC has released its preliminary numbers for smartphone shipments and market share for the second quarter of this year and they tell a familiar story near the top - Samsung leads and Apple is in second. Looking at the breakdown reveals a more...


Huawei announces H1 2014 performance results

Huawei announces H1 2014 performance results

29 July, 2014 | comments (11)

Huawei has announced the business performance of its Consumer Business Group (BG) for the first half of 2014. According to the company, it sold 64.21 million devices in that period, out of which smartphones accounted for 34.27 million units,...

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Huawei Ascend Mate 3 (aka D3) to be announced in September

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 (aka D3) to be announced in September

28 July, 2014 | comments (9)

An unannounced Huawei smartphone recently showed up in a bunch of hands-on images. The smartphone that resembles the HTC One Max was said to be the Ascend D3. As it turns out, the upcoming smartphone will be named Ascend Mate 3 and not D3, according...

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Huawei Ascend P7 gets a software update in Europe

Huawei Ascend P7 gets a software update in Europe

27 July, 2014 | comments (10)

The Huawei Ascend P7 is now in the process of getting its first ever software update. This has been confirmed to be happening in Germany, though the software version seems destined for the whole of Europe, so you should probably expect to see the...


Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

Week 30 in review: Lumia 530, LG G3 LTE-A, Xiaomi reaches India

27 July, 2014 | comments (6)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 30 of 2014 saw four new devices going official including the Lumia 530, but it also brought us various interesting...


Metal Huawei C199 with 5.5-inch screen passes TENAA certification

Metal Huawei C199 with 5.5-inch screen passes TENAA certification

25 July, 2014 | comments (7)

A metal-clad Huawei C199 got its certification from the Chinese wireless authority TENAA. It packs a 5.5" 720p screen and is powered by a homebrewed HiSilicon Kirin 920 chipset. The chipset is based on ARM's big.LITTLE design with four Cortex-A15...

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Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

Huawei outs Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone

21 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Earlier this year, Huawei announced a new global partnership with prominent UK football club Arsenal, promising exclusive offers, content, and brand presence for Arsenal fans. The partnership apparently also includes specially-branded smartphones,...

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Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

Week 29 in review: LG G3 S and Lumia Cyan update

19 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 29 of 2014 wasn't as busy as the past few weeks, but it still brought us some cool hardware and brought news of several major...


Huawei Emotion 3.0 UI looks like iOS 7

Huawei Emotion 3.0 UI looks like iOS 7

13 July, 2014 | comments (59)

The aesthetic of Huawei's Emotion 3.0 UI has been leaked and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer has taken its design cues from Apple's iOS 7. The previous iterations of Huawei's Android skin are much more colorful and bombastic compared to...

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Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

07 July, 2014 | comments (33)

An unannounced Huawei smartphone showed up in a bunch of hands-on photos, and if it didn't sport the company's logo at the back, you would have a hard time telling it's not the HTC One Max. Allegedly, the phone you see below is the upcoming Ascend...


Huawei Honor 6 debuts with 5

Huawei Honor 6 debuts with 5" 1080p screen, octa-core chipset

24 June, 2014 | comments (51)

Huawei unveiled the Honor 6 (aka Glory 6) and aimed it squarely at the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Apple iPhone 5s. The phone matches the stunning thinness of the Ascend P6 and measures 139.8 x 68.8 x 6.5mm, weighing 135g. The Huawei Honor 6...

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Huawei Ascend P7 breaks 1 million sales mark

Huawei Ascend P7 breaks 1 million sales mark

24 June, 2014 | comments (25)

The 6.5mm Huawei Ascend P7 is one of the best looking and thinnest smartphones on the market, a feature that has helped the company sell some 1 million units since the device's launch. But the Chinese company won't stop there. It has...

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Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

16 June, 2014 | comments (26)

The upcoming Huawei smartphone so, far known only by its codename Mulan, is in the news again, this time because it's been pictured in all its glory. No less than four shots of the handset have been made public on China's equivalent of Twitter,...

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