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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 (15)

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...


Huawei Ascend GX1 gets official with 6

Huawei Ascend GX1 gets official with 6" screen, tiny bezels

23 December, 2014 | comments (12)

A new Huawei phablet, the Ascend GX1, got leaked just a few days ago. And today it became official, as the Chinese company introduced it for its home market. The Ascend GX1 is a midrange offering, but it comes with one obvious differentiating...

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Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Plus possibly spotted in a spy photo

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Plus possibly spotted in a spy photo

22 December, 2014 | comments (14)

A couple of spy shots of an upcoming Huawei smartphone have appeared. They're believed to portray the upcoming Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Plus, which the company is preparing to be the successor of the Ascend Mate 7. There aren't that many visual...


Photos and specs of upcoming Huawei Ascend GX1 emerge

Photos and specs of upcoming Huawei Ascend GX1 emerge

20 December, 2014 | comments (7)

Live photos and specifications of an upcoming Huawei Ascend GX1 phablet made the rounds on the web. The specs were revealed from a visit to TENAA in China by the device. The budget-friendly Ascend GX1 packs 1.4GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB of RAM,...


Huawei's Honor 6 Plus won't be available in Europe

Huawei's Honor 6 Plus won't be available in Europe

17 December, 2014 | comments (18)

When the Huawei Honor 6 Plus, also known as Huawei Glory 6 Plus, officially launched in China yesterday, the company didn’t say when, or if, it will be available in other parts of the world. But a spokesman has now confirmed that the device will not...

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5.5" Huawei Honor 6 Plus goes official with dual camera

16 December, 2014 | comments (28)

Huawei Honor 6 Plus, also known as Huawei Glory 6 Plus, has been officially launched in China. It leaked a few times already and its highlight is a dual 8MP rear camera setup, somewhat similar to the HTC One (M8) Duo setup. Huawei Honor 6 Plus...

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Honor T1 by Huawei is an 8

Honor T1 by Huawei is an 8" budget-friendly 3G tablet

15 December, 2014 | comments (11)

Huawei launched the latest member of the Honor family of devices, the 3G-capable T1 tablet. The budget-friendly Android 4.3 slate will hit the shelves in Europe later this month for €130. Despite its affordable price tag, Honor T1 surely...

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Huawei Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition marches in for $710

Huawei Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition marches in for $710

12 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Huawei releases today the Ascend Mate7 Monarch edition, which is a slightly more premium version of the regular phone. The majority of specifications remain the same as the original with a few improvements. The 6" 1080p display is now protected with...

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Kirin-powered Huawei Honor 4X gets listed before announcement

Kirin-powered Huawei Honor 4X gets listed before announcement

09 December, 2014 | comments (21)

According to an oizoioi report, a Kirin 620-powered version of the Huawei Honor 4X is now available for pre-sale. This is particularly interesting given the fact that the company hasn’t yet announced the device - a launch event is scheduled for...

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Huawei cancels all Windows Phone plans

Huawei cancels all Windows Phone plans

04 December, 2014 | comments (75)

Huawei has announced it is dropping all plans to make future Windows Phone smartphones. The reason is quite simple - it didn't make any money from manufacturing Windows Phone devices. Huawei's spokesman went even further, stating that nobody has...


Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

04 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Soon the HTC will get competition in the dual-camera market as the Huawei Honor 6 Plus is nearing its rumored launch date of December 16. To keep our interests piqued several camera samples, including comparison shots, made their way to the...