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Huawei teases Ascend Mate 7 in new ad, gives us a peak

Huawei teases Ascend Mate 7 in new ad, gives us a peak

26 August, 2014 | comments (15)

Huawei has been extensively using the number 7 in its teasers for the upcoming IFA event. The latest one is dubbed "7 Mates For 7 Dreamers," a not so subtle hint at the upcoming Huawei Ascend Mate 7. You can just about see the metal back of the...

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Huawei Ascend P7 with sapphire display confirmed by top exec

Huawei Ascend P7 with sapphire display confirmed by top exec

26 August, 2014 | comments (22)

Huawei's Device Chairman Yu Chengdong first brought to light the possibility of a Huawei Ascend P7 in an interview at the beginning of the month, during which he even pulled out a sapphire display-toting P7. Now, Chengdong has posted a picture of...


Affordable Huawei Honor 3C Play goes official

Affordable Huawei Honor 3C Play goes official

25 August, 2014 | comments (19)

Do you remember Huawei's teasers for the Honor 3C Play, that took jabs at Apple's iPhones? Well, the Honor 3C Play is now official, and just as promised, it is a downgraded and cheaper version of the existing Honor 3C. Huawei Honor 3C Play, also...


Huawei Ascend Mate 7 goes to TENAA, lists specs

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 goes to TENAA, lists specs

21 August, 2014 | comments (12)

Huawei's upcoming phablet, the Huawei Ascend Mate 7, has passed through TENAA and left a cache of specifications. The Mate 7 is the successor to the Mate2 and has a 6" screen (so where did the 7 come from?). The screen may be 6" big 0.1"...

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New Huawei IFA teaser hints at Cat.6 LTE, fingerprint sensor

New Huawei IFA teaser hints at Cat.6 LTE, fingerprint sensor

20 August, 2014 | comments (19)

Like every other smartphone maker under the sun, Huawei will hold a pre-IFA press conference early next month too. This will happen on September 4, and we're expecting to see at least one new handset being announced there. A previous teaser...

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Mid-range Huawei smartphone with fingerprint sensor pictured

Mid-range Huawei smartphone with fingerprint sensor pictured

18 August, 2014 | comments (8)

Earlier today, we told you that Huawei started sending out invites for its September 4 pre-IFA event in Berlin. These feature a fingerprint on them, a not so subtle hint that the handset (or handsets) that will be announced early next month will...


Huawei sends invite for launch event on September 4

Huawei sends invite for launch event on September 4

18 August, 2014 | comments (23)

It seems September is going to be a busy month, with Huawei now piling on an already packed first week. The invite being sent out from the company is calling people to attend the launch of their next smartphone. The invite doesn't say much...

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Huawei EmotionUI 3.0 appears running on the Glory 6

Huawei EmotionUI 3.0 appears running on the Glory 6

14 August, 2014 | comments (16)

Screenshots of the upcoming Huawei EmotionUI 3.0 have surfaced online. The latest version of the custom user interface is running on the company's upcoming flagship Glory 6. Huawei confirmed that it is preparing an Android KitKat 4.4.2 update for...

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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 (37)

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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