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Huawei quietly launches Ascend P6 S with minor changes

Huawei quietly launches Ascend P6 S with minor changes

19 January, 2014 | comments (16)

Huawei quietly put out an S version of its super-thin Ascend P6 smartphone. The Huawei Ascend P6 S is 0.3 thicker, but still only goes as high as 6.5mm, though it has the same battery capacity of 2,000mAh. The chipset has been bumped up a bit...


Huawei wants $445 for the Ascend Mate 2

Huawei wants $445 for the Ascend Mate 2

17 January, 2014 | comments (15)

The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 saw the light of day a few days ago at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas and already has a price on its head. Courtesy of Huawei online shop Vmall the device can be had for CNY2,688, which is the equivalent of around...

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Huawei announces 2013 financial results, revenue grows by 8%

Huawei announces 2013 financial results, revenue grows by 8%

16 January, 2014 | comments (14)

Huawei has revealed today its annual financial report on the past year. The company has had another great year and has ended 2013 with 8% higher global revenue compared to 2012. The total global revenue reported by Huawei is CNY 238 billion...

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Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

14 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Before Microsoft bought out Nokia's phone division, the software giant was subsidizing the phone maker to the tune of $1 billion a year. That was a big incentive for Nokia to go with Windows Phone over other alternatives. The company may be...


Huawei announces dual-SIM B199 with 5.5

Huawei announces dual-SIM B199 with 5.5" screen

14 January, 2014 | comments (26)

Huawei announced the B199 dual-SIM Android smartphone as a successor to the A199, which debuted last April. Just like its predecessor the B199 has dual-SIM support with CDMA/GSM dual stand-by. What's interesting is that the B199 packs a large...


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G goes official

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G goes official

06 January, 2014 | comments (8)

After several leaks the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G is now official. The phablet keeps the 6.1" 720p screen, but updates the chipset with more processing power and faster connectivity. The Ascend Mate 2 4G features a Snapdragon chipset with four CPU...


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictures leak

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictures leak

27 December, 2013 | comments (8)

Someone's been snapping some pictures of Huawei's upcoming Mate 2 handset, and it being 2013, the photos ended up online. Although the shots are taken from less than ideal angles, they give a pretty good impression of the Mate 2's aesthetics. The...


LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

27 December, 2013 | comments (148)

According to mobile industry analysts cited by DigiTimes, a number of smartphone makers including LG, HTC and Huawei may be on track to lose valuable market share in 2014. This is a result of the steady, but overall low sales of the makers' flagship...

Tags: LG, HTC, Huawei, Android


Huawei unveils dual-SIM Honor 3X phablet and Honor 3C phone

Huawei unveils dual-SIM Honor 3X phablet and Honor 3C phone

16 December, 2013 | comments (37)

Huawei put out a couple of Android-powered members of the Honor line. The first is a 5.5" phablet, the Honor 3X, while the other is a 5" smartphone, the Honor 3C. Both feature dual-SIM connectivity. Huawei Honor 3X The highlights of the Honor...


Leaked internal document confirms Huawei P7 specs

Leaked internal document confirms Huawei P7 specs

10 December, 2013 | comments (31)

According to a leaked internal document sent to us by an anonymous tipster, Huawei is working on an Ascend P7 smartphone that's currently going under the codename "Sophia". The Huawei Ascend P7 is going to be a major update over the Ascend P6 and...


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictured by TENAA in China

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictured by TENAA in China

06 December, 2013 | comments (8)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 has recently leaked revealing design and pretty detailed specifications. We already know the phablet will run on HiSilicon's latest Kirin910 chipset with a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 processor, Mali-450 GPU and 2GB of...


5.5-incher from Huawei leaks with octa-core processor

5.5-incher from Huawei leaks with octa-core processor

29 November, 2013 | comments (27)

Leaked images of a Huawei smartphone going by the G750 codename have surfaced. The smartphone is running on MediaTek's new true octa-core MT6592 chipset. MediaTek has been high on praise for its new chipset, which it claims is the...


Huawei aims to ship 20 million phones in Q4

Huawei aims to ship 20 million phones in Q4

22 November, 2013 | comments (17)

Standing tall as the sixth largest smartphone manufacturer (as per Gartner data) Huawei is now aiming to ship 20 million smartphones in Q4 this year. That's a significant boost from the 13.5 million smartphones that the Chinese company...

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Huawei Ascend Mate 2 specs leak, live pictures in tow

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 specs leak, live pictures in tow

22 November, 2013 | comments (9)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 has been in the works for quite a while. In the end of August we saw the first clue on the Huawei's next phablet - pictures of device's front glass. Back then we didn't really know much about the Mate 2 aside of the display size...


ARM confirms quad-core Cortex-A9 for Huawei Ascend P6S

ARM confirms quad-core Cortex-A9 for Huawei Ascend P6S

20 November, 2013 | comments (7)

Just a day after an ARM exec confirmed Samsung's 64-bit Exynos processor and even hinted for 128-bit chips in two years, the company has leaked yet another product of one of its partners. This time it's Huawei who suffered from the ARM...


Huawei Ascend P6S leaks in pictures

Huawei Ascend P6S leaks in pictures

19 November, 2013 | comments (25)

Huawei Ascend P6S with an octa-core CPU was supposedly confirmed two days ago by the company’s president Xu Xin Quan. Today we got a new leak though and this one sharply contradicts the previous information. The new details on the Huawei Ascend...


Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

17 November, 2013 | comments (84)

The Huawei Ascend P6 is not only one of the slimmest, but also among the best looking smartphones around. It is also a pretty decent smartphone with the only part of its hardware that wasn’t quite impressive being the chipset, which tended to...


Huawei Ascend P6 gets Android 4.4 KitKat in January

Huawei Ascend P6 gets Android 4.4 KitKat in January

15 November, 2013 | comments (67)

Huawei Ascend P6 was announced and released in June with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean in charge of operations. Due to its incredibly slim profile and older generation quad-core processor, it was plagued with over-heating issues. We are not sure if those...

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Huawei Ascend W2 is a budget  WP8 handset

Huawei Ascend W2 is a budget  WP8 handset

01 November, 2013 | comments (32)

In case you forgot Huawei is a Windows Phone partner. And the Chinese brought the first non-Nokia WP8 launch in a while, the Huawei Ascend W2 (the successor of the Ascend W1). The phone goes after the Nokia Lumia 520 by targeting "value-savvy"...


IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

29 October, 2013 | comments (55)

Another analyst firm, IDC, put out a report detailing the phone market in Q3 this year. While it has slightly different numbers than Strategy Analytics, the picture it paints is pretty much the same.. IDC confirms that smartphone shipments have...