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Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will receive Lollipop next year

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 will receive Lollipop next year

21 November, 2014 | comments (11)

The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 has been sold by Huawei in the US in unlocked form since June. A while ago, the Chinese company announced that the phablet would not be updated to future Android versions, which created a backlash in the online...

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European pre-orders of Honor 3C by Huawei kick off

European pre-orders of Honor 3C by Huawei kick off

20 November, 2014 | comments (14)

The budget-friendly Honor 3C by Huawei is now available to pre-order in Europe. The dual-SIM smartphone is priced at 109.99 (about $170).The handset will begin shipping to customers this coming Monday, on November 24. Specifications of...

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Huawei Ascend P8 gets first round of leaked specs

Huawei Ascend P8 gets first round of leaked specs

17 November, 2014 | comments (7)

The Huawei Ascend P7 has been on the market for a while now, and its maker is rumored to be already working on its successor. The Ascend P8 won't be unveiled this year. Rather, the soonest it could get official would be at CES 2015 in early...


Huawei Honor 6X is a 5.5

Huawei Honor 6X is a 5.5" octa-core phablet with 3D camera

05 November, 2014 | comments (17)

The Huawei Honor 6 is getting a phablet X version, the Honor 6X. It was certified by TENAA in two versions, one for China Mobile and one for China Unicom, other than carrier connectivity both have the same specs. Curiously, the Huawei Honor 6X...

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Huawei Honor 6 hits Europe tomorrow at under 300

Huawei Honor 6 hits Europe tomorrow at under 300

29 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Huawei announced the Honor 6 back in the summer, but it's only now that the phone enters in the European market. Starting tomorrow, the phone will launch in the UK and select European markets. Amazon UK will offer the phone for 229, while...

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Huawei Honor 4X goes official with Snapdragon 410 chipset

Huawei Honor 4X goes official with Snapdragon 410 chipset

28 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Huawei announced the mid-range Honer 4X smartphone. The previously leaked, dual-SIM handset is available for pre-order in China for CNY 1,299 ($212). Shipments are set to begin next week, on November 6. Huawei Honor 4X features 64-bit...

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Upcoming Huawei Honor 4X may cost $146 after all

Upcoming Huawei Honor 4X may cost $146 after all

24 October, 2014 | comments (41)

A few days ago, we saw the Huawei Honor 4X comprehensively leaked after it got certified for sale on the Chinese market. The leak brought us some pictures of the handset, its specs, as well as a rumored price point of CNY 800 (that would be $130...


Huawei hits 16.8 million shipments in Q3 this year

Huawei hits 16.8 million shipments in Q3 this year

23 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Huawei is transitioning to a big player with premium options and already has concrete results to show. The company has shipped 16.8 million smartphones in Q3 this year and 26% of them were mid to high-end devices. It grew 23% overall compared to...

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TENAA leaks 64-bit Huawei Honor 4X

TENAA leaks 64-bit Huawei Honor 4X

20 October, 2014 | comments (24)

Huawei's latest phone has leaked on China's TENAA with respectable specs and an very attractive rumored price tag. Destined to become Huawei's main weapon against rival Xiaomi's Redmi lineup the Honor Che1-CL20 (which will probably be called Honor...


Huawei Honor Holly launches in India with a 5

Huawei Honor Holly launches in India with a 5" 720p display

14 October, 2014 | comments (47)

Huawei officially revealed the Honor Holly for the Indian market. With the affordable smartphone, the Chinese company is offering an alternative to the recently launched Android One initiative. Paying the $118 (INR 6,999) price for the...

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Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

13 October, 2014 | comments (23)

At an event today in Beijing, Huawei officially unveiled the Honor 6 Extreme Edition packing the company's latest Kirin 928 chipset. Its comprised of an 2GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and Mali T628MP4 GPU. We're yet to see how much faster the Kirin...

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Huawei Honor 6 sales kicks off in India on October 6

Huawei Honor 6 sales kicks off in India on October 6

29 September, 2014 | comments (47)

Huawei Honor 6 was announced back in June featuring company's Kirin 920 chipset with an octa-core processor. It launched this summer in China and is now heading to India. Huawei will launch the Honor 6 in India on October 6, exclusively via...


Huawei Honor Tablet debuts with 8 display and 3G

Huawei Honor Tablet debuts with 8 display and 3G

28 September, 2014 | comments (19)

Huawei quietly launched the 8 Honor Tablet in Malaysia. The budget-friendly 3G slate with metal-clad body will be available to pre-order on September 29 for RM. 599 (about $184). Huawei Honor Tablet features Qualcomm Snapdragon 200...


Huawei announces very cheap Honor 4 Play with 4G

Huawei announces very cheap Honor 4 Play with 4G

22 September, 2014 | comments (17)

Over in its home country, Huawei unveiled the Honor 4 Play today. This smartphone comes very soon after the Chinese company announced the Honor 3C Play (which was back in August), but the new device has something the older one didn't: 4G LTE...

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Huawei Ascend G7 launches, 5.5-incher with 7.6mm frame

Huawei Ascend G7 launches, 5.5-incher with 7.6mm frame

04 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Huawei Ascend G7 is the latest midranger in the company portfolio. It's headlined by a 5.5" 720p IPS display or 1280 x 720px and a 267ppi density. It has a quad-core processor with four Cortex-A53 1.2GHz cores, 2GB of RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat with...


Huawei announces octa-core Ascend Mate7 phablet

Huawei announces octa-core Ascend Mate7 phablet

04 September, 2014 | comments (31)

Huawei has just announced an updated iteration of its Ascend Mate series of phablets, the Ascend Mate7. Rather contrary to its name, the Mate7 features a 6" screen of 1080p resolution with impressively narrow screen bezels. Under the hood...


Huawei Ascend Mate 7 gets photographed out and about

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 gets photographed out and about

30 August, 2014 | comments (22)

The Huawei Ascend Mate 7 is clearly going to be introduced next week, on September 4 to be precise. It's on that day that Huawei will hold a pre-IFA press conference, and given all the teasers it's been releasing lately, it's pretty clear what we...

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Sony IFA teaser hints at three water-resistant devices

Sony IFA teaser hints at three water-resistant devices

28 August, 2014 | comments (58)

Sony put out a teaser video that proclaims "The time to Demand Great is coming." The video features a stylized flip clock that reveals four clues, which we've combined into the image below. The last one is easy enough September 3 is when the...


Huawei Ascend Mate 7 spotted in the wild

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 spotted in the wild

28 August, 2014 | comments (40)

Huawei is still only giving us teasing glances at the new Ascend Mate 7 but we have leaked photos of the upcoming phablet to gawk at. The latest batch featrues "in the wild" photos rather than the photos taken by TENAA during the certification...


Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition now official, hitting China soon

Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition now official, hitting China soon

27 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Yesterday, a Huawei executive confirmed the existence of the Ascend P7 sporting a sapphire display. He even showcased it during an interview. Today, the company's PR team was quick to follow on that action and make the smartphone official. Well,...

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