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Huawei U8860 Honor gets an official "demo" Android 4.0 ROM

11 December, 2011 | Read the news | Post your comment
Huawei U8860 Honor gets an official We are surprised to say the least, but a fact is a fact, folks - Huawei has released an official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for its U8860 Honor handset (you can check out our hands-on impressions of it here). This makes the Chinese maker of budget devices the first manufacturer to release...


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I bet whatever you want that "demo" is skinned Gingerbread. Nevermind...

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  • 2011-12-12 08:24
  • nSB9

Hehe, nice! It seems that devices you wouldn't expected will get some ICS taste. My Bravo is running ICS for more than a week now, and this stuff is flawless. :) I just hope more manufacturers/devs will get the real droidsperience on our smartphones.

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  • 2011-12-12 08:09
  • MCrR

> In reply to lol @ 2011-12-12 06:51 from 0CYB - click to readAnyone who's been keeping up with tech biz numbers knows Huawei is huge. But still all the same, smartphones aren't technically Huawei's core business. Being relatively new at that they don't yet enjoy the sizable financial and brainpower R&D resources that Samsung (being a seasoned smatphone player by now e.g) has per se.

Which makes this surprise piece impressive indeed.

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  • 2011-12-12 08:05
  • tVuU

see if all those big names like htc and samsung goes with AOSP 4.0 they would have been one of the first to release updates for their phones. they are late because of touchwiz and sense~~

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  • 2011-12-12 07:04
  • vV5G

I'm really very shocked. :-o
Good going Huawei.......

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  • 2011-12-12 06:58
  • syX%

huawei shud make more nice and cheap phones so big companys like samsung sony and nokia will think twice with their price.....

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  • 2011-12-12 06:57
  • vxt3

Now every company has jumped into the pool of smartphone market. Lets see who will be the true winner in next 5 years down the line. The competition is realy gettin tougher year by year as all the phone manufacturing companies have startetd the smartphone segment.

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  • 2011-12-12 06:51
  • 9LbC

Maybe some of you guys don't realize but Huawei is a huge company. Acording to the internet it's got a business number of 21.8 billions euros and a profit of 3.3 billion euros.

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  • 2011-12-12 06:51
  • 0CYB

> In reply to [deleted post]pleas do need full to check details good goole of the like link and the best stock for this utilisetion

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  • 2011-12-12 06:27
  • vwes

this fone is very good and so smart and maney future phone so i like this phone pleas make it some low pice take

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  • 2011-12-12 06:22
  • vwes

> In reply to etotherescue @ 2011-12-12 05:34 from kPnH - click to readI don't know. It seems up to the manufacturers to release what kind of rom they want. Like this honor, maybe, the term "Beta" means it's a stock version while the release version latter will be huawei version? The purpose? To give the user ICS experience as soon as possible, and give them the huawei taste latter on when the huawei version is approved/certified. Can we think that way? Just my thinking though :)

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  • 2011-12-12 06:08
  • KLR9

nice post...

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  • 2011-12-12 05:57
  • v{UC
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Huawei is making an EXAMPLE of what an manufacturer is supposed to be and do....I hope everyone will release ICS for their devices since a more modest manufacturers is giving this to all their users...

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  • 2011-12-12 05:36
  • LuNm

Im a bit confused. Will all ICS devices be stock ICS or will they have manufacturers custom skins? Because the honor had gingerbread with a huawei skin.....not stock gingerbread. What is on the pictures looks like stock ICS.

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  • 2011-12-12 05:34
  • kPnH

I got Honor, did you get honor? HahahAha

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  • 2011-12-12 05:23
  • jxxN

Revert back to GB if dislike and "DEMO"? I am 99% sure that is only some UI jobs.

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  • 2011-12-12 05:14
  • IV@w

Shame on other device! I am expecting samsung or Htc will be the first to reveal.

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  • 2011-12-12 05:09
  • nCe}

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