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Huawei VP confirms Galaxy Note II competitor is in the works

07 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Huawei VP confirms Galaxy Note II competitor is in the works - read the full textHuawei's Senior Vice President Yu Chengdong confirmed the manufacturer is indeed working on a galaxy Note II competitor. He went even further telling us to wait for Huawei's device, because it will be much better and cheaper than the phablet top dog. A while ago there was this rumored device...

 

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where is 4.1 for ascend P1? huawei's good start will badly end without updates!

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  • 2012-12-08 07:29
  • Ixae

These are no longer just phones. These are pocket computers (with specs exceeding even low-end desktops). Calling/texting has become just one application and not even the major thing people do anymore. With more CPU power, more apps are made, more things to do on the road, then people need to have larger screens (more time staring at the screen will strain the eyes) - but they still want to keep their pants pockets the same size. So companies wait for improved technologies to achieve thinner devices and while technology to make devices thinner develops (like more processors in a smaller SoC, smaller flash, smaller batteries, etc) makers are able to increase the screen size. Most 5+" phones are no bigger than the Nokia 2110 we kept in our pockets during the 1990's - just calculate the thickness x width of a modern phone to get the "grip" (height should matter less).

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  • 2012-12-08 06:21
  • wMHH

What's the point of having such a big screen on the phone? Phone nowadays don't look like phone, they are getting bigger and bigger. If u all wan take such a huge phone then might as well take a monitor out instead!

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  • 2012-12-08 06:14
  • IWQL

Not sure I agree with the article. It's one thing to have the specs to match, it's another to achieve the status of competitor. To put this in perspective, I'll have to set Samsung aside and try a better example. Would you consider Apple and Huawei as competitors? The mind of the buyer is a strange thing, despite the quad-core cpu, 2GB of RAM, the large screen, etc. most potential buyers in this range would just skip the Huawei phone - this, despite the line-by-line superiority of their specs over iPhone 5. Even Samsung took a long time to become an iPhone competitor. It wasn't until Samsung made the Galaxy S II that iPhone met a suitable competitor (even now, a lower spec'd iPhone can outsell any Galaxy). What I'm saying is this phone isn't a competitor to the Note II. If this were a HTC, Sony or a Nokia, maybe. I am aware that Huawei is a HUGE company, but quality and branding is clearly part of the competition here.

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  • 2012-12-08 06:10
  • wMHH

Huawei, it is too late. Next year, Samsung will have bigger, better device, make your software support better > hardware spec

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  • 2012-12-08 06:03
  • 2I1C

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-07 23:01 from Rn6R - click to readAgree! Sammy fandroids are the worst! They appear in almost every topic and bash other products. In my case, 4.3 to 4.5 inch is the perfect screen size. It fits perfectly in my hand and comfortable to use in one-hand. If I want a larger screen, I'll go for a tablet.

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  • 2012-12-08 05:58
  • v0qy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-07 22:31 from mc6Y - click to readwhat happen if samsung using it's on OS ???

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  • 2012-12-08 05:26
  • ib7C

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-07 22:02 from v0qx - click to readwow...really? u sure?

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  • 2012-12-08 05:19
  • ib7C

if 6.1-inch with 1080p display, the pixel per inch (ppi) sure worse then Galaxy Note 2 or even iphone 5

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  • 2012-12-08 05:11
  • 2AvX

> In reply to Parag bagade @ 2012-12-08 02:03 from 7tEY - click to readPlease add punctuation marks in your sentence... TQ ;P

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  • 2012-12-08 03:16
  • ibf$

Ok, Mr.Yu. please hurry.. the world is waiting...,..

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  • 2012-12-08 03:00
  • wHTc

"Phone" in smartphone has become a misnomer. These are more pocket computers than telephones (phone has just become one app of many). As more and more power can be placed in the pocket, more things can be done on the road. As technology allows devices to get even thinner the increase in screen size is a logical means to make it convenient. Calculate the Length X Thickness of phones today and you'll find they're not bigger than the Nokia 2110 you had in your pocket back in the 90s.

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  • 2012-12-08 02:32
  • t7Xi

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-07 22:02 from Rn6R - click to read..The fact is that when Samsung takes 5 step forwards , Apple is taking just half a steps....

.........Everyone see this !!

..Just see iphone5......what steps do they take from 4S to 5...

.....When Jobs gone , is the beginning of Apple going down too.....Now its happening.

I rest my case !!!

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  • 2012-12-08 02:06
  • EYbe

Guys dont worry abt the screen size its very personal preference so dont fight on the same the thing is even if huawai company make 4000 mah battery for 5.5 inch phablet it wud still be lees compaired to note 2 3100 mah battery back up even motorola maxx hd cannot beat note 2 battery back up inspite having smaller screen the point is there is lots of r&d happens b4 u release flagship device like s3 and note 2 and the sales and current ranking figures shows who is best in the world right now cause people r not dumb now a days cause of IT everywhere and no 1 spot talks 4 itself i dont have to praise or be a sammy fanboy for samsung they r no 1 cause they worked so hard and gave what people really want .they invest money to not make smartphones beautyful they invest it in giving best performance out of each and every component fited on there phones with affordable price .

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  • 2012-12-08 02:03
  • 7tEY

> In reply to MeeGo Takeover @ 2012-12-07 23:05 from RbqJ - click to readMy Note 1 can now do 3 multi-windows too with Android 4.1.2. The 3rd one being the floating pop-up video player. The S Pen would be the biggest difference compared with anything else.

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  • 2012-12-07 23:56
  • v0qx

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-07 23:06 from v0qx - click to readYou bet.

Anything they make is very "innovative." Just like like pre note 2.

"Samsung is just so innovative."

Huawei then tops it with 6.1 inch phone.

"too big"

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  • 2012-12-07 23:25
  • Rn6R

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-07 23:01 from Rn6R - click to readThe Galaxy Note is the only Samsung brand I use. Yeah, hilarious.

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  • 2012-12-07 23:06
  • v0qx

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-07 22:40 from v0qx - click to readand it did 3 or more full multitask windows at a time.

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  • 2012-12-07 23:05
  • RbqJ

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-07 22:40 from v0qx - click to readThe MeeGo Powered LG GW990 had multi window full capability back in 2010.

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  • 2012-12-07 23:04
  • RbqJ

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-07 22:40 from v0qx - click to readI don't own an iphone. I'm just making a valid point to you samsung lovers who attack any all products that is contending with samsung. I'm just making a valid point to you samsung lovers who acknowledge whatever they do. Look at this thread.

6.1 inch now is too big? but 5 to 5.5 inch is perfect? WTF is this. The iphone comment was just an example. You guys have been attacking any thing that will eventually compete with Samsung, or is threatening to your samsung products, such as this, apple products, and more recently, Nokia Lumia 920. Flat out Hilarious.

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  • 2012-12-07 23:01
  • Rn6R

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