Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 22 Jul 2015 12:52 am
Huawei announced that it sold 48.2 million smartphones in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 39 percent from the same period a year ago. Improved sales in the high-end segment allowed the vendor to net a revenue increase of 69 percent to $9.09 billion.
In its latest video, Huawei has taken a moment to boast about the success its already seen with its Honor 7 smartphone, as well as confirm that it will indeed be heading to Europe. With more than 2 million pre-orders in 12 hours, the Honor 7 received 9 million pre-orders in its first week.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 16 Jul 2015 1:07 am
India's Ministry of Home Affairs has cleared Huawei to manufacture devices locally, making the vendor the first major Chinese manufacturer to establish a base in the country. Although Huawei already manufactures phones in a factory in the state of Tamil Nadu, the handsets are not cleared for sale within India, and are currently exported out of the country. The manufacturing license allows...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 15 Jul 2015 3:24 am
Google has thus far partnered with Samsung, HTC, LG and Motorola to create Nexus phones, and it looks like the search giant may be collaborating with Chinese vendor Huawei over the next Nexus. Adding weight to the reports we've seen in the past couple days, a tweet from serial leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks) suggests that a Huawei-manufactured Nexus will be launching in the fourth quarter. What's...
Chinese manufacturer's first Nexus phone may coincide with Google Play's arrival in mainland China.
Yet another report is pointing to Huawei as the potential manufacturer of the next Nexus phone, a subject of much speculation as we approach the fall completion window for Android M. And while today's post from The Information isn't the first to suggest the Chinese manufacturer will field a...
The Huawei TalkBand B2 fitness tracker has made its way to the US, as it is now on sale with prices starting at $179.
As though there aren't already enough fitness trackers on the market, Huawei has announced that its TalkBand B2 is now available for purchase in the US. With prices starting at $179, the TalkBand B2 sits on the higher side of the market, but it does offer some unique...
In celebration of the stores first birthday, Huawei is offering up a $50 savings when purchasing one of three Huawei smartphones.
Alongside releasing the P8 Lite, Huawei is also celebrating its online store's first birthday. In honor of the occasion, the company is offering a $50 savings when purchasing one of three smartphones from their site, as well as a free accessory bundle to go with it.
Soon, smartphones made by Huawei will soon have apps that will allow those devices to connect seamlessly to cars made by Volkswagen.
Even as Android Auto begins its slow rollout in the US, there are even more projects in the works for the connected car fan. Today, Huawei announced plans to partner with Volkswagen to allow smartphones made by the Chinese company to connect to some Volkswagen...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 22 May 2015 10:44 am
Huawei takes three soccer pundits to its School of Pronunciation in a fun new video.
Huawei, the subject of many a pronunciation snafu on the part of us English speakers, has tackled the issue head-on in a new video in which an instructor humorously aids soccer pundits in pronouncing some difficult Arsenal player names and, of course, the company's name itself.
Huawei has just sent out media invites to an event in New York City on June 2, keeping details light.
Just a month after the announcement of the Huawei P8 in other regions, an invite concealing most of a device invites media to learn more about it in New York City on June 2.
Today Huawei will unveil its next flagship smartphone at an event in London, and we'll be covering it live.
At the London launch event, the Chiense manufacturer is expected to launch the Ascend P8, the latest in its line of high-end Android phones. We're expecting Huawei to build on recent premium offerings like the Honor 6+ and Ascend Mate 7 by packing some of these phones' standout features...
Huawei has introduced the new SnapTo, an Android smartphone for the U.S. market that's unlocked and going for just $179.99.
At that price the SnapTo isn't a massive powerhouse, and we wouldn't expect it to be. But it's also demonstrative of the fact that today you can get a decent smartphone — one that would have been top-of-the-line 3 years ago — for well under $200.
The world's No. 3 smartphone vendor
Huawei isn't the household name in North America or even Europe that it might be in Asia, but its successes in certain parts of the globe has seen it rise to be the world's number three smartphone vendor. Only Apple and Samsung have more market share than Huawei. Hailing from China, some of the success in smartphones can be accredited to its native market.
Huawei is unveiling its next major Android smartphone on April 15 in London. And 10 of our most awesome (and randomly selected) readers are going to get a chance to review the phone as it first launches, right alongside those of us who do this sort of thing for a living. It's part of Huawei's Friendly User Testing program, and we've got 10 invites to give away.
And we shall do so now. Begin...
Huawei has opened up its new Friendly User Testing program — perhaps you've seen a post or two around the Internet today — in which you, dear reader, will get the opportunity to take a look at the company's next big smartphone very, very soon. In fact, you're going to get the chance to do something very few people get to do — not just use the phone, but provide feedback before it becomes...
Huawei has begun sending out invites for the launch of its next major smartphone, which is set to take place in mid-April.
The Chinese manufacturer is inviting press to an event in Central London on April 15, and all eyes are on a possible successor to last year's Ascend P7 as Huawei looks to expand its presence in the European market.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 4 Mar 2015 6:30 am
[custom:mwc15]Following yesterday's news that the Honor 6 Plus would be launching in Europe, Huawei has announced that it will be bringing the mid-range device to India. The device will be made available in the country later this month, with no word yet on pricing.
It's a massive show this year, with exciting news coming at us from every direction.
[custom:mwc15]We've had boots on the ground for several days now, and the sheer volume of news coming out of Barcelona this week has been nothing short of exciting. We've seen huge product announcements, brief glimpses into the future, and a whole lot of new ideas that are going to keep everyone quite busy for...
[custom:mwc15]Huawei has today announced the MediaPad X2 as part of its MWC release, and it's either a giant phone or a small tablet, depending on your outlook. The successor to the MediaPad X1 has seen a bump in the internal hardware, with the big story being the Ultra-octa Kirin CPU. It's got full cellular capabilities, and if you look at it from the perspective of a tablet, it's impressive.