'Timeless design' and 'smart within' frame Huawei's unannounced wearable for Mobile World Congress.
[custom:mwc15]As journalists and industry members alike start hitting Barcelona Airport for MWC 2015, they'll be greeted by a large number of ad placements from Huawei for a watch that, frankly, we weren't expecting just yet. The "Huawei Watch," as the ad calls it, is circular and shown off in...
A new budget device with an intriguing pricing scheme
We're live in London where Huawei's Honor brand has launched its latest device, the Holly. In keeping with the tradition of previous Honor devices the Holly promises a mix of an affordable price and good hardware for it.
Honor's European adventure is now 100 days old and the latest challenge to conventional pricing is the Pricehacker, a...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 27 Jan 2015 8:03 am
Huawei may not be as well-known as other Chinese manufacturers like Lenovo and Xiaomi, but the vendor is doing remarkably well in the smartphone segment. The brand witnessed an increase in revenue by 30 percent to $12.2 billion, making 2014 the first year for Huawei with revenues of over $10 billion.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 19 Jan 2015 8:06 am
Huawei has announced that it is rolling out the latest version of its user interface, EMUI, to Honor 6 devices across Europe. A more modern user interface is included in EMUI 3.0 that Huawei claims is its "most user friendly and seamlessly integrated interface to date."
Huawei's latest device, the Honor 6 Plus, has been available for a few weeks now (in limited markets) but here at CES 2015 we've actually had an opportunity to get our hands on it. The Honor 6 Plus is a step above the Honor 6, and comes in at the equivalent of about $320 unlocked. It packs a metal and glass body, 5.5-inch 1080p display, quad-core processor and 3GB of RAM. But that's not...
The Huawei Honor 6 Plus smartphone that was first announced in mid-December is now available for sale on the oppomart website for $399 without a contract. The phone's standout feature is its two rear 8MP cameras that allow users to take 13MP images.
Chinese manufacturer Huawei has seen its smartphone sales rise by almost a third in 2014 to $11.8 billion, according to a report by Reuters. The publication cites a shared internal memo, showing the company's continued growth in the competitive industry.
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 23 Dec 2014 4:47 pm
Huawei's low-cost smartphone strategy appears to be paying off. According to a new report, the Chinese manufacturer has increased sales of its Honor lineup from 1 million to 20 million units in one year, which no doubt contributed to its rise to the fourth largest smartphone seller in the world.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 23 Dec 2014 2:32 am
Huawei decided to take a stance against bezels with the Ascend Mate 7, and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer is continuing the trend with the Ascend GX1. Boasting a 6-inch 720p display and an 80.5 percent screen to body ratio, the Ascend GX1 is now available for sale in China to the equivalent of $255 (1590 Chinese Yuan).
The first device in the new-for-Europe Honor brand mixes high-end specs and an affordable price point
Huawei's continued push in Europe has recently seen the launch of the Honor brand, and with it the Honor 6. It's an interesting proposition, in so much as it's offering a high-end Android smartphone at a low price thanks to avoiding carrier partnerships. The Honor 6 is available through Amazon...
Xiaomi has become the fourth biggest seller of smartphones worldwide, according to a new report from the research firm Gartner. Xiaomi pushed its way into the top five of all smartphone companies during the third quarter of 2014 with sales of 18.8 million units. It only sold 3.6 million units for the same period a year ago.
Combining a wearable item that so many people use with a technology fewer people are using every day
Wearables, fitness trackers and smartwatches are all the rage, and Huawei wasn't to be left in the dust when it announced the TalkBand B1. Yes it's a fitness band, with a companion app that tracks your steps, calories and sleep — but one little extra thing the TalkBand does (tipped by its name...
Huawei has launched its Honor – yes, the American spelling – brand in Europe officially and with it the Honor 6 as the launch device. The top line is that the Honor 6 packs some excellent hardware into a nice design at a great price point. In the UK, for example, the Honor 6 can be yours for £249.99 with zero carrier involvement.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 20 Oct 2014 8:58 am
According to Chinese certification agency TENAA, Huawei is set to launch a 64-bit entry-level handset to take on the likes of the Redmi Note in the country. Dubbed the Honor 4X, the device is listed with a 5.5-inch 720p and a Snapdragon 410 CPU.
Only software stands in the way of Huawei emerging as a rival to the big names in Android
Huawei might not be a big brand name in the U.S., but the Chinese manufacturer has claimed its place as the world's No. 3 handset maker, and its products are improving all the time. Huawei's latest oversized smartphone, the Ascend Mate 7, shows that while there's much room for improvement on the software...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 14 Oct 2014 9:49 am
After launching the Honor 6 in the country last month, Huawei is now turning its attention to the budget segment with the launch of the Honor Holly. Set to go on sale starting October 16 for Rs. 6,999 ($118), the Honor Holly features a 5-inch 720p display and dual-SIM connectivity.
Huawei is back with another crack at the oversized smartphone, and it might be the Chinese manufacturer's best device yet
Huawei has been stepping up its game of late, with modern Android devices that are significantly better than its earlier offerings. The world's No. 3 smartphone vendor is more of a household name in Asia than in Western markets; nevertheless it's shown it's serious about...
We've been playing with the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 for a couple of weeks now since it launched at IFA 2014 and while the full review will be posted early next week, what we've got here is a slimmed down, three minute version.
Huawei brought a second metal phone to Berlin, and it's pretty nice, too
Huawei had two brand new devices to announce during its IFA 2014, and both of them were metal. While we've already looked at the Ascend Mate 7, next up it's the turn of the Ascend G7 to step in front of the camera. Where the Mate 7 is firmly positioned towards the higher end, the G7 fits into the mid-tier market while...
We've already seen, used and reviewed the Huawei Ascend P7 but that hasn't stopped another one from coming to market. This time with sapphire glass. During our review of the original we found that the glass front and back was a little prone to scratching, but that shouldn't be the case with this one.