Android Central 313: Huawei Mate 9 and the return of the Big Phone
A new Big Phone approaches...
Daniel Bader is the Managing Editor of Android Central. As he's writing this, a mountain of old Android phones is about to fall on his head, but his Great Dane will protect him. He drinks way too much coffee and sleeps too little. He wonders if there's a correlation.
A new Big Phone approaches...
You won't be able to buy one in North America, but Huawei's €1395 Porsche Design Mate 9 is one of the nicer special edition phones we've seen.
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