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IFA started with a bang as Sony whipped out the Xperia Z5 Premium, a smartphone that comes with the "world's first" 5.5-inch 4K display. That was swiftly followed by the launch of Huawei's Mate S, a phone that's designed to kill the iPhone 6 Plus by basically copying its every design feature. Th...

September 3rd 2015 at 6:05pm 0 Comments
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Today at its IFA 2015 press event, Huawei unveiled the Mate S, a follow-up to last year's fingerprint sensor-enabled Ascend Mate 7. The device, which has now shrunk in size from six inches to a more manageable 5.5 inches, is a refresh that borrows the all-metal looks of its predecessor. But more s...

September 2nd 2015 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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Huawei's upmarket take on an Android Wear watch has been a long time coming; we first saw it back in Barcelona at MWC shortly before the Chinese company stopped talking about it completely. Well, it just ended its vow of silence to confirm you can buy one of your own starting on September 17th (th...

September 2nd 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Not everyone has the luxury of jetting off to Berlin, Germany to see the latest whizzbang gadgets to hail from IFA. But the next best to actually being there is watching a livestream from the comfort of your own home. So tune into Huawei's IFA mini site or its YouTube channel at 8:30AM ET/2:30PM C...

September 2nd 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Huawei may have accidentally revealed that its Android Wear Watch will cost as much as $799.99 and be compatible with iOS. Earlier today, the company teased a September 2nd arrival at IFA 2015 via Twitter, but a tipster pointed us to a legit-looking Amazon listing that shows four flavors of the we...

August 28th 2015 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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Google's Nexus phablet from Huawei looks like a steamroller ran over a periscope, if a leak from China's iNexus.co has any merit. Google is reportedly releasing two new Nexus models with Android M, a 5.2-inch model from LG and 5.7-incher from Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The LG version already lea...

August 24th 2015 at 6:10am 0 Comments
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Even though Huawei is just two weeks away from its IFA launch event, it couldn't help but push out another eccentric device beforehand. In Beijing today, the company unveiled the Honor 7i which, like the Oppo N series, has a camera that can flip around for some quality selfies. The imager in quest...

August 20th 2015 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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It looks like Apple's time at the top of China's smartphone heap was short-lived. Researchers at Canalys estimate that local brand Xiaomi has once again become the country's smartphone market share leader, snagging 15.9 percent of shipments during the second quarter of the year. In fact, Apple i...

August 3rd 2015 at 12:23pm 0 Comments
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When Microsoft bought Nokia, it inherited a pretty large feature phone business. But that business has shrunk a lot since the purchase, according to Strategy Analytics, and Microsoft hasn't set the smartphone world on fire either. As a result, Huawei just displaced it as the world's third largest...

July 31st 2015 at 6:06am 0 Comments
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It used to be, not too long ago, that buying an unlocked smartphone online from some unfamiliar Chinese OEM was a sure-fire recipe for frustration. The thing is, the bar for no-contract phones has gotten so high within the past two years or so that you could easily ditch the common flagships down...

July 22nd 2015 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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Huawei hasn't even launched its first Android smartwatch yet and it's already talking-up the following entry into the wearables business. As Engadget Chinese reports, the company revealed that it's working on the Band Zero, a watch-style device for cheapie sub-brand Honor. We've only got rendered...

July 1st 2015 at 10:26am 0 Comments
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Huawei held an "Unlocked" event in New York City the other day, and it didn't reveal US launch plans for the Huawei Watch or the mostly new, mostly great P8. What we did get, though, is a less expensive of the P8 — the $250 P8 lite — the company hopes will whet our American appetites f...

June 3rd 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments