Huawei’s aim of becoming a force to be reckoned in the global smartphone market may not have been achieved quite just yet, but there’s no denying the Chinese handset maker’s determination. Its latest offering comes in the form of the Honor 8. While it’s the same size, similar weight, and boasts the same dual 12MP rear camera setup as the Huawei P9, the Honor 8 does differ in some important aspects. Join us after the break for the spec sheet.
2016 could well go down as the year that Huawei, and it’s budget e-brand, Honor, become household names in the west. With last year’s Nexus 6P putting Huawei’s name down as a serious player in the world’s smartphone market, the subsequent launch of the Honor 5X in the US and Europe at the turn of the year, followed by the launch of the Huawei P9 in Europe, and today’s splash down of the Honor 8 in the US, it seems that the trend will continue. It’s great that the Honor 8 is coming to the US after its initial launch in China last month, but what does it bring to the table? Join us after the break to find out. Read more
Google recently made its video chat app Duo available, and Allo will hopefully be available not too long from now. But, with the launch of these two messaging applications, Google says they’ll be increasingly focusing Hangouts as a product geared towards business customers while Allo and Duo will be focused on consumers.
The LG V10 launched last October, so we’re getting pretty close to the point when we can expect the V20 to become official. We’ve already heard a few rumors about the hardware LG is using, and there have been a few design leaks, but we still need to know when to actually expect the phone. Read more
The HTC logo on the back of the HTC 10.
An earlier rumor reported that a pair of HTC 10 Desire smartphones are being readied for a September launch. Now, thanks to serial leakster Evan Blass, we’re getting a look at what at least one of those smartphones will look like.
Tonight, Samsung sent another invite for its IFA 2016 event at which it is expected the company launches the Gear S3. The invite is being paired with a teaser on social media essentially confirming its next smartwatch will be here in less than two weeks.
The Note 7 technically isn’t officially available for a few more days, but you know that doesn’t always stop carriers from jumping the gun a little bit early. This time around it looks like it’s Verizon and T-Mobile that have started shipping Samsung’s latest and greatest to early buyers, which is good news if you’re itching to get your hands on one. We’ve heard that the Note 7 is doing really well with preorders, so this news should make many people very happy. Read more
We all know the horror of jumping into a swimming pool or body of water, forgetting to remove the smartphone from our pockets prior to the deed. It’s a moment full of horror, and makes one cringe even thinking about the possibility. Google realizes this and released a Google Photos TV ad geared towards this moment exactly.
Some new entries in the FCC database reveal a pair of HTC devices going through the certification process. This is good news for Nexus fans as some of the supporting documentation indicates the devices are the upcoming Nexus devices from Google that should be launching soon. Read more
Through Alcatel, MetroPCS is getting an exclusive budget phone to offer to its customers.