With the Nexus 6P, Huawei P9, and Honor 5X handsets boosting Huawei’s global profile in recent months, we thought it would be worth taking a look at how you would go about installing a third-party launcher on your Honor or Huawei device. After all, the stock EMUI overlay has an effect similar to Marmite, you either like it or hate it.
It seems that 2016 will be a busy year for Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor, having already launched the budget-friendly 5X earlier this year (keep an eye out for the review). The Honor 5C will officially launch on April 28th, and now it seems that there’s another new handset on the horizon, the Honor V8, with a May 10th launch date. Read more
If you own an Honor 5X and live in the UK, you may be interested to find out that Honor UK will be running a limited beta-test for the handset’s Marshmallow update in the coming weeks. Join us after the break for details on how to sign up.
If you’re interested in the Honor 5X, now’s the time to buy. Three of the phone’s retailers, including Honor itself, are running promotions starting today that include freebies with the Honor 5X for $199. Honor, Amazon, and Newegg are throwing in free earbuds and selfie sticks through the rest of the week.
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Huawei’s Honor brand and Amazon are collaborating for a special live concert at SXSW 2016 in Austin. Right now, the two are co-hosting Honor 5X and Prime Music Present: SXSW Accoustic Daybreak.
The Honor 5X had its European launch back on February 4th, being available for just £169 for a short period of time before moving on to its Recommended Retail Price (RRP) or £189. If you missed out on the promotion, you may be interested to find out that you can snag the Honor 5X (silver) for an amazing £149 if you move quickly. Read more
Moving on from the deluge of leaks about the upcoming Samsung, HTC, and LG flagships, and today we have Huawei’s Honor brand launching its Holly 2 Plus handset in India. The handset will be available exclusively via Flipkart and Amazon for Rs. 8,499 ($124) from February 15th in dark grey, white and gold colours. Read more
Honor and Deezer announced a new partnership today, revealing that the music streaming service will be preloaded on all future Honor-branded devices.