Google IO 2016 Coverage

Huawei P9 camera samples

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In the weeks since it launched, there’s been a lot said about the Huawei P9 and the handset makers’ collaboration with Leica to develop it’s dual-camera setup. While it seems that the partnership may have been more of a certification process, there’s no denying that the P9 takes great pictures. How great? Join us after the break to check our gallery of camera samples. Read more

Addition of pressure sensitive touch to Android to be delayed


When Google released developer previews for the Android N update to their operating system, one of the items spotted in there was apparent support for pressure-sensitive touch. This would be similar to what Apple implemented with 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. With only days left before Google I/O 2016 and the expected official announcement of Android N, sources indicate Google has pulled this pressure-sensitive capability from the release. Read more

[Deal] Grab the Huawei P9 for just £300 from Vodafone

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While the Huawei P9 launched just over a month ago at an event in London, the handset has only recently started shipping out to the people who placed pre-orders. The Huawei P9 has an official RRP of £449, but the UK carrier, GiffGaff, were offering it on Pay As You Go for as little as £369 last week. We thought that was pretty good at the time, but it’s actually possible to get the P9 even cheaper, for just £300 plus top-up in fact. Read more

[Video] Unboxing the Nexus 6P


With Google I/O coming up later this month, odds are good that interest in Google’s next round of Nexus smartphones may see a bit of an uptick. Likewise, bargain hunters may start eyeing current Nexus devices, including the Huawei-produced Nexus 6P, in hopes of price drops to clear out stock. Despite being a bit late on finally getting a device that was released last fall, TalkAndroid’s Justin Herrick recently got his hands on the Nexus 6P and put together an unboxing video. Read more

Huawei’s Honor 5C is official with 5.2-inch Full HD display and Kirin 650 processor for $139


First spotted at China’s TENAA certification body a couple of weeks ago, the Honor 5C has been officially unveiled at an event in China. Honor is Huawei’s budget-minded sub-brand and most recently launched the reasonably priced 5X (reviewed here). Replacing the 4C, the Honor 5C offers a 5.2-inch Full HD display, 13MP rear camera, and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow for 899 Yuan ($139).   Read more