Huawei poised for big leap forward in battery charging tech

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With several smartphones hitting the market recently with Quick Charge 2.0 technology for fast battery charging, a new baseline for performance will be established in the minds of consumers. This means buyers will be looking for the next major improvement and Huawei hopes to be there to meet the demand for the latest and greatest. Looking beyond Quick Charge 2.0, Huawei’s Watt Lab says they have developed technology that can charge lithium-ion batteries 10 times faster than the current standard. Read more

Huawei launches the G7 Plus with a 5.5-inch display and a slick design

huawei G7 plusNot to be outdone by HTC, Huawei has launched the G7 Plus with a high resolution 5.5-inch screen and a design that’s strikingly similar to a certain fruity competitor’s flagship phone. While the G7 Plus doesn’t completely look like an iPhone, it definitely does take some serious design inspiration from Apple. Not that it’s a bad thing, but it’s hard not to see it. Read more

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is now available for the Honor 4X in the UK

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It’s always a great feeling finding out that your handset has an update waiting for it, meaning that Honor 4X owners in the UK are in for a treat. @UKHonor has just announced via Twitter that the Lollipop update is now available for the Honor 4X, which means that the handset will no longer have to languish on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.  Read more