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


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

Huawei officially unveils the Kirin 950 processor


At a press briefing in Beijing today, Huawei officially unveiled their next high-end chipset, the Kirin 950. Huawei has gone with a big.LITTLE architecture using four ARM Cortex-A72 chips and four ARM Cortex A53 chips, along with a Mali-T880 gpu, to step up the performance of the processor compared to previous generation chips resulting in a processor speed of 2.53 GHz, which is better than previous reports had suggested. Although Huawei did not provide specifics as to which device may be the first to get the new Kirin 950, many believe the Huawei Mate 8 is in line for the distinction. Read more

The Nexus 6P, after another bend test, truly has some structural flaws


YouTuber JerryRigEverything earlier posted a video of him doing a scratch, burn, and bend test on the Huawei-made Nexus 6P. It wasn’t received very well, particularly because of users questioning the legitimacy of the video. Some claimed it was “fake” because they couldn’t see any logos on the back as well as other reasons. As a result, JerryRigEverything is back with yet another bend test video to clear the air.

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Carphone Warehouse announces the Huawei Y3, the UK’s lowest priced smartphone

Huawei_Y3_CPW_UK dwellers in the market for an affordable, no-nonsense handset might be interested in the country’s lowest priced smartphone; the Huawei Y3 which is available from Carphone Warehouse. The handset is available on CPW’s iD network from just £5 per month with no upfront charge on a 2-year contract or £59 SIM-free. While for many it won’t be suitable as their main handset, the Huawei Y3 could do a job as a secondary, backup device. Read more