Upcoming Huawei Honor 7 to feature fast charging technology

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Earlier in June, the first leaks for the upcoming Huawei Honor 7 appeared, revealing some of the device’s specs that included: a 5-inch 1080p touchscreen, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, and Huawei’s own Kirin 935 processor. Today however, Huawei revealed a new teaser poster for its yet-to-be released smartphone, announcing that the device will feature a quick charging technology as the one found in high-end devices such as the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and the HTC One M9.

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Huawei employee allegedly confirms company’s involvement in a Nexus phone

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An unidentified Huawei employee located in the United Kingdom has allegedly confirmed that the company is working with Google on a phone to be released later this year. The employee told IBTimes UK that the Huawei-made Nexus phone will come this fall but did not share anything else, such as specifications or a release date, beyond that. This, along with yesterday’s LG-made Nexus phone details, all but confirms that Google has plans to release two Nexus phones in October.

Source: IBTimes UK

Huawei’s Honor 7 teaser poster points to June 30

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On June 30, Huawei should have another handset announced for the world to see. The company released a teaser poster that points to the Honor 7 debuting at the end of this month. Aside from the June 30 date explicitly listed, Huawei hints at a fingerprint scanner with the faded fingerprint containing the number seven.

Other specifications expected to appear with the Honor 7 include a 5-inch display, Kirin 935 octa-core processor, 13MP camera with OIS, and 3280mAh battery. There may be two versions as well. The standard version is said to have 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage while the high-end version raises that to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

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Huawei delays launch of its SmartWatch to September-October in China

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Huawei’s Watch was first unveiled at MWC back in March, and it is still one of the better-looking Android Wear devices around. There is no set shipping date for the Huawei Watch just yet, although it is available to pre-order in most countries. Not in China though, availability of the Huawei Watch has been delayed until at least September, although October hasn’t been ruled out if things don’t go to plan.

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Hands on with the Huawei TalkBand B2

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Alongside the P8 Lite, Huawei released its TalkBand B2 this week. The wearable does everything that you would expect from an activity tracker. It even doubles as a Bluetooth headset because the main device detaches from the band. Huawei also partnered with Jawbone for integration with the UP platform through its Smart Coach app.

The TalkBand B2 is available from select retailers for $179 when taking a look at the black and white color options. The gold color option, which includes a brown leather band, is slightly more expensive at $199.

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Hands on with the Huawei P8 Lite

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Earlier this week, the Huawei P8 Lite made its debut. The company announced the handset as a less powerful version of the P8. The specifications of the P8 Lite, though, are still of decent quality and it remains a solid phone. It features a 5-inch display, octa-core processor, and 13MP camera. Huawei also made the P8 Lite feel premium while using plastic all around to keep the price down. The P8 Lite costs $249 and is available from multiple retailers such as Amazon, Fry’s Electronics, and Huawei itself.

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