Huawei takes to YouTube to tease the launch of the P8

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Earlier today, Huawei took to its official YouTube channel to tease the launch of its upcoming flagship smartphone, the P8. The video itself doesn’t reveal anything new about the device, nor does its accompanying caption: “Catch light to spark infinite possibilities”. Although, the repeated use of bright colors during the 1 min 47 sec clip leads us to believe that the 13-megapixel camera on board will include a unique light-capturing feature.

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Mysterious Huawei Honor handset pictures leak

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The Honor series belonging to Huawei apparently has a new device coming as leaked photographs show an unannounced handset. The images obtained by Hi-Tech.Mail.Ru show the device’s back and front. Based on what we see in the leaked images, Huawei is designing an Honor device with a clean and sharp look. The specifications inside suggest something between a mid-range and high-end device. Details have not been provided, but apparently it has a 5-inch display and an octa-core processor based on 64-bit architecture. The cameras are said to be 13MP/5MP and Huawei will include dual-SIM support.

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Huawei’s Kirin 930 SoC uses a modified version of the Cortex-A53 CPU cores

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Huawei recently announced the Kirin 930 SoC, with the MediaPad X2 being the first device to be packing this chipset. Closer analysis of the SoC took everybody by surprise as all eight CPU cores were revealed to be Cortex-A53, while rival manufacturers use four Cortex-A53 cores and four high power Cortex-A57 CPU cores for efficiency and performance respectively. Read more

Specifications of Huawei’s new Kirin 940 and 950 leaked; Could feature on the rumored Nexus smartphone

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Huawei is known for its custom range of SoCs that are currently running on its smartphones. Reports from a few days ago mentioned that the company’s rumored Nexus handset could feature the Kirin 930 SoC. However, new reports seem to suggest that the company might use a more powerful Kirin 940 or 950 SoC, both of which are yet to be unveiled by the manufacturer. Read more

Huawei Watch won’t be cheap, but it won’t be super expensive either

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The rumors of the Huawei Watch going for $1,000 was obviously insane. Now that everyone is back to earth, we are starting to get an idea of how much this thing of beauty will cost.

It has already shown up with a price of €349 ($370) for the silver and black versions on a German site called Billinger. They are offering the gold version for €399 ($424).

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