The LG Nexus 5 (2015) will not be based on the G4


We’ve known for a while now that Google is set to launch not one, but two Nexus smartphones later this year. One will be manufactured by LG and the other by Huawei. However, if a new report out is anything to go by, it would appear that the LG-built Nexus will not be based on its flagship G4 as previously thought. Instead, the South Korean company has teamed up with Google to design the upcoming device from scratch.

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Upcoming Huawei Honor 7 to feature fast charging technology


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


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


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.

Hit the break for the teaser poster.

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

Huawei Smartwatch

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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