Huawei’s Honor 5X is now available in Europe from €229/£189

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Today is February 4th, which means it’s the day that the European launch of Huawei’s Honor 5X at an event held in Munich, Germany. In the States, the handset launched with a budget-friendly $199 price tag, while in Europe it has been announced that the 5.5-inch Honor 5X is priced at €229 in Europe, or £189 in the UK. Join us after the break for a brief rundown on the handset’s hardware.

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Apple focusing on yet another Android “innovation”

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Apple fans will soon have a new “innovation” to crow about according to new reports coming out of China. Sources are reporting that Apple has requested their largest camera supplier, Largan Technology, to provide dual-lens camera samples. Reportedly Apple is asking other camera manufacturers in Japan and China to also provide dual-lens camera samples. The dual-lens setup is believed to be targeted at a version of the next-generation iPhone Plus. Android fans will quickly recognize that use of dual-lens cameras was pushed heavily by HTC in the past and more recently companies like Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei are adopting the technology. Read more

Huawei’s Honor 5X launches in Europe on February 4th

Honor_5X_LaunchThe Honor 5X is the first Huawei-branded handset to launch in the States, bringing an impressive array of hardware for the measly price of $199. Here in Europe, we are still waiting for the Honor 5X to become available. Now, at least, we now know that Huawei’s latest budget-busting handset will launch on February 4th at an event in Munich, Germany.  Read more

Honor kicks off registrations for Marshmallow beta test in the UK

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If you’re based in the United Kingdom and own either a Honor 4X, 6 or 6+, we have some rather exciting news we think you may like to hear. Honor, a subsidiary of Huawei, has today opened registrations for its Marshmallow beta for the aforementioned handsets, which means you could apply be one of a small group of people testing the firmware as it progresses through its development stages.

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