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Cricket debuts new Huawei Boltz 4G LTE modem
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday October 17, 2012

Cricket has announced a new Huawei Boltz 4G LTE modem for use on the company's LTE networks in Las Vegas and Tucson.

Huawei considers IPO to quell suspicion of involvement with China and increase opportunity in U.S.
By Andrew Kameka on Friday October 05, 2012

Huawei has struggled to overcome U.S. suspicion that it has ties to the Chinese government. The telecommunications giant is now considering becoming a publicly traded company to help ease fears that it might be used to disrupt the U.S. communication infrastructure.

Huawei Ascend P1 LTE launching as UK exclusive for EE
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday September 27, 2012

Huawei plans to deliver its Ascend P1 LTE device to several markets throughout the globe, but the Chinese manufacturer will start first in the United Kingdom.

Huawei developing its own mobile operating system as a backup to Android
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday September 25, 2012

Huawei has spent the past two decades developing telecommunications gear and unbranded phones for network operators. The company wants to become a bigger player in the smartphone market, and it will use multiple operating systems to achieve that goal if necessary.

Huawei demonstrates custom "Emotion UI" for Android
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday August 30, 2012

Android manufacturers have traditionally developed custom interfaces as a way to differentiate their products from competitors. Huawei, a Chinese manufacturer hoping to increase its brand recognition in Europe and North America, is following that trend with its Emotion UI.

Huawei Ascend P1 Android smartphone video review
By Michael Oryl on Saturday July 21, 2012

The Huawei Ascend P1 is a surprisingly nice Android 4.0-powered smartphone that we first laid eyes on at CES 2012. It comes equipped with a 4.3-inch, qHD resolution Super AMOLED touchscreen display and is powered by a dual-core, 1.5GHz processor. It offers users a great level of build quality and quite beautiful to behold. Its 8 megapixel and relatively stock build of the Android user interface are sure to please as well.

Huawei Ascend P1 to be available from Vodafone in the UK starting next month
By Dan Seifert on Thursday July 19, 2012

Huawei has announced that its Ascend P1 smartphone will be available for purchase in the UK starting next month. The Ascend P1 is an exceptionally thin Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone, measuring only 7.69mm thick. It is powered by a dual-core TI OMAP processor clocked at 1.5GHz, and features a 4.3-inch display with qHD resolution. Vodafone will be offering the P1 for free with monthly plans of 26 GBP or greater. Huawei says that it will be available from other retailers later on.

MetroPCS launches the Activa 4G, Huawei's first LTE device in the U.S.
By Dan Seifert on Friday June 08, 2012

MetroPCS announced today the Huawei Activa 4G, a new 4G LTE smartphone running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The Activa 4G is the first Huawei device with LTE to be launched in the U.S.

Huawei ships 55 million phones in 2011, including 20 million smartphones
By Dan Seifert on Monday April 23, 2012

Huawei is continuing its rise to be a major player in the mobile phone and smartphone markets, and its performance in 2011 seems to reflect that. The company just released its 2011 annual report, and it claims to have shipped over 55 million phones in the year, including 20 million smartphones.

Huawei Ascend P1 smartphone hits global markets next month
By Dan Seifert on Wednesday April 18, 2012

Huawei's Ascend P1, the super-thin Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone unveiled at CES earlier this year, is due to arrive in various global markets starting next month. Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Australia will see the Ascend P1 first, and then it will land in Latin America in June and Europe in the summer. Huawei doesn't yet have plans for a North American launch. As a refresher, the 7.69mm thick Ascend P1 features a dual-core, 1.5GHz TI OMAP processor, a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display, and an 8 megapixel camera.

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