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Huawei Drops Ascend Branding for Upcoming P8
By Luke Jones on Monday January 19, 2015

Huawei has a good year in 2014 as the company sold tens of millions of devices in the face of increased competition from the likes of Xiaomi and Oppo. The company is now changing its smartphone naming strategy to streamline it marketing, getting rid of the Ascend branding for future devices.

Huawei Sold 75 Million Smartphones in 2014
By admin on Wednesday December 31, 2014

We have heard plenty about Xiaomi's success in 2014, while other Chinese companies like Oppo and Meizu have also made their presence felt. Has that been to the detriment of traditional Chinese powerhouses such as ZTE and Huawei? According to the latter's financials the answer is no as once again it becomes apparent that in the huge Chinese market there could be room for everyone.

Huawei Launches Ascend GX1 Budget Phablet
By Luke Jones on Tuesday December 23, 2014

Huawei has rolled out its latest smartphone today as the Chinese company launched the new low end Ascend GX1, a phablet that will take the budget fight to the likes of Xiaomi in China. The device has shown up recently and last week it was leaked ahead of its launch.

Huawei Glory 4X Leaked Images
By Luke Jones on Wednesday December 10, 2014

Huawei's upcoming Glory 4X is not keeping its head down that's for sure as the handset has been leaked again in four new images. The device is the Chinese company's latest mid-range effort, a market the giant has lost ground on in its home market due to the rise and surge of Xiaomi devices. The images reveal a classic Chinese design, but as this is Huawei it sparks with a touch of quality too and is certainly not an ugly handset.

Huawei Glory 6 Plus to have Dual Cameras
By Luke Jones on Friday November 28, 2014

Huawei has another smartphone up its sleeve that will likely land next month, a little bit late to make the most of the Christmas shoppers, but time enough for late buyers. The device is apparently called the Huawei Glory 6 Plus, a high end addition to the company's range that will cost $537 and will launch on December 16th.

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 to Get Android 5.0 Lollipop
By Luke Jones on Friday November 21, 2014

Huawei is not known for having devices in the US market, but the Ascend Mate 2 is an exception and if you are rocking that handset you can look forward to receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop. If you do have the Ascend Mate 2 then you will know full well that you were left behind when Google rolled out Android 4.4 KitKat with Huawei deciding to keep the smartphone way back on Jelly Bean.

Huawei 2015 Smartphone Roadmap Leaks
By Luke Jones on Tuesday November 18, 2014

PhoneArena says it has received a document that claims to show Huawei's smartphone roadmap for next year, showing the roster of devices added to the company's portfolio in 2015.

Details about Huawei Ascend P8
By Luke Jones on Monday November 17, 2014

Chinese giant Huawei is reportedly giving its Ascend P7 a revamp with a new replacement handset reportedly due to launch at CES. The original Ascend P7 is the company's flagship device and it was launched at the beginning of the year, so a replacement at CES in January is about right in terms of time.

Huawei launched new Honor Tablet that makes calls
By Luke Jones on Thursday October 02, 2014

One of the oddest niches is the one where tablets are given phone making capabilities. These are not phablets as they are just true slates that happen to have call functionality baked in. I can't imagine who buys these devices, but more and more companies seem to be exploring the idea and the latest is Chinese giant Huawei with its new Honor Tablet.

Huawei to have a smartwatch in 2015
By Luke Jones on Monday September 08, 2014

The smartwatch world is getting crowded, which means the niche is growing and more companies want a slice of the market and of the money. We have seen a number of brands join the wearable race over the last few weeks and months, and more are to come, including Huawei, the biggest mobile manufacturer in China.