Huawei is working on an Android Wear smartwatch
Sep08

Huawei is working on an Android Wear smartwatch

LG, Sony, Samsung, ASUS, Motorola. Those are some of the mobile world’s giants who have already signed up and are making smartwatches for Google’s Android Wear platform. That list will grow over the coming months, and while HTC has nixed its own smartwatch plans, Chinese brand Huawei is going full steam ahead with its. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei has confirmed in an IFA based interview that the company is currently developing a...

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Huawei shows off the huge Ascend Mate 7
Sep04

Huawei shows off the huge Ascend Mate 7

Huawei’s big launch at IFA saw the company open the curtain on the Ascend Mate 7, the latest phablet flagship from the Chinese powerhouse. However, while this smartphone does a great many things right, it seems to fall into the same trap as other handsets from China, availability and sketchy software. The old days of Chinese company’s making cheap hardware that was little more than a knock off have long gone and Huawei has led that...

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The Ascend D7 mid-range smartphone debuts at IFA
Sep04

The Ascend D7 mid-range smartphone debuts at IFA

Huawei rolled out a new flagship today, but the company also had time to launch a new mid-range phablet in the form of the Ascend G7. This device is more affordable than the Ascend Mate 7 launched alongside it, and of course its specs reflect that. However, the Ascend G7 still manages be a solid mid-range effort from the Chinese company. Huawei has not poured over the design of this device as it is a fairly standard smartphone look,...

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Huawei to launch sapphire glass P7
Aug26

Huawei to launch sapphire glass P7

Is sapphire the future of smartphone screen technology? Corning, the company behind the Gorilla Glass that adorns most solid handsets thinks not, but we will certainly see more manufacturers use the tech over the next year and more. It seems that first to release a device with a sapphire screen will be Huawei, although it will not be an entirely new handset. The Chinese heavyweight will launch a new variant of its high end Ascend P7...

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Huawei to No Longer Make Windows Phone “for now”
Aug25

Huawei to No Longer Make Windows Phone “for now”

One of Microsoft's plans going forward for the growth of Windows Phone is low end devices that will reach the emerging markets and the first time smartphone user. Well that plan just took a big time hit with phone manufacturer Huawei announcing they will no longer be making Windows Phone devices. Reason given? Windows Phone is "not profitable" for them. This is according to Richard Yu, the head of Huawei's consumer business group in...

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Huawei to launch Ascend D7 at IFA
Aug14

Huawei to launch Ascend D7 at IFA

Huawei is readying itself for a big IFA 2014 launch and the Chinese brand could have more than one device to roll out in Berlin on September 4th. The Ascend Mate 3 has already been rumoured to land at the event, but that may not be the only Ascend device making an arrival, and it won't be the star of the show. With the event just three weeks away, Huawei has issued a teaser that reveals another Ascend smartphone is also on the agenda...

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