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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Huawei’s latest low end smartphone lacks plenty
Aug11

Huawei’s latest low end smartphone lacks plenty

Huawei has teased a new smartphone today in the shape of the Honor 3C Play, a handset that will slot into the Chinese company's budget arsenal of devices. The Play will launch in China next month and we expect to hear more about it at Huawei's IFA event in Berlin at the beginning of September. Although, of course the company will be launching the new Ascend Mate 3 at that event, we guess other smartphones such as this 3C Play will...

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