Honor's Black Friday smartphone sales skyrocketed in the US and Europe

Honor's sales skyrocketed in the US and Europe during the Black Friday weekend. The company saw huge increases in demand for the Honor 10, Honor View 10, Honor Play, and Honor 9 Lite.

Dec 03, 2018, 11:02 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  10 comments
featured Honor Magic 2: unboxing and hands-on first look

Aluminum chassis, ceramic back, pop-up design: this is the new Honor Magic 2, one of the first in a new class of futuristic all-screen devices with practically no bezel...

Nov 30, 2018, 10:04 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  25 comments
Honor 10 Lite officially introduced with waterdrop notch, Android Pie

Honor 10 Lite is a mid-range device equipped with Huawei's Kirin 710 processor and a massive display with waterdrop notch. Also, it comes in multiple gradient colors and variations based on memory.

Nov 21, 2018, 5:36 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  7 comments
DEAL Newegg's Black Friday deals will include cool Honor 7X, JBL Link View, and Surface Pro 6 discounts

Newegg has revealed its plans to discount the unlocked Honor 7X, Honor View 10, and Moto G6 smartphones, as well as the JBL Link View smart display and Microsoft Surface Pro 6 for Black Friday.

Nov 08, 2018, 2:48 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Honor View 10 Black Friday deal will see the phone discounted to a new all-time low price

Typically priced at $499, the respectable Honor View 10 smartphone will be marked down by a cool $150 to an almost impossible to resist $349 between November 23 and 26.

Nov 07, 2018, 3:23 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
Huawei's Android 9 Pie update for P20 and Mate 10 gets an official release date

The Android 9 Pie update will be officially released with Huawei's EMUI 9 interface for the Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design, Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro, Honor 10, Honor View 10, and Honor Play this week.

Nov 06, 2018, 6:13 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  3 comments
Honor 8X now comes pre-loaded with Netflix app, gets certified to stream up to 1080p

Honor 8X will now come with the Netflix app pre-installed and after the November 2018 update, it will stream up to 1080p.

Nov 02, 2018, 9:10 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Huawei beats Apple again for second place in global smartphone shipments, as Samsung struggles

Global smartphone shipments are still declining, according to both the IDC and Strategy Analytics, but Huawei is growing, once again eclipsing Apple's numbers to rank second behind only Samsung in the vendor hierarchy.

Nov 02, 2018, 3:02 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  53 comments

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Honor's Magic 2 is the most specc'd-out slider yet, with six cameras and ultra-fast charging

The Honor Magic 2 sliding design reminds of the Mi Mix 3, but its "all-screen" chops are backed by Android's first 7nm chipset, six cameras in total, and 40W-strong Super Charge 2.0 system, in addition to the in-display fingerprint reader.

Oct 31, 2018, 9:45 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  12 comments
Honor Waterplay 8 tablet and FlyPods earbuds to be unveiled on October 31

Honor is expected to announce the Waterplay 8 tablet and FlyPods earbuds on October 31.

Oct 29, 2018, 1:43 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Honor Magic 2 gets benchmarked with 7nm Kirin 980 chip and 8GB RAM

The Honor Magic 2 has appeared on Geekbench. Powered by the 7nm Kirin 980 chip and 8GB RAM, the device achieved 3,316 points on the single-core test and 9,534 on the multi-core test. All the details for the slider phone can be found here:

Oct 29, 2018, 2:28 AM,  by Plamen Dimitrov,  8 comments
Honor Magic 2 hands-on video, specs, and colors surface online

The Honor Magic 2 has leaked in its full, bezel-less, notch-less glory...

Oct 23, 2018, 5:10 AM,  by Milen Yanachkov,  5 comments
Honor Magic 2 certification confirms three rear cameras, Android 9 Pie, and more

The Honor Magic 2 specifications have been revealed by an official certification listing in China. The device will sport a 6.4-inch AMOLED display, a triple-camera setup on the rear, and Android 9 Pie straight out of the box.

Oct 22, 2018, 10:21 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
Honor Magic 2 leaks in all its glory, stunning all-screen design shown off in live pics

The Honor Magic 2 has appeared in a trio of hands-on pictures. The shots show off the phone's stunning all-screen design, check them out here:

Oct 22, 2018, 5:17 AM,  by Plamen Dimitrov,  13 comments
Honor Watch to be introduced on October 31 alongside Honor Magic 2

The official Honor Watch teaser poster published on Weibo shows a smartwatch that looks very much like the Huawei Watch GT.

Oct 20, 2018, 5:29 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Honor Magic 2 appears with P20 Pro-like rear design, gradient colors

The Honor Magic 2 has appeared in a newly-leaked image which depicts a rear design very similar to that of the Huawei P20 Pro. Moreover, it seems the smartphone will be offered in gradient colors.

Oct 19, 2018, 2:13 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
Huawei Enjoy Max and its 7.12-inch screen leak; phone is a rebranded Honor 8X Max

Huawei is rebranding the Honor 8X Max belonging to its Honor sub-brand, and is calling it the Huawei Enjoy Max. That's the word from tipster Evan Blass, who has disseminated images of the 7.12-inch phone.

Oct 10, 2018, 10:34 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  12 comments
Honor Magic 2 to go official on October 31, company confirms

The Honor Magic 2 will go official on October 31, the company's website has confirmed. The smartphone is set to introduce a new design that makes use of a sliding mechanism towards the top and a new all-screen panel up front.

Oct 09, 2018, 9:02 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  4 comments
Honor 8C specs sheet revealed ahead of October 11 unveiling

The Honor 8C is a pure mid-end handset powered by Android 8.1 Oreo, but, more importantly, it will be the first smartphone equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor.

Oct 08, 2018, 5:56 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Honor 8X goes on sale in Europe for €250, coming to the US soon

Starting today, the Honor 8X will be available for purchase in three European countries: France, Italy, and Spain. As far as the pricing goes, the Honor 8X will cost €250 (4GB + 64GB) and €300 (4GB + 128GB), respectively.

Oct 03, 2018, 4:05 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Honor 8X will launch globally soon; US release in the pipeline too

The Honor 8X will be released internationally soon, Huawei's sub-brand has confirmed. Moreover, the company has stated that, much like the Honor 7X, the 8X will also be launched in the US.

Oct 02, 2018, 10:10 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
Honor View 10 starts getting Android 9.0 Pie update in Europe

Starting today, Android 9.0 Pie is rolling out to the Honor View 10, but only in Europe. However, if you've bought the smartphone in the United States, you'll have to wait bit longer.

Oct 01, 2018, 7:44 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Huawei has no plans to spin off Honor into an independent company

Honor's President has confirmed that it has no plans to spin off from parent company Huawei. Instead, the brand will continue to rely on Huawei's technology moving forward.

Sep 24, 2018, 4:21 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  1 comment
Honor Magic 2 unveiling may take place on October 26

The Honor Magic 2 could be announced on October 26, according to a new poster that has appeared online. While no details about the smartphone are included, the device will include a new Full View display, the Kirin 980, and an in-display fingerprint scanner...

Sep 17, 2018, 12:13 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  8 comments
Honor View 10 update finally brings GPU Turbo, camera improvements

Besides GPU Turbo, the update adds AIS (Artificial Image Stabilization), a feature that was introduced with the launch of the Huawei P20 Pro...

Sep 15, 2018, 3:55 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Honor reveals its first 5G smartphone will arrive in 2019

Honor's President, Mr. George Zhao said at the World INS Conference 2018 held in Beijing that his company's first 5G smartphone will be released in 2019...

Sep 11, 2018, 12:18 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
Huawei Watch GT and Honor Watch get certified; will presumably run Wear OS

An upcoming smartwatch known as the Huawei Watch GT has been certified in Europe alongside another model known as the Honor Watch. Currently, it's unclear what the two will offer but both will presumably be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 and are expected to run Wear OS...

Sep 11, 2018, 9:36 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  11 comments
Huawei P20 Pro and other models get delisted from benchmark app for inflating results (UPDATE)

3DMark delists the Huawei P20 Pro and two other models from the benchmark app for inflating results.

Sep 07, 2018, 1:57 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  106 comments
Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max offer incredible bang for your buck, only in China for now

The Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max have been officially announced in China, offering incredibly solid specs for ultra-affordable price points ahead of probable Western expansions...

Sep 05, 2018, 8:51 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
Huawei justifies pumping benchmark scores, and you won't believe the reason (UPDATED)

It's not the first time a manufacturer is found to ditch their power draw/performance barriers and turn off thermal throttling for the processor when their phones recognize the likes of Geekbench, AnTuTu, or other benchies being run. Here's how Honor does it in GFXBench with its new Play gaming phone that we reviewed last week, according to AnandTech:

Sep 05, 2018, 3:49 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  21 comments
Honor 8X specs revealed to include 6.5-inch display, 20 + 2MP rear cameras

Following in the footsteps of a very popular Honor 7X, a 6.5-inch Honor 8X is expected out soon worldwide with a reasonably large battery and more than respectable cameras...

Sep 03, 2018, 6:03 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Honor Magic 2 teased with REAL Full View display and Magic Slide doohickey

The teaser that Honor showed us on stage, included a device that is indeed all-screen, and the camera seemingly pops up in a doohickey from behind. Needless to say, Huawei's new 7nm Kirin 980 will be powering the Magic 2, presupposing greatly-enhanced artificial intelligence chops with Huawei's new NPU (neural processing unit) co-processor.

Aug 31, 2018, 5:24 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  3 comments
Honor Play arrives in Europe and the UK, crazy low price confirmed

The Honor Play has finally made its debut in Europe and the UK with an extremely low price. The smartphone, which puts a heavy focus on gaming and makes use of Huawei's GPU Turbo technology, will be available to purchase via Honor's official online store and at most major retailers...

Aug 30, 2018, 8:42 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  5 comments
featured Best ultra-affordable unlocked smartphones (available for under $250)

You don't have to spend a small fortune to get a decent smartphone nowadays, and our top ten picks available for less than $250 offer excellent value for your money...

Aug 29, 2018, 1:15 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
Honor 8X Max press renders confirm tiny notch, reveal color options

The Honor 8X and 8X Max could be announced as early as tomorrow and, ahead of this, the latter model has leaked out in multiple press renders which reveal every design detail and also confirm the two color options that will be offered...

Aug 29, 2018, 7:06 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  4 comments
Honor 8X Max leaked specs list include Snapdragon 660 chipset

Honor has already confirmed that its next mid-range smartphones, the Honor 8X and 8X Max will be officially unveiled on September 5. However, we've already seen some pictures of the phones and benchmarks that partially reveal their specs...

Aug 26, 2018, 3:36 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  7 comments
Honor 8X and 8X Max to be officially introduced on September 5

Both phones will come with Android 8.1 Oreo on board, but the Honor 8X Max will boast a much larger 7.12-inch display with FHD+ (1080 x 2244 pixels) resolution...

Aug 24, 2018, 8:40 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Honor 8X complete with Mate 20-like design shows up in live images

Honor's next smartphone is currently expected to be the Honor 8X and, ahead of its launch, the device has appeared in a new set of live images which show off a new front panel design that matches that of the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro...

Aug 22, 2018, 6:26 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  6 comments
Everyone should take Huawei seriously, and not just because it recently topped Apple

Huawei has definitely worked its way close to the top of the global smartphone vendor rankings, and it deserves a little more attention and recognition...

Aug 16, 2018, 9:57 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  60 comments
The Honor 8X could come with a tiny notch and huge screen

A small "waterdrop" notch could allow the upcoming Honor 8X to squeeze a gigantic 7.12-inch display into a decently compact body, according to dimensions and specs revealed by Tenaa...

Aug 16, 2018, 3:06 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
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