Huawei EDGE future flagship leaks out surprising us with gorgeous looks and aluminum body

Chinese manufacturers have long stood for their capacity to blast away affordable devices that might perform well but come with sub-par quality and uninspiring design...
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20. Kriksis

Posts: 94; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

why do you think it is heavy? Nothing about its weight was mentioned in the article...

59. jbash

Posts: 345; Member since: Feb 07, 2011

probably because most items made of metallic materials typically weigh more than their plastic counterpart. although the article doesn't out right discuss its weight, the photograph gives the opportunity to form our own perceptions on its weight.

67. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

because it looks heavy. just that

11. Diego!

Posts: 866; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

Wow, very nice design! :)

12. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Looks like that patented iPhone design...

13. LAKAME_MAN

Posts: 46; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Just AMAZING

14. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

Love the design, but would probably be scratched and nicked to hell within a few weeks (like the iPhone 5) I hope there are plenty of cases available.

46. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

I know they need to make this thing scratch/dent proof by making it with Zagg on it or something stronger. Otherwise it'll just live in a case and that way you might as well get a Samsung.

16. procopiojose

Posts: 132; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

looks like a lighter with cpu..

17. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

This is at the very EDGE of high tech indeed. Such specs and battery in such slim body.. my God

19. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

It reminds me of the 4th/5th generation iPod nano.

21. rembo65

Posts: 58; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

does NOBODY else think that the the unibody design was ripped off a lumia??

22. cyko969

Posts: 49; Member since: Mar 23, 2010

pretty slick looking phone!

24. daftastic

Posts: 87; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

RIP-OFF OF LUMIA DESIGN DON'T FOOL YOURSELVES.

28. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Yup, it does look like how Lumia 900/920 would have been if it were metal/aluminium, only the camera position is different.

26. daftastic

Posts: 87; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Bet you all 500 bucks the screen would be placed in a similar way to the Lumia phones.

31. Dion25

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 25, 2012

Nice!! Me likes this a lot!!

32. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

what? is that a Lumia?! :|

33. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Maybe that is the catwalk.

34. Nephylim

Posts: 134; Member since: Apr 04, 2013

Plastic is fantastic !!!! Aluminium not is my sytilium !!!!!

35. rob5150

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

im sorry, all the time i see comments about samsung and that they should make aluminium bodies. No thank you. this looks horrible. Reminds me of like those 1950's sci-fi movie robots. big and clunky. also think about this, aluminum and other metals transfer heat at a rapid pace. the phone will always feel cold to your hands when you pick up, then after using it the heat will probably be very very hot to the touch. from the radios, gps and screen on .

36. shy2papa

Posts: 336; Member since: Jan 23, 2010

@ samsung & LG take note this is how a flagship beautiful phone is made.

38. .Noel

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Great specs

43. jibraihimi

Posts: 801; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

"but it definitely seems that more and more companies are finally starting to realize the importance of good design, and that can only be good news" Hope that samsung also realize the importance of good design, and good build quality, instead of churning out cheap plastic flagship phones every year..........

47. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

What does design matter if it has to live in a case? Manufacturers need to focus on durability just as much, if not more , than design.

45. imkyle

Posts: 1112; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

and it will be available in Europe only... Who cares.

53. Kriksis

Posts: 94; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

Europeans would be my guess...

50. g2a5b0e unregistered

Cool looking phone, but I have a few concerns. With that much metal, it could be prone to overheating. Also, it might be heavy which could result in it denting badly if dropped. Lastly, what was Huawei thinking naming it EDGE? Makes me think that this a 2G phone.

54. Kriksis

Posts: 94; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

I believe that EDGE in this phones name is for screen being (nearly) till the sides/edges...

68. g2a5b0e unregistered

Yeah, thanks for the obvious information. I just meant that in the same way a lot of 3G & 4G phones have 3G & 4G in their names, this phone's name makes it sound like it's a 2G phone.
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