Tag Archives: Huawei

Huawei Kirin 960 SoC Announced, Likely to Power Huawei Mate 9

Hisilicon, the Chinese semiconfuctor design firm wholly owned by Huawei, announced its next-generation flagship SoC at a press event in China. According to reports, the new chip will deliver massive graphics and storage subsystem performance improvements while also improving battery life. The Kirin 960 could debut as soon as next month, powering Huawei’s expected┬áMate 9 smartphone. The Kirin 960 combines ... Read More »

Huawei Reportedly Refused to Build Google Pixel Smartphones Without Its Own Logo

A new report claims Google’s partnership with Huawei has been unsteady, adding that while the Chinese telecommunications giant was originally due to produce the Pixel smartphones, it backed out once Google said the OEM logo would not be placed on the smartphones. According to a report by Android Police, which cites a source familiar with Huawei’s operations, Google made the ... Read More »

Huawei Nova, Nova Plus, and MediaPad M3 Launched at IFA 2016

Huawei at IFA 2016 on Thursday launched unveiled its Nova series of smartphones, with two offerings – the Nova and Nova Plus. The company alongside also unveiled the MediaPad M3. The Huawei Nova has been priced at EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 29,800) while the Huawei Nova Plus has been priced at EUR 429 (roughly Rs. 32,000). The Huawei MediaPad M3 ... Read More »

Huawei Commits to 24 Months of Security, Software Updates for Its Devices

In order to strengthen its customer service, Huawei has announced that it will roll out regular and timely software updates to all Huawei devices for 24 months – this includes its Honor brand. After the device purchase, Huawei Device USA’s e-commerce customer acquisition manager Taylor Wimberly said that the updates would come in frequently for the first year, at least ... Read More »

Huawei G9 Plus With 16-Megapixel Rear Camera, Snapdragon 625 SoC Launched

Huawei on Thursday launched the G9 Plus smartphone in China, priced at CNY 2,399 (roughly Rs. 24,200) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant. A 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant was also announced, but no pricing or availability details were given yet. The smartphone is already on sale in China. The Huawei G9 Plus appears to be identical to the ... Read More »

Huawei P9 India Launch Expected at August 17 Event

Chinese handset manufacturer Huawei has confirmed an event on August 17 in India. The company is widely expected to unveil the Huawei P9 in the country. Huawei started sending event teasers to media on Monday and said, “Something exciting is coming for you on the August 17. Stay tuned for more information from Huawei.” Unfortunately, there is no word whether ... Read More »

Huawei P9 India Launch Expected at August 17 Event

Chinese handset manufacturer Huawei has confirmed an event on August 17 in India. The company is widely expected to unveil the Huawei P9 in the country. Huawei started sending event teasers to media on Monday and said, “Something exciting is coming for you on the August 17. Stay tuned for more information from Huawei.” Unfortunately, there is no word whether ... Read More »

Huawei Says It Shipped 60.5 Million Smartphones Globally in the First Half of 2016

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor, said first-half global smartphone shipments jumped 25 percent, helped by rapid growth in traditionally high-end markets such as Europe. Shenzhen-based Huawei, which competes with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half. Huawei’s consumer business group, which includes its smartphone division, booked ... Read More »

Huawei Maimang 5 With 16-Megapixel Camera, 4GB of RAM Launched

Huawei has expanded its portfolio by launching the Maimang 5 smartphone in China. The Huawei Maimang 5 is priced starting at CNY 2,399 (roughly Rs. 24,100), and will be sold on the company’s own store in China from July 21. The Huawei Maimang 4 was launched in China last year, and the company went on to call it the Huawei ... Read More »

Huawei Has Filed New Patent Suit Against Samsung, Reveals Chinese Court

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed another patent lawsuit against smartphone rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in China, adding to the legal battle between the two Asian electronics giants. Quanzhou intermediate people’s court spokesman Wang Zhiwei told Reuters the court accepted the case recently but did not provide further details, including what infringements Huawei is claiming in the lawsuit and ... Read More »