Huawei Ascend P6

Huawei Ascend P6 Unboxing and Hands-on

Huawei Ascend P6 Unboxing and Hands-on

It's time to get up close and personal with the Huawei Ascend P6 once again. This device was first introduced to the world in June of 2013 at an event in England, complete with a full-on test of its software. This device is Huawei's answer to the 2013 wave of hero devices from Samsung with the Galaxy S 4 and HTC with the HTC One. Is the Huawei Ascend P6 up to the task of taking on the greatest in Android?

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Huawei Ascend P6 Google Edition reportedly on the way

Huawei Ascend P6 Google Edition reportedly on the way

Google has just recently begun rolling out Google Editions of a couple of new handsets, like the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S 4. However, could there be more devices on the way? We've been hearing a few ramblings about a possible Nexus-ified Huawei device recently, but nothing has been confirmed just yet. Most recently, it's said that Huawei and Google are partnering up to make an Ascend P6 Google Edition.

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Huawei Ascend P6 vs iPhone 5: do similarities go just skin deep?

Huawei Ascend P6 vs iPhone 5: do similarities go just skin deep?

With the release of the first teaser images of the Huawei Ascend P6, it was instantly apparent that the manufacturer was gunning for the successful hardware build of the iPhone 5. This device had the same metal rim, the same glass up front, and the same metal back - it was - and is - even working with what appears to be the same brushed metal components. But what you're not seeing on the surface is this: even in an iPhone-dominated landscape, a brand line Huawei can one-up the competition.

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Huawei Ascend P6 hands-on (Just don’t ask about Beauty Shot)

Huawei Ascend P6 hands-on (Just don’t ask about Beauty Shot)

Huawei's new flagship is here, the Ascend P6, and the Chinese company has high hopes for the super-slim 6.18mm Android smartphone. The press conference may have been full of hyperbole, but in the hand the Ascend P6 is undeniably appealing: there's something about waifish smartphones that still tickles the gear-lust parts of the average geek. There have been some compromises along the way to achieve those dimensions, though; read on for our first-impressions.

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Huawei Ascend P6 official: 6.18mm thick and aiming for your iPhone

Huawei Ascend P6 official: 6.18mm thick and aiming for your iPhone

Huawei has officially announced the Ascend P6, the Chinese company's attempt to muscle in on the flagship tier of Android smartphones. 6.18mm thick - Huawei's CEO Richard Yu was keen to point out that the P6 name isn't a pre-emptive strike again Apple's iPhone 6, but a reference to the dimensions - is the company's first full-metal-body handset and, according to the company, is inspired by paper rather than, as some have observed, the iPhone 5.

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Huawei Ascend P6 leaks in full (and it sure does look like an iPhone)

Huawei Ascend P6 leaks in full (and it sure does look like an iPhone)

Huawei's Ascend P6 will get its official reveal later today, with the company bringing "the world's thinnest phone" to make its debut in London, but an inopportune leak has exposed the Android handset ahead of schedule. The smartphone had been teased a little by the company itself, but now ICTech [registration required] has shared a cluster of hands-on shots, showing off a form-factor that we can't help but see several iPhone-esque elements to.

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