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Huawei Ascend P7 photos leak onto the web

Huawei Ascend P7 photos leak onto the web

It's not uncommon at all for us to see images of an unannounced smartphone hit the web, it happens all the time. Typically, when it does happen the photos are blurry and it's hard to make out details at time. Some images of a new smartphone from Huawei have hit the internet this week and they are crystal clear. The images are said to be of the Huawei Ascend P7.

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Huawei Ascend P7 mini: official in Germany

Huawei Ascend P7 mini: official in Germany

Huawei has taken the wraps off the Ascend P7 mini, the likely smaller version of the oft-leaked Ascend P7. With the mini comes a 4.5-inch TFT display with a decent enough qHD 960x540 pixels resolution. Android Jelly Bean 4.3 and the Ascend P6's Emotion UI 2.0 Lite UI also grace the device.

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Huawei Ascend P7 shown off in TENAA certification images

Huawei Ascend P7 shown off in TENAA certification images

Huawei has been working on its new flagship smartphone for a while and some new images of the device have now surfaced. These images come from the Chinese TENAA agency and show the phone from most angles. We don't know what the specifications for the device are, but we can get an idea what the smartphone might offer from looking at the images closely.

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NSA snooped on Huawei and the Chinese Government

NSA snooped on Huawei and the Chinese Government

With each new day, a new skeleton tumbles out of the NSA closet; today we look into the news about spying on Huawei and the Chinese Government. It is common knowledge that the US government has been inquisitive about what is happening in China - so tracking former Chinese President Hu Jintao, the Chinese Trade Ministry and banks is predictable. However infiltrating the very core of a private company like Huawei is something quite unexpected.

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Huawei ditches dual-OS Android/WP8 plans

Huawei ditches dual-OS Android/WP8 plans

Huawei has backtracked on plans to launch a dual-OS Android and Windows Phone smartphone, saying that despite comments by execs earlier this month, it has no intention of releasing a twin-platform handset any time soon. Chatter of the phone began after Huawei device CMO Shao Yang suggested that the presence of Android might reassure those curious but still skeptical about Windows Phone to take a risk on Microsoft's OS.

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Huawei dual-boot Android and Windows Phone due Q2

Huawei dual-boot Android and Windows Phone due Q2

Huawei will launch a dual-booting smartphone in Q2 2014 that can be switched between Android and Windows Phone, the company has confirmed, arguing that using both will ease people into Microsoft's OS. Android remains Huawei's primary focus, CMO Shao Yang admitted, but the company sees value in trying to extend its footprint to more than one platform.

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Huawei Ascend G6 4G pushes 150Mbps to mainstream

Huawei Ascend G6 4G pushes 150Mbps to mainstream

Huawei's Mobile World Congress showing isn't all about skinny tablets and transforming wearables, with the company also bringing along the Ascend G6 4G smartphone, too. Running Android on a 4.5-inch 950 x 540 LCD, the 7.85mm-thick G6 4G has a 1.2GHz quadcore processor and up to 150Mbps downloads, network-depending.

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Huawei TalkBand B1 wearable packs pull-out headset

Huawei TalkBand B1 wearable packs pull-out headset

The wearables market is getting crowded, so Huawei is adding a pull-out Bluetooth headset to its new TalkBand B1 wristband to better differentiate it. Announced at MWC 2014, the TalkBand B1 is fronted by a 1.4-inch flexible OLED display which shows how many steps you've taken and how many calories you're burning off. However, the same screen can also flash up Caller ID, at which point you can pop out the headset and answer the call.

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Huawei MediaPad X1 may be the Android tablet to beat

Huawei MediaPad X1 may be the Android tablet to beat

Huawei has revealed its latest tablet, the MediaPad X1, billed as the lightest and slimmest Android slate around, to the point where the Chinese company hopes you'll hold it to your ear to make calls. Announced at MWC 2014 today, the MediaPad X1 raises the Android tablet stakes with its full aluminum chassis measuring 7.18mm thick and tipping the scales at 239g, despite being fronted by a 7-inch 1920 x 1200 LTPS touchscreen.

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Huawei snubbed in South Korea over spying concerns

Huawei snubbed in South Korea over spying concerns

According to US officials that spoke with The Wall Street Journal, South Korea has fallen in line with US requests that sensitive communications be routed to bypass Huawei network equipment. The reason, as with similar movements that have happened elsewhere, revolves around US concern about possible spying.

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IDC reports 1 billion smartphones shipped in 2013

IDC reports 1 billion smartphones shipped in 2013

If there were still any doubt about the exponential growth of smartphones, these latest figures from the IDC should dispel those. Reaching a new milestone, the International Data Corporation revealed that smartphone shipments world wide have reached an astounding 1,004.2 million in 2013.

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Huawei’s Tron Android gaming console, hands-on with China’s answer to Ouya

Huawei’s Tron Android gaming console, hands-on with China’s answer to Ouya

Huawei’s new Tron console was on display here at CES 2014, and we got the chance to go hands-on with the new Android console. Though Huawei is focused on the Chinese market, and have puled out of the American market, recent revelations indicate a softening on that approach. The console hardware hints at a similar approach.

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