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Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G Review

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G Review

This week we’re having a peek at the newest piece of hardware offered up by Huawei to the North American market: the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 (aka the Ascend Mate2 4G). This device is made to delivery a little bit of everything, including a large display, nearly the newest version of Android, and a unique delivery. If you want a phone that none of your friends have, this might be the phone for you.

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Huawei tackles US off-contract market with Ascend Mate2 4G

Huawei tackles US off-contract market with Ascend Mate2 4G

Huawei isn't waiting around for US carriers to embrace its phones, instead launching a new plan to offer them direct and unlocked to users, with the Ascend Mate2 4G the first example. The new store will offer not only Huawei devices with no carrier affiliation (beyond the fact that they're GSM, not CDMA, so won't work on Verizon for instance) but accessories, bundle deals pairing phones and pre-paid SIMs, and be the new home for Huawei's customer services.

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Huawei Ascend P7 release detailed (US out of luck)

Huawei Ascend P7 release detailed (US out of luck)

Huawei has confirmed availability and pricing of its new Ascend P7 flagship smartphone, the 6.5mm-thick Android handset packing a total of 21-megapixels, though North America is sadly out of luck for the moment. The smartphone - which has a 5-inch Full HD display, quadcore processor, and LTE - will hit shelves this month.

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Huawei Ascend P7 Review

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

Huawei is hungry. With 2013's Ascend P6, the Chinese firm showed us it wasn't afraid to build a flagship and take on the big names; with the new Ascend P7, here on the SlashGear test bench, Huawei wants to prove that not only can it sit at the table with the key smartphone players, but that it can more than take them on. Eye-catching design, megapixels aplenty, and some Android massage have been Huawei's recipe, but is the final meal worth tasting? Read on for the full review.

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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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