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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 MediaPad 7 Youth tablet revealed with Q3 launch

Huawei MediaPad 7 Youth tablet revealed with Q3 launch

Huawei has announced a new 7-inch tablet that will be rolling out later this year, the MediaPad 7 Youth. The slate is a modest offering, with Huawei detailing the general specifications around a marketing push that targets the younger generation. There's no specific launch date for the device yet, with the maker only specifying "Q3 2013."

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Huawei accused of spying for China by former CIA boss

Huawei accused of spying for China by former CIA boss

Late last year, allegations had surfaced regarding Chinese handset makers ZTE and Huawei, with claims being tossed around that they were spying on behalf of the Chinese government. Both makers rejected the claims, and Huawei went on to offer unrestricted access to its software code in an effort to prove its innocence. Nearly a year later, and now former CIA boss Michael Hayden has spoken out, stating that Huawei did provide information to the Chinese government.

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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 PRISM II coming to T-Mobile: all naming conventions coincidental

Huawei PRISM II coming to T-Mobile: all naming conventions coincidental

The Huawei PRISM II is coming to T-Mobile, this a smartphone that succeeds a relatively unknown original with the same carrier from months past. This device is not aiming to break the bank, nor is it headed to the top of the "must have" lists of any top-tier hero phone collects lists. Instead it's another effort from Huawei to attach itself to the United States smartphone market without too much of a hubbub surrounding it: it's got T-Mobile branding on all sides, and that's it.

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Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue tries to make tablet voice calls fashionable

Huawei MediaPad 7 Vogue tries to make tablet voice calls fashionable

Huawei's latest Android tablet has broken cover, the MediaPad 7 Vogue, a 7-inch slate that also doubles as an unwieldy phone for voice calls. Fronted by a 1024 x 600 IPS LCD touchscreen, the MediaPad 7 Vogue clads its own K3V2 1.2GHz quadcore Cortex-A9 chipset in an aluminum unibody casing, and runs Android 4.1 with Huawei's Emotion UI 1.5.

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Huawei “no plans” to buy Nokia

Huawei “no plans” to buy Nokia

Huawei has backtracked on suggestions that it is weighing making an offer on Nokia, with the Chinese company now saying it "has no plans" to buy the Windows Phone firm. Speculation of a possible acquisition attempt broke yesterday, when Huawei's head of consumer business, Richard Yu, said the company was "open-minded" to buying Nokia, pointing out that "the combination has some synergies but depends on the willingness" of the Finnish company.

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Huawei Nokia acquisition in consideration, says company head

Huawei Nokia acquisition in consideration, says company head

Huawei took to the public today and announced their new Ascend P6 smartphone, which aims to be the thinnest smartphone in town. However, the company is making news in other respects, with the possibility that the Chinese-based company is considering acquiring Nokia, according to Huawei's chief Richard Yu.

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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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