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Huawei to continue building Windows Phone devices despite Microsoft hardware plans

Huawei to continue building Windows Phone devices despite Microsoft hardware plans

For a while Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei was in contention to purchase Nokia's hardware business. That's the same hardware business that Microsoft itself ended up purchasing in a bid to get its own smartphone hardware manufacturing operation. In the past, Microsoft hardware partners have taken issue with Microsoft stepping into the hardware realm.

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Huawei Honor 3 launches as a 4.7-inch water-friendly smartphone

Huawei Honor 3 launches as a 4.7-inch water-friendly smartphone

Huawei has unveiled the latest Honor branded smartphone. This one has arrived as the Honor 3 and it looks like the initial roll-out will be for those in China. The handset is a mid-level device with specs to include a 4.7-inch display at 1280 x 720 and Huawei's K3V2 processor. Specifically, this one clocks in as a quad-core processor at 1.5GHz.

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Huawei claims to be developing 5G networks, expects to launch them in 2020

Huawei claims to be developing 5G networks, expects to launch them in 2020

Huawei's rotating CEO and deputy chairman Ken Hu has made a guest contribution over at Forbes discussing 5G networks, stating that the company has been working on developing them for the past several years. If all goes as Huawei expects, the company plans to launch said networks commercially in 2020, stating that it would be able to offer speeds up to 100 times faster than 4G.

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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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