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Huawei unveils Ascend G615 4.5-inch HD smartphone

Huawei unveils Ascend G615 4.5-inch HD smartphone

The Chinese manufacturer of mostly average smartphones has announced the Ascend G615, a solid mid-range handset featuring a 4.5-inch display and other decent specs. This is in line with the two higher-range handsets we saw from the company at CES 2013 earlier this month, and is one of a few that will be rolled out during 2013.

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Huawei makes $2.5bn in 2012 profit: Bets big on a fat pipe

Huawei makes $2.5bn in 2012 profit: Bets big on a fat pipe

Huawei's 2012 financial results are out, and the Chinese company with big phone ambitions saw profits rise 33-percent compared to the previous year. Global sales in 2012 reached 220.2 billion Chinese yuan ($35bn), with 15.4bn yuan ($2.48bn) of that being profit, with Huawei saying it is betting on users, carriers, and content companies all wanting a fatter pipe.

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Huawei Ascend D2 available tomorrow for $640 on China Telecom

Huawei Ascend D2 available tomorrow for $640 on China Telecom

Huawei's new Ascend D2 smartphone was announced and unveiled last week at CES, and we even got our hands on the new device, but it looks like the 5-inch 1080p smartphone will be officially released tomorrow for China Telecom customers at a price of ¥3,990, or around $640. The new phone will go on sale starting at 5pm local time.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 11, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 11, 2013

Well folks, after a long week, we're back from CES 2013. We covered a lot of stuff during our time there, and while you can find all of our coverage by navigating to our CES portal, we've also put together a few wrap-ups that bring together the most impressive of what we saw. First up for the day was our PC and Windows 8 wrap-up, which was shortly followed by our Android CES wrap-up, and then finally our gaming wrap-up. Considering the massive amount of news that came out of CES, you might be thinking that the number of wrap-ups seems a little low. You'd be right - we've got more wrap-ups coming this weekend, so sit back and watch as we recap all of the biggest stories to hit during the show.

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Huawei tips 8-core processor and new P-series phone for MWC 2013

Huawei tips 8-core processor and new P-series phone for MWC 2013

This week the folks at Huawei have revealed - or teased, really - a new phone that'll be coming out to the public at Mobile World Congress 2013. This event is next month while the tip here comes from CES and an interview with Engadget where the CEO of Huawei's Consumer Business Group Richard Yu made it plain that not only will Huawei be bringing a new next-generation super-thin P-series 2 smartphone to the market with a reveal at Mobile World Congress 2013 (next month - we'll be there), they'll also be bringing their very own octa-core (that's 8 CPU cores, mind you) processor to the market in the second half of the year.

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Huawei announces the Ascend D2 with a 5-inch 1080p display, we go Hands-on

Huawei announces the Ascend D2 with a 5-inch 1080p display, we go Hands-on

Huawei has just unveiled both of their latest and greatest Android smartphones today at CES 2013 here in Viva Las Vegas. First up was the larger than usual Ascend Mate with a 6.1-inch display, but what we have below is their flagship device. The Ascend D2 follows up on its successor with a 5.0-inch 1920 x 1080p true HD display, Jelly Bean and more. Read on for full details.

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Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone arrives to rival Note II [Hands-on]

Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone arrives to rival Note II [Hands-on]

Huawei's impressive new smartphone hasn't been a very well kept secret, but today in Vegas for CES 2013 they've officially unveiled their new Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone to rival the Galaxy Note II. We're pretty sure they won the battle for largest smartphone. We were lucky enough to snag a few quick pictures with the massive device so check them out and all the details after the break.

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Huawei partner tries to sell embargoed computer equipment to Iran

Huawei partner tries to sell embargoed computer equipment to Iran

Huawei is a Chinese maker of smartphones and other equipment. When the company's major Iranian partners has reportedly offered to sell embargoed HP computer equipment worth €1.3 million to Iran's largest mobile phone operator. The attempted sale was allegedly made in late 2010. Huawei says that ultimately its partner did not provide the HP products to the Iranian company.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 28, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 28, 2012

Welcome to Friday evening everyone. The weekend is about to kick off, but luckily for us, it's chosen to wait patiently while we recap the news. We heard today that the Samsung Galaxy S IV may ship in April with S-Pen functionality, which is exciting for all of us who love the Galaxy Note II. Speaking of the Galaxy Note II, we saw a leaked press shot of the handset in black today, while Instagram use was seen surging on iOS and Android but taking a hit on Facebook.

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More Huawei Ascend Mate images appear

More Huawei Ascend Mate images appear

Last weekend, we posted a few photos of Huawei's upcoming Ascend Mate phablet-style smartphone. The images definitely gave us some perspective on just how gigantic this thing really is, and today we've been treated with a couple more images that reveal the overall style and shape of the new device.

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Huawei Ascend Mate previewed: 6.1″ Full HD phablet takes on Note II

Huawei Ascend Mate previewed: 6.1″ Full HD phablet takes on Note II

Huawei's star of CES 2013, the Ascend Mate "phablet" has been given a pre-show reveal, with none other than the company's own devices chief whipping out the 6.1-inch oversized smartphone at a Huawei store in China. Tipped for imminent reveal, the Ascend Mate is expected to pair its bigger-than-a-Note-II display with a 1.8GHz HiSilicon K3V3 quadcore processor, with Huawei unsurprisingly opting for a sizable battery too: 4,000 mAh is what's expected.

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Apple, Google, and RIM involved in Kodak patent buyout

Apple, Google, and RIM involved in Kodak patent buyout

Earlier this morning, it was announced that Kodak sold off all of their digital imaging patents for a total of $525 million in order to help pay off chapter 11 bankruptcy bills. At the time, though, a list of companies who bought these patents off of Kodak wasn't disclosed, but now the list has been released, and it includes a total of 12 companies, including Apple, Google, and Research In Motion.