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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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Huawei Ascend P6 “world’s thinnest phone” leaks from all angles

Huawei Ascend P6 “world’s thinnest phone” leaks from all angles

If you've not seen the Huawei Ascend P6 by now, you're about to get experienced. This machine is set to be unveiled fully at an event taking place on the 18th of this month, but though Huawei hasn't made anything official, this machine's specifications - and physical photos from top, bottom, front, and back, have been popping up like they're already released. The Huawei Ascend P6 is claimed to be the new record holder for world's thinnest smartphone, too: let's have a look!

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Huawei Ascend P6 confirmed: June 18 event set for details

Huawei Ascend P6 confirmed: June 18 event set for details

The Huawei Ascend P6 has been revealed for the first time this week by is manufacturer, being made official with a single up-close photo that teases the industrial design of the device. This machine will be detailed in full at a June 18th event held by Huawei where they'll also make clear the full physical body of the device along with its unique user interface atop Android. While this isn't the first we've heard of the device, it is the first time Huawei has both confirmed it and called out the rest of the industry with a suggestion that they've created a machine that out-does the competition.

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Huawei no longer focused on the U.S. market [UPDATE: Statement]

Huawei no longer focused on the U.S. market [UPDATE: Statement]

Huawei, who was once excited to be bringing more of its smartphones into the United States later this year, has decided to stop focusing its priorities on the U.S market, and instead will focus its efforts on bringing its products to the rest of the world. The company stated that its change in focus is due to "geopolitical reasons". For quite a while now, Huawei has been under fire from the United States, Canada, and even the EU due to allegations that the Chinese government is using its smartphones to spy on other nations.

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EU intends to launch an investigation against Huawei and ZTE

EU intends to launch an investigation against Huawei and ZTE

The European Union has set its sights on its next target, or should we say targets. It has placed both Huawei and ZTE in its crosshairs and plans on launching an investigation against the companies due to suspicions over unfair subsidies as well as national security issues. Normally, the EU would launch investigations based on complaints from companies, however, this time around, the EU is taking matters into its own hands.

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