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Huawei Honor 8X confirms a new notch trend

Huawei Honor 8X confirms a new notch trend

The notch has become an inescapable fact of smartphone life this year but some manufacturers just refuse to live in Apple’s shadow. There’s a certain irony in how Chinese manufacturers often accused of always aping the iPhone’s designs are the very ones trying to differentiate themselves from the crowd. But not everyone wants or can afford elevating cameras and some seem to have a found another path forward. That is exemplified by the “V” style notch on the OPPO R17, OPPO F9, and, soon, the Honor 8X.

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Huawei Honor Note 10 is a gaming tablet in smartphone clothing

Huawei Honor Note 10 is a gaming tablet in smartphone clothing

The rise of almost (but not completely) bezel-less screens have allowed smartphone makers to use larger displays on phones while barely increasing the device’s actual physical size. Nowhere is that, perhaps, more utilized than in this new Honor Note 10 from Huawei’s sub-brand. Leaked to have a large screen, we certainly didn’t expect how large it would be considering its deceptive size that belies the 7-inch screen covering most of its face.

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Honor 10 Review: Peacock strut with decent guts

Honor 10 Review: Peacock strut with decent guts

The Honor 10 is one of this year's best phones that was not officially planned for release inside the United States. But don't let that silly bit of business stop you. This smartphone is a work of art - not necessarily as a traditional does-everything handset, but in its unique set of special features and external casing.

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Honor 10 details: iPhone X and Galaxy S9’s features remixed

Honor 10 details: iPhone X and Galaxy S9’s features remixed

This morning the Honor 10 was revealed in full, complete with release details and pricing too. This device is the brand's self-declared flagship smartphone for 2018, and its primary aim is to bring "Beauty in AI" to the masses. This device's other major feature is its "avant-garde design" - which we've been waiting for in the smartphone industry for some time. Now, to see if they've done it.

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Honor 10 will give Huawei flagships a run for their money

Honor 10 will give Huawei flagships a run for their money

While ZTE trading has come to a screeching halt because of recent US export sanctions, its business as usual for Huawei sub-brand Honor. In fact, the company could use ZTE's woes to its advantage. It has just launched the Honor 10 and, as expected, it's sporting heavyweight features in a lightweight price. But while the Honor 10 is definitely putting most Android flagships on notice, it is Huawei's own premium smartphones that may be upstaged by the more affordable brand.

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Huawei Honor 10 leaked photo shows a Huawei P20 look-alike

Huawei Honor 10 leaked photo shows a Huawei P20 look-alike

Huawei and its sub-brand Honor are about to make things a bit more confusing. Last year, the Honor View 10, V10 in some markets, made some scratch their heads, offering something almost equal to the then newly released Huawei Mate 10. Now it seems that they're doing it again, this time with the still to be announced Honor 10. At least based on this new leak, Honor's new flagship will closely resemble Huawei's, but might even offer more than the P20 in one aspect.

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Honor 7x Review: This $200 phone surprised me

Honor 7x Review: This $200 phone surprised me

Over the past couple of weeks I've had the $200 smartphone Honor 7x in my pocket. This smartphone's surprised me - and not only because it's rather feature-full for its price. This phone's surprised me because it's doing what OnePlus said it'd do when they started. This smartphone goes to war with the most excellent (and far more expensive) phones in the world, and it does so without any major "me too" tricks.

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Huawei’s Best Buy nightmare just got worse

Huawei’s Best Buy nightmare just got worse

Huawei's soon-to-be-estranged relationship with Best Buy could be worse than first reported, with word that not only is the retail behemoth ditching the Chinese firm's phones, but its other electronics too. Chatter began earlier this week that Best Buy planned to distance itself from Huawei's smartphones, with insiders claiming that, once the current stock on-hand was through, the retailer wasn't planning to order any more.

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Honor View10 AI phone US pre-orders go live: smart features galore

Honor View10 AI phone US pre-orders go live: smart features galore

The AI-powered smartphone Honor View10 showcased during CES 2018 is now available to preorder in the United States. According to the company, the View10 is the world's first "AI phone," a model sporting intelligent features thanks to its advanced neural network processing unit (NPU) hardware. Among other things, this technology powers the phone's AI front camera portrait mode and motion detection abilities.

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Huawei Honor 9 Lite’s four-camera Android gets wider launch

Huawei Honor 9 Lite’s four-camera Android gets wider launch

The Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro might be the Huawei phones that are currently getting the lion's share of the attention, but today we're being reminded of the Honor line. Specifically, the Honor 9 Lite is bring catapulted into the spotlight again today, after launching in China toward the end of December. Think of the Honor 9 Lite as a budget-friendly device that stands in contrast to the premium focus Huawei tends to take with the Mate and standard Honor lines.

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Huawei Honor 7C with dual front, back cameras pass by TENAA

Huawei Honor 7C with dual front, back cameras pass by TENAA

With dual cameras pretty much common fare even on some mid-range phones, OEMs seem to be moving towards the next stage of the evolution. No, not triple cameras but dual cameras both front and back. That does seem to be the case, if this new Honor phone sighting at TENAA is to be taken at face value. Believed to be the Honor 7C, this “watered-down” version of the Honor 7X appears to have one thing that the already existing model doesn’t: two cameras on the front.

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Honor 7X red special edition here for Valentine’s Day too

Honor 7X red special edition here for Valentine’s Day too

This morning two devices, the second of which is this Honor 7X, were revealed in a lovely new shade of red. The Honor 7X comes with the same software inside as well as the same color as its standard edition. This is a limited edition of the device, which means there'll be less of them in the world than the standard model, but we do not know to which degree this difference truly is.

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