Category: Huawei (Windows Phone)

Huawei announce the P9 and P9 Plus

Today Huawei have just finished their press conference which we covered live with the help of Paul O’Brien from MoDoCo. The event was full of glitz and glamour as their events usually are, and if you wish to relive the blow-by-blow report from the event then take a look …

Windows Phone isn’t even a choice for Huawei

Despite some critical headlines, we can’t stop coming back to the guys at Huawei. Their smartphone shipments show no sign of slowing down – 52 million smartphones were shipped last year and they’re the third largest smartphone manufacturer. We were impressed with the P6, their flagship, and the …

The Huawei is for turning

Huawei recently revealed plans to release a dual operating system handset running Android and Windows Phone, but in our article about it we suggested that it may be unpopular with the two tech behemoths, and this could cause trouble. Now we don’t like to say that we told …

Huawei to launch dual boot Android and Windows Phone in Q2

“I like the Windows Phone platform, but I couldn’t have it as my only phone”, is something I hear all the time. Unfortunately there’s a lot of merit to that statement and, even now, I agree. Huawei has heard our gripes and is doing something about them. Sort …

Huawei Ascend W2 for under £120 – Bargain

There are two things that really get the blood flowing here at Coolsmartphone Towers. One of them is new toys, and the other is bargains. Now, combine the two and the extra large bottle of smelling salts gets put on standby! This time it’s the new Huawei W2 …

Huawei Ascend W2 Windows Phone 8 press image leaks

The Huawei Ascend W2 has been a long time coming, but there’s now pictorial evidence to say that it’s imminent. Serial leaker @evleaks has posted a press render of the phone, which looks rather funky. It’s got the obligatory brightly coloured back, and standard Windows Phone layout, but …

Deal – Huawei Ascend W1 on O2

The Huawei Ascend W1 is one of those entry level Windows Phone 8 devices, you know the ones with 512MB of RAM yet they still run really well. Well O2 are having a clear out, no doubt down to the killer prices of the Lumia 620 and 520. …

MWC – Huawei Ascend W1 Hands on

We knew about the Huawei Ascend W1, and this morning we found out that O2 are picking it up. You can get one of these Windows Phone 8 devices for £120 from next month on Pay and Go or just £13.50 per month on contracts. Inside there’s a …

Huawei to release a variant of the W1 Windows Phone in Africa

Huawei the Chinese telecom giant has today announced, that in partnership with Mircosoft that a customised windows device is to be launched as part of its new 4Afrika Initiative. Plans include developing a  cheap wireless broadband in the Rift Valley in Kenya and help local people in South Africa and Egypt …

“Colour” your life with the Huawei Ascend W1

For a while Huawei have been saying they are going to release a Windows Phone 8 device and over at CES they have done just that. The Huawei Ascend W1 is an entry level device similarly spec’d to the HTC 8S. The Ascend W1 is 10.15 mm thin …

O2 confirmed Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone

O2 have confirmed they will be stocking the first Windows Phone 8 device made by Huawei called the Ascend W1. Launch is set for some time in Q1 2013 so it wont be long until you can get your hands on it. The Huawei Ascend W1 features a …

Huawei Ascend W1 Picture Revealed

Back in October there was news of the first Huawei Ascend Windows Phone 8 handset and now a picture has been revealed! As you can see the handset comes in blue and white and whilst the specifications are yet to be confirmed the new device is rumoured to …

Huawei Ascend W1 pics and specs leak

  Huawei’s assault on the market is set to continue as this leak from Chinese website Weibo shows. With the release of Windows Phone reported to be only a couple of weeks away the Chinese manufacturer is preparing an interestingly specified device for release. The handset may well be …

Huawei begins legal action against ZTE

I know what you’re thinking.. this is all starting to get a bit crazy now. Everyone seems to be filing lawsuits against everyone else in the mobile market right now. Huawei have just fired a shot across Chinese rival ZTE, with Chief Legal Officer Sony Liuping stating that… …