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Huawei P8 wins European Smartphone Award

We were pretty impressed with the Huawei P8 in May and, yet again, it seems like we weren’t the only ones. The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) has awarded the P8 as the “European Consumer Smartphone 2015 – 2016”. This is the third year running that the phone …

MWC – Hands on with the Huawei Ascend G7

Huawei recently announced the Ascend G7 and I managed to grab a quick hands on with it today, it is a rather fancy all metal budget device from Huawei, spec wise it’s quite mid range. 5.5 inch HD IPS display, 720p resolution. Measuring in at 7.6 mm thick. …

Ceramic and metal body rumoured for the Huawei Ascend P8

The mid-range Ascend P7 launched six months ago and our very own Gary reviewed it here. Now it’s rumoured that the next phone in the Ascend series, the P8, is currently undergoing internal testing at Huawei HQ. Rumours are that the new device could make a appearance as …

Huawei Ascend Y550 Review

Cast your mind back to January 2013 and you may remember the Huawei Ascend G330. It looked like this.. The moment I unboxed the Y550 it instantly reminded me of the G330 above. Sure, the Y550 is a bit bigger and has a larger screen (4.5″ on the …

Huawei Y330 overview

We’ve seen quite a bit from Huawei recently and I managed to grab a bit of time with the Huawei Ascend Y300’s baby brother – the Huawei Ascend Y330. This is a smartphone which comes with some pretty decent features for the price you pay (which is about …

Huawei tease with .. 7 Mates ?

So what do we have here? Are Huawei teasing 7 new devices? Or is just one device getting launched at IFA and we’re just getting bombarded with buzz words? The video seems to suggest a glamorous device or devices that can keep up with your life, dynamically changing …

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 …

Huawei Ascend P7 review

Whoway? Who are they? The answer of this question is really a simple one. Huawei are the people who have been, and continue to, make the equipment that powers our mobile networks. It’s the kit that keeps us all talking to each other, but it’s mostly hidden in cabinets. They’ve …

Unboxing of the Huawei Ascend P7 and first impressions

I have now had the Huawei Ascend P7 in my hands for a little under 12 hours and in that time I have had a play with the device properly. This includes that new “Panoramic Selfie” feature. All in all I think it is a very nice handset. …

Huawei Ascend P7 hands on.

Here is a quick selection of hands-on photos from the event in Paris. Don’t forget that you can get full Huawei P7 details in my earlier post. I will get an unboxing video up later on today, but until then enjoy! As you can see it is lovely …

Huawei Glory 3X snapped

Looking very much like a Samsung lawsuit waiting to happen, this is the Huawei Glory 3X. Apart from the familiar looks of the Samsung Note 3, the Huawei Glory 3X will feature… 5.5 inch 1080p display 13-megapixel rear camera 5-megapixel front camera 16GB of storage 2GB of RAM …

Huawei Ascend P6 price drop to £199

With the arrival of phones like the Moto G and Nexus 5, pricing in the mid to high-end Android smartphone space has become more competitive than ever. Now we’re starting to see other handsets creep down in price to meet this new challenge. UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has …

Ascend W2 Gets colourful

Meet the Huawei Ascend W2, a new Windows Phone 8 device available in China right now in a new UMTS version. The W2 will also be available in Russia and the Netherlands this month and in “other markets” after. It’s got a 4.3″ IPS WVGA LCD screen, 7GB …

Huawei Ascend P2 Camera technology

During our Ascend P2 review I wanted to show off the stabilization technology that is build into the camera. It’s a feature that may be build into your phone but I wanted to show just how much it helps to smooth your footage. So, I had a think …

Huawei Ascend P2 Review

The Huawei Ascend P2 was a device we first spotted back in Barcelona some months ago and, finally, it’s here. Inside there’s some pretty decent specs. Decent? No, that’s not the right word. Very good. Firstly you have that 4.7″ 720×1280 pixel screen. Resolution is great – the …

Huawei Ascend P6 – Review

So I’ve mentioned this new handset already. Out of the box it’s a corking design. Glance at it from the sides and you there’s a whiff of iPhone about it. Before I start though, I should also mention something else. I’m becoming increasingly impressed with Huawei. Sure, no-one …

Huawei Ascend P6 photo special

Yes, I’m busy writing another review, but I figured you’d like to see some up-close shots of the new Ascend P6 from Huawei. The specs include a 4.7″ 1280×720 display, a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, Android 4.2 and is an just 7mm thick. On the lower left of the …

The Huawei Ascend P6 is already getting a bit cheaper

The Huawei Ascend P6 is one of those devices that spend their lifetimes being compared to others. We have reduced the price of the Black Huawei Ascend P6 to £260.00 (+VAT) , down from £283.00 (+VAT). Please not that this price drop only applies to the black variant …