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The Huawei Mate 30 – Missing more than just Google Apps

Huawei is a massively successful company. We’ve been to see them in China. We visited the university that teaches staff, the accommodation where workers stay and play. We saw their facilities and their innovative products. Yesterday though, something massive was missing from their Mate 30 and Mate 30 …

Live – The Huawei Mate 30, the Watch GT 2 and the Huawei Assistant

We’re still in the press event here in Munich and, if you’ve not already heard via our live updates, there’s some new kit coming from Huawei. As I type there’s still no mention of Google Apps and we’ve not seeing any screenshots featuring them as yet, but what …

The Huawei Mate 30 – We’re live!

Let’s not beat around the bush here, this is a big turning point for Huawei. The US President has blocked them from working with Google on upcoming phones, so this will be the first phone that can’t have Maps, Drive, Music, Duo, Photos, Calendar, Gmail and YouTube. That’s …

Huawei Event – Leaked images appear on the web

We’re here in Germany again, this time in Munich. It’s ahead of the Huawei Mate 30 Series launch and it’s going to be a big one. But we have a problem. Our roving reporting is on site and he’s going to get all the details on whatever is …

Mate30 and Mate30 Pro images leak ahead of Munich launch

We’re all ready for the launch of the new Huawei Mate 30 on Thursday but one thing that probably won’t be is those Google Apps. As you might know if you’re a regular here, upcoming Huawei phones can’t have those all-important apps. Sure, the ones in the shops …

Huawei Mate 30 Series launch date confirmed

With the Trump Trade Termination and subsequent spat with China getting worse, customers in America and China are being hit with higher prices whilst everyone suffers from less choice now that Google have been prevented from working with Huawei. The removal of Google apps on upcoming Huawei phones …

Huawei faces a Mate 30 launch without the all-important Google apps

Like Brexit. Huawei is now facing the unbelievable reality that things are about to go very wrong indeed. Their newly-announced handsets will lack the default Google apps that people use on a daily basis. Despite several reprieves, Google has has now confirmed that the Trump Trade Termination will …

Huawei reduces sales forecasts, delays the Mate X

The Trump Trade Termination is now having a big impact on Huawei. Donald Trump, who spent much of yesterday tweeting about fake news, has put Huawei on a (very short) list of companies that US and US-connected companies must not deal with. The result is a big loss …

Huawei goes 5G. Welcome in, the Mate 20 X

A mobile phone company called Huawei announced a phone late last night. You might not have heard about them because they’re hardly ever in the news ūüôā Thing is, this is a 5G phone, and it’s a first for the company. The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G is …

Huawei announce P30 Series in Paris

Huawei have today announced the brand new P30 Series here in Paris and both devices come with a very impressive set of specifications. The headline of the two is of course the Huawei P30 Pro which takes mobile photogrophy to another level thanks to the improved four camera …

MWC – Vodafone and EE to carry the Huawei Mate X

Here in Barcelona it’s all about foldable phones so far. Samsung did their big launch a few days ago but then Huawei came along and gave us this.. A 4500mAh battery, 5G connectivity, super-fast charging, a power switch and fingerprint reader in one, Leica camera tech and that …

MWC – Huawei Mate X sneakily snapped

A folding phone. I know, mad huh. Who’d come up with one of those? Samsung. OK. Samsung. They announced the Galaxy Fold just recently. It’s mad expensive but secretly yes, you want one. Now, as Spanish builders put the finishing touches to the Barcelona staging at Mobile World …

Mate 20 Pro – Cases Review

Getting a new smartphone to enjoy is a big thing for many people. This is, after all, the device you plan to use every day for the next 2 years. It will be a big part of your life, from calls to taking those beautiful photos. Just as …

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Review

Introduction The Mate 20 Pro has to be the highest-spec phone I have used to date, with its new Kirin 980 7nm processor, 6GB RAM, a huge Quad HD display, massive battery…and the triple camera on the back. The Mate 20 Pro really does scream top end specs. …

Huawei Mate 20 Pro – The unboxing

As this is Coolsmartphone, we haven’t rolled out our Huawei Mate 20 Pro review just yet because we like to review things in-depth. As is usual, we’ve put our main SIM into the device and we’re using it as our main phone, just as you guys would. However, …

Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Release Date, Price and Specifications

What do you get when you pick the best smartphone specs on offer today, bundle them into a single handset, and top it off with a beautiful design? Answer: Huawei Mate 20 Pro. The new flagship device from the Chinese smartphone giant is outrageously impressive and has definitely …

Vodafone and Sky Mobile to take the Huawei Mate 20 Pro

If you want to see more about the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro, look no further than our video hands-on.. It’ll be on sale on October 26th, but you can pre-order it already. First of all, Sky Mobile (who use O2 masts) have announced prices, which start at …

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro now official

Here in London Huawei have announced three new devices which will be on sale shortly. All offer an interesting set of specifications. To give you the maximum amount of info in the quickest time, here’s a video showing my favourite – the Mate 20 Pro… The Mate 20 …

Join us for the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro Launch – Live

We’re sat in a very busy ExCeL centre here in London for the Huawei global keynote presentation. We’re going to see the launch of the newest Huawei handsets and we’ll be bringing you a hands-on demovery soon indeed. We’ve got our laptops, we’ve got our cameras, we’ve got …

Hands on with the new Huawei Mate 20 lite

Want to see more of the Huawei Mate 20 lite? It was announced at IFA and is the first look at the new Mate 20 Series from the company. The handset is fairly cheap at ¬£379, and is powered by a Huawei Kirin 710 octa-core + i7 microprocessor …

Want the Huawei Mate 20 lite? Come on son, grab one

The Mate 20 lite is available right now. You can buy it Carphone Warehouse on a Vodafone contract for just ¬£23 per month with ¬£29.99 up-front. This gets you unlimited calls and texts plus 4GB of data. You can also get in on O2 for ¬£31 per month …

IFA2018 – Huawei Mate 20 lite announced

Meet the newly-announced Huawei Mate 20 lite. You can go and get one right now on the Huawei website. It’s going to set you back just ¬£379 and it’ll be available from Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE from October. It’s billed as the “first look at the Huawei …

So, there was an incident…

I’ve been on holiday recently. I had a lovely Huawei Mate 10 Pro with me. It was the very one that I was using when I showed you the Huawei Desktop Mode and you can see our full Mate 10 Pro review if you’re looking to buy one. …

Huawei Desktop Mode – In depth

A few days ago I took a look at Huawei Desktop Mode. It’s part of EMUI 8.0 and it’s available on the Mate 10 Series handset I’ve got at the moment. It gives you a larger desktop experience which is almost like my Chromebook, but everything is¬†powered by …

Huawei Desktop Mode – In action

OK, so this is how the story goes. I was reading the excellent review of the Huawei P20 that Dan had written. Garry had written an equally brilliant P20 Pro review and I was keen to learn more about this whole “Huawei Desktop Mode” thing. So, I had …

Porsche Huawei Mate RS launched

So, while Garry is running around Paris being all cosmopolitan, I’m sat in the Coolsmartphone HQ bringing you news of another handset that Huawei announced today. It’s the Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS which, sadly for all of us here at Coolsmartphone, isn’t the car above. It’s a …

#MWC18 -Huawei push their AI tech further …. into a car!!

We all know that the dawn of self-driving cars is rapidly approaching, Tesla is pushing the boundaries every day. I have driven the new Nissan Leaf with Pro-Pilot and my standard battlecruiser (aka VW Passat Estate) has got the basics of it in the form of auto cruise …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro – Review

These days there are so many different smartphones out there it is hard to find things¬†to distinguish them from each other. I genuinely struggle sometimes in finding what makes one phone better than another. That¬†being said, there are¬†things out there that can help to lift one phone above …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro now available from Vodafone

Want the new Mate 10 Pro? Want it with a free Huawei Watch 2? Head to Vodafone right now and you can pick one up for ¬£46 per month with a ¬£10 upfront cost. This will get you 4GB of data plus unlimited texts and unlimited calls. If …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro – Unboxing

Now that the madness of the launch event is over and all the tech world has crawled back into their respective offices, it is time to get down to the business of seeing what is beyond the shiny Huawei exterior. Before I get into the unboxing of the …

Quickly now! Join the Huawei Mate 9 Android Oreo beta

If you’ve got a Huawei Mate 9 then you may be looking on with envy after the Mate 10 announcement. Don’t worry though, because, if you’re super-quick, you can get in on the Android 8.0 (Oreo) action too. Head to the Huawei beta test area and you can …

Huawei P10 rugged cases available from Urban Armor Gear

If you’ve got yourself an iPhone or a Samsung Galaxy S7 you’ll find it relatively easy to find a case for it. However, if you’ve got a phone made by another manufacturer then it can sometimes be a little tricky to get hold of one. Take, as an …

Huawei Mate 9 available on Three UK

In my opinion it’s one of the best phones to have been announced last year. Now it’s available on the high street for the buying public. Three and Huawei have just announced that the Mate 9 is going on sale in some of the Three stores and also …

Huawei Mate 9 to get Alexa. Let’s test it.

Over the last few days I’ve been faffing about with the voice-controlled Amazon Echo Dot. It’s got an invisible lady inside called “Alexa” which will do your bidding. The device itself is a magical disc-shaped unit which will wake up and then answer your questions. It’ll also play …

Huawei Mate 9 Unboxing

The time has come to unbox Huawei’s latest and greatest phablet – the Mate 9. If you have read the launch article then you will know what to expect, but for those of you who didn’t then here are the highlights. Kirin 960 chipset, the world‚Äôs highest performing …

Huawei Mate 9 arrives

I’m sitting in Munich right now having just finished at the Huawei Press event.¬†We saw the¬†bigwigs at Huawei¬†talk about their¬†latest release, the brand new Huawei Mate 9. There’s been lots of speculation about the specs and looks of this particular phone. Some people have even suggested that it …

Huawei Mate 9 pictured

It’s yet another leak courtesy of @evleaks, and this time it’s the Huawei Mate 9 that gets pictured.. What do we know about this ? Well, there’s rumours of a curved 5.9″ screen, a 20 megapixel dual-lens camera and possibly 6GB of RAM. We’re expecting a November 3rd …