Tag Archives: Huawei

Huawei P9 Worldwide Sales Have Topped 9 Million, Claims Company

  Chinese handset maker Huawei has claimed that it has sold over 9 million Huawei P9 units globally since the smartphone’s launch in April. The company made the announcement at an event on Thursday. Notably, the company back in September had claimed that it sold 6 million P9 smartphones, which means the company has sold an additional 3 million units ... Read More »

Huawei Wants to Beat Apple in Smartphones in 2 Years

  China’s Huawei Technologies wants to be the world’s second-largest maker of smartphones in two years, Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business group, told Reuters on Thursday. Having made its name as a builder of telecommunications networks, Huawei has been active in the consumer devices market for only a few years and is now the third-biggest smartphone maker ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

Alongside the Huawei Mate 9 on Thursday, Huawei also launched the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9, with a EUR 1,395 (roughly Rs. 1,03,000) price tag. The limited edition, designer smartphone will only be launched in a Graphite Black colour variant, and go on sale in late December via European Porsche Design Stores. It will also be available in January from ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 Can Learn User Habits, Placing Frequently Used Apps in Easy Reach

  Huawei Technologies took the wraps of a new premium phone on Thursday, adding a new artificial intelligence feature it hopes will help it close the gap with Apple and market leader Samsung, which is reeling from scrapping its flagship phone. The Mate 9 is aimed squarely at the top end of the $400 billion global smartphone market, where professional ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 With Leica Dual-Lens Camera Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

  Huawei on Thursday launched the Mate 9 smartphone at an event in Munich. The smartphone bears a dual rear camera setup designed in collaboration with Leica, which is certainly the highlight feature. It will be made available in China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and the UAE in the first wave of launches, with a ... Read More »

Huawei Kirin 960 SoC Announced, Likely to Power Huawei Mate 9

Hisilicon, the Chinese semiconfuctor design firm wholly owned by Huawei, announced its next-generation flagship SoC at a press event in China. According to reports, the new chip will deliver massive graphics and storage subsystem performance improvements while also improving battery life. The Kirin 960 could debut as soon as next month, powering Huawei’s expected┬áMate 9 smartphone. The Kirin 960 combines ... Read More »

Huawei Reportedly Refused to Build Google Pixel Smartphones Without Its Own Logo

A new report claims Google’s partnership with Huawei has been unsteady, adding that while the Chinese telecommunications giant was originally due to produce the Pixel smartphones, it backed out once Google said the OEM logo would not be placed on the smartphones. According to a report by Android Police, which cites a source familiar with Huawei’s operations, Google made the ... Read More »

Huawei Nova, Nova Plus, and MediaPad M3 Launched at IFA 2016

Huawei at IFA 2016 on Thursday launched unveiled its Nova series of smartphones, with two offerings – the Nova and Nova Plus. The company alongside also unveiled the MediaPad M3. The Huawei Nova has been priced at EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 29,800) while the Huawei Nova Plus has been priced at EUR 429 (roughly Rs. 32,000). The Huawei MediaPad M3 ... Read More »

Huawei Commits to 24 Months of Security, Software Updates for Its Devices

In order to strengthen its customer service, Huawei has announced that it will roll out regular and timely software updates to all Huawei devices for 24 months – this includes its Honor brand. After the device purchase, Huawei Device USA’s e-commerce customer acquisition manager Taylor Wimberly said that the updates would come in frequently for the first year, at least ... Read More »

Huawei G9 Plus With 16-Megapixel Rear Camera, Snapdragon 625 SoC Launched

Huawei on Thursday launched the G9 Plus smartphone in China, priced at CNY 2,399 (roughly Rs. 24,200) for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant. A 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant was also announced, but no pricing or availability details were given yet. The smartphone is already on sale in China. The Huawei G9 Plus appears to be identical to the ... Read More »