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Honor Magic 2 launch date revealed and in-display fingerprint scanner shown
Honor Magic 2 launch date revealed and in-display fingerprint scanner shown By Rik Henderson

Honor unveiled its next smartphone in a teaser at IFA in Berlin a couple of weeks ago. The Honor Magic 2 will have an "almost 100 per cent screen to body ratio", it was said at the time, plus a slide-up front-facing camera and will be the brand's first... Read more

Honor smartphones compared: Honor 10 vs Honor 9 vs Honor 7 vs Honor 6
Honor smartphones compared: Honor 10 vs Honor 9 vs Honor 7 vs Honor 6 By Chris Hall

Honor is only a few years old - launched as a sub-brand of Chinese manufacturer Huawei in 2014 - but is quickly becoming a brand to be reckoned with. Good value for money, good build quality and some of the latest hardware combines in these handsets.There... Read more

Honor debuts 8X and 8X Max mid-range phones with notches
Honor debuts 8X and 8X Max mid-range phones with notches By Maggie Tillman

Huawei's Honor brand has announced two new mid-range smartphones: the Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max.The Honor 8X features a glass and metal body with a 6.5-inch FullView (1080x2340-resolution) display, 91-per cent screen-to-body ratio, and 19.5:9 form factor,... Read more

Honor Magic 2 teased during Honor Play launch, first with Kirin 980
Honor Magic 2 teased during Honor Play launch, first with Kirin 980 By Rik Henderson

Honor pulled a nice surprise out of the bag during its IFA 2018 press conference for the Honor Play smartphone: the Honor Magic 2.It didn't dwell on its next flagship device, nor revealed an actual release date, but did tease a few of its main features.First... Read more

Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet
5.0 stars Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet By Mike Lowe

There's a saying about busses: you wait ages for one and then three turn up at once. Although we can't apply that loose analogy to Honor specifically – the brand has had a steady stream arriving three-monthly for seemingly forever (Honor 10, Honor View... Read more

Honor Play IFA 2018 launch event: Watch it right here
Honor Play IFA 2018 launch event: Watch it right here By Rik Henderson

Honor will host a dedicated press event in Germany today Thursday, 30 August, where it will globally launch the Honor Play.We already have the review available for you to read, but you can watch the event right here as it happens to see demonstrations... Read more

Honor's gaming phone is here: behold the Honor Play
Honor's gaming phone is here: behold the Honor Play By Dan Grabham

Honor has announced the Honor Play, a new big screen device with gaming front and centre. Honor Play is a single handset for now, but Honor is clear that it forsses a range of devices with the Play branding. We don't yet know the pricing for this phone... Read more

Honor Play specs, release and features: Everything you need to know
Honor Play specs, release and features: Everything you need to know By Chris Hall

Honor has confirmed that it is going to be launching a new device in Europe at IFA 2018.Rumours are pointing to that phone being the Honor Play, a new big screen device following in the footsteps of the Honor 10.The Honor Play has already launched in... Read more

Ron Timehin: Instagram star and street photographer talks about his inspiration and what it takes to win on the social media platform
Ron Timehin: Instagram star and street photographer talks about his inspiration and what it takes to win on the social media platform By Stuart Miles

"I really love the fact that Instagram is another form of self-expression. I love meeting people, I love the number of people I've met through photography. It's amazing. Instagram allows you to connect with others around the world, and that's really great,"... Read more

Honor Play vs Honor 10: What's the difference?
Honor Play vs Honor 10: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Honor has confirmed it will be announcing a new device at IFA 2018 and while we don't yet know what this device will be, many are expecting the Honor Play.The Honor Play recently launched in China so we already know a little bit about the new big-screened... Read more

Honor promises a crazy fast, crazy smart phone launch at IFA 2018
Honor promises a crazy fast, crazy smart phone launch at IFA 2018 By Chris Hall

Honor isn't resting on its laurels with the Honor 10: the company has issued invitations to a launch event to be hosted at IFA 2018, in Berlin.The invitation doesn't reveal what phone the company will be announcing, but does say that it's going to be... Read more

Stunning signed London photos up for grabs
Stunning signed London photos up for grabs By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint has joined forces with Honor and top cityscape photographer Ron Timehin (@rontimehin) to give you the chance of winning an exclusive signed print of one of his amazing shots.What's even more incredible is that each of the photos was taken... Read more

Honor 7A review: Great design simply lacks the expected performance
3.0 stars Honor 7A review: Great design simply lacks the expected performance By Andrew Williams

At first glance, the Honor 7A looks like one of the best budget phones you can buy. It has specs similar to a Moto G6 Play but costs £20 less. Best budget phones 2018 So the 7A should be great, right? We thought it would be, but sadly it's not because... Read more

Honor Play coming to Europe with FHD+ 6.3-inch display, Kirin 970 and more
Honor Play coming to Europe with FHD+ 6.3-inch display, Kirin 970 and more By Rik Henderson

The Honor 10 is still going great guns, with the GPU Turbo and Automatic Image Stabilisation (AIS) updates coming in August to make the phone even better, but another handset is apparently on its way from the company soon.Released in China already, the... Read more

Pocket-lint summer party attracts the great and good in 'Honor' of GPU Turbo
Pocket-lint summer party attracts the great and good in 'Honor' of GPU Turbo By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint held its first major summer party in London on Tuesday 17 July and, unlike the glorious weather, it went down a storm.Sponsored by the fabulous Honor, the event attracted some of the biggest tech and lifestyle influencers out there, plus the... Read more

Honor 10 AI Image Stabilisation update will bring camera boost from 3 August
Honor 10 AI Image Stabilisation update will bring camera boost from 3 August By Chris Hall

Honor has announced two updates coming to the Honor 10 from 3 August. The first is GPU Turbo which boosts the graphical prowess of the device, making it more efficient, reducing battery drain and adding HDR (high dynamic range).GPU Turbo essentially makes... Read more

Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor
Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor By Pocket-lint Promotion

In this day and age, it's becoming increasingly difficult to justify spending big money on the big-name flagship phones like the iPhone X. One of the reasons you might consider a flagship is because of its performance, and how it handles even the most... Read more

GPU Turbo is a flagship must, here is why
GPU Turbo is a flagship must, here is why By Pocket-lint Promotion

At the end of July, Honor will begin rolling out the GPU Turbo update to a handful of its current smartphones, starting with the one of our favourite phones of the year: the Honor 10.  What is GPU Turbo?GPU Turbo is a hardware-software GPU acceleration... Read more

Honor Note 10 is definitely coming, but this isn't it
Honor Note 10 is definitely coming, but this isn't it By Rik Henderson

Honor has confirmed that it will be releasing a new Honor Note 10 smartphone at some point, but images "leaked" online have turned out to be fake.The company's president, Zhao Ming, posted a comment on Chinese website Weibo earlier this week, stating... Read more

Super-charged Honor 10 GT with 8GB and GPU Turbo feature is real
Super-charged Honor 10 GT with 8GB and GPU Turbo feature is real By Rik Henderson

Honor will release a super-charged version of the Honor 10 soon.It's only planned for the Chinese market at present, but these things can change and the tech might eek through to the UK in other forms anyway.The Honor 10 GT is essentially the same handset... Read more

Honor 7S budget smartphone now available in UK for just £99
Honor 7S budget smartphone now available in UK for just £99 By Maggie Tillman

Huawei's Honor brand has launched its latest phone, Honor 7S, in the UK.It's a budget phone with a 5.45-inch display, which has a 1440x720 resolution and 18:9 FullView experience. It also features a quad-core Mediatek MT6739, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of ROM,... Read more

Honor 10 with AI Camera: How artificial intelligence makes the best dual camera
Honor 10 with AI Camera: How artificial intelligence makes the best dual camera By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Honor 10 is the thinking person's phone; the ultimate mix of affordability without compromising design or features. Available in a stunning Phantom Blue two-tone reflective finish, its beauty isn't just skin deep: for this phone's AI Camera means... Read more

Best Honor 10 tips and tricks: The ultimate EMUI 8.1 masterclass
Best Honor 10 tips and tricks: The ultimate EMUI 8.1 masterclass By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Honor 10 doesn't only dazzle thanks to its two-tone finish options, it dazzles in terms of performance too. The top-ranking 2018 Honor phone comes packing dual cameras, which thanks to the the top-of-the-line Kirin 970 processor are capable of artificial... Read more

Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own
Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own By Pocket-lint Promotion

Not everyone has a spare grand in their pocket to drop on buying the priciest of flagship phones. Besides, there's no need, as proven with the Honor 10: this affordable phone might be less than half the price of some competitors, but its specifications... Read more

The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring
The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring By Pocket-lint Promotion

Most phones these days are just boring bricks of black, with nothing standout or exciting about their design. And who wants that?The Honor 10 does things differently. With a stunning reflective auora glass rear, it's the design phone for 2018. People... Read more

How the Honor 10 beats the OnePlus 6
How the Honor 10 beats the OnePlus 6 By Pocket-lint Promotion

For some time, OnePlus has been known as the maker of "flagship killer" phones. Offering high performance and specifications for a fraction of the cost of big-name manufacturers. But this year, Honor might just have one-upped OnePlus. The Honor 10 offers... Read more

Honor sells 1 million Honor 10 handsets, the mid-range is alive and kicking
Honor sells 1 million Honor 10 handsets, the mid-range is alive and kicking By Max Langridge

Honor only launched the Honor 10 in China on 27 April, before receiving its global launch on 16 May at an event in London, but in that short space of time, the Huawei sub-brand has sold more than one million units. That's an impressive feat for a company... Read more

Honor 10 deals and SIM-free price: How much does Honor's latest phone cost?
Honor 10 deals and SIM-free price: How much does Honor's latest phone cost? By Dan Grabham

The Honor 10 is here and in the UK costs £399 for the 128GB model.That's the only version coming to these shores - there's no 64GB model in the UK although it is 399 Euros in mainland Europe. Get the Honor 10 SIM-free for £399 Honor 10 review: The affordable... Read more

Honor 10 specs, price and release date: All the info on the 2018 Honor flagship
Honor 10 specs, price and release date: All the info on the 2018 Honor flagship By Mike Lowe

Last year's Honor 9 was an award-winning affordable flagship smartphone. Its successor for 2018 has now been announced at the global launch event in London and, you guessed it, it's called the Honor 10.Just like its predecessor, this phone provides... Read more

Honor 10 vs Honor 9: What's the difference?
Honor 10 vs Honor 9: What's the difference? By Dan Grabham

Looking for a relatively affordable mid-level phone? There are few better than Honor's new flagship. For £399 this phone delivers plenty of bang for your buck - it's super value for that money as you'll see. This latest Honor phone takes a lot of cues... Read more

Honor 10 UK reveal: Flagship just £399, available in two-tone Phantom Blue
Honor 10 UK reveal: Flagship just £399, available in two-tone Phantom Blue By Mike Lowe

We knew the Honor 10 was coming - its China reveal was in April 2018 - but now we can confirm it'll be priced £399 for the UK market in its 128GB storage format.Interestingly the dual camera flagship will feature new namesakes for its finishes, with... Read more

Honor 10 review: The affordable flagship to upset OnePlus?
4.5 stars Honor 10 review: The affordable flagship to upset OnePlus? By Mike Lowe

Honor is an increasing force to be reckoned with when it comes to affordable and stylish smartphones that don't cost the earth. And the Honor 10, its 2018 flagship, is no different.However, unlike the company's top-ranking predecessors - which banked... Read more

Another great Honor 10 leak shows different colours and specs
Another great Honor 10 leak shows different colours and specs By Rik Henderson

We previously posted a hands-on image of, what is believed to be, the Honor 10 and now there are a few new press renders showing the phone in all its glory. And in different colours.The premium but affordable handset is rumoured for announcement in China... Read more

Leaked Honor 10 hands-on pic ends the notch debate
Leaked Honor 10 hands-on pic ends the notch debate By Rik Henderson

A new Honor smartphone, the Honor 10, is expected to be announced in China in the coming week but one of its debated features has been revealed in a leaked image beforehand.There were some who suggested that the Honor 10 will come with an (almost) edge-to-edge... Read more

Honor 7A delivers facial recognition in a phone for just £140
Honor 7A delivers facial recognition in a phone for just £140 By Mike Lowe

In the affordable phones market, most manufacturers are retreating at pace. Even those well known for delivering budget handsets now have their sights set on loftier, pricier aspirations.Not so with Honor. The Huawei-owned Chinese brand has long been... Read more

Save up to £100 on Honor smartphones in the Amazon Easter Sales
Save up to £100 on Honor smartphones in the Amazon Easter Sales By Max Langridge

Honor smartphones are already competitively priced and tend to offer several flagship specs for entry- to mid-range level prices. Some of the company's better devices are now even cheaper thanks to Amazon Easter Sales, which includes the Honor View 10... Read more

Honor 9 Lite review: Setting a high bar for budget phones
4.0 stars Honor 9 Lite review: Setting a high bar for budget phones By Mike Lowe

With top-spec phones typically costing several hundred pounds, you'll be relieved to know there are increasing numbers of affordable options that don't scrimp on the design - such as the Honor 9 Lite, which retails for a penny shy of £200.A couple of... Read more

Honor 9 Lite debuts with quad-camera setup and bezel-less screen
Honor 9 Lite debuts with quad-camera setup and bezel-less screen By Elyse Betters

Huawei's Honor brand has launched a new phone series.Called the Lite Series, the first phone in the range will be the Honor 9 Lite. It has a 5.65-inch "edge-to-edge" FullView HD display - something Honor described as a "bezel-less screen" with a 18:9... Read more

Honor 9 Lite vs Honor 9: What's the difference?
Honor 9 Lite vs Honor 9: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

As mid-range phones go, the Honor 9 from 2017 is about as good as they come - winning the Best Mid-Priced Phone at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017. And now there's a new baby brother to join the line-up: the Honor 9 Lite.As the name of the latest "lighter"... Read more

Honor 9 Lite launch event livestream: Watch it right here
Honor 9 Lite launch event livestream: Watch it right here By Rik Henderson

Honor is launching the Honor 9 Lite in London today and you can watch the event yourself.It is hosting a special launch shindig it dubs the #NewHonorSmartphone event and here are details on how to watch it, what time it starts and what we expect to be... Read more

Honor View 10 review: Flagship perks without the price-point hurts
4.5 stars Honor View 10 review: Flagship perks without the price-point hurts By Mike Lowe

Honor has been gaining reputability with each of its phone releases over the last few years, establishing itself as an affordable player in a bustling market. But just because its devices are affordable doesn't mean it's a cheap-and-cheerful brand. One... Read more

Honor View 10 is a 6-inch flagship with facial recognition and other Apple-esque talents
Honor View 10 is a 6-inch flagship with facial recognition and other Apple-esque talents By Rik Henderson

As well as the much-anticipated Honor 7X, the Chinese manufacturer also announced a 5.99-inch device that it terms its first “AI smartphone”.It’s similar to parent company Huawei’s Mate 10 – certainly aiming for the same sector – and is powered... Read more

Honor 7X initial review: Adding 18:9 screen X factor to the affordable phone market
Honor 7X initial review: Adding 18:9 screen X factor to the affordable phone market By Mike Lowe

It's not just top-end flagship phones that are getting taller, skinnier and therefore easier to handle: the Honor 7X, which is expected to launch on 5 December 2017 at Honor's UK event (although you can already buy it now via some channels for £279-300),... Read more

Honor V10 with bezel-less screen to launch in China on 28 November. Global launch to follow?
Honor V10 with bezel-less screen to launch in China on 28 November. Global launch to follow? By Max Langridge

Honor, the sub-brand of Huawei, has confirmed it will be launching a new V10 smartphone in China on 28 November. While the company, who recently won the Pocket-lint Award for best mid-range phone in the Honor 9, hasn't revealed any details about the phone,... Read more

Honor announces December launch event, for Honor 7x or something else?
Honor announces December launch event, for Honor 7x or something else? By Rik Henderson

Honor, the affiliate brand of Huawei, has announced an event to be held in London on Tuesday 5 December, inviting Pocket-lint to save the date.It hasn't revealed what is planned for launch, although we do know that the Honor 7x was unveiled in China... Read more

Honor 7x is the 18:9 display phone you can definitely afford
Honor 7x is the 18:9 display phone you can definitely afford By Rik Henderson

Honor has announced its new mid-range smartphone, initially for the Chinese market but also likely to hit other regions in the coming months.The Honor 7x is a 5.93-inch phone with an 18:9 2160 x 1080 almost bezel-free display, at least on the sides.It... Read more

Honor 6A preview: The best £150 phone choice?
Honor 6A preview: The best £150 phone choice? By Mike Lowe

Even affordable phones have got pretty good of late. If you're non-plussed about buying the snazziest looking, ultra-powerful flagship then, well, £150 will get you a perfectly serviceable device.The Honor 6A being the latest to squeeze itself into... Read more

Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel
4.5 stars Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel By Mike Lowe

There was a time when buying an affordable phone would mean considerable compromise. Increasingly, however, the boundaries between mid-range and true flagship devices is being blurred, to such an extent that sometimes the more affordable phone can actually... Read more

Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference?
Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference? By Mike Lowe

If you're looking for a relatively affordable mid-level phone then Honor's unveiling of the Honor 9 may well have sparked your interest - and not just because of its spangly Sapphire Blue finish. For this £380 phone delivers plenty of bang for your buck.Compared... Read more

Honor 9 arrives in UK with dual cameras and ultra-shiny Sapphire Blue finish
Honor 9 arrives in UK with dual cameras and ultra-shiny Sapphire Blue finish By Mike Lowe

When it comes to mid-level phones, Honor has long been one of the go-to brands to consider. To call the new Honor 9 "mid-level" would arguably be a disservice, however, given the serious spec and standout design positives of this affordable smartphone.The... Read more