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Huawei P20 and Mate 10 getting GPU Turbo boost in August, makes games run better
Huawei P20 and Mate 10 getting GPU Turbo boost in August, makes games run better By Rik Henderson

Honor has been talking about its GPU Turbo boost upgrade for a while, but now parent company Huawei has confirmed that its latest phones will also be getting the graphics software update too; in August, if fact.The Huawei P20 and Huawei Mate 10 will be... Read more

Did Huawei just reveal Android P will be called Android Pistachio?
Did Huawei just reveal Android P will be called Android Pistachio? By Maggie Tillman

Google is working on the next major update to Android, and it looks like Huawei has revealed what that update will be called.Google has yet to confirm the update's full name. Right now, it goes by Android P. Google tends to name Android versions in alphabetical... Read more

Huawei will unveil its TalkBand B5 fitness wearable on 18 July
Huawei will unveil its TalkBand B5 fitness wearable on 18 July By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Huawei plans to skip the TalkBand B4 altogether and introduce the TalkBand B5 next week.According to the company's promotional poster shared to social network Weibo, the TalkBand B5 will be announced on 18 July. The device, which recently... Read more

It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon
It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon By Maggie Tillman

Huawei has a smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid line, the Huawei TalkBand, and it looks like the company is planning to update to it.A picture of Huawei’s upcoming TalkBand B5 has surfaced via respected leaker Evan Blass on Twitter. He doesn’t say... Read more

Huawei Watch 3 could come with Bluetooth in-ear headphones in the band
Huawei Watch 3 could come with Bluetooth in-ear headphones in the band By Rik Henderson

Huawei is reportedly working on a new smartwatch that could store a pair of wireless in-ear headphones in the wristband.It last released a watch two years ago, in the shape of the Huawei Watch 2 Sport, but has been rumoured to re-enter the market for... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 specs, release date, rumours and news: What's the story so far?
Huawei Mate 20 specs, release date, rumours and news: What's the story so far? By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei may have already won several hearts over this year with its beautiful P20 Pro but the Chinese manufacturer isn't done yet. Like rivals LG with its V series and Samsung with its Note series, Huawei also releases two flagship smartphone ranges a... Read more

Huawei announces 6 million P20 smartphones sold: What's all the fuss about?
Huawei announces 6 million P20 smartphones sold: What's all the fuss about? By Chris Hall

Huawei has confirmed that it has managed to shift some 6 million P20 smartphones, although it doesn't divulge what the breakdown is between the regular P20 and the super P20 Pro model.Launching on 27 March 2018, Huawei has confirmed that P20 sales are... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 to feature huge 7-inch screen, according to report
Huawei Mate 20 to feature huge 7-inch screen, according to report By Max Langridge

A report from Korean news outlet The Bell (via Sammobile) says that Samsung Display is currently in the process of producing huge 6.9-inch AMOLED panels for Huawei's next flagship smartphone, which is likely going to be the Mate 20.  Huawei Mate 10 and... Read more

Huawei's been working on its own in-house OS for the past six years
Huawei's been working on its own in-house OS for the past six years By Elyse Betters

Huawei has a back-up plan should the US get in its way.The Trump administration is causing a lot of stress for China-based phone manufacturers. It renewed ZTE's export ban over trade violations, which could put the company's Android license in jeopardy;... Read more

Huawei P20 vs P20 Pro: What's the difference?
Huawei P20 vs P20 Pro: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

For 2018, Huawei has unveiled two mighty impressive top-tier flagship phones: the Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Pro. These new handsets not only replace the P10 and P10 Plus from 2017, they're a total - and highfly successful - reimagining. The best Huawei... Read more

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro specs, release date and price: Everything you need to know
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro specs, release date and price: Everything you need to know By Chris Hall

Huawei has announced its 2018 flagship P-series devices, replacing the Huawei P10 with the Huawei P20. Why the big change in number? Because this is a massive change, according to Huawei, that deserves a bigger step in numeration. The Huawei P20 and... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro review: A new phone camera king is born
5.0 stars Huawei P20 Pro review: A new phone camera king is born By Mike Lowe

It was just a few years ago we were criticising Huawei for its software and design approach (take a look at our P8 review, from 2015). But how far the Chinese company has come. With the P20 Pro in hand, reviewed here in its delightful Twilight dipped-in-Unicorn-dust... Read more

Get free Bose QC35 II headphones with Huawei P20 pre-orders
Get free Bose QC35 II headphones with Huawei P20 pre-orders By Rik Henderson

There have been some amazing deals offered with phone pre-orders recently, including a free PlayStation 4 or PSVR headset with the Sony Xperia XZ2, and they show no sign of abating. If you pre-order a Huawei P20 or Huawei P20 Pro from Carphone Warehouse... Read more

Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS review: In pole position?
4.0 stars Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS review: In pole position? By Mike Lowe

The Huawei partnership with Porsche Design has yielded some interesting results. And the 2018 collaborative smartphone from the two brands carries a rather long and prestigious name - Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS, no less - to play on Porsche's prominent... Read more

Huawei launches Porsche Design Mate RS with triple-lens camera and in-display fingerprint sensor
Huawei launches Porsche Design Mate RS with triple-lens camera and in-display fingerprint sensor By Max Langridge

The headline announcement of Huawei's recent Paris event may have been the introduction of the new P20 series, but as revealed in a recent leak, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has launched the Mate RS, designed in collaboration with Porsche Design.... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro triple camera explored: Everything you need to know about Huawei's camera renaissance
Huawei P20 Pro triple camera explored: Everything you need to know about Huawei's camera renaissance By Chris Hall

The Huawei P20 Pro will grab the attention of a lot of people because it has three cameras on its rear. Dual camera phones are now fairly common, but Huawei has taken things further, looking to bring "master level" photography to its 2018 flagship phone.... Read more

Huawei P20 review: Every inch the flagship alternative
4.5 stars Huawei P20 review: Every inch the flagship alternative By Cam Bunton

Fewer companies have grown in size or popularity as quickly as Huawei over the past few years. But, perhaps more important than that, is how quickly the company has learned to refine and improve its phones from both a hardware and software perspective.... Read more

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro official: The most exciting smartphones of 2018?
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro official: The most exciting smartphones of 2018? By Chris Hall

The much leaked and barely-concealed Huawei P20 and P20 Pro have been officially unveiled by Huawei in a huge global launch event in Paris.The grandeur of occasion is as much a statement of intent as the devices themselves, which are easily the most ambitious... Read more

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro launch live, watch it right here
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro launch live, watch it right here By Chris Hall

Huawei will soon unveil its latest handsets, the Huawei P20 and the Huawei P20 Pro. The company says that these devices will bring in a "new renaissance" in smartphone photography, teasing a wide range of features.Looking to shake-up the established world... Read more

Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS to join P20 lineup
Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS to join P20 lineup By Max Langridge

Huawei is set to officially unveil the P20, P20 Pro and possibly a P20 Lite at an event in Paris, France tomorrow 27 March. However, the P20 trio will likely be joined by a Porsche Design Mate RS, following a teaser from Huawei itself and some leaked... Read more

Huawei P20 colours: See the P20 and P20 Pro in various colours
Huawei P20 colours: See the P20 and P20 Pro in various colours By Elyse Betters

Huawei is set to reveal the P20 Pro, P20, and P20 Lite, at an event in Paris tomorrow. But we've already seen the P20 colours pop up in leaked images, tweets and more - we'll update this feature with full images of the handsets as and when we get them.  Some... Read more

Huawei's next innovation? A blockchain smartphone, possibly
Huawei's next innovation? A blockchain smartphone, possibly By Elyse Betters

Huawei isn't letting Best Buy's decision to drop its phones, let alone pressure from the US government, stop it from planning its next device.The world’s third-biggest smartphone maker, which recently launched its Mate 10 Pro and is about to debut its... Read more

Best Buy will stop selling Huawei phones after US government warning
Best Buy will stop selling Huawei phones after US government warning By Elyse Betters

The US is giving Huawei a lot of hate right now.Example A: Best Buy will no longer sell Huawei’s phones, according to both CNET and VentureBeat. The retailer, which has more than 1,000 physical shops and more than 300 standalone mobile stores... Read more

Huawei P20 European prices and specs leak out, 128GB storage as standard
Huawei P20 European prices and specs leak out, 128GB storage as standard By Max Langridge

We're still just over a week away from the official launch event for the Huawei P20, P20 Pro and P20 Lite, but we've seen enough leaks and heard enough rumours to know practically all there will be to know about them.  Huawei P20 specs, release date... Read more

Huawei P20 Lite fully revealed in hands-on video
Huawei P20 Lite fully revealed in hands-on video By Max Langridge

Huawei's trio of P20 phones has been subject to a fair share of leaks lately, but the P20 Lite, the most affordable model in Huawei's lineup, has now leaked out in full in a hands-on video. The video comes courtesy of YouTube user The Sam Official, who... Read more

Huawei MediaPad M5 (8.4-inch) review: Genuine iPad Mini competition
4.0 stars Huawei MediaPad M5 (8.4-inch) review: Genuine iPad Mini competition By Cam Bunton

The tablet industry has been in a lull for the past couple of years. Apart from Amazon with the really affordable Fire tablets, or Apple with the iPad series, there's been very little in the way of movement - particularly those based on Google's Android... Read more

Huawei's P20 lineup leaks out: See them pictured in every colour
Huawei's P20 lineup leaks out: See them pictured in every colour By Elyse Betters

Huawei's entire P20 lineup has surfaced again.The company is developing P20 Pro, P20, and P20 Lite smartphones, which it will unveil this month at an event in Paris. However, we've already seen these phones pop up in many leaked images and reports, and... Read more

Huawei's full P20 range leaks out: Notches, triple lenses, and all
Huawei's full P20 range leaks out: Notches, triple lenses, and all By Elyse Betters

Huawei's entire P20 lineup has surfaced ahead of its unveiling.The company is developing P20 Pro, P20, and P20 Lite smartphones, which it will unveil this month at an event in Paris. However, we've already seen these phones pop up in many leaked images... Read more

Huawei P20 triple-lens camera confirmed in leaked images
Huawei P20 triple-lens camera confirmed in leaked images By Max Langridge

Huawei will unveil the new P20 smartphone, alongside a P20 Lite and P20 Pro, on 27 March. For some time, rumours and teasers have alluded to a triple-lens rear camera and now a leaked image found on Chinese social site Weibo have confirmed them to be... Read more

Huawei P20 Lite images and specs leak out ahead of March unveiling
Huawei P20 Lite images and specs leak out ahead of March unveiling By Elyse Betters

Huawei is prepping an update to its traditional flagship line, the P-series, and details for one of the upcoming devices has leaked.The company is developing P20 Pro, P20, and P20 Lite smartphones, which it will unveil next month at an event in Paris.... Read more

Huawei unveils trio of tablets: MediaPad M5 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch and Pro
Huawei unveils trio of tablets: MediaPad M5 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch and Pro By Mike Lowe

It's been rather quiet on the Android tablet front of late. Which is perhaps no surprise, given that even Apple's iPad range is seeing an overall decline in sales.No biggie for Huawei, though, which wants a piece of that iPad Pro pie, and has used Mobile... Read more

Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro review: A good show, just not quite 'pro'
4.0 stars Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro review: A good show, just not quite 'pro' By Cam Bunton

Huawei is gaining ground in the smartphone market, and as we've discovered with the 8.4-inch MediaPad M5, it's focused on ensuring its tablet offerings remain competitive too. The best tablet 2018: Top tablets and 2-in-1s to buy today While that smaller... Read more

Huawei MateBook X Pro is the new mini-bezel laptop king
Huawei MateBook X Pro is the new mini-bezel laptop king By Mike Lowe

Huawei used its Mobile World Congress (MWC) conference to not focus on new phones, rather up the ante when it comes to laptops by unveiling the MateBook X Pro, starting at €1,499 Euros.  MWC 2018: What to expect from this year's show The 2018 follow-up... Read more

Huawei MateBook X Pro review: Pro by name, pro by nature
4.5 stars Huawei MateBook X Pro review: Pro by name, pro by nature By Mike Lowe

Fewer manufacturers are making genuinely great laptops these days. Which is why it came as something of a surprise to see Huawei produce the formidable MateBook X back in 2017. However, it's nigh-on impossible to buy one in the UK - which is ludicrous,... Read more

Huawei MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live
Huawei MWC 2018 press conference: How to watch it live By Elyse Betters

With its phone launch event set for 27 March in Paris, it was thought that Huawei could give Mobile World Congress a swerve this year. It was likely to have some presence at the trade show, but not to launch anything specifically. But the company will... Read more

Latest Huawei P20 leak curiously only shows a dual-camera system
Latest Huawei P20 leak curiously only shows a dual-camera system By Elyse Betters

Will Huawei's next flagship have two or three sensors on the back?Your guess is as good as ours. Last week, leaked hands-on pictures of the Huawei P20 emerged. In those photos, we could only see two camera sensors on the back, though there was speculation... Read more

Huawei just confirmed its next flagship is called P20 in new teaser
Huawei just confirmed its next flagship is called P20 in new teaser By Elyse Betters

Huawei is holding an event in March, but it's not waiting until then to announce the name of its next phone.The company has released a new teaser ahead of its 27 March press conference in Paris, and by doing so, it has confirmed the name of the device... Read more

Huawei P20 revealed in hands-on pics, no triple lens camera in sight
Huawei P20 revealed in hands-on pics, no triple lens camera in sight By Max Langridge

Huawei isn't due to unveil its next flagship device, the P20, until 27 March at a dedicated event in Paris, but thanks to Android Authority, we've now got a good as to what it will look like by way of some leaked hands-on pictures. Huawei P20 or P11 specs,... Read more

Huawei Mate SE is a rebranded Honor 7X destined for the US
Huawei Mate SE is a rebranded Honor 7X destined for the US By Max Langridge

Huawei has quietly launched the Mate SE in the US, although it's not exactly the brand new device it makes out to be. The Mate SE is essentially a rebranded Honor 7X, but with an extra gigabyte of RAM. Honor 7X initial review: Adding 18:9 screen X factor... Read more

Huawei P Smart review: Smart design lacks performance to match
3.5 stars Huawei P Smart review: Smart design lacks performance to match By Cam Bunton

Huawei is a company that's increasingly hard to ignore when looking for a new smartphone. Regardless of what your budget is, the company has something available that's usually competitive, whether it's through its own-brand devices, or through its more... Read more

Huawei is holding an MWC 2018 event after all, expect new MateBooks at least
Huawei is holding an MWC 2018 event after all, expect new MateBooks at least By Rik Henderson

With its phone launch event set for 27 March in Paris it was thought that Huawei could give Mobile World Congress a swerve this year. It was likely to have some presence at the trade show, but not to launch anything specifically.That, however, seems to... Read more

Huawei to hold event on 27 March, likely for P20 phone unveiling
Huawei to hold event on 27 March, likely for P20 phone unveiling By Elyse Betters

Huawei doesn't need MWC 2018 to announce new phones.Although the company will attend the mobile trade show later this month, it has decided to host its own press event just one month later, on 27 March, in Paris. Huawei has sent invites to the media,... Read more

Huawei P20 case leaks show an iPhone X-like notch and cameras
Huawei P20 case leaks show an iPhone X-like notch and cameras By Elyse Betters

Huawei is cooking up iPhone X-like flagships.Before we get any further, remember that, in November 2017, the Chinese manufacturer teased a depth-sensing camera system that's clearly meant to take on Apple's TrueDepth face detection technology. Fast forward... Read more

Huawei Mate 10 Pro preorders launch in the US with $150 gift card
Huawei Mate 10 Pro preorders launch in the US with $150 gift card By Elyse Betters

Huawei’s new flagship phone, the Mate 10 Pro, is coming to the US.The company has opened up preorder sales in the country, despite news that two major carriers - AT&T and Verizon - decided not to carry the phone in their stores, reportedly due to US... Read more

Future Huawei Watch might let you gesture and write on back of hand
Future Huawei Watch might let you gesture and write on back of hand By Elyse Betters

Smartwatch screens are frustrating.While phone makers have been delivering phones with the larger displays or more screen real estate than ever before, those same phone makers have been selling smartwatches with dinky little screens that are hard to futz... Read more

Huawei's next flagship may be the P11 after all, following trademark filing
Huawei's next flagship may be the P11 after all, following trademark filing By Max Langridge

After leaks to suggest Huawei will name its next P-series flagship phone the P20, new evidence has surfaced that claims it will revert back to P11 instead. While the P20 name has been trademarked in the US, a new trademark application for the P11 name... Read more

Huawei CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it
Huawei CES 2018 press conference: How to watch it By Elyse Betters

Like many major tech players, Huawei is attending CES 2018.The company will hold a press conference and help kick off the massive consumer electronics trade show with a one-hour keynote address. Chengdong Richard Yu, Huawei's chief executive officer,... Read more

Trio of Huawei P20 schematics show three different models with triple cameras
Trio of Huawei P20 schematics show three different models with triple cameras By Max Langridge

It's all the 3's for the next Huawei flagship, as the company is expected to soon launch three different versions of the P20, each with triple-lens rear cameras and each one will position the lenses in a different way. Huawei's next flagship will be the... Read more

Huawei's next flagship will be the P20, will launch early 2018
Huawei's next flagship will be the P20, will launch early 2018 By Max Langridge

It seems assumption could have got the better of the majority of industry analysts that said Huawei's next P-series flagship will be called the P11. That's because some new evidence has been brought to the table to suggest it will be called the P20 instead.... Read more

Huawei P11 could launch at MWC in February and feature 3D depth-sensing camera
Huawei P11 could launch at MWC in February and feature 3D depth-sensing camera By Max Langridge

Huawei's next flagship smartphone, the P11, could see the light of day at Mobile World Congress at the end of February 2018, according to usually reliable Twitter tipster, Roland Quandt. New Huawei P-series smartphone could be the best camera phone yet... Read more