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Huawei P20 Pro Pearl White in pictures: 'Like a unicorn marshmallow'
Huawei P20 Pro Pearl White in pictures: 'Like a unicorn marshmallow' By Mike Lowe

Not content with releasing arguably the best Android phone in 2018, Huawei has released a limited edition Pearl White finish. And we bring you pictures of that very phone, up close and personal. Best Huawei Pro 20 deals Nothing about the Pearl White's... Read more

Huawei wants to replace your PC with a fold-out smartphone in 2019
Huawei wants to replace your PC with a fold-out smartphone in 2019 By Rik Henderson

Huawei is working on a smartphone that it hopes will replace your computer.CEO of the mobile business, Richard Yu, has confirmed that a handset with a fold-out screen is in development, which could be an alternative to a traditional laptop.And he revealed... Read more

Huawei will release 5G phones next year, starting with Honor brand
Huawei will release 5G phones next year, starting with Honor brand By Maggie Tillman

Huawei-owned Honor has confirmed it will embrace 5G technology by introducing a Honor 5G smartphone sometime next year.On 8 September, while at the World INS conference in Beijing, Honor president Geroge Zhao, who was one of the speakers at the event,... Read more

Porsche Design Mate 20 could be coming from Huawei in October too
Porsche Design Mate 20 could be coming from Huawei in October too By Rik Henderson

Huawei will unveil at least two smartphones at its 16 October launch event in London: the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. However, the company might add a third device to the line-up.It is believed that a smartphone with the codename "Everest" is a Porsche... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro specs, release date, rumours and news
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro specs, release date, rumours and news 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 Mate 20 and Pro glass back tipped as wireless charger spotted
Huawei Mate 20 and Pro glass back tipped as wireless charger spotted By Rik Henderson

Huawei will unveil its much-rumoured Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro smartphones on 16 October and yet another feature has seemingly been revealed ahead of time.As well as hands-on images of what is thought to be the Pro, pictures of the front glass panels... Read more

Latest Huawei Mate 20 Pro leak shows a curved 6.9-inch phone in the flesh
Latest Huawei Mate 20 Pro leak shows a curved 6.9-inch phone in the flesh By Rik Henderson

Huawei has struggled to keep the lid on its next flagship handset(s) and it will be spitting feathers at the latest trio of hands-on images that have emerged.The Huawei Mate 20 Pro will undoubtedly be the most advanced handset the manufacturer has released... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro displays leak, two very different phones incoming
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro displays leak, two very different phones incoming By Chris Hall

Huawei is gearing up to launch the Mate 20 - in both regular and Pro versions - on 16 October, having already announced the Mate 20 Lite at IFA 2018. Lots of pieces of the rumour cycle are falling into place for these new monster phones from Huawei:... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro launch date confirmed
Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro launch date confirmed By Rik Henderson

Huawei has confirmed the date of its launch event for the other phones in the Mate 20 series.The Huawei Mate 20 Lite has already launched and, indeed, is now available from numerous networks and retailers in the UK. However, we are still expecting the... Read more

Huawei's CEO just confirmed there will be a P30 phone next year
Huawei's CEO just confirmed there will be a P30 phone next year By Maggie Tillman

If you loved the P20 series from Huawei, including the gorgeous P20 Pro, you'll be glad to know the company is planning a successor.Huawei CEO, Richard Yu, told a group of journalists at IFA 2018 in Berlin, in response to the company's recent sales performance,... Read more

Huawei’s AI Cube isn’t a cube but is a 4G router and is Alexa-powered
Huawei’s AI Cube isn’t a cube but is a 4G router and is Alexa-powered By Dan Grabham

We’ve known for a little while that Huawei was going to bring out a smart speaker. Now it has officially announced the device at IFA 2018 and, pleasingly, Huawei has opted for Amazon Alexa rather than attempting to create its own smart assistant.We... Read more

Inside Huawei's awesome new phone hardware destined for Mate 20 in October
Inside Huawei's awesome new phone hardware destined for Mate 20 in October By Dan Grabham

Huawei has revealed the platform that will power its new 2018-19 phones here at IFA 2018. Kirin 980 is the hardware that will be inside the forthcoming Mate 20 due in October as well as the P20 and P20 Pro replacement due early next year which we reckon... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 Lite initial review: A glimpse of what's to come
Huawei Mate 20 Lite initial review: A glimpse of what's to come By Mike Lowe

Huawei is having a stellar year and there's no signs of the Chinese brand slowing down. It is shifting the way it approaches phone releases, though, as the surprise announcement of the Mate 20 Lite goes to show (and its speedy on-sale date of September... Read more

Huawei's upcoming Kirin 980 processor specs revealed in leak
Huawei's upcoming Kirin 980 processor specs revealed in leak By Dan Grabham

We've been able to surmise for a while that Huawei will reveal the Kirin 980 at IFA 2018 at the end of August. And now specs have leaked that reveal some impressive details. The silicon will come to the new Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro that will... Read more

Here's the Huawei Mate 20 Lite in all its leaked glory
Here's the Huawei Mate 20 Lite in all its leaked glory By Rik Henderson

There's no doubt that Huawei will be unveiling a new series of Mate phones soon - it even sent us a coded safe screaming with spoilers.What we don't know exactly is how many phones will be announced. We can take a guess, though, that there will be a Huawei... Read more

Huawei confirms Mate 20 Pro will have series' biggest battery yet
Huawei confirms Mate 20 Pro will have series' biggest battery yet By Mike Lowe

It's not often a press release arrives by hand, locked in a safe, with an emoji-encoded password to crack to unlock and find the goods within. But that's the tact Huawei has taken with its latest tease of the 'next Huawei', widely believed to be the Mate... Read more

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 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