Latest Honor phone news

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

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 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

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 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: Re-watch the global launch online
Honor 10: Re-watch the global launch online By Rik Henderson

Honor has announced its 2018 flagship handset at a global event in London, UK.If you missed the event and want to get the full picture, then here are the details of how to watch it online. Honor 10 specs, price and release date: What you need to know... 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 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 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 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 9 bargain: At £299 this excellent mid-range phone keeps getting cheaper
Honor 9 bargain: At £299 this excellent mid-range phone keeps getting cheaper By Mike Lowe

The award-winning Honor 9 smartphone has had its price slashed for a Black Friday bargain on Amazon: at £299, that's an amazing saving of £70. See the Honor 9 on Amazon UK The phone - which won Best Mid-Price Phone at the Pocket-lint Awards 2017 - merges... 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 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

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here
Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here By Rik Henderson

Honor, the fun and funky sub-brand of Huawei, is expected to launch the Honor 9 in Europe today, 27 June, and you can watch the action right here on Pocket-lint.It's calling the launch event "Meet the #LIGHTCATCHER" and you can watch it via the livestream... Read more

Honor 9 arrives in China with dual rear camera, all-metal body and Kirin 960 chipset
Honor 9 arrives in China with dual rear camera, all-metal body and Kirin 960 chipset By Max Langridge

Honor, the more budget subsidiary of Huawei, has officially announced the Honor 9 in China. But even though it's from the budget brand, it doesn't scrimp on specs. Honor 8 review: A different take on the premium mid-range market Honor 8 Pro review: Flagship... Read more

Honor 8 Pro brings flagship features to Huawei offshoot in a 5.7-inch package
Honor 8 Pro brings flagship features to Huawei offshoot in a 5.7-inch package By Mike Lowe

First there was the Honor 8, an ultra-shiny 5.2-inch smartphone. Now there's the Honor 8 Pro, a 5.7-inch flagship which packs oodles of power into a lesser shiny body.The 8 Pro - which is the V9 in other markets, such as India - has a number of firsts... Read more

Honor 6X brings dual camera in a super-affordable metal phone
Honor 6X brings dual camera in a super-affordable metal phone By Cam Bunton

Having first been launched in China, the Honor 6X is about to make a splash on UK shores this month. The company announced the device will be available from tomorrow, and it promises a lot for the outlay. The big attraction here is the dual camera system... Read more

Limited edition Doctor Strange Honor 8 phone will be up for grabs soon
Limited edition Doctor Strange Honor 8 phone will be up for grabs soon By Rik Henderson

Honor has teamed with Marvel for a whole slew of Doctor Strange tie-ins, one of which being a limited edition version of the Honor 8.The Huawei-owned brand will be offering a special version of its Android phone with the "Eye of Agamotto" etched onto... Read more

Honor 5C launches in Europe: Metal body mid-ranger, £149 price tag
Honor 5C launches in Europe: Metal body mid-ranger, £149 price tag By Chris Hall

Honor has announced that the Honor 5C will be available from today, 20 June, in the UK and across Europe.Launched previously in Asia, the European version of the Honor 5C loses the fingerprint scanner on the rear, which Honor says was necessary to hit... Read more

Honor V8 flagship leaks with Huawei P9 duo cameras and QHD display
Honor V8 flagship leaks with Huawei P9 duo cameras and QHD display By Luke Edwards

Honor, the Huawei sub-brand, looks set to unleash a new flagship smartphone after plenty of specs have leaked including the Huawei P9's dual-camera system.The Honor V8, in two forms, has appeared on a Tenaa listing where plenty of specs were given away.... Read more

New Honor phones will come with Deezer preloaded
New Honor phones will come with Deezer preloaded By Rik Henderson

Deezer and Huawei have partnered to pre-install the music streaming service on all Honor smartphones, such as the new Honor 5X, going forward.It is a first of its kind global partnership, with all new Honor phones having a Deezer app available to customers... Read more

Honor 5X offers premium design, affordable prices
Honor 5X offers premium design, affordable prices By Luke Edwards

Honor is all about appealing to the kids, meaning the 5X offers everything a younger user could want at a price they can afford.The Honor 5X is already out in China but will now be coming to the US. International availability has not been officially announced... Read more

Honor 7 with metal build, fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera launched
Honor 7 with metal build, fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera launched By Luke Edwards

Honor, the brand branched off from Huawei, has officially launched its latest flagship Honor 7 smartphone in China, with the UK to follow soon.Honor is known for offering decent specs for super low prices. This latest Honor 7 looks like a seriously high-powered... Read more

Huawei’s new Honor brand unveils 6 Plus with dual 8MP camera
Huawei’s new Honor brand unveils 6 Plus with dual 8MP camera By Luke Edwards

Huawei, the Chinese phone manufacturer, recently launched a new brand called Honor. A mere few months later and its launching a new handset in the Honor 6 Plus.So how does this phone hope to top the 300Mbps Cat 6 LTE and two day battery of the affordable... Read more