Latest Huawei phone reviews

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: Huawei hits the big time
4.5 stars Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: Huawei hits the big time By Mike Lowe

Superceded by the Mate 20 Pro, does the Mate 10 Pro - now with updated EMUI 9 software - still hold a valid spot in the flagship market?... 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

Huawei has arguably produced the best phone of 2018 in the P20 Pro. It looks great, lasts an age per charge and the camera is a top-ranking effort.... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 Pro review: The Pro you'll want to know
5.0 stars Huawei Mate 20 Pro review: The Pro you'll want to know By Mike Lowe

The top-spec Huawei is back, with a curved OLED display, in-screen scanner, Qi wireless charging, and much more. Is it 2018's best flagship phone?... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 initial review: Does bigger mean better?
Huawei Mate 20 initial review: Does bigger mean better? By Mike Lowe

The largest Mate 20 offers flagship specs with more conventional features than the Mate 20 Pro. Does it make best sense as the flagship phone to buy?... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 Lite review: A Mate that won't make many friends
3.5 stars Huawei Mate 20 Lite review: A Mate that won't make many friends By Mike Lowe

The mid-tier Mate model is a conundrum. Great design is let down by context: there are more powerful, more stable and cheaper phones out there.... 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... 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... 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... Read more

Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 in pictures: Is the designer handset really worth €1395?
Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 in pictures: Is the designer handset really worth €1395? By Mike Lowe

When Porsche Design revealed its design special of the Huawei Mate 9 back in 2016, it was a handset that stood head and shoulders above the standard Huawei... Read more

Huawei P10 Plus review: Plenty of plusses from Huawei's colourful 5.5-inch phone
4.0 stars Huawei P10 Plus review: Plenty of plusses from Huawei's colourful 5.5-inch phone By Mike Lowe

Good things come in small packages. So do better things come in larger ones? That's the sentiment of the Huawei P10 Plus: this 5.5-inch smartphone is the... Read more

Huawei P10 review: Android's iPhone-killer, or flawed imitator?
4.0 stars Huawei P10 review: Android's iPhone-killer, or flawed imitator? By Mike Lowe

It's not often a phone is revealed in a green colour finish. Or "greenery" to give it full credit. Which, as it so happens, is Pantone's colour of the... Read more

Huawei Mate 9 review: The big-screen boss?
4.0 stars Huawei Mate 9 review: The big-screen boss? By Mike Lowe

The Huawei Mate series did big-screen before big-screen was even fashionable. Now that it's an increasing norm, the Mate 9 finds itself the focus of greater... Read more

Huawei Mate 9 Pro preview: The Mate we wanted all along
Huawei Mate 9 Pro preview: The Mate we wanted all along By Mike Lowe

When Huawei unveiled the Mate 9 it overshadowed it by revealing a smaller-scale and better designed Porsche Design model in tandem. But the latter model's... Read more

Huawei Nova review: The mid-range muddler
3.5 stars Huawei Nova review: The mid-range muddler By Cam Bunton

Huawei has no shortage of phones on the market, ranging from its super-affordable Honor brand devices that punch well above their weight, to the high-end... Read more

Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design preview: The mini Mate 9 with a big €1395 price tag
Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design preview: The mini Mate 9 with a big €1395 price tag By Mike Lowe

You had a double take, didn't you? No, this isn't a limited edition Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, it's the limited edition Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design.The Chinese... Read more

Huawei Nova Plus review: The middling mid-ranger
3.5 stars Huawei Nova Plus review: The middling mid-ranger By Cam Bunton

Huawei hasn't been shy about the fact it wants to dominate the European market. Unlike the likes of Apple, or HTC, its strategy isn't just to release one... Read more

Huawei P9 Plus review: The big and the bold
4.0 stars Huawei P9 Plus review: The big and the bold By Cam Bunton

Huawei is fast emerging as one of the most popular smartphone brands in the world. A lot of that notability is thanks to its budget sub-brand, Honor, which... Read more

Huawei P9 Lite hands-on preview: Low-calorie diet
Huawei P9 Lite hands-on preview: Low-calorie diet By Mike Lowe

When the Huawei P9 launched earlier this month it went big on its dual Leica cameras feature; that was what really sold it above and beyond its considerable... Read more

Huawei P9 review: The flagship and the folly
4.0 stars Huawei P9 review: The flagship and the folly By Mike Lowe

Huawei has been chipping away at the flagship smartphone block for years now, gradually adding appeal to its seemingly desired western audience with each... Read more

Huawei Mate 8 review: Big beauty
4.5 stars Huawei Mate 8 review: Big beauty By Mike Lowe

Not so long ago the idea of a 6-inch phone sounded like a bonkers one. Now it's the norm for many, helped along by the iPhone 6S Plus, and with devices... Read more

Huawei Mate S review: Yes mate!
4.5 stars Huawei Mate S review: Yes mate! By Chris Hall

Over the past year we've seen the rising tide of Chinese smartphones. As established companies like HTC and Sony Mobile have reported some difficulties,... Read more

Huawei P8 review: Slighted by software
3.5 stars Huawei P8 review: Slighted by software By Mike Lowe

It's been a curious year for flagship smartphones so far: from the impressive highs of the Samsung Galaxy range revamp, with the company's S6 and S6 edge,... Read more

Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab
Huawei P8max: A massive, metallic slab By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei has announced two new smartphones at an event in London - the P8 and the P8max. As you can probably guess from the name, the P8max is a larger version... Read more

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review
4.5 stars Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review By Mike Lowe

We've been using the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 for three weeks now, which is since the day it was unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin. Despite originally... Read more

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition review
Hands-on: Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition review By Mike Lowe

Huawei might not be the first name that pops into many people's heads when they think of phone manufacturers, but the Chinese brand has been gaining speed... Read more

Huawei Ascend G7 hands-on: Full metal jacket
Huawei Ascend G7 hands-on: Full metal jacket By Chris Hall

Huawei has announced the Ascend G7, a new smartphone with a metal body, looking to bring some of that HTC One love to those on a budget.The handset has... Read more

Huawei Ascend G620S hands-on: 5-inches of SGS5-alike on a budget
Huawei Ascend G620S hands-on: 5-inches of SGS5-alike on a budget By Chris Hall

Among the updates launched by Huawei at IFA 2014 is the Ascend G620S and we can't help thinking it's sought some inspiration from the Samsung Galaxy handsets. From... Read more

Huawei Ascend Y550 hands-on: The 4G phone for all
Huawei Ascend Y550 hands-on: The 4G phone for all By Chris Hall

Huawei has announced the Ascend Y550, a new budget device that it hopes will make it easier for everyone to get on to 4G.The budget end of the smartphone... Read more

Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition: Hands-on the Gooner phone
Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition: Hands-on the Gooner phone By Chris Hall

Gooners rejoice! There's now a smartphone just for you: the Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition. We got our hands on one and thought we'd share the love.This... Read more

Huawei Ascend P7 review
4.0 stars Huawei Ascend P7 review By Mike Lowe

Huawei just took the gloves off. The Ascend P7 is the most serious smartphone that the Chinese company has ever made, designed to offer decent performance... Read more

Huawei Ascend Y530 review
3.0 stars Huawei Ascend Y530 review By Chris Hall

The Huawei Y530 is the latest handset from the company that's looking to deliver that smartphone experience without breaking the bank.Priced at £149.95... Read more

Huawei Ascend G6 pictures and hands-on
Huawei Ascend G6 pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

The Huawei Ascend G6, announced today at Mobile World Congress 2014, arrives at a time when the mid-range is enjoying something of a resurgence. The Motorola... Read more

Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review
Hands-on: Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review By Stuart Miles

Huawei has announced the launch of the Ascend Mate 2 at CES 2014 in Las Vegas and Pocket-lint was on hand to get a quick play with the new phablet at the... Read more

Huawei Ascend P6
4.0 stars Huawei Ascend P6 By Ian Morris

When it comes to consumer-focused phones, things take one of two directions: dull and functional, or pretty and powerful. The Huawei P6 falls into the... Read more

Huawei Ascend P2
4.0 stars Huawei Ascend P2 By Ian Morris

The Huawei P1 was a phone we very much liked. It took Huawei away from its fairly safe designs and into uncharted territory. A bold step for a company... Read more

Huawei Ascend Mate
4.5 stars Huawei Ascend Mate By Ian Morris

Big phones are coming back into fashion. In the 80s and 90s no one had a choice about handset size -you either had flipping massive, or you didn't have... Read more

Huawei Ascend G510
4.0 stars Huawei Ascend G510 By Ian Morris

We think it's fair to say that Huawei's low and mid-range phones scratch an itch, but we'd be lying if we said they were going to set the world alight.... Read more

Huawei Ascend P2 pictures and hands-on
Huawei Ascend P2 pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

Huawei has unveiled what it is calling the "world’s fastest 4G LTE smartphone", the Ascend P2, at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona on Sunday.... Read more

Huawei Ascend W1 pictures and hands-on
Huawei Ascend W1 pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Huawei's Ascend W1 represents the company's first foray into Windows Phone 8. Boasting a cyan coloured back and matte-effect plastic all round, it fits... Read more

Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone official, we go hands-on
Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone official, we go hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Huawei has now officially announced the Huawei Ascend Mate, forging new ground in the phablet wars. With the 6.1-inch IPS 720p display, what it lacks... Read more

Huawei Ascend D2: 5-inch Android 1080p smartphone announced, we go hands-on
Huawei Ascend D2: 5-inch Android 1080p smartphone announced, we go hands-on By Chris Hall

Huawei has officially launched the anticipated Huawei Ascend D2 smartphone and it looks like an impressive handset.The 5-inch IPS display gives you a full-HD... Read more

Huawei G330
3.5 stars Huawei G330 By Ian Morris

Cheap really is a relative term. Back when GSM phones didn't do the internet, and Ericsson ruled the roost with phones like the T28, £200 was about the... Read more

Huawei Ascend P1 LTE
4.0 stars Huawei Ascend P1 LTE By Ian Morris

We really liked the Huawei P1 that appeared earlier this year. A solid, likeable and barebones Android handset from the Chinese company that most people... Read more

Huawei Honour
3.0 stars Huawei Honour By Ian Morris

Not every phone will be earth-shatteringly beautiful. The Huawei Honour - or Honor, if you're from a non-English speaking country - is one phone we don't... Read more

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL pictures and hands-on
Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Huawei is going pretty big on the smartphone and tablet front, announcing six brand new devices at IFA in Berlin. Of the lot, the Ascend D1 Quad XL is... Read more

Huawei Ascend P1
4.0 stars Huawei Ascend P1 By Ian Morris

The Huawei Ascend G300 is one of our favourite phones of the last year, at least in its price range of just £100. If you don't already know, Huawei is... Read more

Huawei Ascend G300
4.5 stars Huawei Ascend G300 By Ian Morris

If you're a mobile operator that doesn't have a £100 Android handset for your pay-as-you-go customers, then you're very silly indeed. The leaders in this... Read more

Huawei Ascend D1 pictures and hands-on
Huawei Ascend D1 pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

It may not be the world's thinnest, fastest or boast the world's best resolution - all common traits in Huawei's MWC launch devices - but the Huawei Ascend... Read more

Huawei Ascend D quad pictures and hands-on
Huawei Ascend D quad pictures and hands-on By Paul Lamkin

There's a lot of "world's this" and "world's that" chatter coming out of the mouth of Chinese company Huawei over at MWC 2012.If it isn't busy foaming... Read more

Huawei Ideos X3
3.5 stars Huawei Ideos X3 By Ian Morris

Huawei is slowly building a name for itself. If you haven't yet heard it, you will in the next year or so. For a start, the firm has the world's slimmest... Read more

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