HUAWEI Posts on XDA

Honor Launch the V8, Use Same Dual-Cameras as Huawei P9

Huawei's brand Honor has announced their latest addition to their lineup, continuing with the great value for money they have come to be known for with a starting price of just $352. George Zhao president of Honor took to the stage to introduce the device featuring the same dual-camera set up as the Huawei P9...

Chinese OEMs in the West: Can They Capture both the Mainstream and Enthusiasts?

Chinese OEMs are no stranger to North America, but it wasn’t until a few years ago that they really started breaking into our higher-end smartphone market. Until then, offerings from major brands such as Samsung, LG, Sony, and HTC have been dominating the smartphone space. In fact, the same handful of smartphone brands have been available...

Huawei Announces the Dual-Camera P9 and P9 Plus

At an event in London, Huawei took the wraps off the P9 and the P9 Plus. This follows along a long list of spec leaks for the devices, and they are exactly what we came to expect by the end. Starting off with the design, both devices have unibody builds made out of metal, and these...

Huawei MateBook Hands On at MWC 2016

In case you missed it, Mobile World Congress 2016 is happening and many companies are making announcements. XDA TV Host TK is on site checking out all the excitement. A 2 in 1 device to unseat the Microsoft Surface was announced by Chinese vendor Huawei. In this video TK talks about the specs of the...

Huawei Launch The MateBook Hybrid Tablet

Huawei has launched The MateBook at MWC this morning. The hybrid tablet is Huawei's first venture into the field, and is running Windows 10 Home or Professional depending on the model and comes with a stylus, case and dock (all sold separately). Also included is a cleverly hidden finger print sensor between the volume keys and...

The New Mid-Range: Things I Learned from the honor 5X

A few weeks ago we published our full review of the Honor 5X, where we documented all of our findings and plenty of thoughts on Huawei’s first phone aimed at the U.S, which you can find here. Since then, I’ve been carrying the honor 5X in my second pocket. This is something I alluded to in...

Huawei’s honor 5X & honor Holly 2 Plus Launched in India

Huawei's honor brand has launched two devices in India: the honor 5X and the honor Holly 2 Plus. The devices will be available for sale via two of India's popular e-commerce portals, Flipkart and Amazon.in. The honor 5X will cost Rs. 12,999 ($191) for the 2GB RAM variant, and is available for pre-order now. Sales are...

honor 5X XDA Review: The Current Vanguard of the Mid-Range Segment

The honor 5X is a device that attempts to push the boundaries of design for the mid-range smartphone segment. For a relatively small sum, it promises plenty of features untraditional of its budgeted competitors. Can the honor 5X deliver the premium value at the small price it promises? In this review, we’ll take an in-depth dive...

Honor 5X Impressions Follow-up: Emotion UI Features and Fallouts

A couple of days ago, we gave you our first impressions of the Honor 5X. Today I want to do a follow up on the touchiest subject I found, the software, as well as expand on a few common questions I've been asked about it. ICYMI, we have three of these phones we're giving away:...

Honor 5X First Impressions: $199 Feels Pretty Good Here

Huawei’s incursion into the U.S. comes at the hand of the Honor 5X, an affordable device that attempts to look mightier than it costs. And it only takes a quick look at the device to realise it succeeds. Technology Spec Display 5.5" IPS LCD @ 1080p, 401 ppi Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 616, octa-core, 64-bit Battery 3,000 mAh Software Android 5.1.1 Lollipop + EMUI 3.1 RAM 2GB RAM Storage 16GB ROM,...

Huawei Booth Tour & Hands On at CES 2016 – XDA TV

Huawei rolled out a couple of new Android Wear watches, specifically aimed at women. They also announced the availability of the gold Nexus 6P here in the US, a new 10 inch tablet, the MediaPad M2, and global availability of their Mate 8 flagship device. Also, while at CES 2016 TK got his hands on his...

Win One of Three honor 5X! Also: First Impressions + Forums Launched

We're pretty jazzed about the new honor 5X announced yesterday at CES. While technically it's made by Huawei, it's not branded as such. We're excited about it because it's an unlocked GSM phone with solid midrange specs (shown below) at a pretty unbeatable price point of $199, available for pre-order now from Amazon with an official...