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Honor 8 Pro Mini-Review: A Copycat Design with Excellent Hardware & Software Problems We’ve Come to Expect

The Honor 8 Pro is a difficult device to evaluate from the outside: on one hand, it is the newest flagship device from Honor, but yet it does not quite replace the Honor 8 released last summer. On the other hand, it is running the latest silicon from Huawei, the HiSilicon Kirin 960, a QHD...

Win an Honor 8 Pro!

There aren't many good phones with a 5.7" screen, and the Honor 8 Pro is one of them. It's actually a beast of a phone. It has the Kirin 960 CPU with 6GB of RAM, plus has a gigantic 4,000mAh battery. The camera on the back uses Honor's dual-cam technology for improved contrast and low...

Apply to Get Honor’s New Phone for Free

Honor’s new product is just around the corner, coming to global markets on 27 June – and you could be one of the first to get an exclusive hands-on with it. Honor will send you their new phone, for free, and in return, all you have to do is make an interesting, imaginative, or professional video...

Hands on with the Honor 8 Pro

The Honor 8 Pro is the hottest phone from Huawei right now, building on the success of the popular Honor 8 from 2016. This phone brings some awesome improvements, most notably a bigger screen with a 2K resolution. Check out the video to see our thoughts on the device. Camera The Honor 8 Pro brings back the dual...

Huawei Honor 9 Announced, Brings Kirin 960 and 6GB of RAM at an Affordable Price

Huawei has officially unveiled the new Honor 9 smartphone. Just like its predecessor, the Honor 9 features powerful hardware specification at affordable price point. The smartphone features a handy 5.15-inch Full HD display with a default DCI-P3 color space, and HiSilicon's top chipset, the Kirin 960, previously seen in flagship devices such as the Mate 9 and...

How to set a Custom Screen Saver on Huawei and Honor devices running EMUI

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean introduced a feature called the daydream, which is essentially just an interactive screen saver that activates when the device is docked and/or charging. Third party developers can make their own screen savers which are accessible to the user in Settings → Display. Unfortunately, not every OEM allows their users to set...

Honor and XDA Team Up Again to Encourage Development (+New Community Incentive Program)

Last year, Honor partnered with XDA on a range of initiatives. First and foremost, we worked with them to foster the release of kernel sources for their 2016 flagship, the Honor 8, which lead to healthy development for the device including the release of unofficial builds of LineageOS 14.1, Resurrection Remix, and others, as well...

Honor Community Incentive Program 2.0

Hello! From June 1, 2017, until December 31, 2017, we will be rewarding those that are most active in all Honor forums with prizes. We have a special script running to detect quality posts, and only quality posts get points. More specifically this means you should: Write threads and posts in any of the Honor sections ...

Kernel Sources Released for the Huawei Mate 9 and Huawei P10

Under the GNU General Public License (GPL), any modifications made to the Linux kernel must be publicly shared if users have access to the binary. Android itself is licensed under the Apache Software License which doesn't require modifications of AOSP to be open sourced. But because the underlying kernel in Android is Linux-based, all OEMs...

Specifications and Design of Honor 9 Revealed in TENAA Certification

Last year's Honor 8 was a pretty capable flagship from Honor, offering impressive hardware and a premium design at an affordable price point. Now, it looks like a successor to the Honor 8 is just around the corner. The Honor 9 recently passed the TENAA certification in China which, in turn, also revealed some key details...

Huawei’s Honor Beta Program is Now Available in the United States (Beta Software and Pre-Release Hardware)

Open beta programs are becoming quite popular within the Android community as of late. Samsung did one of these last year for the Nougat update, Sony has been doing this for a little while, Google has had their developer preview program (which turned into the Android Beta program), and OnePlus is doing the same with...

How to Enable a Location-based Smart Lock Feature on Huawei/Honor Devices Running EMUI

If you've never owned a Huawei or Honor device, then you're probably looking at the title and going "huh?" After all, Smart Lock is a feature introduced back in Android 5.0 Lollipop to make it easier to quickly access your device under certain conditions such as location, when connected to certain devices, while in your...