HONOR Posts on XDA

Honor is a sub-brand of Huawei, headquartered in China. They were founded in 2013. The company primarily manufacturers Android phones with EMUI software.

Honor’s latest mid-range phones pack Snapdragon 778G Plus, 108MP main camera and 66W fast charging

In an event in China today, Honor officially lifted the covers off the new Honor 60 series, featuring the Honor 60 and Honor Pro. The new lineup succeeds the Honor 50 series that came out in June. As far as upgrades and improvements are concerned, the new lineup feels underwhelming. The only notable upgrades the...

XDA forums are open for the Realme GT Neo 2 and Honor 60

Early last month, Realme launched its affordable flagship phone -- the Realme GT Neo 2 in India. The GT Neo 2 is a well-rounded smartphone with a major emphasis on performance thanks to the very capable Snapdragon 870 SoC. It also comes with a unique design and a colorway that makes it stand out from...

Honor 60’s full specifications have leaked ahead of its launch

It's not uncommon for phones to leak ahead of their official launches, and the latest early reveal is that of the Honor 60. The full specifications of the phone -- which will launch on December 1 -- have surfaced online. We also get a sneak peek of the Honor 60 Pro renders, which give us...

Googlefier lets you easily install Google apps on Huawei devices

The Google ban imposed on Huawei by the U.S. government has led to the Chinese tech giant's once burgeoning phone business falling off a cliff, because as great as Huawei's smartphone hardware may be, not having access to core Google Mobile Services apps such as YouTube and Google Drive makes the phone's software very hard to...

Honor 50 Review: Google Services were sorely missed

The Honor 50 is a pretty big milestone for Honor, as it is the company's first smartphone with Google Play Services in a long, long time. After officially splitting away from Huawei late last year, Honor launched the Honor V40 series in China, which was then followed up by another China-only launch event in June...

Honor 50 and Honor 50 Lite launched globally with GMS

After splitting away from Huawei late last year, Honor launched its first smartphone lineup as an independent company this June. At a launch event in China, the company unveiled three new devices -- the Honor 50, Honor 50 Pro, and Honor 50SE. The company has now launched two Honor 50 series devices internationally, and they...

The iPhone 13’s boxy design may be the latest trend that Android OEMs copy

You might have noticed an annoying trend in the tech world over the last few years. Whenever Apple adopts a new design or technology, many Android and PC OEMs follow suit. While there's no denying the fact that Apple too picks up on things first pioneered by companies on the other side of the fence,...

U.S. officials can’t decide on if Honor should be blacklisted like Huawei

Honor is at the risk of meeting the same fate as its former parent company, Huawei, as U.S. security agencies debate whether they should put the Chinese smartphone maker on an export blacklist. According to a report from The Wahington Post, officials at four U.S. federal agencies are unable to come to an agreement on whether they...

Microsoft and Honor sign partnership to develop “new AI and devices”

Honor today announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with Microsoft, which will see the companies work together to "develop ground-breaking AI and devices". The goal is to create integrated solutions that ultimately support Honor's 1+8+N strategy, which sees all of its devices as part of a larger ecosystem that spans every area of...

Join the XDA forums for the Honor Magic 3, Honor 50, Xiaomi Mi Pad 5, and Mi Mix 4

We opened up XDA forums for nine smartphones earlier this month, including the POCO X3 GT, Motorola Edge 20 series, Huawei P50 series, Nokia XR20, and ZTE Axon 30. Today, we are announcing forums for Honor’s new Magic 3 series, Xiaomi’s latest Mi MIX 4 and Mi Pad 5 series, and the Honor 50 series. Honor...

Honor launches its first flagship series after splitting away from Huawei

After splitting away from Huawei, Honor made a comeback earlier this year with its new Honor 50 series. The lineup offered mid-range hardware at an affordable price point, and it came with GMS and the Google Play Store preinstalled. Shortly after the launch, Honor shared a teaser about an upcoming flagship device that would feature...

Honor Earbuds 2 Lite offer ANC, great battery life, and fast charging at an affordable price

After launching the Honor 50 series earlier this year in June, Honor is now gearing up to launch a new flagship smartphone lineup. The company recently confirmed that it would unveil the Magic 3 series on August 12th and that it will feature Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 888 Plus SoC. While we're still a few days...