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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 X20 confirmed to launch alongside Magic 3 series next week

After splitting up with Huawei, Honor has acted quickly to get back on its feet, inking partnerships with chipmakers like Qualcomm and MediaTek, restoring the Android license, and going on a launching spree with a series of smartphone announcements. In June, Honor unveiled the Honor X20 SE in China, and it appears the company is looking...

Honor’s new flagship series with Snapdragon 888 Plus is launching next month

Following the launch of the Honor 50 series, Honor is now gearing up to launch a new lineup under its Magic series. While the Honor 50 lineup consisted of mid-range devices, the upcoming Magic 3 will be a proper flagship series. There have been rumors about Honor unveiling the new series sometime in August. But...

Honor confirms its next flagship phone will have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 Plus

At the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus launch earlier today, Honor announced that it would soon launch a phone with the new flagship chipset. The company's Present of Product Line, Ms. Fang Fei, released a statement saying that the upcoming Magic3 series will feature the new flagship chipset. After splitting away from Huawei late last year, Honor...

Honor 50 series goes official with Snapdragon 778G and 100W fast charging

In a launch event in China today, Honor unveiled three new Android smartphones: the Honor 50 Pro, Honor 50, and Honor 50 SE. We've seen plenty of Honor 50 series leaks over the past couple of months, which have left little to the imagination. Therefore, today’s launch is merely an official confirmation of the previous leaks. Honor...

Honor is reportedly working on a foldable phone of its own after splitting from Huawei

As foldable phones grow in popularity, it appears that every smartphone manufacturer wants a slice of the pie. The next manufacturer jumping in on the craze is Honor, which is apparently working on its own foldable phone too in the form of the Honor Magic Fold after its split from Huawei earlier this year. With...

Honor 50 series specifications leaked ahead of 16 June launch

Honor is set to launch its first smartphone series after splitting away from Huawei late last year. The company has unveiled that it will launch the new Honor 50 series in China on June 16th, and it will come with Google Play Services pre-installed. Previous leaks about the upcoming devices have revealed that they will...

The Honor 50 looks a bit like the Huawei P50 in these images

Honor is set to launch its first smartphone series after being sold by Huawei in November 2020. The Honor 50 series has been announced to launch on June 16th; it will come with Google Play Services pre-installed and run a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC. But even months after being separated, the upcoming Honor phones share a...

XDA forums for the iQOO 7, Moto G20, Galaxy M42, and more are open!

In April, we opened up XDA forums for more than 20 smartphones, including the new Sony Xperia lineup, Moto G series, Mi 11X series, Axon 30 Ultra, and more. Today, we’re opening forums for 11 new devices, including the iQOO 7 series, Moto G20, POCO M3, Redmi Note 10S, Galaxy M42 5G, Galaxy Tab A7...

Honor’s upcoming phones will have Google apps pre-installed

After freeing itself from its parent company, Huawei, earlier this year, Honor has been hard at work restoring everything that it lost access to as a result of US sanctions. One of the biggest blows struck by US sanctions was Huawei losing access to the Android license. This meant, Huawei could no longer pre-install Google’s...

Honor turns to Qualcomm Snapdragon chips for its phones after splitting from Huawei

Once a brand under the Huawei Consumer Business Group, Honor is now a separate entity, owned by Shenzhen Zhixin New Information Technology Co., Ltd. The break-up with Huawei allowed Honor to free itself from the shadow of U.S. sanctions and begin to restore a normal course of business. The company has already launched several new...

The Honor Band 6 brings along a big screen and accurate sleep tracking for a low price

The first thing that caught my attention as I unboxed and set up the Honor Band 6 wasn't the fitness tracker's design or build quality. They're both nice, don't get me wrong, but it's nothing I haven't seen before. Instead, the thing that made me do a double-take is that the Honor Band 6 still...

Honor Band 6 launches globally with a 1.47-inch AMOLED display, SpO2 monitoring, and 14 days battery

After becoming an independent brand, Honor has quickly moved on with the usual course of business. The company had a strong presence at CES 2021 with many new product launches, including the new MagicBook Pro 2021 laptop and the Honor Band 6. At the time, the Chinese company didn't share any details about bringing these...