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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 will unveil its first phone as an independent brand later this week

Huawei recently sold its sub-brand Honor to a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers. But despite the sale, Honor seems to be functioning just as it was before the transaction happened. The company has already launched two new products this year, and it's now gearing up to launch its first smartphone as an independent...

Honor launches the Band 6 smart band and MagicBook Pro 2021 laptop

Despite its recent transition, Huawei's former subsidiary Honor made a strong appearance at CES 2021 with a couple of brand new products. The company showcased its latest budget-friendly fitness tracker, the Honor Band 6, at the trade show, along with the latest MagicBook Pro 2021 laptop. Here's everything you need to know about the two...

Unofficial LineageOS 17.1 brings Android 10 to the Honor 5X

The smartphone industry is known for being fast-paced, with new devices coming out one after the other. With all the rapid releases and the shiny new hardware, people often forget that devices that have already been launched do not necessarily become unusable just because their successors have been released. Regarding the obvious lack of official...

The Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro, Honor Watch GS Pro, and Honor Watch ES are the best of LiteOS yet

I've been a rather open critic of LiteOS in the past, and I think from even my most recent coverage of the Huawei Watch GT 2e, it's clear that a lot of its issues haven't really been rectified in my eyes. Having said that, it's not that LiteOS isn't feature-packed, but rather that the features...

It’s official: Huawei has sold its Honor smartphone brand

Last week, a report claimed Huawei had finalized a buyer for Honor’s smartphone business. Today, Reuters is reporting that Huawei has agreed to sell Honor, a smartphone brand under the Huawei Consumer Business Group, to a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers. The buyers announced they're setting up a new company called Shenzen Zhixin...

Honor 10X Lite is a new mid-range smartphone coming to Saudi Arabia, Europe, and Russia

Honor, the millennial sub-brand of Huawei has announced the Honor 10X Lite, launching in Saudi Arabia with a wider European rollout expected. The lower mid-range handset comes at a knockdown price, but of course, won’t come with Google Mobile Services (GMS) out-of-the-box. It's a more affordable version of the Honor 10X and 10X Max phablet,...

Huawei has reportedly finalized a buyer for Honor’s smartphone business

Huawei has been in a tight spot ever since it was placed on the US Commerce Department's "Entity List" last year. And while the company has made several efforts to survive against all odds, things have come to a point where it's looking to sell part of its subsidiary, Honor, to stay afloat. Last month...

Huawei reportedly looking to sell part of Honor’s smartphone business

To say that Huawei is going through a rough patch would be an understatement. The sanctions imposed by the US government have been getting tighter, and the relief that was afforded is running out. An Android OEM that was once at the helm of technological innovation in the flagship space, is now forced to consider...

The popular Moovit transit app lands on Huawei’s AppGallery

Huawei's AppGallery is the company's homegrown alternative to the Google Play Store. It comes preloaded on all new Huawei and Honor devices, but it offers a significantly smaller collection of apps. To remedy this, Huawei has been making constant efforts to bring more developers to the platform. And developers have taken notice. Over the last...

EMUI 11 Hands-on: Huawei’s latest Android update makes multitasking easier

At its annual Developer Conference today, Huawei unveiled EMUI 11, the company's latest Android-based software release for smartphones and tablets. EMUI, formerly called Emotion UI, is now in its 9th iteration, having initially released back in 2012 using Google's Android 2.3 as a base. After Google released Android 8 Oreo back in 2017, Huawei bumped...

Huawei unveils its latest Android software: EMUI 11

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei kicked off its annual Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) today in Dongguan, China. During the conference, the company unveiled EMUI 11 — the latest version of the company's custom Android skin. While the latest software version is not based on Google's latest Android 11 release just yet, the EMUI 11 update packs...

Honor MagicBook Pro Hands On Preview: a fantastic Ryzen-powered laptop

Honor isn't exactly known for their laptops. The company has a large focus on smartphones and wearables, so I'm not too surprised that many don't know about their laptops. The Honor MagicBook Pro just got announced at IFA 2020, and I've been using mine daily to complete all of the tasks that I would normally do...