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Huawei is an electronics company headquartered in China. They entered the Android ecosystem in 2009 with the Huawei U8220. The company is know for its P and Mate series. Huawei devices run the company’s EMUI software. Visit the Huawei forums.

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...

Huawei starts rolling out EMUI 11 stable update to the P40 series

The U.S. administration's trade restrictions on Huawei has limited how the Chinese giant employs Android on its devices. But, that has not disturbed their schedule of incremental updates to their custom Android skin — EMUI — due every year. Back in September, Huawei introduced EMUI 11 with improvement to the user experience and privacy. Then...

Huawei FreeBuds Pro vs Apple AirPods Pro: The Two Best Wireless Earbuds

While Huawei's smartphone software has been hit and miss over the years, it's undeniable that its smartphone hardware has been top-notch -- arguably the best in the industry. And over the past couple of years, the Chinese tech giant has focused on bringing that same hardware prowess to other consumer products as part of the...

Huawei unveils EMUI 11 update plans for its smartphone range

At its HDC 2020 event in September this year, Huawei unveiled EMUI 11, the company's latest Android-based software release for smartphones and tablets. Soon after the announcement, the company rolled out an EMUI 11 beta release for a couple of devices and we got our first look at the software on our Huawei P40 Pro....

Huawei Mate 40 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Camera Shootout: Hardware Overkill

The Google Pixel 5 may still be the overall best camera for standard point and shoot shots, and the iPhone 12’s video performance is unrivaled, but the two most capable camera systems that can do the most are still the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro. That’s because the South Korean...

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...

Qualcomm receives license to sell 4G chipsets to Huawei

Huawei has been backed into a corner for quite some time now, because of US restrictions on the Chinese company. To get some breathing room from its current tight spot, the company has reportedly even finalized a buyer for its Honor smartphone business. Some more relief came in the form of a license to purchase...

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...

EMUI 11 update is now rolling out to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro

Huawei has begun rolling out EMUI 11 to its Mate 30 Pro, introducing a number of new features and enhancements to the powerful flagship. Users on Twitter have already reported receiving the update, so check your device now to see if you have it. In the update's release notes, Huawei said EMUI 11 is meant to...

Xiaomi overtook Apple to become the third largest smartphone vendor in Q3

After briefly losing its pole position to Huawei in Q2 2020, Samsung has reclaimed its spot as the #1 smartphone vendor globally in Q3 2020. As per the latest smartphone market research reports from Counterpoint Research, IDC, and Canalys, the South Korean giant shipped close to 80 million smartphones in the quarter and captured a...

Huawei can reportedly resume buying Samsung displays and Sony image sensors

Huawei has been in the middle of sanctions imposed by the US government. Because of these sanctions, there's a lot of obstruction with how the Chinese OEM can conduct ordinary business. Even though Huawei has marched forward with the launch of the Huawei Mate 40 series, it still faces a lot of challenges in producing...

Apple iPhone 12, Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Lenovo Legion Phone, and OPPO Reno4 5G series forums are now open

Well, whew. Techtober is still at full steam, and we have started to see several exciting technology announcements in the last few weeks. Apple's iPhone 12 lineup brings 5G to the mainstream and also brings several generational improvements over the previous iPhone 11 series. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro shows that the company can still...