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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.

Trump admin revokes Intel’s license to supply chips to Huawei

The Trump administration is enacting stricter policies that will make it even harder for Huawei to do business with U.S.-based companies. According to Reuters, the Trump administration has notified suppliers, including chipmaker Intel, that it is revoking certain licenses to sell to Huawei. The Trump administration also revealed intentions to reject dozens of other applications to...

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...

XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

Huawei P50 Pro’s first leaked render suggests Huawei is sticking with waterfall displays

Huawei has been engaged in a deadlock with the US government for nearly two years now. But that hasn’t stopped the Chinese company from building some of the best smartphones out there. The Huawei Mate 40 series that launched in October this year was the prime example of it, with Huawei flexing its muscles with...

These are the Best Huawei Phones you can buy right now

Huawei has, in recent years, risen up to be one of the biggest smartphone brands in the world. Even today, they're still one of the major players in the Android ecosystem. But we're all familiar with the woes Huawei has experienced in the past months, too: the company was placed on the United States' entity...

These phones won’t work on T-Mobile starting next year

Starting next year, T-Mobile will stop supporting several devices, including the OnePlus One and Galaxy Note Edge. While many of the phones on the list are by now several years old, it’s still important to plan ahead before you get cut off from the network. Android Police acquired a list of the 19 devices that will...

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: The Best Phones, Laptops, Earbuds, Wearables for the Holidays!

Christmas time is always a cause for celebration, but perhaps even more so in 2020 because it celebrates the end of what has been a tougher-than-usual year. While the pandemic shut down many industries, the consumer tech space didn't miss a beat, with one excellent product coming after the other. So no matter your budget...

Huawei begins its long-shot transition from Android with a Harmony OS beta for select smartphones and tablets

When we talk about mobile operating systems, there are only two major solutions around today: Android and iOS. And Apple's tight control over iOS means that Android is the only true solution for OEMs building their own smartphones. But Android also is very much dependent on Google despite being open-source, thanks to Google's grip with...

The Huawei FreeLace Pro are a fantastic alternative to the FreeBuds Pro

The Huawei FreeLace Pro launched at HDC 2020 alongside a slew of other Huawei products. I enjoyed the Huawei FreeBuds Pro which launched at that event and crowned them as the best TWS earphones I've ever used. Huawei was kind enough to send us a pair of the FreeLace Pro for review just a couple...

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...