The Bottom Line'A highly capable phone in an attractive body - just not a stand out.' PROS Simplistic eleganceEasy to handleGreat 5 inch displayPowerful front facing camera CONS Design... doesn't quite stand out Rear facing speaker easily stifled Main camera is average fairSoftware experience is inconsistent7 7.5The Huawei Ascend P7 is the best phone Huawei has made, but falls short of r...
This week in your world of Android: the HTC One Mini 2 leaked, the G3 showed of its brushed metal finish, the AMOLED-equipped Tab S broke cover, a wave of leaks revealed the ultra-cheap Moto E, Google pushed a big update to Maps, Huawei launched the Ascend P7, and the first traces of the next Nexus device showed up online.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
The brand new Ascend P7 is largely an evolutionary update of last year’s Ascend P6, but that’s not a bad thing at all, especially since Huawei brought enough improvements to the table to make it worth upgrading.
Huawei has now released a teaser video for its upcoming May 7th press event in Paris. The Ascend P7 and P7 Mini are both expected to be formally unveiled there.
The NSA ran an operation code-named “Shotgiant” which targeted the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. One aim of the project was to add back doors to Huawei products. Then, when Huawei sold its equipment to other countries the NSA could easily gain access to their networks and conduct surveillance operations.
Huawei has revealed that they are no longer actively planning to bring us dual-OS handsets that run WP8 and Android, despite previous talk about the idea.
Huawei’s chief marketing officer has spilled the beans on the company’s upcoming dual-boot Android and Windows Phone smartphone, which should arrive in the US by Q2 2014.
Here’s a quick look at the Huawei MediaPad M1, a mid-range 8-inch tablet with a premium build quality and feel.
Huawei wants you to download HD movies in just 30 seconds, or upload your videos to YouTube in under 10 seconds, all over LTE. In an early announcement out of MWC in Barcelona, Huawei has introduced a few new toys, including the E5786 LTE MiFi unit. The E5786 is an impressive upgrade to previous Huawei MiFi units, touting itself the world’s fastest MiFi.
At MWC 2014 Huawei officially announced the TalkBand B1, a fitness wristband that features a built-in Bluetooth headset for voice calls. Read on for more details!