Huawei P8 – can the new Chinese flagship smartphone keep you out of contract?

SIM-only contracts for smartphones are getting cheaper all the time and more and more discerning individuals are opting not to tie themselves into a talk plan for years, even if that does mean stumping up a fair whack for a  new phone. For many this puts the flagship phones from the major players just out … Continue reading Huawei P8 – can the new Chinese flagship smartphone keep you out of contract?

Hands On with Huawei’s Ascend P6: World’s Slimmest Smartphone

I didn’t have much awareness of the Huawei brand beyond dongles but after a fairly intimate 6 hours session with their engineers, managers and PR people in London’s Roundhouse it feels like it’s all I’ve ever know. Huawei chose June 18 to launch the superslim Ascend P6 smartphone as it’s just 6.18 mm thin. I … Continue reading Hands On with Huawei’s Ascend P6: World’s Slimmest Smartphone

Huawei’s Ascend Mate smartphone featuring World’s largest screen

Bucking the trend of waiting until MWC in Barcelona, the team at Huawei chose last week’s CES to unveil their Ascend Mate smartphone. The company bills the Ascend Mate as having the World’s largest smartphone screen. This comes in the form of a 6.1-inch HD IPS+ display, with a native resolution of 1280 x 720 … Continue reading Huawei’s Ascend Mate smartphone featuring World’s largest screen