Tag Archive: Ascend


Android 5.1 Lollipop preview now available for the Huawei Ascend Mate 2

If you own a Huawei Ascend Mate 2, your wait for Lollipop is over — so long as your willing to flash it yourself. Following it’s release to beta testers earlier this month, the first release preview is now available to download and flash for anyone who is interested.

Huawei invites Ascend Mate 2 owners to test Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Huawei is now taking registrations for Ascend Mate 2 users to test out the update to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

If you happen to own a Huawei Ascend Mate 2, the company has just opened up registration for interested users to test out the upgrade to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Huawei Ascend P8 announced: metal-bodied flagship with 8-core, 64-bit CPU

A new flagship phone for Huawei brings an improvement in build quality and new camera capabilities.

At today’s launch event in London, Huawei has taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone, the Ascend P8. Building upon the metal construction we’ve seen in earlier Huawei devices, the Ascend P8 boasts a steel body, a 13-megapixel OIS camera with a host of new tricks, and Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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Huawei Ascend GX1 announced with 6-inch display and 64-bit CPU, no bezels in sight

Huawei decided to take a stance against bezels with the Ascend Mate 7, and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer is continuing the trend with the Ascend GX1. Boasting a 6-inch 720p display and an 80.5 percent screen to body ratio, the Ascend GX1 is now available for sale in China to the equivalent of $ 255 (1590 Chinese Yuan).

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Ascend Mate 2 getting Lollipop upgrade in the first half of next year

Huawei‘s Ascend Mate 2 will be receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop during the first half of 2015. It was recently announced that the device, which runs Android 4.3, would not get the upgrade to KitKat, so this is good news for Ascend Mate 2 users.

Huawei Ascend P7 pops up on India’s Flipkart for Rs. 27,999

Huawei has yet to officially launch the Ascend P7 in India, but this hasn’t halted local retailers from stocking the Android smartphone and offering it to the public. Both Flipkart and Amazon India have the Ascend P7 listed, but only the former is taking orders and shipping at the time of publishing.

Huawei Ascend Mate 7: A second opinion

Only software stands in the way of Huawei emerging as a rival to the big names in Android

Huawei might not be a big brand name in the U.S., but the Chinese manufacturer has claimed its place as the world’s No. 3 handset maker, and its products are improving all the time. Huawei’s latest oversized smartphone, the Ascend Mate 7, shows that while there’s much room for improvement on the software side, the company has hardware  [Read More…]

Huawei Ascend Mate2 heads to Newegg for $300

Huawei has announced today that the Ascend Mate2 is now available for purchase on Newegg. The handset is available in your choice of black or white, and retails for $ 300.00.

Huawei announces the affordable Ascend Y550 with 4G LTE for under £100

Huawei has today announced the affordable Ascend Y550 will be heading to the UK later this month for under £100. The smartphone is powered by Android KitKat 4.4 and comes with 4G connectivity, perfect for 2014 in the UK. It’s a sleek looking device, equipped with some advanced components to ensure the user experience isn’t hindered by the affordable price point.

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Huawei Ascend Mate 7 review

Huawei is back with another crack at the oversized smartphone, and it might be the Chinese manufacturer’s best device yet

Huawei has been stepping up its game of late, with modern Android devices that are significantly better than its earlier offerings. The world’s No. 3 smartphone vendor is more of a household name in Asia than in Western markets; nevertheless it’s shown it’s serious about making inroads in Europe and North America.

The Ascend Mate series,  [Read More…]