Huawei

Huawei reverses course on dual-boot Windows, Android phones, won’t do them now

Huawei reverses course on dual-boot Windows, Android phones, won’t do them now

Daniel Rubino 109

Just this past weekend it was reported by TrustedReviews that Huawei – who makes low-cost Android and Windows Phones – would be making a single, dual boot version for later this year. However, FierceWireless now has a statement from Huawei, and they’re back peddling on the plans, effectively cancelling the device. In a statement to FierceWireless, Huawei said: "Huawei Consumer...

Information on the Huawei Ascend W3 leaks, Lumia 925 like body coming soon

Information on the Huawei Ascend W3 leaks, Lumia 925 like body coming soon

Sam Sabri 60

Huawei doesn’t make big splashes in the Windows Phone world, but they’re still very committed to the platform. Just yesterday we shared the news that Huawei was still on board with Windows Phone, despite Microsoft buying Nokia’s hardware division. So far they’ve produced two devices – the Ascend W1 and more recently the Ascend W2. But there’s a third on the horizon, the Ascend W3. Over...

Nokia well positioned for approaching smartphone price wars as costs plummet

Nokia well positioned for approaching smartphone price wars as costs plummet

Daniel Rubino 181

In tech media, it’s always the big, whizz-bang devices that tend to garner the most attention from enthusiasts. After all, they tend to have a disposable income and they are at the forefront of mobile technology. They're also the loudest for complaints or praise, dominating the conversation. The Nokia Lumia 1020 is a perfect example, coming in at nearly $700 without a subsidy and $299...

WSJ: Microsoft and Nokia were close to a buyout deal, but talks broke down

WSJ: Microsoft and Nokia were close to a buyout deal, but talks broke down

Daniel Rubino 179

Following up on the Huawei news from yesterday, the Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Microsoft and Nokia were in advanced discussions about a Redmond purchase of the Finnish phone maker, but the talks have failed to materialize an agreement. Citing “people familiar with the matter” the online paper notes that discussions eventually broke down due to “the price and Nokia's own...

Huawei gets brazen, says it would buy Nokia, finds Windows Phone too expensive [Update]

Huawei gets brazen, says it would buy Nokia, finds Windows Phone too expensive [Update]

Daniel Rubino 314

File this under “Did they just say that?” In an interview with the Financial Times, Richard Yu, chairman of Huawei's consumer business group, said that the company would be open to buying Nokia to boost their smartphone sales, especially in non-Asian markets where the Chinese OEM is still facing some challenges. Cnet interprets some of Yu's comments as suggesting that if Huawei were to...

Huawei showing off new hardware in London; chance to include the new Ascend W2?

Huawei showing off new hardware in London; chance to include the new Ascend W2?

Rich Edmonds 33

Our colleagues over at Android Central are at today's Huawei event in London. Why are we bringing you this news on our website? Well, there's the slim chance we could well see new Windows Phone hardware from the company. Remember the Ascend W2 that has appeared numerous times? Huawei has already teased a mysterious smartphone on social networks, so it wouldn't be such a far-fetched idea...