LG G6, Huawei Mate 9, and Honor 6X receive price cuts in US

Update: The Mate 9’s price has dropped even further – it’s now going for $459.99 (both gray and silver color options). Original story below: The LG G6 and a couple of Huawei smartphones are currently available at discounted rates in the United States. Specifically, Sprint has slashed the price of the G6 by half – zero-down, followed by $14.75 a month for 18 months. The Mate 9, on the other hand, has dropped to under $500 (it’s going for as low as $479 currently on Amazon). For comparison, the device launched in the…

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Huawei Y7 Prime With 4000mAh Battery, Android 7.0 Nougat Launched

Huawei has launched the Y7 Prime in Hong Kong. The big highlights of the device are its 4000mAh battery, Android 7.0 Nougat, and a fingerprint scanner at the back of the smartphone. The Huawei Y7 Prime seems to be another variant of the Enjoy 7 Plus launched in China earlier, and is priced at HKD 1,880 (roughly Rs. 15,500). The smartphone is available to buy at Vmall and is coming to Three soon. The Huawei Y7 Prime ha a sleek metal unibody with no home button in the front, and…

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Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design Smartphone Announced

The new Huawei Mate 9 smartphone is now official and the handset comes with some impressive specifications, the company also announced the new Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design edition. Huawei teamed up with Porsche Design for the new Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design handset and the device features a 5.5 inch display with a Quad HD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The new Porsche Design Mate 9 is powered by a Kirin 960 processor and the device comes with 6GB of RAM and 256GB of built in storage, there…

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Huawei takes jab at Samsung with ‘no explosion’ phone

Chinese electronics firm Huawei yesterday unveiled its latest Mate 9 smartphone in Munich, designed to challenge global market leaders Apple and Samsung with features including a high-quality camera and higher-capacity battery. As Korea’s Samsung struggles with negative publicity following the high-profile recall of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in response to reports of it catching fire and exploding, Huawei has scented an opportunity. Standing in front of a graphic comparing how hot the new phone gets while charging compared with a Samsung handset, Huawei consumer electronics chief Richard Yu…

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Huawei Mate 9 Can Learn User Habits, Placing Frequently Used Apps in Easy Reach

Huawei Technologies took the wraps of a new premium phone on Thursday, adding a new artificial intelligence feature it hopes will help it close the gap with Apple and market leader Samsung, which is reeling from scrapping its flagship phone. The Mate 9 is aimed squarely at the top end of the $400 billion global smartphone market, where professional users are looking for fast phones with long battery life. It includes a feature that enables the device to learn about the habits of its user and automatically put the most…

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