Even though absolutely nothing has been confirmed, the world is pretty set on there being two Nexus phones this year – one from LG and another from Huawei. We have codenames for each – “bullhead” as the LG phone, “angler” as the Huawei phone – along with countless reports all claiming to know the details of each. Well, the Huawei reports are everywhere. We have yet to hear much on the LG front.
Still, the hype is real right now. People can’t stop thinking about the next Nexus phone(s).
At this time, the Huawei Nexus is thought to be the bigger of the two, with a 5.7-inch QHD display and premium body. The LG Nexus is a mystery, but we all hope it is somehow a 2015 version of the original Nexus 5, which would be a smallish phone by today’s standards, yet fully welcomed in a world full of whales.
We want to know for today’s poll, which would you most like to see/buy/molest? Would you go LG Nexus or Huawei Nexus?
Pro leakster @evleaks is at it again, posting on Twitter possible specifications for the upcoming Huawei-made Nexus device made in partnership with Google. According to Evan, the device will ship in Q4 of this year, featuring a 5.7″ QHD display, Qualcomm-made Snapdragon 820 SoC, metal (aka “premium”) body, and fingerprint reader. (more…)
The last time we heard about the Huawei Watch, one of the best looking Android Wear devices to date, we were told to not expect it until September or October. For a device first unveiled on March 1, that late of a release seems like a massive delay or push-back.
This weekend, the Huawei Watch stopped by the FCC, which could be a sign that the smartwatch is finally ready, maybe even a bit earlier than anticipated. (more…)
Back in March, we first heard a rumor that Huawei was making the next Nexus smartphone (or at least one of them). We leaned towards believing it at the time, because a source of ours gave us the equivalent of a virtual wink when asked about it. Since that initial report, we have seen at least three others, all claiming to have heard similar stories. (more…)
Even though alleged specs have been floating around for what seems like months, any type of actual confirmation regarding a Huawei-made Nexus device has been rather limited. However, we have new information this week, as a Huawei UK employee has anonymously reached out to the International Business Times, reportedly confirming the company’s partnership with Google in creation of a Nexus smartphone. (more…)
The Huawei Watch, a wearable that most considered the darling of MWC (which was in February, by the way), is now delayed until September “at the earliest.” We may not see this round beauty until October, according to He Gang, the head of Huawei’s smartphone division. (more…)
Shortly after Huawei announced the new P8 Lite and we unboxed it, the Chinese smartphone maker posted an anniversary deal that lasts for the next 72 hours and is 100% worth looking at.
The deal lands you $50 off your entire order just for ordered one of their phones (P8 Lite, Ascend Mate2, or Snapto), a free $100 Bluetooth speaker, $50 free airtime card with Net10 Wireless, and a free case, should you choose the new P8 Lite. According to Huawei, you are looking at a total savings of over $200. (more…)
As you now know, Huawei’s announcement for today was for the Huawei P8 Lite, their new affordable unlocked phone for the US. The phone starts at just $249 yet includes mostly solid specs (HD display, 13MP camera, octa-core Qualcomm processor, etc.). It also comes in a couple of colors and should work perfectly on AT&T and T-Mobile’s LTE networks. The total package here is quite nice for the price, but Huawei had better be ready to compete with companies like ASUS, who are also dealing unlocked phones with solid specs at low prices. (more…)