Tag Archives: Honor

Huawei unveils new color option for Honor 9 [Updated]

New reports suggest the new color option is called Robin-Egg Blue or Eggshell Blue. It comes only in 6GB/64GB memory configuration, and will be available in China starting August 16. Price tag is CNY 2,699 (around $405) Original story follows: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has made official a new color option for its Honor 9 smartphone. Though the exact name isn’t yet ... Read More »

This week in games: For Honor gets dedicated servers, Destiny 2 PC beta dates revealed

We did it—we made it through July, the most boring month of the year. I hope you all enjoyed your vacation. Things are ramping back up for the fall though, as this week Dying Lightannounces ten new pieces of DLC (three years after release), Wolfenstein IIsends a quarterback to space, Bungie announces the Destiny 2 beta dates, For Honor gets (surprise!) dedicated servers, Mighty No. 9 continues to ... Read More »

Tencent’s Honor of Kings to Launch in US, EU Amid Regulatory Chill in China

HIGHLIGHTS Tencent to launch Honor of Kings game in EU and US this year The game has roughly 55 million daily active users It’s already facing a backlash in China over its addictive features Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch its mega-hit smartphone game “Honor of Kings” in the EU and United States this year, a person familiar with the ... Read More »

Honor 8 Pro with dual cameras, 6GB RAM, and Nougat coming to India on July 6

Well, the news comes from Amazon India as the e-commerce giant has now started teasing the phone with a dedicated page on its site. And basically, through this dedicated page, Amazon has made it clear that the Honor 8 Pro will be exclusive to the company. Further, the page also provides a Notify Me option. Besides, it looks like the ... Read More »

Honor 6X Starts Receiving EMUI 5.0 Update Based on Android 7.0 Nougat

The Honor 6X from Huawei went on sale in India in February starting at Rs. 12,999. The smartphone was launched running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is now receiving the EMUI 5.0 update based on Android 7.0 Nougat, starting with the US. To recall, the smartphone had been launched in India with access to a beta update of Android 7.0 Nougat. ... Read More »

Nougat update starts hitting Huawei Honor 8 units in India

Huawei has started rolling out a new update to Honor 8 units in India. Arriving as version FRD-L02C675B310, the update brings along Android Nougat (version 7.0) and EMUI version 5.0. The update was being beta tested until now, but now the beta phase has come to an end. “Honor 8 with Nougat and Emui 5.0 is open to users in ... Read More »

Honor V9 to be available outside China as Honor 8 Pro

Huawei announced it will unveil Honor V9 on February 21 – the week before MWC. The device has a ChinaMobile branding on its back, indicating its China-exclusive status. But according to a company insider the device will go global just under a different name. The V9 will be rebranded to Honor 8 Pro and revealed at the Huawei event on ... Read More »

Honor 8 Nougat update will start rolling out in US on February 11

While it was earlier announced to be coming on February 10, Huawei has now confirmed that the Nougat update for the Honor 8 smartphone will actually start rolling out a day later, i.e, on February 11. The announcement came in the form of a tweet from the US subsidiary of the Chinese company: GIPHY ‎@giphy Follow Honor USA @Honor_USA EMUI ... Read More »

Nougat update for Huawei Honor 6X might not arrive in March after all

Earlier this month, Huawei confirmed that the Nougat update for the Honor 6X will start rolling out in March. That was indeed a pleasant surprise given that the company had earlier said the rollout would begin in Q2 this year. However, turns out that’s not the case. The source of the report has now clarified that the March time-frame is ... Read More »

A pair of new smartphones from Huawei and Honor pass through TENAA

Every time we report on Huawei and its Honor sub-brand, we tend to pay close attention to a given device’s affiliation to one or the other, since the two parties have made the case that they are quite independent, on more than one occasion. Perfectly aware of that point, we still can’t help but get a little bit confused when ... Read More »