Tag: Honor

Being first shouldn’t matter, but for some tech companies it’s a badge of honor

“We think 5G is definitely going to be a very big step-change for smartphones, [and] for the smartphone industry in general,” explained Donovan Sung, Xiaomi’s global spokesperson and director of product management, in an interview with VentureBeat last week. “So that’s why it’s important for us to be one of the first, if not the […]

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Huawei’s Honor View20, with 48MP camera and in-screen selfie lens, launches globally

Huawei sub-brand Honor today officially launched its latest View20 flagship globally. The Chinese smartphone company presented the Honor View20 at a packed event in Paris, after first unveiling the device in early December ahead of its launch in China a couple of weeks later. The company confirmed today that the device will be available across Europe, […]

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Ubergizmo’s Best of CES 2019

Goodbye CES 2019, this was Ubergizmo’s 14th CES! It was difficult to navigate the avalanche of new products and technologies announced there. Including the pre-show work, it took out a huge chunk of December and all of the Holidays, but the chips have fallen, and here are the best products and technologies we’ve seen at […]

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Honor View20 shows how in-screen cameras will improve smartphones in 2019

Smartphones have hit something of a wall in recent years, from an innovation standpoint, with changes to the underlying technology becoming increasingly iterative. But a few trends show signs of having a more significant impact on the user experience. Last year ushered in a swathe of smartphones with in-screen fingerprint readers designed to make unlocking […]

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Samsung and Honor Have Come up with a Novel Way to Avoid the Notch

2019 is yet to start but Huawei’s sub-brand Honor and Samsung have already given us a glimpse of what to expect from 2019 smartphones. This week, both companies have unveiled a smartphone with an in-display camera hole. The camera hole is aimed at circumventing the notch which has become a commonplace in smartphones ever since […]

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Huawei’s Honor unveils View20 smartphone with in-screen selfie camera

If 2018 was the year that in-screen fingerprint readers became a thing in mobile phones, it’s looking like 2019 will be the year of the in-screen selfie camera. Later today, Samsung is expected to debut the Galaxy A8S, which reportedly sports a “hole punch” front camera embedded into the display, while Lenovo is expected to introduce […]

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Honor Play Review

At IFA 2018, Honor has launched the Honor Play, a gaming-oriented Android phone, created to address “young gamers’ demands for “lightning fast” graphics processing capability and extended battery life”. This might be marketing speak for an affordable gaming, phone, but it is a pretty good idea. The question is: how does it perform? The answers […]

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