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After days of teasers, Honor’s newest entry into the mid-range segment, the Honor 8X, has finally made its official debut in the Philippines, adding to the company’s roster of value for money devices. The Honor 8X sports a 6.5-inch FHD FullView display that gives it a 91% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood is an octa-core Kirin 710, along with 4GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. The device boasts a dual rear camera system (20MP + 2MP), augmented by features like AI-Scene detection, which optimizes the camera settings for up to 500 scenes in 22 different categories of subjects. It’s also capable of taking a 6-second night shot without the need for a tripod.  Up front, the 16MP snapper boasts an enhanced ISO with 4-Cell Fusion Technology and multi-frame image processing, which allows the camera to capture two times as much light. It runs…

Since it was established in 2013, Honor has been continuously pushing to meet the demands of today’s on-the-go lifestyle. By offering products that exude value, the young, innovative, and trendsetting brand has gotten quite the popularity around the world. Quality, Innovation, Services – the brand’s mantra – and its driving force to bring cutting-edge technology, innovative features, and a new level of user experience to make people’s lives easier. Honor has already gained success in China, and has explored other markets for expansion, where its products were well-received by customers. Fast forward to today, and the Honor brand has already gained traction in the Philippine market. Their most recent product, the Honor Play, has received raved reviews from different media outlets and tech reviewers – testament of how much value it offers for its price. Now, the brand is looking to further strengthen its portfolio, and has announced its next device…

Huawei recently announced GPU Turbo and if it seems at first that the “turbo” designation means blazingly fast performance we can’t blame you. but, you’ll have to temper those expectations for now.   The touted new bump in performance did not show a considerable  boost in performance in the limited trial that was done. Still, Huawei is riding this tech development and is now upping the ante with “CPU Turbo” – which we’ll find in  the Kirin 970-powered Honor Note 10. Switching on  CPU Turbo is said to raise the clock speeds  and free up RAM. Like anything that needs some overclocking or boosting, it needs a way to keep temperatures to rise –  which is where “The Nine” – the Honor Note 10s featured cooling system. We all know that having a cooling system enables overclocking capabilities  but how about the power drain? Well, there’s a massive 5,000mAh battery which means power…

Honor’s gaming-focused smartphone, the Honor Play, was officially launched yesterday at SM City Fairview, with a promise of delivering a whole new level of gaming experience to the mobile community. The Honor Play is powered by a flagship grade Kirin 970 processor, and is the first smartphone from the brand that comes with GPU Turbo Technology, improving the device’s graphics processing efficiency by up to 60%, and also reducing the SoC’s power consumption by up to 30%. It also boasts of AI-related features, such as AI 4D Smart Shock, which makes the device vibrate according to what’s happening in-game, along with AI 3D Surround sound which utilizes Histen 3D Audio Technology to deliver an ultra-wide 3D sound field, and works with both wireless and wired headphones. There’s a 6.3-inch FHD+ display for all your content, 4GB of RAM for multi-tasking, and 64GB of storage. The Honor Play runs on  EMUI…

Just right after receiving confirmation that the much-anticipated Honor Play is indeed launching in the Philippines this August 11, we also received quite a shocking bit of information along with the device’s full list of specs and features – it’s price. The Honor Play is by its name, a gaming-focused device, and sports a 6.3-inch FHD+ FullView display, and is powered by a Kirin 970 SoC. Yes, that’s the same flagship grade chip that powers the Nova 3, the Mate 10 Series, the P20 and the P20 Pro. It comes with the new GPU Turbo technology, which touted to raise performance in graphically demanding applications. With GPU Turbo, graphics processing efficiency is increased by up to 60%, while actually reducing the SoC energy consumption by 30%, in a breakthrough balancing act of performance and efficiency. The device is also loaded with AI-features to add to the gaming experience, such as…

Update: We’ve just received an invite to the official launch of the Honor Play in the Philippines, happening this August 11, at SM Fairview Annex Atrium! Honor came into play early this year and their announcements were particularly important to help them go with the flow from other top smartphone brands. One good example of their premium products is the Honor 10 which is now available locally and online. Now, it has now been confirmed that the Honor Play is also coming to our shores. From its name, the Honor Play is a gaming-centric smartphone and will feature the GPU Turbo technology out-of-the-box which you can also find on some Huawei and Honor smartphones. Here are the unofficial specs of the Honor Play: Kirin 970 processor 6.3 inch FHD+ in 19.5:9 ratio dual 12 + 2 MP main cameras, 16 MP front cam 64 GB internal storage Huawei Super Charge…

Honor has just introduced its newest flagship, the Note 10. And while most of the specs were already known even before its launch, there’s still more than enough new features to talk about. The Honor Note 10 has a huge 6.95-inch 18:9 display with FHD+ resolution, and is powered by the flagship Kirin 970, with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. It runs on EMUI 8.2 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo and packs a massive 5,000mAh battery with support for Super Charge Technology. It’s also obvious that this phone is gaming-focused, as the chipset also features a liquid cooling solution which Honor calls “The Nine” – composed of 8 layers of dissipation, plus a liquid-cooled pipe. As such, users can expect up to 41% improvement in heat management, and up to 10°C lower temperatures on load. It also features…

Honor has made an official announcement on its Weibo account, regarding the launch of its next flagship, the Honor Note 10. The event will be held on July 31 in Beijing, with a global launch also scheduled for August 30 in Berlin. Rumor has it that the Note 10 will have a huge 6.9″ display that uses an AMOLED panel. It was also spotted in Geekbench not long ago, revealing what’s most likely a Kirin 970 SoC along with 6GB of RAM. There’s no information on its cameras just yet, but we can probably assume that it’ll have at least a dual camera setup at the back with AI capabilities. Given the phone’s size, the battery may also be something to look forward to. Source via

A recent sighting in popular benchmarking site, Geekbench shows key specs of what could be the new Huawei Honor Note 10, as noted by its codename – Ravel (RVL). The device will run on Android 8.1 out of the box, presumably with EMUI. There’s also 6GB of RAM. Its processor is listed as an ARM v8 with 8-cores, clocked at 1.6GHz, which suggests that it’s the Kirin 970. There’s no information as to when the device will be officially launched, but we can probably guess that it’s coming very soon. Source

In its grand launch event today, Honor launched two new devices for the Philippine market. Aimed at the budget segment, the Honor 7S and 7A offer decent specs and premium design, for prices that won’t put a big hole in your wallet. The Honor 7S sports a 5.45-inch display, while the 7A has a larger 5.7-inch screen. Both with HD+ resolution. The 7S runs on a MediaTek MT6739 quad-core CPU while the more premium 7A has an octa-core Snapdragon 430, both are equipped with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. For imaging, the 7S has a 13MP main camera, paired with a 5MP front shooter. The 7A on the other hand, has dual 13MP + 2MP rear cameras, the latter used for adding a depth of field effect to your shots. The 7A has a 3,000mAh battery, while the 7S has a slightly larger 3,020mAh…

As part of its efforts to expand its presence in Southeast Asia and in the Philippines, Honor has announced the official opening of its online store in leading e-commerce platform, Lazada. As a special treat to its fans, Honor will also be having a flash sale for the Honor 9 Lite on June 12 and 15, 2018, in which the unit will be bundled with freebies and will be sold at a special price of PhP7,990. There’s also the Honor 7X, the brand’s gaming-focused smartphone which packs a powerful octa-core processor and 64GB of storage. For more information, you may visit https://www.lazada.com.ph/shop/honor-official-store. Honor 9 Lite Specs Honor  7X Specs

The latest device from Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor, has finally made its way to Philippine shores, officially. Named the Honor 10, it’s currently the most affordable smartphone that’s powered by the Kirin 970 chip, which you’ll find in devices like the Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, along with the more recent P20 and P20 Pro. The Honor 10 has a 5.84-inch FHD+ IPS display, and rocks 4GB of RAM and a generous 128GB of storage. It also runs on EMUI 8.1 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo, and packs a 3,400mAh battery. Unlike the P20 series, this one retains the headphone jack. So what’s the trade-off for such an attractive price? well, most likely, it’s in the imaging department. While the Honor 10 has a dual rear camera system composed of a 24MP Monochrome and a 16MP RGB sensor, there’s no Leica branding here. It does however, feature AI-assisted…

Following the launch of its new P-Series Flagships, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has just launched its own flagship into the global market. Say hello to the Honor 10, currently the most affordable handset powered by the Kirin 970 chip. Yes. You’ve read that right. The Honor 10 is equipped with the same processor that runs the P20 and P20 Pro. It has a 5.84 IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution and also utilizes a notch to house the front camera and other sensors.. Like the P20, this one also has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. At the back of the device is a dual rear camera system that uses 24MP (Monochrome) + 16MP (RGB) sensors, plus AI-assisted scene detection. Unlike the P20, though, there’s no Leica branding here.  At the front is a 24MP snapper with portrait mode and studio effects. It runs on EMUI 8.1 and packs a…

Due to the overwhelming demand for its debut smartphone in the Philippine market, the Honor 9 Lite, the brand has decided to hold a flash sale in leading e-commerce platform, Shopee on May 5, 2018, in which the device will be available for a special price of only PhP7,990, with pre-registration currently on-going. The Honor 9 Lite features a 5.65-inch 18:9 display with FHD+ resolution, and is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 processor along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in storage. At device is also equipped with dual rear and front cameras, composed of a 13MP main sensor along with a secondary 2MP sensor. It runs on EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo, and packs a 3,000mAh battery. The Honor 9 Lite will be available exclusively from Shopee at https://shopee.ph/honor9lite for PhP7,990 between 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on May 5, 2018. Honor 9 Lite Specs

The Honor brand is now officially in the Philippines, thanks to an exclusive partnership with the leading e-commerce platform in SEA and Taiwan, Shopee. As a jumpstart, there will be an exclusive Honor flash sale happening on May 5, 2018, in which 2 devices will make their debut exclusively on Shopee, the Honor 9 Lite and the Honor 7x, both will be sold at very competitive prices. The first 500 users who will pre-register from April 25 to May 4 will also receive a PhP250 voucher, which can they can use to purchase other products from Shopee. Pricing and Specifications Shopee is currently holding its 5.5 Super Sale – its biggest mid-year sale in the country until May 5, 2018, giving online shoppers access to tons of great offers including 55 peso deals, daily in-app vouchers and surprises, as well as discounts of up to 90% off on a wide…

Huawei  hasjust announced the Honor 7A, an entry-level smartphone that boasts 18:9 display which retails for only CNY 800 ($130/€105) for the 2GB/32GB version and CNY 1,000 ($160/€130) for the 3GB/32GB version. The Honor 7A is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. The good thing here is you’ll get Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. It has a 5.7″ screen with 18:9 display ratio and 720 x 1,440px resolution. It also has a 3,000 mAh battery, though it’s not confirmed whether there’s fast charging. Its main camera is a combination of a 13 MP and a 2MP sensor for AI-assisted bokeh shots. The front snapper is at 8 MP, and can also be used for facial recognition.Aside from these specs, it has a dedicated dual sim tray and a separate microSD slot. The Honor 7A is built with a metallic finish with high gloss curved glass in front. The…

The full specs of the upcoming Honor 9 Lite has just been unveiled, thanks to a listing at the Chinese certification agency, TENAA. According to the listing, the Honor 9 Lite will have 5.65-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, at FHD+ resolution. Under the hood is a yet unidentified CPU, but the best guess is that it’s the Kirin 659, the same chip that powers the Nova 2i. It can have up to 4GB of RAM, and up to 64GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card. Camera-wise, the device also boasts dual cam setups in both the front and back, composed of 13MP + 2MP sensors. The Honor 9 Lite packs a 2,900mAh battery and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Sources: TENAA, GSMArena

At an exclusive event in London, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor announced the arrival of its latest flagship in Europe. The Honor V10 was previously launched for the Chinese market last month, and it sports top tier specs such as an AI capable processor, and dual cameras. The Honor V10 features a 5.99-inch FHD+ display, and is powered by the Kirin 970 Neural Processing Unit. It also has 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and packs a 3,750mAh battery with SuperCharge Technology. Like the P and Mate series devices, the Honor V10’s forte is of course, in imaging. It starts with its dual rear cameras composed of 16MP + 20MP sensors equipped with AI technology seen on the Mate 10. That’s in conjunction with a 13MP selfie camera that’s also capable of facial recognition. The Honor V10 runs on EMUI 8.0 on top of Android Oreo. It will retail for €499 and £449…