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Honor 9A launched for just £129.99 + VIP Day promotions at hihonor.com

Honor have launched one of the most affordable phones of the year with the Honor 9A. Priced at just £129.99 this is perfect for anyone on a budget or perhaps for a young person wanting their first phone. While this is a long way from flagship spec, it is well featured phone offering plenty of performance and all the features you would want. Powered by an octo-core Mediatek Helio P35 this should be more than powerful enough for day to day activities such as social media, web browsing, and photography. You then get a 13MP rear camera with the...

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Father’s Day Tech Gift Guide 2020

With Father’s Day coming up on the 21st of June many us maybe looking at treating our Farther after months of not being able to see them in person. While things maybe slowly getting back to normal, we have all become more reliant on technology to communicate or stay fit and healthy. So if you are looking for some gift ideas then Honor, Lenovo and Motorola have some great tech perfect to treat your Dad and many of these come with discounts on the run up to the 21st. Phones Honor 9X Pro With gaming massively on the rise...

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Buy Honor 9X Pro for £200 via new Honor online store. New Honor Magic Earbuds for £89.99 & deals on MagicBook 14 + others.

Today Honor has launched their new and upgraded website hihonor.com which will offer all the latest Honor tech at the best possible prices. The new shopping experience is launching with a limited time sale for members (from 21st-28th May) featuring an array of its newest and best-selling products such as the MagicWatch and MagicBook, led by the Honor 9X Pro, which comes with a 20% discount, priced at £199.99, down from its RRP of £249.99 for one time only.  Additionally, hihonor will also mark the launch of Honor’s debut set of headphones, the Honor Magic Earbuds. Available at £89.99,...

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Honor 30 Pro to arrive with Huawei P40 Pro-like 50MP Sony IMX700 sensor at a lower price point

Honor are lining up their second big launch in less than 3 weeks. The Honor 30 arriving on April 15 and it is claimed that it will pack some of the key features of the recently Huawei P40 Pro at a lower price point. GSMArena has reported that the new phone will come with a 50MP Sony IMX700-based camera, exact details have not been confirmed, but their source stated that it would be the industry's largest Sony custom sensor. The Huawei P40 Pro already uses the largest  1/1.28″ 50MP sensor, and it is unlikely Honor will be one-upping Huawei,...

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Claimed HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G Geekbench score is higher than Kirin 980 & similar to Snapdragon 855

The Honor 30S is set to launch in China on the 30th of March; this is expected to feature the latest upper mid-range chip from Huawei/HiSilicon giving the Chinese brand a 5G chipset that will compete with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, Samsung Exynos 980 and MediaTek Dimensity 1000l/800. The Chinese website, IT House, has published a piece indicating the new chipsets offers a huge leap in performance, allowing it to compete with flagship spec chipsets from last year.   The Geekbench 4 results indicate that the new chipset will outperform the Kirin 980, which is used on the Huawei...

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Honor MagicBook 14 & 15 vs Huawei MateBook D 14 & 15 Compared – Is the MagicBook any different?

We all know that Honor is the affordable sub-brand of Huawei, the Honor V30 Pro is a superb alternative to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro for example. Sometimes they both release identical phones though, with the Huawei Nova 5T and Honor 20 being the notable recent example. With the recent launch of the affordable Huawei MateBook D series which comes in 14 and 15-inch models, how similar are they to the just-announced Honor MagicBook 14 & 15.6? HONOR MagicBook 14 - 14 Inch Laptop w/ FullView 1080P Screen, All-Day Battery, 65 W Fast Charger, Fingerprint Login & Recessed Camera...

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Honor 30S will have Kirin 820 5G chipset which should be comparable vs Snapdragon 765G, Exynos 980 & Dimensity 1000L

The Kirin 810 was launched last June, but the western world only gained access to it with the launch of the Honor 9X Pro this February thanks to the ongoing issues with China and the USA causing a trade ban on Huawei. This means that both Honor and Huawei reused the older (but still good) Kirin 710 for several phone launches so they could bypass some of these restrictions. With the trade ban having no apparent end in sight, Huawei appears to have accepted they must live without Google, and the latest launches all use Huawei Mobile Services. This...

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Honor 9X Pro with Kirin 810 SoC to launch alongside V30 with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) on 24th of February

Since the launch of the Huawei Mate 30, all the phones we have seen from Honor and Huawei have been rehashed variants of older phones with tweaked specifications. They are not bad phones, they offer plenty of performance at affordable prices, but at the same time, it has been disappointing that their latest Kirin 810 SoC hasn’t arrived on our shores with its much-improved performance. This, of course, all boils down to the issues they have faced with the US. By reusing the main internals of the phones and tweaking a few specs it has allowed them to launch...

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Honor V30 & V30 Pro will be the first phones to launch with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) in the UK & EU on the 24th of February

The Honor V30 series was announced back in November, but thanks to the ongoing issues with the US the phone has not launched in the UK. Honor was planning on a launch event on the 24th of February at MWC, but that has now been cancelled, so they will be doing an online launch event, much like other brands, including Realme and Xiaomi. The launch event states that Honor will unveil “its latest products and technologies”, without mentioning anything in particular. Honor hasn’t traditionally launched hardware at MWC, but it now looks like that is/was about to change. It...

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Honor 9X Review – A decent camera upgrade compared to its sibling Huawei P Smart Z Score 80%

Honor 9X Review – A decent camera upgrade compared to its sibling Huawei P Smart Z

Huawei/Honor has been stuck in the middle of a trade war between the US and China for well over 6-months now. The Honor 20 launch was overshadowed by the problem causing a delay with its release. That was the last proper new phone to launch with Google Play Services. The flagship Huawei Mate 30 Pro launched without them, and it still has not officially launched in the UK. Yet, Huawei and Honor managed to launch the Huawei Nova 5T and the Honor 9X, both with Google. They managed to do this by effectively releasing a new phone that has...

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Huawei Nova 5T Review – Flagship specs at an affordable price with a strong sense of déjà vu Score 80%

Huawei Nova 5T Review – Flagship specs at an affordable price with a strong sense of déjà vu

Huawei’s latest launch may seem a bit peculiar, how has a company that has sanctions preventing it using Google services launched a phone using them? At a quick glance, this looks like a spectacular phone offering flagships specs at an affordable price point of just £400. Sale 194 Reviews Huawei Nova 5T 128GB 6.26” LCD Display Smartphone with 48 MP Camera, 6GB RAM, SIM-Free Android 9.0, EMUI 9.1, Single Sim, (Black) UK Version With one of the biggest screen-to-body ratios around, the all-new Huawei Nova 5T takes smartphone design to the limit. Embedding the front camera within the screen...

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Black Friday Amazon – Honor & Huawei Deals – Honor 20 Pro £399.99 – Mate 20 Pro £415

Lots of websites and brands are pulling the trigger early for Black Friday with each year getting earlier into November for deals. The official Amazon Black Friday event starts from 22nd November until Black Friday on the 29th November. Honor However, Honor is one of the companies pushing out their sales early. The highlight deal from the Honor lineup is the Honor 20 Pro which has dropped from £549.99 to £449.99 for the 256GB model, making this the cheapest it has ever been on Amazon, with £479.99 the previous best price. This is a flagship spec phone that will...

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