Tag Archives: Mate

Huawei Mate 9 will likely be coming to the US early next year

Whether you are a fan of Huawei or not, it is hard to deny that the Chinese giant made some pretty big strides on the smartphone flagship scene last month. Of course, we are talking about the Huawei Mate 9, as well as its exquisite Porsche Design sibling. Availability for the pair is still scarce, but does already cover most ... Read More »

Huawei P9 and Mate 8 start receiving Nougat update

If you recall, earlier this month, Huawei officially announced its Nougat update plans, revealing that the Mate 8 and P9 will be the first devices getting the update, something which the company said will happen in Q1, 2017. However, a recent rumor suggested that the update will be pushed out – at-least to the units in China – on December ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 8 Nougat update leaks ahead of release

The Huawei Mate 9 was announced a couple of weeks ago and launches straight on Android 7.0 Nougat. With that in mind, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a Nougat update is coming to last year’s model – the Mate 8. Already available to download from Huawei servers, the update has not yet been rolled out officially. It’s a ... Read More »

New rumor says Huawei Mate 9 will be released on November 8

The Huawei Mate 9 – which has been the subject of some rumors and leaks in the past few weeks – will be officially released on November 8, according to a new rumor out of the company’s home country of China. The rumor also reveals pricing information for the various variants of the handset. It says that the 4GB RAM ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 to have Leica-branded dual rear camera with OIS

Huawei will launch the Mate 9 at some point before this year ends, and when it does we’ll see yet another dual rear camera arrangement on it. However, unlike what happened on the P9,P9 Plus, and Honor 8, it looks like the Mate 9’s dual rear cameras will also have optical image stabilization. Apparently this is also something Apple will ... Read More »

No new Mate series phone at September 1 event, Huawei executive says

We already know that Huawei is holding an event on September 1 where the company will announce new smartphones. While we were expecting a successor to last year’s Mate 8, a company executive has now revealed that no new Mate series smartphone will be unveiled at the event. The executive confirmed that the Chinese company will instead make official a ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 8 February security update rolling out

Huawei has started rolling out a new update to its Mate 8 flagship smartphone that includes Android security patch for the month of February. The update also brings along fixes to several issues, including those related to security, privilege escalation, and remote code execution. If you are a Mate 8 owner, you should see an OTA update notification soon, if ... Read More »

Huawei has already sold a million Mate 8 units

Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone – the Mate 8 – went on sale in China early last month. At that time, there were reports that the device sold out at many retailers on the launch day itself, leading us to believe that it’s in great demand. The latest information we’ve received confirms that the handset is indeed selling like hotcakes in ... Read More »