Huawei P8 images leaked, extremely slim bezels shown

We have an interesting leak to share with you guys – here’s another product from the big guns of China that would probably not quite make it to MWC 2015 in Barcelona, but would have the potential to make an impact during the 2nd half of the year. Huawei will most likely come out with the rumored Huawei P8 at that time, and these images might be the first look at what you can expect.

Android Community Weekly Digest: Dec. 28, 2014

Just because it's holiday season doesn't mean that the mobile world is at a complete standstill. Though many indeed have set their eyes on CES 2015, which is just a few weeks away, some still managed to sneak in a few surprises before the year is over. And, of course, the rumor mill is starting to heat up with stuff to expect early next year. Welcome to the latest edition of Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from December 22 to December 28, 2014, which also happens to be the last Weekly Digest for this year!

Huawei Ascend GX1 rocks 6-inch screen with thin bezels

Many people like big screen smartphones commonly called phablets. When you are using a big screen device, you want lots of screen space but people typically want those big screens with small bezels to make the device as comfortable to hold as possible. Huawei has a new device that fits into the big screen and small bezel category called the Ascent GX1.

Huawei Honor 6 sample photos shown off

We've been waiting for Huawei to finally reveal the Honor 6 Plus and now that the smartphone is out, a lot of good reviews are coming out especially in terms of the camera. As we mentioned yesterday, the smartphone highlights a dual 8 megapixel rear camera setup. Such camera, or rather a duo of 8MP cameras, means there's great aperture for photos. It's something like what the HTC One M8 has. Some photo samples prove that the latest Huawei Honor 6 Plus camera is great.

Huawei outs Honor T1 with aluminum unibody design, now available in India

Huawei just introduced a new Android tablet. The Honor T1 is yet another affordable slate from the Chinese manufacturer. This is another addition to Huawei's Honor series which the company has been trying to market all over the world. The new Android tablet is affordable at only $160 (€130). That's good enough for a functional tablet that can offer simple web browsing, media playback, social media access, chat, mobile games, and more.

Huawei relents, Ascend Mate2 will get Lollipop next year

Smartphone users who invested in Huawei's first big product in the US can now breath a sigh of relief. After receiving no small amount of flak from their users, the Chinese OEM has "reassessed" their update strategy and have now announced that the gigantic Ascend Mate2 will indeed be updated to Android 5.0 after all. The only minor catch is that the update won't take place until sometime within the first half of 2015.

Meizu MX4 tops Antutu’s best performing smartphones for Q3

In a list for top performing smartphones for 2014, which would you expect to top the list? We're pretty sure very few of you expected that the Meizu MX4 would do so, or that it even existed. Yes, the Chinese smartphone was on top of a list published by Antutu for the 10 best performing devices for the 3rd quarter of the year. This signals the rise of smartphone manufacturers from China, a trend that has seen Xiaomi, Oppo, and the aforementioned Meizu make their mark in the industry. The list also welcomes back an OEM that has not made an appearance for quite some time.