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Honor’s newly launched Honor 8S will get you Android Pie for less than R2k

Smartphone brand Honor hopes to redefine what customers think of when they look for budget smartphones. That’s why the company’s newly-launched-in-SA Honor 8S is landing just shy of the R2,000 mark. But, unlike most budget handsets, what you’re looking at in the handset is rather far from a budget device. Looking inward The Honor 8S offers users 2GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage – a quite gen...[Read More]

Running on Harmony: Huawei’s first Harmony OS device is the Honor Vision smart TV

Shortly after announcing its new multi-platform operating system, Huawei has launched the first devices running on Harmony, an Honor smart TV series named Honor Vision. 

5 reasons you should own an Honor smartphone

Honor, a subdivision of Huawei, is here to stay. The company is actively making plans to launch new smartphones, both at home and globally. It’s going to take more than a collection of politicians to slow down the prime value choice in the smartphone world.

What will Huawei’s HongMeng OS look like?

Even though Huawei has fought through a rough couple of months, the company is set on releasing its own (OS), codenamed HongMeng, into the world.

Honor 10 Lite unboxing

We take a look at what's in the box of the mid-range Honor 10 Lite smartphone, which launched in South Africa in April 2019.

Huawei’s US trade ban is temporarily lifted, but we’re still biting our nails

This week we saw the US Trump administration place Huawei, the Chinese smartphone maker on an ‘Entity List’, but Huawei seems surprisingly calm about it all.

Got a Huawei? The company says you needn’t worry… for now

The Chinese device maker has issued a statement reassuring existing Huawei customers that their devices will continue to receive support.

Honor launches its Honor 10 Lite, available in SA from 5 April

Honor, the standalone brand that sprung forth from the fertile smartphone valley that is Huawei, launched its newest smartphone for the South African market this evening. The event took place at Vodacom World in Midrand, appropriate because the device, the Honor 10 Lite, is going to be exclusive to Vodacom. 

The Honor View 20 features a 48MP camera and a cut-out front-camera

This week Huawei subsidiary Honor announced the Honor View 20, the successor to last year’s View 10 (which we didn’t get here), and it looks even better. One might even say, “infinitely better”. The View 20 will feature a full-display ‘infinity design’ with a cut-out or ‘punch-hole’ front-facing camera in the display. Around the back, it has a new Sony 48M...[Read More]

The Honor 8X is coming to South Africa and will cost R5,500

Huawei’s more budget-friendly sub-brand, Honor, launched in South Africa earlier this year with two devices, the Honor 9 Lite and 7X. Now the company has announced they will start selling the latest flagship in their Hero series, the Honor 8X, here too. Almost two months after it launched in China, the Honor 8X will be available locally in SA. And the company says it’s investing in the local...[Read More]

Huawei’s Honor 10 GT to feature 8GB of RAM

Sorry, entry-level laptop. You’ve had a good run but smartphones are about to start hitting the market with double your usual RAM allocation. It’s time we said goodbye. And we’re not even kidding, as Chinese smartphone maker Honor has announced the Honor 10 GT — the first smartphone from the company to launch with 8GB of RAM. An upgrade of the Huawei Honor 10, which launche...[Read More]

Honor 7X review: A pauper in prince’s garb

South Africans haven’t really had the honour of the Honor range of devices yet, but now a couple of Huawei’s budget devices have made their way to Mzansi. The fancier of these is the Honor 7X. We say fancier, but it’s still carrying a not very fancy recommended price of R5,000. After a few weeks playing with it we can confidently say it’s one of the best budget devices available on the...[Read More]

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