You can now register to beta-test Android Oreo on seven Huawei phones… in China

The Huawei Mate 8, P9, P9 Plus, Honor 8, V8, Note 8 and 6X are all set to receive stable Android Oreo updates in China soon after a few rounds of public beta tests.

Huawei confirms Oreo updates for several more own-brand phones, Mate 8 included

The ancient Mate 8 is one of several Huawei-branded smartphones being promised Android Oreo delivery… someday, alongside the P9, P9 Plus, Nova Youth Edition, Nova 2 and 2 Plus.

Huawei has already sold 140 million smartphones in 2016, including 10 million P9s

Huawei continues to crush its own smartphone sales records, shipping 140 million units this year so far, including 10M P9-series devices.

Huawei’s Android Nougat to debut on P9, Mate 8 today in China

The Mate 8 also gets Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.0 as well. Some more Huawei phones from the Nova to the Honor 8 are going down the beta pipeline.

Huawei offers glimpse into Mate 9 performance with Kirin 960 announcement

The next-gen Huawei Kirin 960 processor likely to power the high-end Mate 9 phablet has just gone official, and it’s an absolute beast.

Speculated Huawei Mate 9 announcement moves up to November 3 in Germany

The announcement venue of the highly anticipated Huawei Mate 9 is probably Munich, Germany, the home of photography specialist Leica.

Huawei Mate 9 tipped for November 8 release with up to 6GB RAM, sub-$500 starting price

The super-high-end Huawei Mate 9 phone many were expecting at IFA should finally roll out in early November, likely packing Kirin 960 muscle.

No Mate S2 or Mate 9 to be announced at IFA Berlin, Huawei exec confirms

Unfortunately, it looks like we’re still a couple of months away from the Mate S2 or Mate 9 launches, with Huawei planning something else for IFA.

Huawei SuperCharge could be the greatest Mate S2 or Mate 9 feature

Huawei SuperCharge is the nearly guaranteed market name of the company’s looming fast charging technology, previewed last year.

Samsung doesn’t take long to countersue Huawei for various patent infringements

We’re honestly surprised if took this long for Samsung to countersue Huawei in what’s shaping up as another drawn-out patent-related legal war.

Huawei shipments expected to be pared back, OPPO still growing [UPDATE]

The third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world is rumored to be moving the goal posts to more conservative positions for the year.

Daydream VR-compatible Huawei phone definitely coming this fall

Huawei has a long-term dream, to become the world’s largest smartphone maker, and in the short run, a Daydream VR-capable handheld is prepped.

Sizzling hot eBay deal brings Huawei Mate 8 price down to $420

Although it’s technically never been launched stateside, the big-battery, big-screen, fast-processor-packing Huawei Mate 8 can now be purchased at $420.

Huawei Mate 9 tipped for late 2016 release with Kirin 960, dual 20MP rear cam

If you thought the P9 and P9 Plus were impressive slabs of silicon, wait until you see the super-high-end Huawei Mate 9 unveiled in the fall.

Kirin 955 benchmarks show Huawei P9 marginally better than Mate 8

The Kirin 955 chipset, found in the just-released Huawei P9, doesn’t really have much to hang over the Kirin 950, found in last season’s Mate 8.

Lionel Messi jumps ship from Samsung to Huawei ambassador role

After several years of Samsung ads and endorsements, the world’s best footballer has just become Huawei’s global ambassador.

Huawei Mate 8 review: the new choice for the power warrior

With a high price tag and confusing software, the Mate 8 isn’t perfect – but its zippy performance and outstanding endurance make it a contender.

The Huawei Mate 8 is the new flagship to beat for battery life

Huawei’s new flagship smartphone makes some smart sacrifices to deliver endurance unlike any other high-end phone we’ve tested.

Apple slaughters the competition in year-end benchmark roundup

Apple and Samsung chips put on some of the best showings in AnTuTu’s new 2015 smartphone benchmark roundup.

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Our team coverage of CES 2016 continues with the Pocketnow Weekly podcast featuring our largest on-the-ground crew in Las Vegas ever.

Huawei Mate 8 reportedly reaches 1 million Chinese sales in under a month

Though it’s less than a month old, and yet to roll out outside Chinese shores, the Huawei Mate 8 has impressively managed to top one million sales already.

Huawei Mate 8 Hands-On (Video)

It might be in China. It might be in Europe, the Middle…

Huawei Mate 8 hits Europe and other areas starting at €599

While Huawei is bringing some phones to the US, what it won’t…

Huawei Mate 8 makes it through FCC

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Huawei smartphone sales cross 100 million mark for 2015 with a few weeks to spare

Making good on predictions from a while back, Huawei smartphones have exceeded a grand total of 100 million unit shipments already for 2015.