Tag Archives: Huawei

Cam’s Top 5 – Unlocked Budget T-Mobile friendly phones

T-Mobile sells some of the best – and most expensive phones – on the market. But perhaps what’s surprising is that there are a bunch of affordable phones on the market that can (almost) give those devices a run for their money. And they’re not available on T-Mobile’s store shelves. While that means that they don’t come with services like Wi-Fi Calling baked in, it does mean that they’re factory unlocked and free … [read full article]

T-Mobile sues Huawei for stealing phone-testing robot technology

In a Seattle federal court on September 2nd, T-Mobile filed a lawsuit claiming that Huawei sent employees in to its Bellevue lab to photograph its phone-testing robot and to smuggle components back to its own HQ in order to improve its own robot technology. Software, specifications and a host of other secrets were allegedly taken after Huawei realized how efficient and reliable “Tappy” (the robot) was at its duties. The lawsuit claims Huawei … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prism II Press Shots Leak, Comes With Jelly Bean?

Say hello to the upcoming T-Mobile Prism II, making its unofficial press shot debut thanks to @evleaks. This one may be destined direct for the prepaid shelves or the very low-end of the postpaid market, but there is one surprise. The Prism II (Huawei U8686) is rumored to arrive with Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, along with a 1.0GHz processor and HVGA display. It’s not going to win any spec awards, but that fact … [read full article]

Huawei Drops 6.1″ Ascend Mate, T-Mobile 4G Ready

At 6.1″, the Huawei Ascend Mate takes the honors of the largest smartphone, tablet lovechild to date. Equipped with a quad-core Huawei made 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 4050mAh battery (good for 2 full days usage) and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There’s split-screen multitasking, and it’s going to come in handy for a display that takes up 73% of the device. Here’s the full spec and feature breakdown followed by a video from … [read full article]

Huawei Summit Pictured In All Its Kinda, Sorta Android Glory

The Huawei Summit crosses an interesting line as part smartphone, part feature phone and tries to be the best of both worlds in a low cost way. By not requiring a data plan, you’ll still have access to calendar, calculator and contact “apps” that outweigh similar offerings on a standard feature phone. Available for both prepaid and postpaid offerings, a 3.2 megapixel camera, WiFi calling and 3.5″ display still makes this an … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launches Psuedo-Android “Smartphone” Huawei Summit

We’ve had some pretty good indicators that the Huawei Summit would be available before the end of October and that appears to be the case, and its certainly an interesting take on the Android platform. The Huawei Summit is for all intents and purposes, a feature phone with a stripped down Android OS base that lacks Google services. The Summit is 3G capable, 3.5″ HVGA touchscreen feature/smartphone, with Wi-Fi calling enabled, visual … [read full article]

House Intelligence Committee Says Huawei, ZTE May Be Under Influence Of Chinese Government

A new report written by the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has concluded that both Huawei and ZTE, two Chinese smartphone manufacturers should be prevented from expanding their business in the US. The report and findings follow an 11-month investigation into both companies, as reported via Reuters which saw a draft of the House report saying that both companies may be subject to the influence of the Chinese government, possibly representing an espionage threat. “U.S. network providers and system developers … [read full article]

myTouch And myTouch Q By Huawei Software Update Fixes Camera Resolution

Beginning today, September 18th T-Mobile is sending out a OTA software update for the T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q by Huawei to “improve device performance and stability.” One of the notable additions in this software update is the optimization of the camera to the full 5.0 megapixel resolution. It was back in August when Consumer Reports revealed that camera images were capped at 3.9 megapixels, a limitation of the phone camera’s … [read full article]

New myTouch, myTouch Q Smartphones Missing A Megapixel?

A bit of a mystery is surrounding T-Mobile’s newest myTouch devices as a new Consumer Reports story reveals these devices, which are billed as having 5 megapixel cameras — only have 3.9 megapixel cameras. According to the report, the problem is a limitation in the camera’s shooting modes, which shows that the myTouch line has only one format, which yields an image of 16×9 made up of 2560 x 1536 pixels, or … [read full article]