Soon you're going to see much faster Internet while using a mobile hotspot, thanks to what Huawei announced at Mobile World Congress: the Huawei E5786 4G-LTE mobile hotspot, commonly known as a MiFi.
Double the speed, dual-band Wi-Fi This is the next generation of mobile hotspot thanks to the support for the dual-stream specification of the 802.11n standard. This means it supports the connection speed of up to 300Mbps. All mobile hotspots so far support just the single stream specification, which caps at just 150Mbps. On top of that, the Huawei E5786 is also the very first mobile … Read more
Chinese wireless device maker Huawei unveiled five new 4G LTE devices at the Mobile World Congress 2014 trade show in Barcelona on Sunday.
The company, which now claims to have ranked third in terms of worldwide smartphone shipments in 2013, is trying to make waves with its new products. These products include two small tablets, a new smartphone, the "world's fastest" MiFi, and a new Net-connected watch/fitness tracker.
BARCELONA, Spain -- Huawei has joined the wearable fray.
The Chinese company capped its presentation at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, with the unveiling of its TalkBand B1, a combination fitness tracker and Bluetooth headset priced at 99 euros, or about $136.
Chief Executive Richard Yu called it an integrated Bluetooth headset and "smartband," with NFC pairing and Bluetooth 4.1. Looking less like a watch than the band it's named after, the TalkBand can pop out of the wristband, be used to make a call, and then be popped back in. Tracking both your sleep … Read more
Huawei introduced what it claims is the world's fastest MiFi, the Huawei E5786, on Sunday in Barcelona, Spain, at the Mobile World Congress 2014 trade show.
The new MiFi can connect to LTE networks and will provide download speeds of 300Mbps, the company said. Upload speeds top out at 100Mbps. The MiFi supports Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n and 802.11ac, and it can connect up to 10 devices to the carrier LTE network via Wi-Fi.CNET's full coverage of Mobile World Congress
The device has a 3,000mAh battery that supposedly offers up to 10 hours … Read more
BARCELONA, Spain -- Can't decide whether to buy a new phone or get a tablet? With the Huawei MediaTab M1, that might not be an issue. It's an 8-inch Android tablet, but its SIM card slot allows it to not only take advantage of 4G LTE data speeds, but also lets it make calls and send SMS text messages, as though it were a regular phone.
It has a 1,280x920-pixel resolution, a 1.6GHz quad-core processor and comes running the now rather old Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Huawei hasn't said exactly how much it … Read more
Huawei has a new phone to show off at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in the form of the Ascend G6. With a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, Huawei is hoping the Android phone will appeal to those of you who want more quality in your selfies.
The 4.5-inch phone has a 960x540-pixel resolution, packs a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, sports an 8-megapixel camera on the back and runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. It also has 4G LTE connectivity for super-speedy data downloads.
Huawei has yet to say exactly how much the G6 will set you back, … Read more
When does a phone become a tablet? Is it all about the size or is there more to it? With the MediaPad X1, Huawei has blurred the line more than ever. It swears blindly that this 7-inch Android device is a tablet, but it also has a SIM card slot that provides 4G LTE data as well as letting you make calls and send SMS messages -- functioning, essentially, as a phone.
As well as its phone skills, the X1 packs a Full HD display, a 1.6GHz quad-core processor, an attractive metal body and a 13-megapixel camera. It's … Read more
It's been a bit of a tumultuous last 12 months for Huawei, being on the receiving end of plenty of unsavory accusations by the US government. But, the company isn't giving up on the mobile space, and has boldly promised to "amaze the world again" in the MWC teaser video you can watch below.
In it, we're told to expect multiple tablets and multiple phones, including one that will support next-gen LTE. One of those phones will surely be the Ascend P7, but as to the other products, well, you'll just have to join … Read more
"Congress" usually isn't a word that inspires excitement, but the Mobile World Congress is anything but usual. Held every February in Barcelona, Spain, it is the the premier global event for the wireless industry. Think of a smaller CES, but pack it with only smartphones, tablets, and everything mobile, and you'll get the idea. Then, drop it all in one of the world's most seductive cities -- sorry, Las Vegas -- and you wind up with a most exciting tech show.Full CNET coverage of the 2014 Mobile World Congress
But there's another very … Read more