The Ascend D Quad and MediaPad 10 are two quad-core devices that Hauwei showed off at MWC.
The 6.1-inch Android behemoth has pitched up for pre-order on phone retailer Expansys for £335.
Microsoft has said that we'll see handsets loaded with its next-gen OS as soon as autumn.
Experts gathering to discuss intellectual-property theft say that a fix will require the application of economic sanctions, not just more technology.
Huawei's Ascend P1 takes a step in the premium direction with great specs and a striking design, but it ultimately falls short of its potential.
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