Huawei announce new Watch Fit and expand Australian footprint

October 5, 2020

Chinese tech giant Huawei may have its fair share of problems over in the US, but the Australian market seems to be going just fine for them. In response to the popularity of devices like the P40 and Watch GT 2, the company has doubled down on their Australia presence and just opened their second […]

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Huawei Matebook X Pro Review: Powerful, but held back by design choices

September 25, 2020

Huawei is known for rewarding high price tags with ambitious spec sheets, at least attempting to somewhat re-balance the tug-o-war between power and value. This year, that’s been most clearly demonstrated with the ridiculously pricey P40 Pro+, asking a lot, but giving just as much. Balance is hard to achieve the more the price hikes, […]

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Huawei P40 Pro+ Review: turning tragedy to triumph comes at a price

August 31, 2020

With Huawei’s P30 series representing a significant leap forward for smartphones in general, besting competition with pure muscle and a superlative camera system, the P40 series was set to be a big statement from the Chinese tech giants. Politics came into play though, resulting no Google Mobile Services (importantly, no Google Store or associated apps) […]

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Huawei’s powerhouse P40 Pro+ to launch in Australia this week for $2099

August 6, 2020

Although we are a couple months on from Huawei debuting their P40 series in Australia, with the P40 and P40 Pro, locals have been patiently waiting for the apex model: P40 Pro+. As the most expensive, and impressively specced, smartphone Huawei has ever made, the Pro+ will officially begin retailing in Australia from Friday 7th […]

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Huawei thrives sans Google as new “Find Apps” widget comes to Australia

July 10, 2020

Smartphones are nothing without convenience. That has been the biggest point working against Huawei’s feature-rich P40 series thus far. The absence of Google Mobile Services has become a big talking point for the new flagship series, but the Chinese tech giant has been doing admirable work in working around the fact that you can’t get […]

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Huawei has brought the MateBook X Pro 2020 to Australia

June 9, 2020

Huawei is bringing back the popular Matebook X Pro with beefed up specs to the Australian market, placing a larger focus on integration and beefed up specs. Following the recent launch of the P40 series, the Chinese tech company is making it more attractive to jump into its ecosystem with this 13.9-inch device. The 2020 […]

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Huawei Watch GT 2 Review: Looks good, trains well, isn’t very smart

May 8, 2020

It should be clear to anyone familiar with Huawei by now that the tech company is nothing if not reliable when it comes to producing devices that look exceptionally good and have outstanding battery life. Last year’s Huawei Watch GT 2 is certainly no exception here, and has since become one of the most attractive […]

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Huawei’s P40 series set to redefine smartphone photography, again

March 30, 2020

With Huawei’s P30 series smoking competition on camera smarts, it seems the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is playing to their strengths with their new flagship P40 series. This time the phone comes in three different versions – P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro+ – and hosts an impressive spec sheet that should easily make up for the […]

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Mate Xs: Huawei is finally bringing a foldable device to Australia

February 26, 2020

Announced at a “virtual press conference” earlier this week, Huawei will iterating on their Mate X (which was never released in Australia) with a tougher, newer and Google-less foldable phone. Releasing later this year, the simply named Huawei Mate Xs is being pushed as a more powerful version of its predecessor. A Kirin 990 is […]

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Huawei Y9 Prime Review: high-end features at an affordable price

December 10, 2019

A triple-lens camera and a reliable battery are usually features you’d find in high-end flagship smartphones, but thankfully the growing trend of refining mid-range phones is changing all that. After dominating smartphone photography this year with the brilliant Huawei P30 Pro, the company wasted very little time at offering a cost effective option that focuses […]

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20 gift ideas if you really want to sleigh Christmas this year

December 3, 2019

What makes the perfect Christmas gift? Something that tugs the receiver’s heart strings? something the receiver has already asked for? or something the receiver didn’t know they even needed in the first place? It of course depends on the individual (and the gift-giver), and that should be your first consideration when trying to find the […]

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It’s all fun and games and good sound on Huawei’s Matebook 13

September 22, 2019

We have previously detailed how Huawei’s Matebook 13 is a creatives best friend out in the field. But it’s powerful and impressive tech isn’t limited to the Adobe Suite and your video and photo editing desires. From sound to gaming to other inventive advancements, the Matebook 13 hews towards aiding other aspects of our lifestyle […]

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Creative dreaming with a creator’s dream, the Huawei MateBook 13

September 10, 2019

When it comes to digital media, photography and videography, nothing spoils the flow of creativity more than the inability to review, edit and publish your work quickly after capturing and creating it when your still fresh with passion and ideas. A creator needs a reliable tool that’s portable and can be used on-the-road that’ll assist […]

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Tech Review: Huawei Watch GT Active is super comfortable, has epic battery life but still acts up in water

August 6, 2019

Huawei has released two new models to its Watch GT smartwatch line – the Active and Elegant. The Active has a 46mm face and the classic watch design of the GT Classic and Sport. It has a 1.39-inch AMOLED HD colour touchscreen (454×454 pixels) where as the Elegant has a 42mm face with a ceramic […]

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Huawei MateBook 13 Review: Smooth, sharp, smart and close to perfect if it wasn’t for the battery

May 16, 2019

Huawei’s follow up to last November’s MateBook X Pro (which sold out during pre-order in Australia) is here: the MateBook 13. Consumers have the choice between two MateBook 13 variants – a base model with Intel UHD Graphics 620 GPU, 256GB hard drive and 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U processor available in Mystic Silver. The top-tier […]

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Huawei announce “Dual-Video Camera Mode” update for P30 series

May 9, 2019

While everyone has been busy putting the P30 Series’ remarkable zoom to the rest, Huawei have snuck in a software update to further enhance the camera experience on both the P30 and P30 Pro. Focused on “Dual-View Camera Mode”, the update makes it so users on either device can create split-screen videos by simultaneously using […]

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Huawei P30 Pro Review: An absolute powerhouse

April 24, 2019

Already the newly released Huawei P30 Pro has begun racking up awards, a pile which will no doubt stack high come end of year, starting with “Best Photo Smartphone” from the Technical Image Press Association. The Chinese company’s highly anticipated new flagship builds upon a steady legacy of “rewriting the rules” – as so their […]

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Huawei unveils ultra slim MateBook 13 with 2K screen and NVIDIA GeForce MX 150 Discrete GPU, available now

April 22, 2019

Huawei’s follow up to last November’s MateBook X Pro (which sold out during pre-order) is here: the MateBook 13. Unlike the MateBook X Pro, where Australians had to wait 6 months after international release before it arrived on Australian shores, today’s surprise release of the MateBook 13 comes just two months after the MateBook 13 […]

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Time-lapses, AI camera features and tips: using Huawei’s P30 Pro in Paris and around Sydney’s foreshore

April 15, 2019

Having already focused on the P30 Pro’s Leica Quad Camera System whilst we were in Paris for the P30 Series launch recently, the phone packs too many modes for one piece (and even one city) so here’s a look at some of the hidden AI photo and video modes that the camera system offers. NB: […]

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Capturing Paris with Huawei’s shocking and stunning P30 Pro

April 9, 2019

It’s arguably the most picturesque city in the world. Renowned for its unique architecture, beauty, art, history and culture, Paris was the host city for the unveiling of Huawei’s newest flagship release the P30 and P30 Pro. Whilst on-site for the announcements, we left our DSLR at home for the duration of the trip and […]

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Competition with Samsung, affordable folding smartphones and streaming services: An interview with Kevin Ho, President, Handset Business, Huawei CBG

April 1, 2019

Whilst we were in Paris recently for the Huawei P30 Series launch, we had some time with Kevin Ho, President, Handset Business, Huawei CBG to discuss the key differences between the “P” and “Mate” Series, the foldable technology of the Mate X and whether we can see it become more affordable as well as being the […]

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Hands-On with Huawei P30: Everything You Need to Know

March 26, 2019

Leaks aside, the official word is now out and spreading like wildfire. Announced just moments ago from Paris, Chinese tech giant Huawei will be releasing their follow-up flagship smartphones to last year’s remarkably successful P20 and P20 Pro with, you guessed it, the P30 and P30 Pro. The company’s incredible growth in recent years (up […]

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Hands-On with Huawei P30 Pro: This camera is all kinds of magic

March 26, 2019

Uluru, one of the most famous rock formations in the world, and one of Australia’s most essential sites/sights, stands solidly in the scrubby dessert of the Northern Territory. Its presence is really like no other natural landmark in the country: powerful, spiritual, beautiful, inspiring. Located about 335km south west of Alice Springs, it is one […]

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Tech Review: The Huawei Mate 20 Pro boasts three cameras and the clearest screen to date. But is it worth all the hype?

November 1, 2018

As is typical of this time of year, the last few months have seen a stack of new smartphone releases. Huawei‘s newest release is not only a competitor to other top brands, but it excels far beyond most recent handsets. From its in-screen fingerprint scanner to having three rear cameras (that consist of a 40-MP […]

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Tech Review: The Huawei Nova 3e Delivers High Tech at a Low Price

August 20, 2018

With the list of new and available smartphones increasing daily, the Huawei Nova 3e, known elsewhere as the Nova P20 lite, is admittedly a surprising entry promising high tech, for the low RRP of $399 AUD. While it seems like a lot to live up to, don’t let the price tag fool you. This is […]

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Tech Review: Huawei MediaPad T3 8: Is this your first time?

April 3, 2018

Huawei’s MediaPad T3 is an 8 inch Android tablet that is lightweight and surprisingly nimble for its entry-level spec. For those looking for an every day tablet that can be easily thrown in a bag while travelling, you may have found the one you want.

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Tech Review: Huawei Mate 10: Great spec at the right price

February 23, 2018

Typically deployed as its flagship model, Huawei’s Mate series has improved again in 2018 with their newest devices, the Mate 10 and the Mate 10 Pro. We’ll be focusing on the Mate 10 for this review, and how it compares to earlier models like its cousins Mate 9 and P10.

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Review: Photographing a weekend away with the new Huawei P10 Plus’s dual 20MP/12MP f/1.8 Leica cameras

June 22, 2017

You soon realise this is not a camera that sits in a shadow of its smartphone body, but instead a refreshing and impressive collaboration with Leica to form the hero of the Huawei P10 Plus. Thanks to the dual cameras on the back (20 megapixel black and white lens and a 12 megapixel color Leica […]

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