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Huawei Ascend P7 Press Image

The Huawei Ascend P7 smartphone was spotted once again over the weekend in a new leak courtesy of a French site. The smartphone is expected to break cover next month in Paris, so leaks like this are expected to increase in frequency as we inch closer to the official unveiling.


Huawei has confirmed it has no plans to launch dual-OS smartphones running both Android and Windows Phone.

The company’s statement contradicts previous comments from CMO Shao Yang, who promised dual-OS smartphones would be available during the second quarter of this year, providing consumers with a “new choice” and making it “easier for people to choose Windows Phone.”


Microsoft has reportedly made its Windows Phone operating system free to select handset manufacturers in an effort to gain ground on Android and iOS.

Both Xolo and Karbonn — two smartphone makers based in India — recently signed deals with Microsoft that will allow them to launch Windows Phone devices free from license fees, according to sources speaking to The Times of India.


Smartphones from Huawei usually go unnoticed in global markets due to lack of proper availability. But that could change soon as the company is reportedly planning to bring a 2K resolution handset to the market. This is the first time we’re hearing of this device, so take it with a grain of salt for the time being. It is believed that this new flagship will belong to Huawei’s popular D series of smartphones.


Mobile World Congress 2014 kicks off on Monday, February 24, and Cult of Android will be live from Barcelona. In addition to regular posts covering all of the announcements, we’ll also be running a live blog throughout the event that will bring you the latest from the show floor.

So not only will you get breaking news and hands-on coverage of the latest products, but also an insight into what it’s really like to attend MWC. Here are some of the things we’re expecting.

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