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Huawei Watch 2 comes in two versions, there’s a Porsche Design model too

One of the best Android Wear watches just got a sequel – the Huawei Watch 2 splits into two personalities, one sporty and one dressy. Huawei’s cooperation with Porsche Design is back with an exclusive look too.

The Huawei Watch 2 classic has a 316L stainless steel body available in Titanium Grey with 22mm watch bands. The watch itself measures 45mm in diameter. Note the minute divisions on the bezel, those are new as is the two button design.

Both watches are IP68 waterproof and have extensive exercise-tracking features, it’s just that the non-classic model is built out of plastic…

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Huawei P10 and P10 Plus are now official with Leica selfies

Huawei pulled the wraps off the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus at the MWC in Barcelona just moments ago. The new flagship duo improves on design, display, chipset, and of course, the iconic Leica camera setups.

Huawei P10

Huawei P10 has a refreshed design with a 2.5D curved Gorilla Glass 5 at the front, and an all-metal backplate with hyper-diamond cut and sandblasted finish. There are two iPhone 7-like antenna bands at the back, which are almost unnoticeable on the Graphite Black model. The P10 has a very unique appearance though, thanks to the long piece of glass emphasizing the…

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Google Assistant is coming to a droid near you

Google Assistant is finally making its way to all Android smartphones running OS version 6.0 and 7.0.

The personal assistant will become available to English users in the US this week, followed by English users in Australia, Canada and the UK. German-speaking users in Germany can expect it around the same time too. Google says it will continue adding more languages this year.

Users will begin seeing Google Assistant as it’s gradually being rolled out through a Google Play Services update.

Currently Google Assistant is available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google Home, Google’s…

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LG G6 vs. LG G5: quad-cam comparison

One of the more fun takes on the dual-cam concept, the G5’s normal/ultra-wide setup was easily the best bit about LG’s last year flagship (after the modular concept got scrapped).

The brand new LG G6 is taking the concept even further by improving the ultra-wide angle one. Instead of a 16MP/8MP setup, the two cameras on the G6 are now equipped with identical sensors – the 13MP Sony IMX258 Type 1/3.06″ imager with 1.12µm pixels.

Once again we have two quite different lenses – one is an ultra wide-angle one with f/2.4 aperture and 125-degree coverage, the other is an f/1.8…

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MWC 2017: LG G6 hands-on

Out walks the flagship, in comes the bestseller – with the G6 LG isn’t striving for a top spot in the specs race, instead it’s aiming to appeal to a broader audience and trying to differentiate the Gs from the Vs in the lineup.

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