The P20 and Mate 20 series have done well, racking up respective shipments of 16 million and 5 million devices. However, the bread-and-butter phones under Huawei's own brand were the Nova series, including the just-launched Nova 4. The firm has sold more than 65 million of the mid-range devices since the series began. And then there's the more budget-oriented Honor badge. Huawei didn't provide specific figures, but it touted the "outstanding performance" of the Honor 10 and Honor View 10 (the View 20 is too recent) as major factors in its Chinese success.The milestone may seem surprising if you're used to seemingly daily stories about the CFO's arrest and numerous device bans, but it really illustrates how little Huawei depends on Western markets. The company has surged in recent months on the back of sales not just in its homeland, but abroad. It doesn't need US sales, even if it's frustrated with the country's opposition to its wares. And many of those device bans are focused on … [Read more...] about Huawei ships record 200 million phones in 2018 despite controversies
China's Huawei shipped a record 200 million smartphones in 2018, a third more than the previous year, despite criticism over the security of its telecoms equipment. The high volumes were mainly driven by the popularity of its P20, Honor 10 and Mate 20 smartphones, according to the telecoms giant. The 31-year-old company, pronounced “wah-way”, is the largest telecoms equipment manufacturer in the world and only began selling smartphones in 2009. However, it quickly became a force to be reckoned with. Earlier this year, it overtook its rival Apple to become the world's second largest phone vendor. Now only behind Samsung in the international smartphone market, Huawei said in a statement this week... Register for free to read this article, or log in to your Telegraph account Register Log in … [Read more...] about Huawei’s smartphone shipments rise by a third in 2018 despite controversies
Kelvin Chan, Ap Business Writer Updated 3:39 am CST, Sunday, December 23, 2018 FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 file photo, an information board for employees' shuttle bus is on display near the Huawei office building at its research and development centre in Dongguan in south China's Guangdong province. The U.S. dispute with China over a ban on tech giant Huawei is spilling over to Europe, the company’s biggest foreign market, where some countries are also starting to shun its network systems over data security concerns. Some European governments and telecom companies are following the U.S.’s lead in questioning whether using Huawei for vital infrastructure for mobile networks could leave them exposed to snooping by the Chinese government. less FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 file photo, an information board for employees' shuttle bus is on display near the Huawei office building at its research and development centre in Dongguan in south ... more … [Read more...] about China’s Huawei faces new setbacks in Europe’s telecom market
Dec 25, 11:41 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Corazon Victorino 12/25/18 AT 7:42 AM Huawei has officially disclosed its impressive smartphone sales this year. Unfortunately, the rising Chinese giant is still far from dethroning Samsung Electronics as the top phonemaker. On Tuesday, Huawei proudly announced that it has shipped over 200 million smartphones thus far for the year 2018. The figure is significantly bigger than the 153 million units the company shipped a year before, as per Digitimes. Huawei already took into account the Honor-branded models for its announcement. The bulk of the total shipments was also attributed to the Nova branded phones and other mid-tier models this year. The Chinese firm also divulged that its AI-centric P20 Pro and the Mate 20 Pro flagship devices saw strong demand from consumers. In fact, the former shipped 16 million units, while the latter shipped five … [Read more...] about Samsung vs Huawei: Which Company Shipped More Smartphones In 2018?
A £2.3bn project to equip hundreds of thousands of British police and ambulance workers with state of the art communications equipment is to be stripped of Chinese network gear manufactured by Huawei, the controversial company hit by spying fears, The Sunday Telegraph has learned. The Home Office scheme to provide a new Emergency Services Network (ESN) to 300,000 emergency service workers, their vehicles and over 100 aircraft with secure mobile data and call coverage has already been plagued by delays. But a decision by the project’s supplier EE - due to a policy at its owner BT to remove Huawei 4G core components - is set to extend work on the system, with BT footing the bill for replacing the... To continue reading this article Start your free trial of Premium Access all Premium articles Subscriber-only events Cancel any time Free for 30 days then only £2 per week Try Premium Access one Premium article per week Register … [Read more...] about Huawei 4G core technology to be removed from delayed £2bn Emergency Services Network