Huawei has announced that the Honor 4X budget smartphone is to be launched in India. The handset was launched back in December as a Chinese exclusive, but following compatriot Xiaomi, Huawei has decided to roll out the device in India too. Chinese companies are aggressively targeting India this year and are making headway in the next major smartphone market.
Chinese company Huawei has sent us an invite for a London press event that will take place on April 15th, where the new P8 flagship smartphone will reportedly be launched. The event will kick off at 3pm Greenwich local time and is interesting because a London launch could mean that Huawei will focus the P8 on foreign markets as well as its Chinese homeland.
Huawei dropped its first ever smartwatch at the Mobile World Conference earlier this month, and it is one of the best wearables on the market. It is good looking and comes rocking Google's Android Wear software, but it seems Huawei is not entirely happy with the ecosystem. The company's Vice President of Product Management, Yang Yong says that Android Wear is too closed.
Huawei raised the curtain on its smartwatch at the Mobile World Conference and it is a stunner, one of the nicest looking wearables on the market, and sexier than a certain Apple Watch. The Chinese company has now revealed the prices of the device in the European market, with the gold version of the Android Wear smartwatch landing in Germany.
Huawei has finally made the decision to enter the US market according to Reuters. The company has never officially launched smartphones in the United States, but that is now going to change. The news comes after Huawei's MWC even where CEO Richard Yu was in controversial form and had plenty to say about which companies he sees as Huawei's main rivals.
Huawei has raised the curtain on its first smartwatch here at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, and its looks good. It looks fantastic in fact; long gone are the days when the Motorola Moto X was the only desirable smartwatch, there are now a number of contenders. The imaginatively named Huawei Watch is a round faced wearable that looks like, well a watch, and it is definitely a looker.
Huawei has long been rumored to be launching its new P8 flagship at a special press event that will be held in London on April 15th. The company's follow up to the Ascend P7 is almost certainly to arrive and the Chinese giant has even started sending out invites for the launch event. However, Huawei will have a surprise in store when the P8 does arrive as there will also be a "lite" version of the handset.
Huawei's Honor Holly has been available in select emerging markets and China for some time, but now the company is rolling out its mid-range smartphone in Europe. The Chinese brand announced that the handset is now available for pre-order in the UK, but the buying process is pretty unique to say the least.
Huawei is coming off a record breaking 2014 for the company, with smartphone sales of over 70 million and revenue and profit at its highest. We already know that the Chinese company is going to launch a device at the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona at the beginning of March, but what about the rest of 2015? Well, the company has revealed its roadmap for 2015, and it will be a busy year.
Xiaomi has made a huge impact in the Chinese market and because Huawei is also from China, it is easy to think that the both are huge rivals. However, according to Huawei chief Richard Yu, Xiaomi is not actually the company's main rival, instead that accolade goes to Korean giant and market leader, Samsung.