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Huawei Expecting to Ship 270 Million Smartphones this Year

Riding on the back of cutting-edge technology and design, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) earlier this week announced

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According to him, its production is huge and it requires several chip factories to supply Huawei, Giz China has reported. Pixabay

Ren Zhengfei, founder of Chinese technology giant Huawei has said the company is expecting to ship 270 million smartphones this year, 20 million more than originally speculated by industry analysts, the media has reported.

Huawei’s founder, Ren Zhengfei, said in an interview with European media that Huawei’s smartphone production this year will reach 270 million units. According to him, its production is huge and it requires several chip factories to supply Huawei, Giz China has reported.

Riding on the back of cutting-edge technology and design, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) earlier this week announced it has shipped 20 crore smartphones in 2019 (handsets shipped till date), in a record time despite the US trade ban.

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Huawei’s founder, Ren Zhengfei, said in an interview with European media that Huawei’s smartphone production this year will reach 270 million units. Pixabay

The Chinese technology giant shipped these 64 days earlier than the shipment milestone in 2018.

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According to the smartphone maker, the newly launched Huawei Mate 30 Series, which has the flagship Kirin 990 5G system on chip (SoC) and DxOMark winning quad camera system, has received critical acclaim. (IANS)

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Huawei Plans to Bring Watch GT 2 Soon in India

India is the third-largest wearables market in the world after China and the US

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According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the India market for wearable devices apaert from Huawei, grew 30.9 per cent quarter-over-quarter in the second quarter of 2019 and 123.6 per cent when compared to the same quarter a year ago, reaching an all-time high of three million shipments in a single quarter. Wikimedia Commons

Eying a bigger share of India’s growing wearable market, Chinese technology giant Huawei on Thursday said it would bring Kirin A1-powered devices to India next month. This chipset is expected to come with Huawei Watch GT 2.

Huawei claims the smartwatch can provide battery life of up to two weeks as the Kirin A1 enables “incredibly” low power consumption.

Kirin A1 comes with an advanced Bluetooth processing unit, a powerful audio processing unit, an ultra-low power application processor and an independent power management unit, Huawei said.

The chipset supports Bluetooth 5.1.

“The Kirin A1 is a very powerful chipset and is anticipated to bring in a paradigm shift in India’s wearable market,” Tornado Pan, Country Manager, Huawei Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, said in a statement.

“In line with our legacy of eliminating consumer pain points, products powered by this chipset will provide unparalleled performance, power efficiency and connectivity,” Pan said.

The chipset enables users to enjoy their exercise routines safely and better their performance, by leveraging enhanced data quality, Huawei said.

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Huawei claims the smartwatch can provide battery life of up to two weeks as the Kirin A1 enables “incredibly” low power consumption. Wikimedia Commons

Huawei Watch GT 2 supports features like Bluetooth calling in the 46 mm series, in-device music (in select regions), Message Notification, TruSleep 2.0 sleep tracking and TruRelax pressure monitoring.

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), the India market for wearable devices grew 30.9 per cent quarter-over-quarter in the second quarter of 2019 and 123.6 per cent when compared to the same quarter a year ago, reaching an all-time high of three million shipments in a single quarter.

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India is the third-largest wearables market in the world after China and the US. (IANS)