Sunday, November 28

Huawei wants to revive cell phones – just differently than before

Huawei is planning the next step in the fight against the US ban and is sticking to the cell phone business. A new approach should save the ailing smartphone division of the China company. Huawei wants to enter into several partnerships in the future – and not sell cell phones under its own name.

Huawei wants to sell licenses, the smartphones are built by others

Huawei has apparently found a new way to escape the US technology ban: The Chinese tech company is supposed to plan its Smartphone designs to partner companies in the form of licenses for sale. As potential partners, the focus is of course on companies that are not affected by restrictions imposed by the US government.

For Huawei, it is one possible way not to have to give up the smartphone business. At best, even part of the ailing division could be revived. Development will then take place at Huawei while the partners build smartphones. The ones that are so important outside of China Google services could thus return to “Huawei” smartphones.

Hardware components such as Qualcomm’s 5G modems should also be able to be used in smartphones with a Huawei design. The licensees would, however sell under your own name, they would not use the Huawei branding.

Talks are currently in progress with Xnova, part of China Postal and Telecommunications Appliances Co. (PTAC). The brand already sells the mid-range smartphones from Huawei’s Nova range in China. Huawei is also said to be in talks with TD Tech, a hardware manufacturer from the telecommunications industry in China, as insiders not mentioned by name report (source: Bloomberg). Find you with your own and licensed smartphones Sales of 30 million pieces at. These names are likely to be the ones that can be read on “Huawei” smartphones in the future.

Not unlikely: HarmonyOS – im Video to see – from Huawei could also be used on licensed smartphones.

Licensed smartphones from Huawei probably not in Germany

It is unlikely that Huawei’s plan, if it comes to pass, will also be pursued internationally. First of all, one will want to improve the China business again. If successful it would be one However, expansion of the strategy is conceivable. Due to the lack of components, Huawei’s home market was the last to give way as a result of the US sanctions.

German Huawei fans will probably only remain Honor as an alternative, at least for the time being. However, it should be an exciting sign whether the licensed smartphones with Huawei design will also receive the new operating system from the Chinese company HarmonyOS.

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