Huawei rolls out 5G phone and flags first Hongmeng device
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] on Friday released its first 5G phone in China and said it would soon launch smart TVs equipped with its own Hongmeng operating system.
Huawei, which is grappling with sanctions from Washington that threaten to cut its access to U.S. technology and components, on Friday rolled out the Mate 20 X 5G phone for the China market with a price tag of 6199 yuan ($901).
华为周五向中国市场推出了Mate 20 X 5G手机，售价6199元人民币(合901美元)。华为正在努力应对来自华盛顿的制裁，这些制裁可能会切断其获得美国技术和零部件的渠道。
Huawei also said at the launch event at its Shenzhen headquarters that it would unveil TV-like products called "Smart Screens" next month, which will be the first products based on its proprietary Hongmeng Operating System, according to Xinhua.
Huawei has given little information about Hongmeng, its own back-up operating system under development in case it was cut off from U.S.-made software.
The company previously hinted that the operating system could replace Google's Android, though a senior executive earlier this month said Huawei intends to continue to use Android, and that Hongmeng is not an operating system for smartphones but for connected devices.
Huawei's consumer business group CEO Richard Yu said Huawei's Smart Screens aim to be the central interface for entertainment and communication in the living room, according to a press release.
Huawei is set to report its half-year results on Tuesday. Analysts said robust smartphone sales in China are expected to offset impact in overseas market since Huawei was put on Washington's trade blacklist in mid-May.
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L13 hours ago
This is awesome! Can't wait to own a Huawei smart phone!
Crop11 hours ago
Huawei makes amazing hardware. Their blocking is for political purpose only, Apple, Google, and Samsung didn't like the competition and lobbied to block the company. All companies collect data on you, every single one of them and they do share it with the Government.
Play the phunky beats10 hours ago
Mark zuckerberg and FaceBook couldn't sell my secrets and personal info fast enough, Maybe Huawei can pick up the pace? This way I'll be well known in China as well as the U.S.
des14 hours ago
So what if Huawei loses the android OS for smartphones. Instead of bending down to beg Trump, Huawei is thriving into new products using 5G. Huawei outside US is still on the recruitment drive compared to the bankrupted farm lands in US. So this is round 1 of Trump great trade war.
I know Best14 hours ago
This is good news; thanks to sanction and blacklisting Huawei. To be superpower, China must develop their own "system" in every aspect..Congratulations..
Seriously15 hours ago
It's about time Google had a competition in the android market. Now people will have more choice and perhaps better privacy service by Google!
Mark10 hours ago
how do average Chinese consumers afford a $900 phone?
BubbaA113 hours ago
Do not underestimate people’s resolve.
Tony7 hours ago
I can not wait to get Huawei Hongmeng Mate 20x 5G cellphone. I have 3 Huawei phone now. Good price and users friendly. No more IPhone the battery kept over heating and swallowed. Samsung phones are better than iPhones but more money.
我迫不及待地想买华为鸿蒙Mate 20x 5G手机了。我现在有3部华为手机。价格优惠，用户体验感好。我不想再用苹果手机了，电池一直过热，不顶用。三星手机比iphone更好，但价格更高。
James14 hours ago
BlackBerry is going into extinction. There can be no doubts whatsoever.
James14 hours ago
With Google's cutting Huawei from Android, Huawei's Chinese competitors will eat up Huawei's Chinese market shares, the biggest winners will be Xiaomi, OPPO, Lenovo, ZTE, Gionni, and dozens of burgeoning brands. No one watches TV anymore.
Seneca10 hours ago
America goes behind, it is not nice. There will be more technology and political wars.
heat11 hours ago
An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
juan3 hours ago
Even Dotard is going to buy one of these!
TL9 hours ago
finally they released their 5G device after other OEMS has been testing for almost a year
heat11 hours ago
US companies never collected data or sold them.
Kevin10 hours ago
wonder who they ripped this off from
brand7 hours ago
America needs to make thier own cellphones they can't let money stop us from advancing. It is military Id wjrj that job fir free if it helps my country. I can't imagine anyone saying different
Play the phunky beats11 hours ago
I'm SO ready to die for my cell phone! I hope my children are born with three heads. Yay!
None5 hours ago
Boycott chinese products, boycott Chinese restaurant.
Malaychai13 hours ago
Hip hip hurray.. Knew it...huawei..go kick some #$%$.
USAWINS2 hours ago
NO WAY HUAWEI!
Diana13 hours ago
a smart TV is only as smart as the person trying to use it daily. having too much technology that you do not know how to use is dumb tv!
V2 hours ago
Its typical Huawei people like to BS and Buff & Puff how great they are at then end of day the Hongmeng is just a connecting device!!!
What the hell!!! Useless Huawei!!! Cannot even create their own OS!!!
什么鬼! ! !无用的华为! ! !连自己的操作系统都打造不了!!
victumofury6 hours ago
WOW..THE CHINEESE TROLLS ARE THICK HERE.. YOU CAN TELL BY THIER BS PROPAGANDA THEY SPILL.
Peter Toros6 hours ago
Reverse engineered, poor quality Chinese junk. Just like everything they make without foreign help.
Priscilla12 hours ago
5G is nothing, they could release 1TB but it is about making continuous money and screwing people. Verizon and AT&T do the same thing so they don't have to upgrade or pay to replace all their old #$%$ from decades ago they still use and service.