Huawei says 2015 revenues grew 35% in 2015 on strong sales

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Even as the Chinese market for smartphones starts to cool off with its maturity and an ongoing struggle to break into markets like the U.S., Huawei managed to achieve some impressive growth and financial results for 2015 according to an open letter from their acting chief executive Guo Ping. On a “solid increase in profits and cash flow” Huawei says 2015 revenues increased 35% compared to the prior year reaching 390 billion yuan ($60.1 billion USD). Read more

Huawei KIW-AL20 passes through TENAA

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An unannounced Huawei smartphone just passed through China’s official certification database, TENAA. According to information included in the filing, the handset carries the model number KIW-AL20, which is believed to be assigned to either a high-end variant of the Honor 5X or the Honor 7 Plus, and in view of the unit’s dual-SIM compatibility, we can infer that it’s headed to the Asian market.

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Huawei may have its own GPU and flash memory in the works to complement Kirin CPUs

huawei_logo001-780x447It’s rare to see any company make a smartphone from their own components, with Samsung being one of the only exceptions. Most OEMs buy the processors and other pieces from manufacturers, which is part of the reason why Samsung has been so successful with their component and Exynos business. Not only does it help keep the cost of building a phone a little lower, but supply other partners to supplement their business model.  Read more

Huawei is set to pay closer attention to the American market in 2016

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If a new report published earlier today by The Wall Street Journal is anything to go by, it would appear that Huawei is all set to pay closer attention to the American market in 2016. “People familiar” with the company’s plans claim it will introduce its latest flagship smartphone, the Mate 8, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and disclose details on the handset’s availability in the United States.  

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