Huawei Unveils First Android Smartphone

by CXOtoday Staff    Feb 19, 2009

Huawei Technologies ("Huawei") plans to commercially launch its first Android-powered smartphone in the third quarter of 2009.

The global telecommunications network solutions provider today showcased the device at the ongoing GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
James Chen, director of Huawei terminal marketing department, said the company is looking forward to expanding a compelling mobile communications experience for end-users whilst providing customized services to its operator partners via the Android smart phone.

Huawei partnered with an established design consultancy to develop a robust and user-friendly interface.

According to industry estimates, smartphones are expected to account for more than 24 percent of the global mobile phone market by 2011.


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