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Honor assures its Smartphone Launches to continue in India despite Huawei’s ban in the US: Report

It is pretty evident Chinese tech giant Huawei has been in the entity list of the US wherein it received a ban from the country’s use of hardware and software. However, its sub-brand Honor, which has a significant market in India with its budget to mid-tier segment phones, has assured that it could still launch its wide variety of smartphones in the country and globally, despite the ban.

Honor India president Peng Chao has confirmed the same to the ET. According to the report, the company is said to be having significant resources, capabilities, and a well-planned strategy to continued its smartphone launches in the country and also across the world. Chao has further confirmed the company’s plans for India, indicating to achieve 10% of volume market share in the country by 2020.

Honor, which has 2.3% market share in the country, for the April-June quarter, intends to achieve the 10% volume market share targets by producing decent products with significant after-sales support in the country, as confirmed by Chao in the report.

The report has further revealed Peng Chao indicating Google’s support for Honor’s smartphones alongside other component suppliers across the world, including India. He had further stated the company’s plans to work with Indian-based companies to have its biggest R&D center in the country.

Furthermore, despite the parent company Huawei launching its own HarmonyOS across all its devices including smartphones, Chao has indicated the company’s intentions to continue working with Google for its future Honor devices as well and has also suggested the company’s OS could be a backup, nevertheless. The report also indicates Honor’s Smart Screen TV launch in the country sometime soon. Stay connected to PhoneRadar for more such interesting updates.

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