Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has shipped 100 million smartphones till May 2019. Also Read - Huawei Kirin 810 SoC, Nova 5, Nova 5i, Nova 5 Pro smartphones unveiled
Huawei consumer business group’s smartphone product line president He Gang revealed the numbers at a Nova 5 smartphone launch event in China, news website Gizmo China reported on Friday. Also Read - Huawei and Honor smartphones to get Android Q update: Report
In addition, Huawei Watch GT, a smartwatch, has sold more than two million units globally since launch in October 2018. Also Read - Huawei Ban: Google wants USA to exclude it from the rules
According to Huawei founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei, smartphones banned by the US administration would cost the company $30 billion in revenue this year and sales outside China has dropped 40 per cent in the past month. The company’s overseas business would be mainly affected by the US export control.
Meanwhile, the company has been facing growing pressure from the US in recent months, especially after Washington issued an export control that partially bans US tech companies from exporting components and technologies to them.
The company, betting big on the 5G network rollout in India, is set to start trials with partner telcos soon and is also looking at capturing a bigger share of the Indian smartphone market.