Yesterday we were provided the opportunity to meet with representatives of Huawei, who announced their “impossibly thin” 6.18mm Ascend P6 in Australia. WIth the P-Series being the brand’s ‘design’ tier in their strategy, the term “style over substance” immediately springs to mind – but Huawei wanted also to add some fight behind the Ascend P6’s elegant façade.
The Ascend P6 enters the market directly targeting the likes of Apple and Samsung, with a premium look and feel – thanks to its aluminium finish and a metal banding around all sides (except the bottom, where it curves), akin to the iPhone then in a few aspects.
The likeness doesn’t end there, Huawei’s proprietary UI, Emotion UI was birthed out of an ...
As it turns out, 2012 was Huawei Australia’s most successful year revenue-wise to date. The Chinese OEM, who makes many portable WiFi hotspots and dongles for Australian carriers, is also a big player in the Android game.
Huawei Australia found itself a 61% year-on-year for revenue growth and 100% revenue growth in in the Carrier Business Growth.
Huawei Australia CFO Luke Austin said:
Huawei’s financial performance in 2012 is a reflection of the company’s growth in the Australian market – we’re now working with all major Australian operators and employ over 700 staff in Australia, 85% of which are locals … Huawei continued to push our localisation strategy during the year, with global CEO Mr Ren Zhengfei attending an Australian