Tuesday June 2, 2020

Huawei plans budget launch as a matter of Honor

The Chinese tech giant is hampered by its lack of access to the Google Play Store as it prepares to launch its cut-price brand in the Irish market

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
1st March, 2020
Last year’s edition of Huawei’s Mate30 line of phones was the first to be affected by the company not being supported by Google directly on the Android platform

Huawei is pressing on with plans for its next line of devices, despite its ongoing issues with Google. This includes finally launching its budget brand, Honor, in the Irish market later this year.

Last year’s edition of Huawei’s Mate30 line of phones was the first to be affected by the company not being supported by Google directly on the Android platform. This meant Huawei needed to use an open source version of the offering and...

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