Huawei launches a foldable phone in China, for prices starting at $2,400

A FILE PHOTO of A Huawei logo is pictured at the Shenzhen International Airport in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, on July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song

SHENZHEN, China/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. started taking orders on Wednesday in China’s highly-anticipated foldable smartphone as it ramps up marketing at home, to make up for the weak, overseas sales to be in the middle of the US to impose trade sanctions.

With the launch of the 5G, Pairs of X, the smartphone has been delayed twice this year, as Huawei, the world’s No. 2 mobile phone maker, was forced to make a deal with a tech-supply disruptions, caused by a united states trade black list ” imposed on the company in mid-May.

The move will be a blow to Huawei’s smartphone sales in Europe, the most important of the international market, but the company also saw its third-quarter revenue increased by 27% due to solid sales in China, and higher shipments of the models for the ban.

With the new year, rival Samsung Electronics Co’s (005930.KS) Galaxy and Expand, which went on sale last month, will be officially launched on Nov. 15. in China, for prices starting at 16,999 yuan ($eur 2 403, a Huawei spokesman said.

The global launch of the plan is still under review, Huawei said.

The Washington, alleges that Huawei, the largest telecom gear maker, is in the national security is in danger if the equipment is to be used by Beijing to spy something that would make the Shenzhen-based company has repeatedly rejected.

Still, the ban has led to the fact that Huawei has not been able to obtain a license for the latest version of the Android operating system is by Google, a-z (GOOGL.D) unit, which has had an impact on the Degree of the last 30 smartphone range which will be launched at the end of September.

He Gang, head of Huawei’s mobile phone division, said on Wednesday that the company has already sold more than 200 million phones to date is in 2019, hitting the milestone in just over two months earlier than in 2018.

Huawei’s 5G, Pairs of X, which was originally intended to be at the June launch, but the company has delayed again, saying that the conduct of the certification testing with a number of carriers.

Report by David Kirton are in Shenzhen, and Brenda Goh in Shanghai; Editing by Jason Neely and Muralikumar Anantharaman

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