FILE PHOTO: A 5 G mark will be displayed on the Smartphone’s stand at the Mobile World Congress (mobile world CONGRESS), Shanghai, China, 28th June, 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Aly Song
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] on Friday released its first 5G phone is from China and said it would soon launch a smart Tv equipped with its own Hongmeng operating system.
Huawei, which is struggling to cope with the sanctions from Washington, which threatened to cut access to US technology and components, on Friday, rolled over to the Extent of 20 X 5 G phones for the chinese market, with the price of 6199 yuan ($901).
Huawei also said at the launch event held at the Shenzhen headquarters, the unveiling of a TV-like product, called “Smart Screens,” next month, which will be the first product on the basis of its own Hongmeng Operating system, according to Xinhua.
Huawei has been given very little information about the Hongmeng his own back-up system is in development, and in the case that it was cut off from the US-of-the-box software.
The company has previously hinted that the operating system can be replaced with Google’s Android, although a senior executive earlier this month said Huawei’s plan is to get Android to use it, and that is Hongmeng, it is not an operating system for a smartphone, but the device connected to it.
Huawei consumer business group CEO Richard Yu said Huawei’s Smart Screens that aim to be the central interface for entertainment, communication and in the living room, according to a news release.
Huawei is set to report its half-year results on Tuesday. Analysts said the robust smartphone sales in China are expected to offset the impact of the foreign market since the Smartphone is on Washington ‘ s trade black-list in mid-May.
Reporting by Sijia Jiang; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle