Beirut, Lebanon, March 11, 2019: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today announced total shipments of the HUAWEI Mate 20 series has exceeded 10 million units. Thanks to its innovative ID design and excellent performance, the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series has achieved not only exceptional sales performance since launch but also received widespread recognition and praise from the world’s top technology media.
The HUAWEI Mate series combines the cutting-edge technology innovation Huawei is renowned for with breakthroughs in ID design. Emerald Green and Midnight Blue colors were debuted with the HUAWEI Mate 20 series, giving the devices a renewed sense of style to complement the technology and science-inspired design DNA of the Mate series. This new aesthetic has seen the HUAWEI Mate 20 series win more fans amongst business users and the fashion-conscious alike.
In addition to consumers, a number of leading professional organizations have acknowledged the HUAWEI Mate 20 series for its unique blend of technology and design. At Mobile World Congress 2019, the GSMA – organizers of MWC and the leading mobile industry body – named the HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro the ‘Best Smartphone’ of 2019, beating out flagship phones from many other leading manufacturers. This award comes as a result of Huawei CBG’s focus on creating value for consumers through innovation which has culminated in breakthroughs in performance, photography, AI and more – all of which can be seen in the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series.
Kevin Ho, president of Handset Business of Consumer Business Group, said: “Looking to the future, everything we do in Huawei CBG will continue to begin and end with consumers. Our ultimate goal is to lead the transformation of the smart device industry and deliver an inspired, intelligent experience to consumers across all scenarios.”
About Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG)
Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) is one of Huawei’s three business groups, providing a range of products including mobile phones, wearables, tablets and laptops. Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries, and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking second in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2018 according to IDC.
Year on year growth was reflected in Huawei’s rise as a globally recognized premium brand. In 2018, Huawei was named number 48 on BrandZ’s Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands and number 79 in Forbes World’s Most Valuable Brands. Huawei spent US$13.23 billion on R&D in 2017, accounting for 14.9 percent of its total revenue. According to IPSOS, Huawei’s global brand awareness increased from 81% in 2016 to 86% in 2017. Its overseas brand consideration increased from 37% in 2016 to 44% in 2017. According to EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard (2017): Huawei’s R&D investment ranked No.6.
As a leading technology company, Huawei invests a significant amount of its annual sales revenue to research and development efforts, and has established 14 research centers around the world. Among these facilities is the Huawei Aesthetics Research Center in Paris. Huawei’s newest R&D center is the Max Berek Innovation Lab in Wetzler, Germany, where Huawei and Leica are jointly researching technologies to improve mobile device camera and image quality.
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