Huawei to produce its own Android UI to take on the likes of HTC Sense, will intro an LTE device in the US in June
0. phoneArena 09 May 2012, 09:01 posted on
Huawei's VP of Product Marketing for the US James Jiang said in an interview at CTIA that the company will be providing its own Android UI version. The move is meant to underscore the ease of use that Huawei's devices bring to the table...
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1. Zayuh24 (Posts: 148; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)
Huawei is coming up in the world. We need more mid-to-high-end devices here in the US (hopefully at competitive prices). I'm all for another custom Android UI after I fell in love with the Kindle Fire's UI.
18. FlyMrTee (Posts: 6; Member since: 09 Jan 2012)
Yea you're right they really are its another HTC story in the making
2. TechnoProdigy (Posts: 4; Member since: 08 May 2012)
I would really like to see these guys do good in America we need more competition
3. imkyle (Posts: 979; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)
Please pick up the Ascend D Quad Core model :)
4. androidsbiggestfan (Posts: 76; Member since: 09 Aug 2011)
I have a feeling that the other manufacturers are not worried about Huawei!
5. PimpStrong (Posts: 310; Member since: 25 Jul 2011)
Who sells Huawei aside from T-Mobile? The D Quad should be coming to TMO if you ask me.
6. BuckeyeCadet86 (Posts: 68; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
But the article clearly says CDMA/LTE so T-Mobile is out, its either Sprint or Verizon. I would assume Sprint as another launch device. I guess it could be MetroPCS or Cellular One I suppose.
Also Verizon and Sprint sell Huawei and ZTE (not smartphones) but under their own brand name.
7. PimpStrong (Posts: 310; Member since: 25 Jul 2011)
Thanks for the answer at the bottom there but your top part doesn't make sense. There is no connection between "a Huawei CDMA/LTE device will be announced for a US carrier next month" and "Huawei is also pitching its flagships like the quad-core Ascend D and the Ascend P1 S to US carriers".
So T-Mobile is not out of anything.
11. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
They are pitching to all carriers. Huawei is like HTC was a few years ago, they are making a lot of carrier branded equipment to get known.
This saddens me. I was really hoping Huawei would stand out of the crowd by being the high powered stock android choice with promised super fast updates.
13. kingpet13 (Posts: 139; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)
I agree with you completely. Maybe they will still decide to go back to stock android though. I will not give up hope in them yet.
12. Baseballer (Posts: 131; Member since: 07 Dec 2011)
I think He's referring to the unknown flagship phone mentioned.
16. networkdood (Posts: 6260; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
AT&T has a HUAWEI Android phone - AT&T Fusion, I believe...prepaid
8. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)
Lol more fragmentation and slow updates and fc from a bloated android ecosystem
14. matrix_neo (Posts: 307; Member since: 03 Nov 2011)
No matter what you will say against android, you can't stop people from buying it. You should be worried now coz once Huawei high end phones come to US, your iphone market share will continue to diminish. Huawei has a lot offer, its specs can compete with iphone. Don't forget also no os is perfect including your ios.
9. bhagi108 (Posts: 21; Member since: 09 May 2012)
Gosh! ... waiting for the Ascend D Quad XL foreverrrrr
Hoping it will launch next month since I am really holding back from jumping for the SGS III
10. Cwebb (Posts: 501; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)
Ugh, we were so close to having the best hardware with pure Google for more than once a year. Still has some smexy phones
15. parkwaydr (Posts: 572; Member since: 07 Sep 2011)
As long as that sexy ascend d quad comes to sprint, ill be happy
17. networkdood (Posts: 6260; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
Another manufacturer is always welcomed in the Android market as it will spur the others to improve....or get out.