Honor 20 Pro finally receives Google certification, launch now possible

Honor 20 Pro finally receives Google certification, launch now possible
The Honor 20 Pro’s launch has been on hold ever since the smartphone was first announced last month. But now it seems as though the company can finally proceed with the device’s distribution.

The flagship offering's release was initially planned for early July. However, the brand’s inability to obtain the necessary certifications from Google threw an unexpected wrench into the works and ultimately forced the company to indefinitely delay the launch. Nevertheless, after four weeks of trying, one Italian website is now reporting that the Honor 20 Pro has finally been certified by Google.

A new release date for the device hasn't yet been announced, but a launch in mid-July seems very possible at this point. After all, Honor previously pushed back its marketing campaigns for the flagship by a couple of weeks to the end of June – they were initially expected to kick off this week. This timeline is further backed up by an email sent out today by the brand which says an international launch will happen "soon."

As reported by Bloomberg yesterday, Huawei is closely monitoring demand for the Honor 20 series at the moment. The standard model is set to go on sale globally this coming Friday, June 21st, but if things don't go to plan the company could pull the plug on the smartphone entirely.

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20 Pro
  • Display 6.3" 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Camera 48 MP / 32 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980, Octa-core, 2600 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 4000 mAh

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4 Comments

1. Poptart2828

Posts: 461; Member since: Jan 23, 2018

Honor 20 has sold over a million units in its homeland since last month. The pro should sell enough to warrant the brand to continue.

2. vgking9699

Posts: 214; Member since: Mar 01, 2019

That’s nothing dude, iPhones selling over 200 million a year

3. Papa_Ji

Posts: 878; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

and huawei selling 200 million + in a year. lol

4. Seanetta unregistered

It seems odd to me that Google bans Huawei/Honor then carries on letting it release phones for 90 days,then goes back on it's word and now says it was a mistake. Seriously Google can anyone take them seriously with such a stupid hasty decision??

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