Huawei confirms its Mate 10 Pro flagship will not be sold through carriers in the US


Well, that's a bummer, especially for consumers looking to buy a flagship on monthly plans. Although there were positive signs that Huawei might finally sign an agreement with one or more US carriers, an earlier report by Wall Street Journal claimed negotiations failed and the smartphone company will continue to sell its products through open channels.

Now Huawei confirmed the report and said the highly-anticipated Mate 10 Pro will not be sold in the United States through local carriers. Even so, the Chinese giant seems determined to fight for market share in the US and continue to sell its flagship smartphones through any means necessary.


Huawei Mate 10 Pro is supposed to hit the shelves in the US very soon, but not that the partnership with AT&T to distribute has fallen through, you'll only find it at authorized retailers and Huawei's online store.

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Mate 10 Pro
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2360 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 4000 mAh

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16 Comments

1. Phonehex

Posts: 759; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Huawei won't get any traction unless they tie up with the carriers. Tough spot for them, Most likely AT&T must've asked for some extremely greedy deal.

2. torr310

Posts: 1646; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Also bring Mate 10 and make them more affordable without carriers' crap!

3. Sparkxster

Posts: 1214; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Hope the Mate 10 Pro comes with no bloatware and has a financing option when ordering it.

5. ijuanp03

Posts: 571; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Huawei flagship phones are way too overpriced. They think they are as big as Samsung or Apple in terms of brand.

6. mootu

Posts: 1500; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Brand has nothing to do with it, if the hardware is worth the price then it's worth the price. Your probably one of the people that thinks a brand name actually makes you look cool.

9. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3125; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

They are as big, they're #3 in the world.

10. AngelicusMaximus

Posts: 675; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Exactly. You have to think in terms the job you want, not the one you have.

11. notfair

Posts: 721; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

They sure offer better specs than Sammy and Apple and they are cheaper what's wrong with that?

16. niteiknight

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 02, 2012

Huawei still can't seem to catch a break with the US government. Everyone talks like the US carriers /didn't/ want to sell this phone, when it should be apparent that they're not the biggest hurdle to Huawei's intro to the US.

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