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Huawei's Honor likely to launch new smartphones in the next quarter

The US government has barred its companies, including Google, from supplying software and hardware to Huawei alleging security risk from the company

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Chinese company Huawei's brand Honor is likely to launch new devices in the next quarter notwithstanding the US government's ban on software and hardware supplies to the parent firm, according to industry sources.

The has barred its companies, including Google, from supplying software and hardware to alleging security risk from the company.

Honor sells based on Google-owned platform.

"Honor is planning to launch new in the next quarter," an industry source involved in business with Honor said.

When contacted, an declined to comment on the matter.

Honor on Tuesday unveiled Honor 20 series in which include Honor 20 Pro, Honor 20, and HONOR 20i in the price range of Rs 14,999 to Rs 39,999 a unit.

All the three smartphones run on Google's Pie version.

However, the company officials shared presentation about the phones and did not respond to

When asked about on the new smartphones, Honor in an email reply said "will continue to provide and to all existing and Honor and tablet products, covering those that have been sold and that are still in stock globally."

The firm said that the products that it has sold and is currently selling will not be affected by the US ban.

"You will be able to continue using these services as you normally would," Honor said.

Honor has also partnered with for the new smartphones under which Honor 20 series users will get Rs 2,200 cash back and additional 4G data.

The devices would go on sale on from June 18 onwards.

The company also claimed to refund 90 per cent of the cost of the phones if users dislike them and return it within 90 days.

First Published: Tue, June 11 2019. 18:35 IST
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