Could Huawei take on Apple?

Ever heard of Huawei – pronounced “hu-wa-way”? Quite possibly not. But the Chinese company (whose formal name is Huawei Technologies) is making an aggressive push into the consumer electronics space, marketing its new smartphones and tablet PCs in glitzy Beijing malls and even a Milan fashion show as it seeks to emerge from decades of obscurity.Huawei is betting on the Google Android operating system for its smartphones, aiming to grab market share from Apple’s iPhone and Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy range, in a move that is pushing the private company to open its once closed doors to the outside technology world.To read this report in The Guardian in full, see:
www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/may/11/huawei-apple-iphone-smartphone

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