Huawei is hosting the 18th HAS (Huawei Global Analyst Summit) under the theme”Building a fully connected intelligent world”. The process was started back in 2004 since then company has been getting it done successfully.
On this occasion, Huawei’s rotating chairman and current active chairman Xu Zhijun (Eric Xu) gave a speech about Huawei: Optimize industry mix and use industry resilience to meet external challenges. Despite the challenges, he believes that the company will return to normal soon and come up with a new strategy for the next year.
The authorities give their opinion about how the industry can work together to tackle the difficult times, achieve fruitful outcomes, and speed up the arrival of the intelligent world. The active chairman narrates the five major aspects for the future of the company’s
- Optimize the industry mix and enhance the resilience of the industry, especially the enhancement of software capabilities, strengthening of the investment in the weakly related industries of advanced technology, and the investment in the intelligent auto parts industry
- Promote the full play of 5G value, define 5.5G, and lead the continuous evolution of 5G
- User-centered to create a seamless intelligent experience across the scene
- Reduce energy consumption through technological innovation and realize a low-carbon society
- Strive to solve supply continuity
Optimize the industry mix and enhance the resilience of the industry:
The company is facing many difficulties after the US Sanction because it affects Huawei’s relationship with many major companies such as Google, which is a big concern for the company.
Looking at these conditions the development of industrial resilience for Huawei is the primary need.
Strengthen the Software capabilities: For a telecom and smart devices company, it’s very important to have reliable and versatile software. In this line, the company made a huge investment to Strengthen the Software capabilities.
The president said, for almost two years we are consistently working to develop programming competency and will continue to do so in future for the efficient productivity.
Strengthen the Investments in the weekly related industries of advanced technology: The advanced technology always comes up with new solutions, and still exploring more, which is certainly beyond our imagination.
For example, the optical technology invested by Huawei initially develop for communication. While exploring it was found that it can also be used for many other fields such as optical desktop displays, vehicle head-up displays, and lasers. Headlights, as well as fiber optic sensors.
To sum up, the company is aiming to explore the existing technologies to bring new opportunities to create an advanced scenario.
Investment in auto-part industries: The company will continue to increase investment in the smart auto parts industry, especially in autonomous driving software, which is in high demand for producing smart vehicles and an intelligent network.
Promote the full play of 5G value, define 5.5G, and lead the continuous evolution of 5G:
Over the past years, 5G technologies have been grown remarkably. It’s reported that about 140 plus 5G networks have been released across the globe, and the number of 5G users has reached 330 million.
5G has seen massive commercial rollouts, which are leading us to the smart era of digitalization. It has transformed user experience and advanced industrial development.
The company knows that 5G To C is needed to achieve 5G commercial success, which is how 5G meets the needs of consumers, and 5G To B, that is, how 5G meets the needs of all walks of life, and the two are developing in parallel. It’s expected to take a minimum of 3 to 5 years for new technology to normalize operations and reach maturity.
Huawei is planning to promote the major aspects of the network industry including high-reliability network connection, large uplink capacity, delay guarantee certainty, planning flexibility, construction, maintenance, and optimization of large-scale and small-scale networks of enterprises.
After four generations of wireless networking, the connection of people has essentially become a reality. Huawei hopes to explore the endless characteristics of 5G and 5.5G, and beyond.
User-centered to create a seamless intelligent experience across the scene:
The company is still overcoming the challenges that occur after the US ban against Huawei. Although, company’s smartphone business affects but the company’s aim to produce user-centered ecosystem hasn’t changed a bit.
Huawei is committed to developing user-centric, focusing on high-frequency application scenarios such as smart home, smart office, smart travel, sports and health, and audio-visual entertainment, and continues to create a full-scene, personalized, seamless experience.
To be mentioned, HarmonyOS is a distributed operating system for all scenarios. It was initially developed for IoT devices but the further planned to launch it for mobile systems as well. The company is planning to upgrade about 300 million Huawei devices on HarmonyOS within this year.
About the HMS, it became the world’s third-largest mobile application ecosystem. It was reported that 2.3 million developers across the globe have been registered including 300,000 overseas and more than 120,000 extended applications by the end of 2020.
Reduce energy consumption through technological innovation and realize a low-carbon society:
According to Mr. Xu, carbon peak and carbon neutrality both are exceedingly hot and becoming a worldwide concern.
He further added that Huawei actively supports and participates in the fight against climate change, and believes that this is a major battle related to the destiny of mankind.
The company’s greatest value is to help all walks of life continuously reduce energy consumption through technological innovation and strive to achieve a low-carbon society.
Strive to solve supply continuity:
In the event, president Eric Xu addressed the current major challenge of the company. He said, “I know that everyone is very concerned about this issue. After being sanctioned by the United States, can Huawei continue to live? How to solve the problem of Huawei’s supply?”
While addressing this problem he elaborates that everyone knows that the design and manufacturing process of semiconductor products is very complicated and requires very high R&D investment and capital expenditure.
The US sanction against the company not only harmed the relationship with other partners but also has a major impact on the supply chain. Different regions play different roles in the industrial chain according to their own advantages.
In this equation, the company is trying to build a self-sufficient local industrial chain in each region. According to Eric Xu, to put everything back and avoid some bigger crisis, the basic thing is to cooperatively build global trust and restore the global industrial chain fastly.
More than 400 industry analysts, financial analysts, industry opinion leaders, and the media take part in the conference. Simeteniously, analysts and media from all over the world also participated online. At the conference, president Xu Wenwei said:
“The development of human society will enter a new level. We hope that “production, learning, research, and use will unite to meet challenges in the world’s problems, and explore directions driven by the vision to make connections stronger and make calculations faster”
Huawei will invest 35 Million Euros to find European Talent for Telecom
Huawei announced to invest 35 million euros to cultivate European ICT Talent under its Seeds for the Future 2.0 program. The company’s executives made this big announcement at the Huawei European Innovation Day.
Furthermore, this Chinese tech firm intends to support this digital Europe program for five years. In addition, there will be a new talent expansion program and the Seeds for the Future Scholarship by Huawei to support the European ICT professionals.
The company sees digital talent as the key to digital transformation and economic growth. Thereby, offering possible help to the professionals and students to upskill their talents. In this line, it’s currently negotiating with other educational organizations.
Besides, it already helped numerous students while more are joining the program. Simultaneously, it’s also inviting them to be a part of TECH4ALL Guardian projects and contribute to developing digital talent.
Lets’ check the main bulletins about the Huawei European ICT Talent development program-
- About 500,000 ICT professionals will get the benefits in Europe under this program
- Huawei will invest 2.5 million euros over the next year
- Over 30,000 ICT professionals were already being trained by the company in Europe
- The first Seeds for the Future 2.0 program was launched in July 2021
- Huawei owns 147 ICT academies for developing ICT European talent
- In addition, over 20,000 ICT certified professionals working with the company in the country
- To date, more than 2,600 college students across the region received Huawei’s help.
Apart from this, the entire project has an achievement goal of five years. It means the company will continue to expand its activities in developing the latest for the next five years. The company also determines to keep its work continue until reaches the set aim.
Though it has participated in talent development initiatives in Europe for many years, it currently ventures are growing talent development ecosystem that supports universities and secondary schools.
Counterpoint released Q3 2021 smartphone sales report, Huawei shows even performance
On 28th October 2021, Counterpoint released Q3 2021 smartphone sales report evaluating the China smartphone market. Despite the US-Sanction, chip shortage, and lack of 5G RF components, Huawei shows even performance for this quarter.
In the last quarter, Vivo, OPPO, Xiaomi, Apple, and Huawei gained 23%, 21%, 17%, 14%, and 10% of the market while in 2021 Q3 has Vivo, OPPO, Honor, Xiaomi, and Apple on top five. However, the decline in the former smartphone market ruler is quite expected.
According to the Counterpoint smartphone sales report for Q3 2021, Huawei has a 77% of YoY drop, and an 18% QoQ drop with 13% of the market share. Meanwhile, the company recorded a 10% market share for Q2 2021 while a YoY decrease of 72%.
We can say, the company has a uniform performance with a slight increase in market shares concerning the current situation. There are some factors to be blamed among them 4G processor of the Huawei P50 lineup comes first.
Although the only lacking of this smartphone is negligible seeing its flagship capacity, 5G was on demand during this quarter. Second is the delay in the launch of the Huawei Mate 50 smartphone, which can’t contribute to sales.
In addition, other vendors like Vivo, OPPO, Apple, and Xiaomi were successful to attract users with 5G network demands. It made the users give up on Huawei and enjoy 5G network with other brands. Yet, we hope for the company to regain its market in the upcoming time however, it’ll take a while.
Below you can check the tabular analysis of the Q3 2021 smartphone sales report of Counterpoint-
(Image Source Counterpoint)
Counterpoint Report Highlights: Q3 2021 smartphone sales
- Smartphone sales accounted for 79% in China for Q3 2021
- Smartphone sales in China increased by 3% at a monthly rate
- The Year on Year market declined by 9%
- The smartphone’s demands were relatively low
- 5G smartphones have become the mainstream offering in the country
- Vivo conquers the entire market with 22% shares
- Honor shows the fastest-growing rate and reached the third position
- Apple recorded the maximum benefits with 48% of YoY growth
- OPPO Reno 6, OPPO A55, and OPPO A93 contributed most in rising the company’s sale
Huawei Mall starts public test for Beiang’s air purifier MINI
The non-consumable air purifier MINI of Bianang goes for the public test activity on Huawei Mall. This model has various advantages over the previous generation products. It comes with a smaller seize and smarter functions to let the users give more benefits.
The company specifically designed this product to place in bedrooms as it produces reduces noises while working. Thereby, users can rest assured about their sleep. Let’s check the pricing and capabilities of this product-
Huawei Mall: Air Purifier Pricing
Huawei Mall is charging only 999 Yuan for this smart air purifier while its official price is rated as 1999 Yuan. In addition, there are lucky draw public activities on buying this machinery with the reward of 5 free orders. Furthermore, the air purifier will start shipping from November 5th for the first batch of Huawei Mall orders.
Bianang’s Air Purifier MINI Specifications:
Starting with its carbon footprint, Bianang MINI Air Purifier only leaves 0.067M squares which is equivalent to A4 paper 0.062 squares. the machinery has a small and portable design that can be easily placed next to the aisle, sofa, and beds.
Moving ahead to the working capabilities, it offers 32.2dB(A) sleep mode and works in silent. Additionally, it has smart upgrades, light sensing, human sensing, and AI voice control to provide easy controls and maintenance.
In this line, the purifier integrates a high-voltage electric field, electronic materials, aerodynamics, and other technologies. This arrangement generates a high-energy ion field of 20,000 volts to capture dust, purify, and disinfect.
Compared with the traditional purifiers, this mini version doesn’t need a HEPA filter regularly instead relies on ion field purification. Besides, it has three light indicators of yellow, red, and green that respectively symbolize excellent, good, and poor air quality.
Users can easily manage this product with their smartphones with the support of Huawei Smart Life App control. Additionally, it comes with a head swing angle, child lock switch, and wind speed wheel to set different modes according to the need.