Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) is one of Huawei's three business groups, providing a range of products including mobile phones, mobile broadband (MBB) devices and home devices. A decade after it was established in 2003, Huawei Consumer BG ranked third in global smartphone shipments in 2013 according to IDC, SA, Gartner and first for global shipments of MBB devices from 2006 by ABI. In 2014, Huawei became the first mainland China brand to rank in Interbrand's Annual Top 100 Best Global Brands Report.
Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) shares its vision with people who pursue their dreams, people who are visionary challengers, people who are proactive with a strong belief in striving to achieve their goals. We are dedicated to bringing the latest technology to consumers and creating extraordinary experiences for people everywhere.
Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) is committed to focusing on premium products, differentiating innovation, achieving technological breakthroughs, bringing the latest technology to consumers and striving to realize dreams for people everywhere. Committed to offering the best products to consumers all over the world, Huawei Consumer BG provides a range of products, including the Mate-series for the "Ultimate Technology"; the P-series for the "Ultimate Fashion"; the G-series for the "Ultimate Value", and the Y-series for the "Ultimate Accessibility".
Operating in170 Countries
SERVING MORE THAN1/3 of Humanity
As of the end of 2014, Huawei's products and services are deployed in over 170 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population. With more than 20 years of rich business expertise in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, an extensive global network, vast global business operations and partners, Huawei Consumer BG is dedicated to bringing the latest technology to consumers, offering a world of possibilities, creating extraordinary experiences and realizing dreams for people everywhere.
Huawei has 16 established R&D centers around the world in countries such as the United States, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, France, Japan, Russia, India, and China. Huawei has more than 7,000 employees focused on consumer product and solution R&D, comprising more than 50% of Huawei Consumer BG's total workforce. With a continued focus on and investment in key consumer technologies, infrastructure, algorithms and standards, as well as leveraging Huawei's leading capability in 4G and 5G wireless networks and chipsets, Huawei Consumer BG will continue to pursue innovation in product structure, design, audio, video, camera, interface, connectivity and battery life. Huawei Consumer BG is committed to putting innovative technology into application to create better user experiences for consumers.
Mobile World Congress: Introduced the first Android Wear Huawei Watch (W1). Unveiled Huawei's first wireless Bluetooth headphones (N1). Launched the second wearable device in its range, the TalkBand B2 with activity recognisation tracker and sleep monitoring.
Huawei unveiled this year's flagship smartphone; the P8, featuring a 5.2-inch FHD screen, 1080p (1920 x 1080), powerful 2680 mAh battery, more powerful Hisilicon Kirin 930, 8-core 64bit, 2.0GHz chipset.
November: Huawei was named one of the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters, the first and only mainland Chinese company to make the list.
October: Huawei ranked 50th in the Boston Consulting Group's Top 50 ''Most Innovative Companies 2014" report.
October: Huawei was ranked 95th in LinkedIn's ''World's 100 Most InDemand Employers of 2014" and was the only Chinese company to make the list.
October: Huawei Ascend Mate7 received the ''Swan Award" at the 2nd Annual Chinese Handset Industry Design Innovation Contest.
October: Huawei ranked 94th on Interbrand's Top 100 Best Global Brands, making it the first ever mainland Chinese company to appear on the list.
EMUI 3.0: Designed for a global audience, EMUI 3.0 is an enhanced version of Huawei's intuitive user interface with a new look across the entire software interface that makes it easier to operate with one hand.
Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition: China's first 4G smartphone featuring a sapphire screen.
Ascend G7: Featuring a slim and stylish design with a 5.5-inch IPS display, powerful photo-taking capabilities with its 5 MP front-facing and 13 MP rear-facing cameras, and speedy 4G LTE capabilities.
Ascend Mate7: Featuring a 6-inch FHD TFT IPS in-cell LCD display with low power consumption, an innovative single touch fingerprint reader, large 6-inch screen, powerful 4,100 mAh battery, more powerful octa-core Kirin chipset, and the fastest LTE Cat6 connectivity. And it was awarded ''Best of IFA 2014-Best Smartphone" by Android Central、Tom's Guide、Android Authority and GSM Arena.
IFA: Huawei unveiled the following flagship smartphones and an enhanced version of Huawei's intuitive user interface in Berlin, Germany:
August: Ascend P7 awarded 'European Consumer Smartphone 2014 – 2015' by EISA.
June: Launched Kirin 920, the industry-leading octa-core chipset featuring BIG.Little GTS architecture, LTE Cat6 connectivity, and supporting TD-LTE/LTE FDD/TD-SCDMA /WCDMA/GSM and lightning fast connection with industry leading speeds of 300 Mbps.
May 2014: Unveiled the 4G LTE Ascend P7 in Paris, France.
Mobile World Congress: Introduced the 7-inch 4G LTE-enabled MediaPad X1, Ascend G6 4G smartphone, and the 8-inch entertainment powerhouse tablet MediaPad M1.Unveiled first wearable device, TalkBand B1, with a Bluetooth earpiece and big-data tracking capabilities.Launched the world's first LTE Cat6 Mobile WiFi, Huawei E5786, offering a lightning fast connection with industry leading speeds of 300 Mbps.
Consumer Electronics Show:
Launched the first LTE-enabled Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G, a high-end flagship smartphone with speeds of up to 150 Mbps.
December: Introduced Huawei's subsidiary independent brand, Honor, in China, and unveiled Honor 3C, 3X and E5730.
June: Launched Huawei Ascend P6, the world's slimmest smartphone(6.18mm), in London.
Mobile World Congress: Announced the new global consumer ''Make it Possible" brand campaign.
Mobile World Congress: Introduced the world's only and first LTE Cat4 Ascend P2 smartphone.
Consumer Electronics Show: Unveiled the 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate with the world's largest screen and Huawei's first Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Ascend W1.
Consumer Electronics Show: Launched the Huawei Ascend D2, a high-end flagship smartphone featuring a 5-inch HD 443 PPI Super Retina screen.
January: IDC ranked Huawei the number three smartphone manufacturer globally for Q4 2012.
November: Partnered with TalkTalk to launch the new YouView set-top box (STB) service in the UK.
September: Launched three 4G devices, Ascend P1 LTE, E589 Mobile WiFi, and E392 MBB device, in partnership with Everything Everywhere (EE) in the UK.
April: Announced Huawei Ascend G300 handset availability through Vodafone in the United Kingdom.
Mobile World Congress:Launched the Huawei Ascend D1 quad, the world's fastest quad-core smartphone.
Consumer Electronics Show: Introduced the new Huawei Ascend range of fashion smartphones with the launch of the Huawei Ascend P1 S which, at 6.68mm slim, was the world's slimmest smartphone.
August 2011: Huawei debuted its cloud service, and introduced the world's first cloud-enabled smartphone, Huawei Vision.
March 2011: Huawei sold over one million C8500 smartphones in China within 100 days of its official launch.
IFA 2010: Huawei launched the first IDEOS smartphone with Google's Android 2.2 operating system.
August 2010: Total shipments of Huawei's mobile broadband products reached 100 million units, capturing 50% of the global market share and solidifying Huawei's ranking as the top global MBB manufacturer for the third consecutive year (according to ABI Research).
Mobile World Congress 2009: Huawei debuted its first Android smartphone and announced its cooperation with T-Mobile.
November 2008: Huawei's E180 was named the 'Best Mobile Broadband Product' at the Asia Mobile Awards.
Huawei achieved global recognition for its mobile WiFi design, receiving the Red Dot Design Award for the E270, and the IF Product Design Award for the E172.
June 2006: Huawei launched the world's fastest and most compact HSDPA USB Modem, the E220, in Singapore.
June 2005: Huawei's first 3G mobile phone, the U626, was awarded the 'Best 3G Smartphone' by the Charlton Media Group.
February 2004: Huawei exhibited China's first WCDMA mobile phone at the 3GSM Conference in Cannes, France.
July 2003: Huawei established its handset department.