Guo Xiaofeng January 10 reported
US time January 9, the annual CES show (International Consumer Electronics Show) was officially opened in Las Vegas.
In the keynote speech of the conference, Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business, said that the Mate 10 series officially landed in the North American market. Mate10 pro priced at $ 799, the Porsche version Mate 10 priced at $ 1,225, February pre-sale. As last year, Huawei Mate 10 is only sold in channels such as Amazon and Best Buy.
In response, Yu Chengdong said, "Something happened in the past few days, and we finally did not enter the carrier market." Huawei currently has offices in 170 countries around the world. Through these years' efforts, Huawei's products have gained global recognition and trust, which proves our security. Without entering the operator, the user can not buy our products, the biggest loss is the user. & rdquo;
In the United States, 90% of mobile phones are sold through carrier channels. In the past year, Huawei negotiated with U.S. carriers and planned to announce the latest developments at this CES. But yesterday, the Wall Street Journal quoted people familiar with the matter as saying that U.S. operator AT & T will cancel its cooperation with Huawei for unknown reasons.
Tencent "first-line" as soon as possible from the source close to the cooperation was informed that the cooperation was temporarily canceled, probably because of AT & T's pressure from the U.S. government.
Then, from Tencent "first line" exclusive access to a "United States 18 MPs jointly sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit? Pai (Ajit Pai)" e-mail, also confirmed The above statement. The main content of the e-mail is that it requires the FCC to investigate Huawei's cooperation with U.S. carriers for the sake of security.
In fact, with the security concerns as an excuse, the U.S. government has been holding its door closed to Huawei and other Chinese enterprises in the past few years. This, to a certain extent, has affected the layout of Huawei's other products. The industry is well aware of the complicated political game behind this.
Huawei did not disclose when it resumed its cooperation with U.S. carriers.
Looking to the future, Yu Chengdong said that the mobile phone industry has a new change every 12 years, most recently the transition from a smartphone to a smartphone. The next change will usher in the era of smart phones.
Last year, Huawei released Mate 10, built-in independent Kirin AI chip to become the industry's focus. Smartphones can learn in depth and start moving toward smartphones.
This year, AI is still the focus of Huawei's direction, which will increase investment. It is understood that, as of now, Huawei R & D investment totaled as much as 4.5 billion US dollars. "This year will increase investment in AI. "Yu Chengdong said.
It is understood that, in addition to the Mate 10, together with the products landing the United States market, there are the latest router Q2, VR helmet 2 and smart home and other products. Which, VR helmet in the content, Huawei chose to cooperate with the IMAX.