Saturday, November 29, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony's New E-Paper FES Watch Appears Online
Amazon Releases Deals of the Year on Cyber Monday
Germany To Get Secure Phones By BlackBerry
Xbox And Playstation Black Friday Deals
Toshiba Launches ARM-Based Application Processors with Sound, Image Data-Mining and Security Functions
Pioneer To Release The BDR-XU03JM Portable Blu-ray Drive For Macs
Syrian Electronic Army targets CNBC, Telegraph, Independent, PCWorld
GoPro Camera Drones In The Works: report
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > Mobiles > Huawei ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Huawei Quits Windows Phone, Goes Completely Android


Huawei has decided to stop releasing Windows Phones for now, as Microsoft's mobile OS seems to be less attractive for consumers than Android and Apple's iOS.

"It wasn't profitable for us," Richard Yu, the head of Huawei's consumer business group, told the Wall Street Journal. "We were losing money for two years on those phones. So for now we've decided to put any releases of new Windows phones on hold."

Huawei launched its first Windows Phone 8 handsets in 2012, alongside Nokia, Samsung, and HTC.

To help other phone makers stay on board, Microsoft recently made it easier to convert existing Android phone designs to Windows Phone. For instance, HTC has recently released the HTC One (M8) for Windows, which has exactly the same hardware as its Android counterpart.

According to IDC, Windows Phone shipments decreased last quarter, and market share fell to just 2.5 percent.

Huawei's Yu also commneted on the Tizen OS, thee operating system that has been pushed mainly by Samsung as an alternative to Android.

"In the past we had a team to do research on Tizen but I canceled it," Yu said. "We feel Tizen has no chance to be successful."



Previous
Next
New Toshiba 20 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor Enables 6mm Z-height Camera Modules        All News        Europer To Probe Qualcomm: report
New Toshiba 20 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor Enables 6mm Z-height Camera Modules     Mobiles News      Intel Introduces World's Smallest Standalone 3G Modem

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Huawei Launches Large-Screen Smartphones
Sony, Huawei, Microsoft To Announce New Smartphones at 2014 IFA
Huawei Joins 5G Infrastructure Association Board
Huawei Honor 6 Shipped I in China with 5-inch 1080p Display
Vodafone and Huawei Achieve First GSM-LTE Spectrum Trials
Huawei Launches Online Store, Mate2 Available For Pre-order
Huawei Unveils ARM-based, 8-core "Kirin" 920 SoC For Smartphones
Huawei Develops 10Gbps Wi-Fi
Huawei Ascend P7 Released
Huawei Introduces Media Cloud Solution For The Entertainment Industry
Huawei Posts Record Earnings
The NSA Was Spying Huawei's Servers: report

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .