A Huawei Mate 40 smartphone installed with Huawei’s operating system HarmonyOS is displayed at a Huawei store in Beijing, June 3, 2021. Photo: Reuters A Huawei Mate 40 smartphone installed with Huawei’s operating system HarmonyOS is displayed at a Huawei store in Beijing, June 3, 2021. Photo: Reuters
A Huawei Mate 40 smartphone installed with Huawei’s operating system HarmonyOS is displayed at a Huawei store in Beijing, June 3, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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Huawei to skip annual update of its flagship Mate smartphone in latest sign that US sanctions are taking a toll

  • Decision would mark the first time since the high-end Mate brand was introduced in 2013 that no annual update was released
  • Huawei is now shifting its focus to maintaining existing smartphone customers, which includes providing new replacement parts for older phones

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A Huawei Mate 40 smartphone installed with Huawei’s operating system HarmonyOS is displayed at a Huawei store in Beijing, June 3, 2021. Photo: Reuters A Huawei Mate 40 smartphone installed with Huawei’s operating system HarmonyOS is displayed at a Huawei store in Beijing, June 3, 2021. Photo: Reuters
A Huawei Mate 40 smartphone installed with Huawei’s operating system HarmonyOS is displayed at a Huawei store in Beijing, June 3, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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