Honor unveils its new smartphones in Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. The budget smartphone brand accounted for 28 per cent of Huawei Technologies’ total smartphone shipments in the first half of this year, according to IDC. Photo: David Wong Honor unveils its new smartphones in Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. The budget smartphone brand accounted for 28 per cent of Huawei Technologies’ total smartphone shipments in the first half of this year, according to IDC. Photo: David Wong
Honor unveils its new smartphones in Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. The budget smartphone brand accounted for 28 per cent of Huawei Technologies’ total smartphone shipments in the first half of this year, according to IDC. Photo: David Wong

Should Huawei consider selling smartphone brand Honor to survive US sanctions?

  • If Honor becomes independent from Huawei, its sourcing will no longer be subject to US trade sanctions, according to Kuo Ming-chi, the analyst famous for his Apple product predictions
  • Other analysts do not see Huawei benefiting from any move to divest its Honor budget smartphone business

Topic |   Huawei
Honor unveils its new smartphones in Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. The budget smartphone brand accounted for 28 per cent of Huawei Technologies’ total smartphone shipments in the first half of this year, according to IDC. Photo: David Wong Honor unveils its new smartphones in Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. The budget smartphone brand accounted for 28 per cent of Huawei Technologies’ total smartphone shipments in the first half of this year, according to IDC. Photo: David Wong
Honor unveils its new smartphones in Hong Kong on December 10, 2018. The budget smartphone brand accounted for 28 per cent of Huawei Technologies’ total smartphone shipments in the first half of this year, according to IDC. Photo: David Wong
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