BENGALURU, October 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Continuing its success story in India, Honor, a sub brand of Huawei which has emerged as one of the fastest growing smartphone brands in India as per the IDC Q2 2018 report, today announced the opening of its India device office located at Kaverappa Layout, Outer Ring Road in Bengaluru, the e-commerce hub of India. Spread over 6000 sq.ft, the new address is the dedicated device office in Bengaluru with state-of-the-art facilities and can house ever-growing Honor Family.
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As per the IDC Q2 2018 report, Honor with its India-first-approach registered an unprecedented growth of 281% in 2018 H1 compared to 2017 H2 and it is among top 2 brands in the online segment in Q2, 2018.
Honor also has the first overseas software development centre in Bengaluru. Spread over one million sq. ft. the R&D facility is one of the largest Overseas R&D Centres of Huawei which comprises of R&D Block, large cafeteria, multi-level car park, recreation area and residential block for expats, and can accommodate 5,000 employees. The India centre plays a significant role in the development of big data platforms, cloud platforms, telecom, internet, and security protocols.
P. Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group expressed at the inauguration of the facility, "The Honor family is growing and expanding and it gives me an immense pleasure to announce the inauguration of our new office in Bangalore. Honor is one of the fastest growing smartphone brand in India today and the latest report by IDC is a testimony to our commitment in the Indian smartphone market. With the inauguration of our new office we wish to strengthen our operations and produce more made in India products to serve our customers better and help them grow."
Honor is a leading smartphone e-brand under the Huawei Group. In line with its slogan, "For the Brave", the brand was created to meet the needs of digital natives through internet-optimized products that offer superior user experiences, inspire action, foster creativity and empower the young to achieve their dreams. In doing this, Honor has set itself apart by showcasing its own bravery to do things differently and to take the steps needed to usher in the latest technologies and innovations for its customers. Honor led the online smartphone market with a global shipment value of 2.5 billion USD to become the number 1 online smartphone brand, as per International Data Corporation (IDC) in Q1 2017. Huawei's Consumer Business Group, comprising of its dual brands Huawei and Honor, shipped 139 million smartphones globally in 2016 and reported an increase of 44% in its annual revenue.
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