Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by 3 months

Dawn | Jun 14, 2019 at 7:26 PM
  • Huawei will delay the launch of its much-touted foldable 5G Mate X smartphone by three months, the latest setback for the company that was slapped with US sanctions last month.
  • The delay comes as Huawei phones face being cut off from updates of Google’s Android operating system (OS) in the wake of the US blacklist that bans American companies from doing business with the Chinese firm.
  • Problems at Huawei, the world’s largest network-equipment maker, are spilling over to the broader chip industry.