Huawei’s phones are hugely popular globally, however. Huawei was blacklisted in 2019 when it was added to the US Unity List (PDF), with former President Donald Trump also signing an executive order that essentially banned the company in light of national security concerns that Huawei had close ties with the Chinese government. Huawei has repeatedly denied the allegations.
As a result, Google cut off Huawei phones from future Android updates in May 2019, and Huawei has beenin many countries across the globe.
Huawei, who is reportedly in talks withphone brands, are set to unveil a collapsible Mate X2 at a Feb. 22 event in China. During the fourth quarter of 2020, IDC said: , compared to 56 million in the same quarter in 2019.
Huawei did not respond to a request for comment.