Huawei bought off its Honor smartphone model to a consortium of over 30 brokers and sellers in a transfer that was made to make sure Honor’s survival after the US sanctions hit two years in the past. Now that Honor is a separate model, its software program assist particulars for previous telephones launched below the Huawei umbrella have been defined. Huawei will assist all Honor telephones launched earlier than April 1 this 12 months, offering firmware updates. This implies that the Honor 50 collection launched earlier this month can be supported by Honor, and all of the others launched beforehand, can be supported by Huawei.
Honor advised Finnish media home SuomiMobili that its exit from Huawei befell within the months of March and April this 12 months. Therefore, Huawei can be liable for the assist and upgrades of all Honor telephones launched earlier than April 1, 2021. Honor can be liable for assist and upgrades for all gadgets launched and positioned available on the market after April 1. The firm provides that it’ll proceed to supply buyer assist to previous cellphone customers so far as attainable, earlier than referring them to Huawei’s customer support.
Huawei additionally confirmed that it’ll proceed to assist Honor smartphones launched below its possession. The firm mentioned it would proceed to replace high-end Honor telephones on a month-to-month foundation, however many extra inexpensive telephones will obtain updates on a quarterly foundation. Monthly safety replace can be launched to Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro, and Honor View 20 telephones, Huawei has confirmed.
Quarterly safety updates can be launched to Honor 30, Honor 30 Pro+, Honor 30i, Honor 30s, Honor View 30 Pro, Honor 20e, Honor 20i, Honor 20S, Honor 20 Lite, Honor 10i, Honor 9A, Honor 9C, Honor 9S, Honor 9S 10x, Honor 9X Lite, Honor 10X Lite, Honor 9X Pro, Honor 8A, Honor 8S, Honor 8A Pro telephones. Huawei and Honor have not revealed plans for giant model upgrades for any of the previous telephones.
A report in January steered that Huawei can be contemplating promoting its premium smartphone manufacturers P and Mate, a transfer that would see the corporate ultimately exit from the high-end smartphone-making enterprise.