Dec 05, 2022 01:58 PM

Huawei Pushes Smartwatches in Japan as U.S. Sanctions Bite

Photo: IC Photo
Photo: IC Photo

(Nikkei Asia) — Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has worked to boost sales in Japan’s smartwatch market as the Chinese company’s smartphone operations are hamstrung by American restrictions on exports of cutting-edge semiconductors.

Huawei’s Japanese unit recently released a round smartwatch for business users.

“Since Japanese consumers are discerning, being accepted in Japan would lead to more success globally,” said Yang Tao, who oversees the company’s devices segment.

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