Spice Group inks partnership with Huawei to launch S Huawei brand

Telecom Lead India: Spice Group has inked its partnership with Huawei Devices to launch S Huawei brand in India.

S Huawei branded smartphones will be exclusively available at the Spice HotSpot stores. Both the companies plan to launch 7-10 handsets under this partnership. The first handset in the series is the Ascend Y100, a sleek device with a 2.8 inch touch display. This will be a 3G-enabled Android smartphone and is powered by an 800MHz processor.

Spice also plans to introduce 2G Android smartphones with Wi-Fi support.

The company aims to sell 10 million handsets in the current fiscal, including 7.5 million 2G handsets from domestic and international sales.

“The group today has established itself as a leading solution provider. These partnerships are key drivers to expand our global footprints,” said BK Modi, global Chairman, Spice Group.

“We are launching S Ascend Y100 now and in the next 2 months, we will launch three more devices. We are already selling 7.5 million feature phones (globally) and by December 2013, we should be selling another 2.5 million Android phones under Spice, S Nexian and S Huawei brands,” Modi told reporters here.

He added that 70 percent of the sales comes from India, followed by other markets like Indonesia and Thailand.

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