|BANGKOK, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — With the successful Southeast Asia regional launch of the Huawei P8 and wearable devices in Bangkok Thailand on 28 May 2015 , Huawei is keep ing the momentum going by introducing the P8, P8Max, P8Lite, Talkband B2 and AP007 power bank to Myanmar , Laos , and Cambodia , Hong Kong , Taiwan and other Southeast Asia countries and regions .
Huawei P8 is not only a device with stunning look but also a tool that ignites consumers’ creativity. With the camera of low-light shooting, light painting, perfect selfies, director mode, time lapse and more of unique features.
Huawei‘s P8 sold out within one hour in the first day of sales
After 2 weeks of preorders of Huawei‘s latest flagship products, the first batch of P8 s became available in 28 shops across Myanmar on 6 June 2015 . By 10am that morning all P8 s had been sold out .
The regional sales manager from one of phone shop noted that the P8 has set a new sales record and has become the best – selling handset in their shop ‘s history and that they were amazed by the number of preorder s . “I am pretty sure that sales of the P8 will be a hit this year.”
High potential in Southeast Asia
Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer BG, said that Southeast Asia is one of the key markets for Huawei, and the company is very optimistic about the potential of this region, which is why Huawei is hosting the Southeast Asia launch event so soon after the global launch last month.
” Southeast Asia is one of the most promising and high-potential economic entities in the world, both now and in the future. It is regarded as a strategic market and an engine driving the fast growth of Huawei ‘s Consumer Business. In 2014, Huawei saw over 10 million total shipments in this region. With the launch of the P8, P8Ma x and P8Lite this year, we expect total shipments to reach 8 million units, a 167% increase,” said Richard.
The company has seen substantial growth in regional shipments in the region. Thomas Liu, President of Huawei Consumer Business Group Southeast Asia said : ” Data from our recent report shows that 2015Q1 smartphone shipment s in the Southeast Asia achieved a 120% increase compared to last year.”