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This article was published on July 10, 2012

Ever wondered how to pronounce Huawei? Wonder no more… [Video]

Ever wondered how to pronounce Huawei? Wonder no more… [Video] Image by: Picasa
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Huawei is China’s biggest networking and telecoms equipment manufacturer and is second only to Ericsson in the world. You may have used a MiFi dongle, modems or set-top box made by the company, are may possibly be looking forward to the launch of its impressive Ascend D Quad flagship Android smartphone in the coming weeks.

That’s great and everything, but do you know how to pronounce its name?

Noticing that the average Joe might have issues getting their mouth around its name, Huawei has created a short video to explain all:

Travelling to numerous mobile conferences and events, we’ve heard hundreds of different variations, with Hoo-Wa-Wei the most common.

Now you know: Wah-Way. Remember the name, the Chinese company aims to ship 60 million smartphones this year and hopes to be a $100 billion company in the next ten years.

Now, if it would only launch the Ascend D Quad sometime soon (it was announced back in February but has been held up over processor delays).