Twitter signs a first of its kind deal with Huawei Honor

Twitter signs a first of its kind deal with Huawei Honor

The new flagship honor 8 has been pre-programmed to open Twitter which comes as a preloaded app; in a fraction of a second via its custom smart key - a function exclusive to the Middle East.



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Published: Tue 27 Sep 2016, 3:00 PM

Last updated: Tue 27 Sep 2016, 5:37 PM

Twitter and Huawei honor partner to bring an even better experience to its end-users in the Middle East
Huawei honor and Twitter are partnering to provide built-in fast access to the Twitter app, which will be pre-loaded on honor 8.
The new flagship honor 8 has been pre-programmed to open Twitter which comes as a preloaded app; in a fraction of a second via its custom smart key - a function exclusive to the Middle East.
Users can access the social media app by double clicking the smart key, which has been incorporated into its 3D fingerprint sensor for slick functionality. It has a 0.4 second unlock capability, auto learning skill set and can be customised with up to three easy access options. The fingerprint sensor also offers NFC tag read and writer, P2P transfer and SIM / HCE-based mobile payment, providing a greater accessibility to mobile internet.
Benjamin Ampen, Head of Revenue for MENA at Twitter said, "The collaboration between Huawei honor and Twitter's team on the ground has created a user experience that will reach an unprecedented level of accessibility. We're proud that Twitter is the logical choice for the custom smart key that will serve GCC smartphone users who access our platform for timely, live updates and now straight through their fingerprints."
Chris Sun Baigong, Vice President Huawei honor Middle East CBG commented, "honor believes in the power of partnerships and is proud to be working with Twitter to offer a first of its kind user experience. With our new flagship smartphone, the honor 8, we are pushing boundaries by spearheading the development of innovative solutions for smartphone users.'
Honor strategically balances innovative features and high-performance, with a fresh design and an attractive price point. The honor 8 embodies this approach with its cutting edge, smart technology, as well as phenomenal aesthetical appeal, boasting a stunning glass exterior priced at Dh 1,599.
The 3D grate design has been created with a resilient two-sided 2.5D, 15 layer glass body, which reflects light producing an aurora effect with intricate patterns, meaning no two phones appear the same. The world-class camera features and intuitive software - a 12 MP dual camera with RGB and monochrome sensors, as well as its 8MP wide-angle front-facing camera - offers seriously impressive functionality.
Its 3,000 mAh battery with Smart Power 4.0 maximises stand-by time allowing the honor 8 to keep going for up to 1.22 days of heavy usage. Just ten minutes of charging will allow two hours call time, and 30 minutes will re-charge the device to 47%.  The honor 8 also boasts of 8-core CPU up to 2.3 GHZ, 4GB RAM, Kirin 950, i5 CO processor and Rapid-Smart file processing system.
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