The tech firm wants some of iPhone's market share but some claim it is too close to China's government to achieve this.
This article titled “Could Huawei take on Apple?” was written by Charles Arthur and agencies, for guardian.co.uk on Wednesday 11th May 2011 15.00 UTC
Ever heard of Huawei – pronounced “hu-wa-way”? Quite possibly not. But the Chinese company (whose formal name is Huawei Technologies) is making an aggressive push into the consumer electronics space, marketing its new smartphones and tablet PCs in glitzy Beijing malls and even a Milan fashion show as it seeks to emerge from decades of obscurity.