Morning, folks! We'll be getting going around 10 a.m. PDT. Hold tight for now!
So about 9 more minutes to go here. Things are filling in nicely.
Woooooo, Wifi is starting to chug in here a little.
Stay tuned is all I can say. :)
Couple minutes to go, but people are still filing in.
Man ... a LOT of people in here.
You should pay attention to this liveblog. But you should also check out AmdroidCentral.com right now while we wait for this to get started.
Alternatively: AndroidCentral.com works better
Wifi is definitely starting to go down.
So if we should disappear ... :p
We make no claims as to what you'll find on aMdroid. :/
Now would be a good time to check the site. :)
Is there a thumb twiddling emoji?
Okay, finally getting started.
SO LOUD OH MY GOD IT HURTS
If this goes dubstep, it's been nice knowing y'all.
Tinnitus, brought to you by Huawei
Dream the impossible or such
Susie is here to walk us through today's announcements
But first: a 2015 recap with Huawei CEO Richard Yu
Time for a new calendar and fiscal year
In 2015, Huawei revenue grew 70% to over $20 billion
In 2010 it was 4.5 billion
Shipped 108 million, up 44% over last year
Up 16% in China, 25% in Peru, 12% in Finland and Portugal
Channel retail has Huawei phones in 34,000 stores around the world
Brand awareness up 17% over 2014
"Increased to 76%", though I somewhat doubt 3/4 of people are aware of Huawei
Unsurprisingly, at 97% awareness in China
But 34% of consumers are considering Huawei. Up 89%