Following the cancellation of MWC 2020 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, most corporations are having to alter their plans and make alternate preparations to launch their all-new smartphones and next-gen applied sciences. Xiaomi has already postponed the worldwide launch of its Mi 10 flagship, and now, rival Realme is following swimsuit.
The corporate has introduced that it’s altering the venue for the launch of its upcoming flagship cellphone, the Realme X50 Professional 5G, which was initially scheduled to be launched at MWC 2020. In accordance with the corporate, the cellphone will now be launched on February 24 in Madrid as an alternative of Barcelona, however within the type of an internet occasion, presumably to cut back the danger of transmission. Right here’s the complete press assertion on the change from Realme:
“For the reason that outbreak of the novel coronavirus, realme has been regarding in regards to the results and dealing on alternate options of all potential conditions, together with having deliberate our occasion undertaken by our European workforce primarily based in Spain with none employees from China. Holding in mild with the impression of the virus and the cancellation of MWC 2020, realme has determined to cancel the participation at MWC Barcelona 2020, accordingly.”
Realme India CEO, Madhav Sheth, can be one of many attendees on the Madrid occasion and lay out the corporate’s future AIoT plans. He’ll probably discuss in regards to the much-anticipated Realme TV, which was confirmed to launch at MWC’20 later this month. The corporate has additionally formally confirmed the developments to Beebom, with PR Director for Realme India, Wenhan Shen, tweeting that particulars in regards to the Madrid occasion can be introduced very quickly.
Yeees. Official information popping out quickly.
— Han #DareToLeap (@shen_wenhan) February 13, 2020
It will likely be attention-grabbing to see how a number of the different corporations will reschedule their press conferences and launch occasions that have been set for the annual tech present in Barcelona. However, one hopes that the Chinese language authorities will get a grip on the well being scenario to stop additional lack of life and disruption to international enterprise.