Many companies are having a hard time against the global component shortage and Huawei has decided to reduce the manufacturing of low-end smartphones.
The drop in sales of smartphones is not only present in Europe, but also in China, where rivals such as OPPO and Vivo have risen to second and first place in smartphone sales respectively.
Huawei abandoning low-end smartphone manufacturing
Thus, it seems that the Chinese company is focusing on mid-range and high-end smartphones to put on sale using the processors the company stocked, leaving the stock of low-end smartphones empty.
In some stores, the cheapest model on sale is the Huawei Nova 8 Pro, a smartphone that costs more than $500.
Presumably, as the manufacture of processors increases in the coming months and years, the Chinese tech giant could again have a sufficient number of units to have more variety in the market.
However their problem with Google services seems here to stay in the short or medium term.