Founder of tech giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, said that his company is expecting to ship 270 million smartphones in 2019, 20 million more than initial speculations, media reports said.

As per the same reports, Ren said that his company’s production is huge and it requires several chip factories to supply Huawei.

Previously this week, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced that it shipped 20 crore smartphones in 2019 (handsets shipped till date), in a record time despite the US trade ban.

These deliveries were made 64 days earlier than the shipment milestone in 2018.

According to the media reports, the smartphone maker claimed that the newly launched Huawei Mate 30 Series, which has the flagship Kirin 990 5G system on chip (SoC) and DxOMark winning quad-camera system, has received critical acclaim.

(With input from agencies)