Truecaller, today announced that its users are making more than half a billion calls per month through the Truecaller App only four months since the company set off on a mission to completely change one of the most important features of one’s mobile phone, the dialer. Truecaller also announced their Global Partnership with Huawei mobile phones (Huawei achieved 40M+ smartphone shipments from overseas market in 2015), which will now come preloaded with the new Truecaller app in its flagship devices starting with Honor 8, to provide users with smart dialer functions right from the day they buy this new device.
In a first-of-its-kind partnership, the Truecaller integration will be rolled out in America, Middle East & North Africa, South East Asia & India by end of September 2016. Truecaller has been optimized to work seamlessly with all devices and dialer integration will be a preloaded. In addition to making calls, it will also let you search for numbers, block spam calls, check availability and call duration, features that basic dialers do not provide.
“Today marks a great milestone for the company, as our users are making more than half a billion calls per month through the Truecaller app – this is a great testament that shows that we helping to solve daily communication problems. As an organization we are constantly innovating to address real world challenges, and have been keen to partner with next-generation industry leaders to make communication safer, smarter, and more efficient. Our partnership with Huawei is a big milestone and is the first of its kind that has only scratched the surface of the immense potential that is yet to be discovered with Truecaller.”- says Nami Zarringhalam, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer at Truecaller.
“As we were planning the launch of our flagship device Honor 8, we were looking for partners who can truly redefine the user experience, Truecaller was an obvious choice to help improve the native calling functions. They provide an indispensable service for millions of users each day. We are joining hands to ensure that respective brands get the best of both worlds.”says George Zhao, President of Honor.
Truecaller is one of the leading mobile communication applications in the world with services in caller ID, spam detection and dialer functionalities. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Truecaller was founded in 2009 by Alan Mamedi and Nami Zarringhalam. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Atomico and Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers. Its applications can be downloaded for free on all major mobile app platforms.
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries, and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking third in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2015. Sixteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, Wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei’s global network is built on 20 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.
For more information, please visit: http://consumer.huawei.com
Honor is a leading smartphone e-brand under the Huawei Group. In line with its slogan, “For the Brave”, the brand was created to meet the needs of digital natives through internet-optimized products that offer superior user experiences, inspire action, foster creativity and empower the young to achieve their dreams. In doing this, Honor has set itself apart by showcasing its own bravery to do things differently and to take the steps needed to usher in the latest technologies and innovations for its customers.
For more information, please visit Honor online at www.hihonor.com .