AccuWeather Global Weather Center – January 3, 2017 – AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced it will provide long-time partner Honor, the leading smartphone e-brand under Huawei Group, with detailed weather information for its newest Honor 6X device. AccuWeather currently provides weather data which powers a home screen weather experience on honor smart devices. It will continue to provide weather information with Superior Accuracy™ for the new honor 6X with this latest integration.
Honor 6X is the smartphone for internet-minded millennials who are uncompromising in quality and experience and live by the “double or nothing” philosophy. The uncompromising quality of its 12 MP dual-lens camera, a powerful battery capacity of 3340 mAh, a large 5.5-inch 1080p screen and glitch-free performance powered by a Kirin 655 Octa-Core CPU, making it the perfect technological “Budget Beast”. Included on the Honor handset will be the AccuWeather powered widget which will provide global current conditions, 5-day, and hourly forecasts. AccuWeather’s content is readily available when users engage with the home screen widget providing them with personalize and localized weather so people can make more informed decisions throughout their day.
“AccuWeather is happy to be a part of another great Honor device launch at CES,” said Steven Smith, President of Digital Media at AccuWeather. “As the world’s leading weather company, with a presence throughout China, AccuWeather is able to bring users all over the world the best and most innovative forecasts available anywhere.”
AccuWeather started the partnership with Huawei in 2009, resulting in AccuWeather being offered globally on a wide variety of Huawei and Honor products. Users of those devices receive accurate and localized forecasts for locations worldwide with current conditions, hour-by-hour forecasts, and more.
In 2015, AccuWeather formed a historic joint venture with the China Meteorological Administration for the distribution of enhanced weather information in China. The partnership expands AccuWeather's forecast locations and offers people throughout China enhanced weather forecasts of many kinds never before available in China.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Over 1.5 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hour-by-hour and minute-by-minute forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ with customized content and engaging video presentations available through smart phones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites via AccuWeather.com, award winning AccuWeather apps, connected TVs, wearables, smart homes, and connected cars, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the AccuWeather Network cable channel. Established in 1962 by Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers - a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs book - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as weather news, content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather's CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world's most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.
Visit www.AccuWeather.com for additional information.
Honor is a leading mobile device e-brand under Huawei. 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.
Visit www.hihonor.com for more information.
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Justin Roberti / 814.235.8756 / Roberti@AccuWeather.com
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