Taiwanese tech big Asus was scheduled to launch its Zenfone eight sequence in India on May 12. However, now the corporate has introduced that it’s suspending the launch because of the current surge in Covid-19 instances within the nation.
The firm has not given a brand new launch date for the time being however has postponed it “until the current situation improves.”
“While we have been very excited to launch our new smartphone at same time as global, Asus India’s top priority in these challenging times is the safety of our customers, partners, employees and all other stakeholders in the fight against the virus. Hence we have consciously decided to defer the launch until the current scenario improves. On behalf of the entire ASUS India family, we urge you to stay indoors, practice social distancing and help each other combat this crisis until we emerge stronger and in a safer environment.” stated Dinesh Sharma, enterprise head, industrial PC and smartphone, system enterprise group, Asus in India.
To recall, the corporate had began teasing concerning the Asus eight sequence with a punch-hole digital camera and 120Hz refresh charge final month.
BBK-owned client expertise firm Realme additionally was scheduled to carry a launch occasion on May 4, which as per firm’s India CEO Madhav Sheth was purported to be the most important occasion for the 12 months but.
Later, nonetheless, the corporate determined to place a pin on it given the state of the nation.
“After careful consideration, realme has decided to postpone the upcoming smartphone and AIoT products’ launch along with anniversary celebrations. In these difficult times, let’s focus on contributing as much as possible. Stay home, Stay strong! We will be back soon,” stated Sheth in a tweet.