This summer, Chinese phone-maker Huawei ran an experiment, to see if it could sell its well-priced, midrange GetHuawei.com, for the competitive off-contract price of $300.smartphone without the help of a US distribution partner. Instead, Huawei sold the phone on its own site,
On Friday, the company announced its first distributor for the phone. Retailer Fry's Electronics has pledged to carry both white and black colors of the 6.1-inch "phablet."
There are only 34 brick-and-mortar locations of this niche store, so Huawei's sales prospects are still limited. Pitting its quite decent quad-core handset against other large-screen phones in a carrier environment would still be the company's best bet.
For the phone's pros and cons, check out my fullreview.