Redmond had stopped selling the laptops last month after the US blacklisted the Chinese tech giant.
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Initially, the company had expected to post revenues of $125 billion to $130 billion this year, up from $104 billion in 2018, but has now reduced its estimates to just $100 billion. "We did not expect they would attack us on so many aspects," said Zhengfei, adding that he expects things to improve by 2021.
With Microsoft deciding to sell Huawei hardware again, it is a question whether others will reevaluate their decisions to step away from the Chinese tech company, while questions continue to surround the legalities of the situation.
First published at 1:30 p.m. PT on June 17. Updated at 4:54 p.m. PT: Adds info on $30 billion revenue hit