Realme’s new Narzo smartphone sequence was scheduled to launch on March 26, nonetheless because of the seriousness of the present pandemic quickly spreading throughout India too, CEO Madhav Sheth has introduced that Realme will probably be suspending the sale of the brand new smartphones. Sheth additionally introduced that Realme’s ‘Make in India’ manufacturing facility would shut for someday, until it receives additional discover from the federal government. Lastly, he additionally introduced that each one of Realme’s staff would get a work-from-home facility.
Sheth tweeted this announcement at the moment, within the hopes to curb the unfold of the coronavirus pandemic. In his tweet, he particularly mentions that “gross sales” of the brand new Narzo 10 and Narzo 10A smartphones will probably be postponed however did not point out something concerning the launch. It is doable that Realme may nonetheless formally announce the telephones on March 26 and start gross sales someday subsequent month, after nation’s lockdown has been relaxed just a little. We have reached out to Realme India for readability.
He additionally talked about that operations of Realme’s ‘Make in India’ facility will probably be halted till a future directive from the federal government. The present lockdown mode in all main states state that each one non-essential providers be stopped with the intention to try to comprise the unfold of coronavirus. Sheth additionally talked about in his tweet that each one staff would be capable to work-from-home, thereby limiting their publicity to different co-workers.
Realme is only one of a number of firms to take this stand. Uber has suspended cab providers in a number of cities throughout India, whereas Xiaomi has additionally postponed the primary sale of its Redmi Word 9 Professional Max smartphone, because of the lockdowns.