Huawei hands out battery packs and apple-free juice to iPhone XS buyers

Today's Friday, September 21, 2018. In other words, it's iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 launch day. Fans around the world are lining up to be among the first to own Apple's latest phone and wearable, and as such, Huawei used this opportunity to troll Apple by promoting itself while folks wait in line.

At the Apple store in London, Huawei arrived with a juice van offering "ju%ce that lasts." Actual juice was given out to people in line that had "no traces of apple" in it, in addition to charging outlets so people could top up their phones.

Additionally, Huawei employees handed out 10,000 mAh battery packs to Apple fans in Singapore. On the packaging for the packs reads "Here's a power bank. You'll need it. Courtesy of Huawei."

Is this too cheeky? Perhaps. But then again, it's not like Huawei was hurting anyone. Who doesn't want free juice and battery packs? The iPhone XS brings a lot to the table that we'd like to see come to the Android space, but on October 16 when Huawei unveils the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, you can bet it's going to do what it can to top Apple in every way it can.

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Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.