The event was originally scheduled to take place virtually on Wednesday but it has been postponed as a result of violent protests in US.
The South Korean firm also promoted the head of its network equipment business, which analysts said got a lift from a US campaign to convince allies to bar Huawei from their networks.
In a New Year's message to employees, Huawei Chairman Eric Xu said the US government was in the midst of a "strategic and long-term" campaign against the company that would create a "challenging environment for Huawei to survive and thrive".
Huawei's revenues jumped 24.4 percent on-year to $86.2 billion and its profit margin increased 8.7 percent, despite what it called a US campaign to isolate the company globally.
Observers are asking whether a phone without the Silicon Valley software that users have come to depend on can succeed, or whether Huawei will have found a way for buyers to install popular apps despite the constraints.
The highly-anticipated software is considered crucial for the tech giant's survival amid a White House ban on US companies selling technology products to them.
EU antitrust regulators have slapped Google’s Alphabet with a $1.69 billion fine for blocking rival online search advertisers. This makes it the company’s third penalty in two years.
Last December, the Nigerian government confirmed that nearly 70 percent of inmates in prisons were awaiting trial. Now a number of tech-driven nonprofits and social media movements have appeared across the country to counter this trend.
The South Korean tech company needs to get the foldable phone right to reverse steep declines in profit for its mobile division and restore some of the cachet its brand has lost to Apple Inc.
The statement from CEO Sundar Pichai follows a New York Times report which says the tech giant protected Android creator Andy Rubin after he faced accusations of sexual misconduct.
Huawei's new flagship smartphones include a new ultra-wide angle lens, as well as a telephoto lens and a macro that shoots objects as close as 2.5 centimetres.
As the company marks 20 years, it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name has become a verb.
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