Huawei has been at the centre of the US/China trade war and recent happenings show the war isn’t ending anytime soon. The Chinese technical giant was placed on the United States government’s Entity List what prevents U.S. firms from working with the manufacturer however obtained a temporary reprieve recently. In a fresh twist, Google has arrive out to clarify that Huawei would be in violation of the ban if the Mate 30 series models come with the officially licensed variant of Android that is made up of the Google Play Store and another Google-branded apps.
Huawei is expected to announce the Mate 30 Pro and Mate 30 about September this year and it would be initial primary flagship model that would be coming out from its stable because it was placed on the United States government’s Entity List. However according to a Google spokesperson who spoke with Reuters, the US company would require to apply for a license from the U.S. government if Huawei was to launch the Mate 30 series with a utterly licensed variant of Android. That is because the Huawei Mate 30 Pro would be classified as a fresh device and not one that existed when the trade ban went into effect. huawei-logo-featured
Huawei presently has a new Operation system dubbed HarmonyOS which is sort of an different to Android however the manufacturer says it does not want to release a smartphone with HarmonyOS and that it Of course has with no targets to do so this year. However, it is left to be seen how Huawei will wade through this challenge that would threaten the global launch of the Mate 30 series.
Huawei could yet use Android however it would need a license to suggests its programs and services famous like Google Mobile Services. In China, this may not be a problem due to the fact customers more than there are used to Android products without having Google services. The Google spokesperson refused to confirm or deny whether Google applied for this kind of a license. But, Google has severally specify that it wants to continue working with Huawei.