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Google will allow Huawei to use its Android OS?

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Google was first to comply with the US government decision, and Huawei cannot buy the required licenses to use Android OS with Google Services for some future devices.

You remembered what Google said? Let’s read it one more time:

“Like other US companies, we’re engaging with the Department of Commerce to ensure we’re in full compliance with its requirements and temporary license,”

“Our focus is protecting the security of Google users on the millions of existing Huawei handsets in the US and around the world.”

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The Chinese company, Huawei Technologies, already has millions of loyal followers all over the globe. If they suddenly realize that Google isn’t essential or even primary to the Android experience on their phones, it could begin to break away at Google’s dominance in the smartphone department.

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Yes, it is true – Google controls all the cards, but Huawei is already a leader in China, where it makes its own chips and modems, and adds plenty of tweaks and features on top of Android.

https://youtu.be/wE0BFZrUSg4

If Huawei is able to separate itself from Google and Android without fading into irrelevancy, it would change everything about the smartphone landscape. Android would no longer control 80% of the mobile market share.

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What if Samsung could follow suit with Tizen OS. Google would suddenly have more to worry about.

Huawei has trademarked the name of a new mobile operating system designed to compete with Google’s Android.

Google builds Android, but it’s “open-source” software, which means anyone can access it. However, Google offers up early access to newer versions of Android to manufacturers. This means the new version of Android – which is called Android Q – potentially wouldn’t be available to Huawei immediately. Huawei could still get Android Q on its phones eventually, once the update enters the public Android Open-Source Project.

The US government’s move to block Huawei from using US tech products and services could encourage it to promote Chinese apps and services outside of China.

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For example, it could give companies such as Baidu a leg up over Google and Didi one over Uber in areas of the world where Huawei is strong. What if Huawei will point its search box at Baidu, not at Google? There are many secondary effects of the ban on Huawei that are maybe more significant than the primary effect.

Additionally, Huawei has said that it could roll out a custom operating system very quickly.

US president Trump has also offered hope in the form of future trade deals: he is quoted as saying “If we made a deal, I could imagine Huawei being possibly included in some form or some part of it,” according to the BBC.

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Google, like all US companies, has been banned from having business dealings with Huawei. In the short term, the company has secured a temporary license to continue to supply software updates to existing phones. In the long term, that would mean that Google would not be able to provide any of its services on Huawei phones. Which will cost Google a fortune?

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Google is smart enough to make the right financial decision.

You can share your opinion on this article with me. Don’t forget to drop your comments below.

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

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Huawei Nova 9 design will be a combo of P50, Mate 40 and Nova 8 Pro: Tipster

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Following the launch of the Huawei P50 series, the Chinese phone maker is now ready to introduce a new Nova series member -Huawei Nova 9. Now, new information reveals that Huawei

According to a Weibo tipster, the Huawei Nova 9 design will be a combo of the Nova 8 Pro and the standard P50 and Mate 40 devices. Though we don’t have any exact clue about Huawei Nova 9 design, most probably they will be sharing the aesthetics of the above-mentioned models.

Related to this, the Nova 8 Pro and P50 have a much similar giant pill-shaped rear camera set up. While the Mate 40 has a circular camera.

These phones come with a premium glass back. All of them have negligible bezels on the front and punch-hole selfie camera setup. While the Nova 8 Pro also has a curved edge display, and we can expect it in the Pro model of Nova 9.

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Huawei Nova 9 design leak

Also, the specifications of the Nova 9 models are unknown except for their possible processor details. Till now, no major leak about has appeared arrived so that we can make our guess.

A precious report reveals that the Nova 9 may use Kirin 990E chipset. While its predecessor, the Nova 8 devices were powered by the 7nm Kirin 985. This chip provides a faster 5G uplink, faster transmission, and a more stable connection.

The Nova 8 was launched with two models namely Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro. While the next-to-come models include the Huawei Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro.

Huawei Nova 9 launch date:

This would be early to say anything about the exact launch date of the Nova 9 series. Though the leaks have already arrived revealing their expected launch date. According to info, the Chinese tech giant may unveil the Nova 9 series somewhere between August to October.

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In comparison to Nova 8, the company might be planning to introduce Nova 9 models early. Following the leak, if the launch happens to be scheduled for around October at max, then it will be around two months earlier than Nova 8, which arrived in December 2020.

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Prices for old Huawei Kirin flagship raised high in second hand market after P50 launch

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Huawei P50 legend reborn

It seems that launching only 4G variant of the P50 series has gradually started to show the difference. According to the latest report, the demand for older Huawei’s 5G flagship smartphones in the second-hand market has continuously risen following the unveiling.

Due to the anticipation, Huawei fans were waiting for the Huawei P50 unveiling but the company only launched the 4G variants. On the other hand, the fans were waiting for a 5G device. Therefore, the consumers are now using to get a Mate 40 or P40 series model instead.

It was reported that the price in the second-hand market touched its all-time high since the beginning of the month. On the other hand, it was reported to slow down before the release of new flagships. But the price isn’t cool down a bit.

Huawei P50 and P50 pro

Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G and Mate 30 Pro 5G demands in the second-hand market continuously increasing

In the market of second-hand products, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G was in demand over this time period. The growing demand lead increase in price, which was around 6,363 yuan at the end of July. This price was increased by 323 yuan compared to the price in early June.

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While the two-year-old flagship, Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G saw a price increase of 293 yuan compared with last month. This device has recorded a 7.71 increase and its current price in the second-hand market is around 4093 yuan.

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The users seem to be finding the older flagships with 5G support a better value for money over the new P50 models which lack 5G connectivity. Moreover, the current market trend also forces consumers to switch to the 5G handsets.

Nowadays, even mid-range and budget phones equip 5G capability, the consumer might hesitate to pay this price for a 4G device.

Not 5G, the Huawei P50 still have a powerful camera to offer

Besides 5G connectivity, the Huawei P50 models offers great and the most advanced photography that is confirmed by the DXOMARK test.

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Huawei P50 Pro is ranked at the top of the table with its new camera setup and massive 200x zooming capability. While the camera system of this premium device is itself worth it.

The camera specs of the Huawei P50 includes Huawei XD Optics, XD Fusion Pro Image Engine, Ultimate zoom range, 4K video recording, True Chroma shot, and True focus fast capture for the next level photography experience.

(Via – ITHome)

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Huawei P50 Pro pre-order started on JD, sale in September

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Huawei P50 Pro Black

Huawei P50 Pro! The latest top-end flagship of the Huawei flagship is now available for pre-orders in China. Although its sale will begin in September, interested users can pre-book this handset now on JD. However, it’s already available to pre-order on Huawei’s official store but its sale will begin on August 12 ahead of JD.

Huawei P50 Pro comes with new camera technologies including the world’s first 200x zooming capability. Instead of using 5G connectivity, the phone has 4G Kirin 9000 and Snapdragon chipsets.

Besides the standard P50 Pro models, there is a special variant of the Huawei P50 Pro. You can check the complete pricing details and the color options below.

Huawei P50 Pro Display Prameters

Here are the pricing details of the Huawei P50 Pro

  • Huawei P50 Pro (8GB+128GB) – 5988 yuan ($926)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (8GB+256GB) – 6488 yuan ($1000)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (8GB+512GB) – 7488 yuan ($975)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (12GB+512GB) – 7988 yuan ($1040)
  • Huawei P50 Pro (12GB+512GB) – 8488 yuan ($1313)

Color options:

  • Golden Black
  • Cocoa Gold
  • Pearl White
  • Charm Pink
  • Rippling Clouds

Huawei P50 Pro Specifications:

The elegant design of the Huawei P50 Pro is already known to us. It has a giant pill-shaped camera setup on the rear, while the front has a curved edge display with a center-equipped punch hole.

The smartphone sports a 6.6-inch OLED display with 2700 x 1228 resolution and supports a 120Hz display refresh rate. It packs a 4360mAh battery with support for 66W super-fast wired and 50W wireless charging.

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Huawei P50 Pro

Coming to the most adorable quad rear camera setup, the P50 Pro equips a 50MP primary camera (f/1.8, OIS) with a secondary lens of 40MP (f/1.6). The other two lenses are a 13MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide and a 64MP telephoto lens (f/3.5). In the front, it has a 13MP selfie shooter.

The other features of the P50 Pro include an in-display fingerprint scanner, dual speakers, IP68 waterproof rating, and more. It weighs around 195 grams and is available in five color combinations as mentioned above.

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