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What is Google Mobile Services (GMS) and why Huawei requires its license

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Google Mobile Services (GMS) is a suite of Google-branded applications and cloud-based services. Also, the GMS is not a part of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) or simply called the open-source version of Android. Therefore, Android smartphone manufactures needs to get a license from Google to legally install GMS on their Android devices.

Applications that are part of GMS?

The GMS consist of two parts – a popular bundle and an additional bundle package. To gain a license for GMS, a popular bundle package need to preinstalled by Android device manufacturers, usually called preloaded apps.

Popular bundled GMS application package includes:

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Google Search
Google Chrome
Youtube
Google Play Store

Other GMS bundle application package includes:

Google Drive
Gmail
Google Duo
Google Maps
Google Photos
Google Play Music

By using all of these applications the smartphone manufacturer can create a seamless experience across various devices for these particular applications.

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In Huawei case, a Google spokesman recently told that the upcoming Mate 30 series cannot with Google apps and services due to the US ban on sales to Huawei. Although, the US has extended the 90 days reprieve but its application for new smartphones such as Mate 30.

This statement has generated some worry for Huawei, in response, an internal source has previously told that the Chinese tech giant will be moving forward with or without the Google services to launch Mate 30 series in September.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Chip makers to boost 5G RF component production, could help Huawei to bring back 5G phones

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The 5G RF (radio frequency) components are a big concern for Huawei as it’s forced to launch its flagship with 4G network access. Launched on July 29 this year, the Huawei P50 series packs a sumptuous camera system, software capabilities, and design. However, the smartphone lacks a 5G communication network.

As reported previously, core 5G components use radiofrequency waves divided into Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) and Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW). Among them, the smartphone makers prefer BAW, whose market is mainly ruled by US chipmakers that are restricted to sell 5G chips to Huawei due to US-Sanctions.

Furthermore, a recent report shows that like other markets, the chip industry has its own working flow. It includes manufactories, packaging, and testing plants to supply 5G RF components. Now the chip foundries are working to expand their business relations and planed of producing more 5G smartphone chips. The positive side of this news is that Huawei could also get access to 5G RF components to bring its 5G smartphones.

Chip Market Status in China:

According to the report, Vanchip Technologies which is a sub-foundry of MediaTek is seeking to work with GaAs. The two parties are accelerating their production to meet the 5G demands across the mainland.

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Moving ahead, Qualcomm also contacted Wenmao that will responsible for G sub-6GHz power amplifier (PA). Adding to this, another Chinese supplier Hongjie Technology will provide Qualcomm the advanced 6-inch wafers.

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In this line, Qualcomm also extending the RF collaboration on 5G RF front-end products with GlobalFoundries (GF). The collaboration includes sub-6 GHz and cutting-edge mmWave technology to unlock everyday 5G access.

Global Chip Market Status:

The United States and Japan are monopolizing the global chip market at present. The fabless manufacturers including Qualcomm, Qorvo, and Skyworks are planning to work together.

Besides, the other manufactures such as ASE, Amkor, and Changjiang Electronics Technology have ramp-up system-in-package (SiP) and antenna packaging (AiP) integration in their products.

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Honor of Kings announce 120Hz support, Huawei Nova 9 come with 90Hz

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Huawei Nova 9 will unveil on September 23rd offering four different solid colors- Blue, Violet, Green, and Black. The Nova 9 lineup comes with a 120Hz refresh rate display and features a 300Hz touch sampling rate for maximized touch interactions.

Along with the launch, the Nova 9 will also become one of the unique devices with 90Hz refresh rate support Honor of King game. According to the official information, the next Honor of Kings S25 will also launch on September 23. In this regard, this game expands the new 120 Hz game mode support for more devices for Xiaomi, Black Shark. realme, and others. (check the list below).

Meanwhile, the yet-to-launch Huawei Nova 9 along with Lenovo Xiaoxin Pad Pro 12.6 will support 90 Hz game mode. However, Huawei Nova 9 originally supports a 120 Hz screen rate, and the 300 Hz touch sampling rate providing a 10-bit color depth.

Meanwhile, the upcoming Huawei Nova 9 along with a Lenovo tablet will support the 90Hz refresh rate. However, it’s interesting that Huawei Nova 9 gets a different variation of the game with a high-performance refresh rate for faster gameplay.

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Related: Huawei Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro: Renders, live images, and full specifications

Device List for 120 Hz Support:

  • iQOO: iQOO 8 and 8 Pro
  • Vivo: Vivo X70 Pro+
  • Redmi: Redmi K40 Pro
  • Xiaomi: Xiaomi 11 Ultra and 11 Pro
  • Tencent: Tencent ROG phone 3, ROG phone 5, Red Magic 6, and 6 Pro
  • Black Shark: Black Shark 4, 4 Pro, 4S, 4S Pro, and Black Shark 4 Oversea Version
  • realme: realme GT, and GT Neo2

Note: The players of the listed devices can find the switch button for high frame rate mode in the setting interface to enable this function.

Honor of Kings: 

Also known as Glory of Kings, it’s a Chinese multiplayer battle arena launched by Tencent games. It was launched in October 2015 and counts among the world’s most popular and one of the highest-grossing games of all time.

Moreover, the official information shows, the next’s season of the game will be updated on 23rd September from 0:00-7:30. The website will be taken down for the changes by the time.

Honor of kings 120hz devices

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Huawei is technology innovation base: Vice Premier

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Huawei is a recognized name in the native and overseas market for its technology innovation. The company holds a strong position among the worlds’ leading tech giants. Although it’s struggling for 5G chips for the past two years, greatly improved in other markets such as automobiles, computing technology, and so on.

During the recent inspection, Han Zheng who is Vice-premier of the stat council visits Huawei Technology. This survey was conducted in the company’s Shenzhen base from 18th to 19th September. He inspected the technology innovation, production capabilities, operation management, and market strategies of Huawei.

Also Check: Huawei grans first place among 100 advanced computing companies in China

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Huawei Technology: From Perspective of State Council Vice Premier

Vice-premier Han Zheng stated, Huawei has a vital role in prospering China’s technical status in the global market. Besides, innovation is the key to bringing breakthroughs in the digital industry. Over time, we’ll need high-quality technologies to achieve self-dependence.

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Thus, it’s important to thoroughly implement the technologies and promote development. Alongside Huawei, other private firms are also working and bringing new innovations to cope up with future demands.

At present, Huawei has over 197,000 employees serving in 170 countries and regions. Started with telephone switch manufacturing, the company has taken over the smartphone and cloud service market in China. In addition, it also producing smart car components and developing new technologies that’ll help smart car OEMs in building good cars.

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