Huawei’s HarmonyOS Exhibited as an Android Alternative

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By David McQueen | 3Q 2019 | IN-5597

 

Huawei's Long-Rumored Software Platform Is Finally Official

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Huawei has finally launched its new HarmonyOS software platform, which, it was at pains to point out, is not a competitor for the Android Operating System (OS), as it would be primarily rolled out to Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices rather than smartphones. However, the impact of U.S. government sanctions on Huawei, owing to the ongoing issue of security, may see the company lose access to Google’s Android OS and related services, which could force the company’s hand and push the deployment of HarmonyOS to its smartphones.

Is Harmony OS to Become Huawei's De Facto Alternative to Android?

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At first glance, Huawei’s decision to create its own OS could be seen as a knee-jerk reaction to the current trade war between the United States ...

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