DONGGUAN PRODUCT, CHINA – Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. the first data on the operating system designed to replace Android Google's smart phones, as reserves have major Chinese technology races to develop American technology after listing.
Huawei's new operating system, called HarmonyOS, is designed to take place in all of Huawei's consumer gadgets, including the very popular smart phones, which run Android and have reached overseas sales. since it was on the black list in May, Richard Yu, one consumer Huawei- business device said.
Huawei prefers to continue using Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system, a smart phone of the company, Mr Yu said. But Huawei could transfer his handsets to HarmonyOS “in one or two days” if he had it.
The company has many obstacles to landing its operating system if it loses access to Android, and the promises are high because smart phones are a major part of the revenue from consumer products that comprise more than half of Huawei's sales. .
Mr. Yu offered detailed details about the interface and functionality of HarmonyOS.
Handmade users are generally reluctant to change operating systems, and there are many Android-based handset options other than Huawei. As well as attracting consumers to change, Huawei needs to encourage the development of a new ecosystem of smartphone apps and other software.
Mr Yu announced the new operating system at an event at a huge basketball stadium on the outskirts of Dongguan, a Chinese south factory town. The meeting, known as the Huawei Developers Conference, was packed with journalists and software developers from across China and left annual developer concentrations such as Apple Inc..
The launch is where Huawei seeks to tackle the loss of significant U technology amounts after the Chinese Department placed its Chinese company on its “list of entities” in May. This listing prevents companies from sourcing unlicensed technology sourced from Huawei, cutting back on high-tech energy out of billions of dollars of American components and software.
Particularly problems for Huawei is the chance of losing access to Android and other software from Google Alphabet's Google, which was crucial for Huawei smart phones to be popular in Europe and many other Western markets.
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24% shipments rose to 118 million units in the first half, the company said. Mr Yu said that Huawei might not have Samsung had struck in the second quarter but for the "external environment."
Despite their worldwide demand, smart phones made by Huawei in the US have a small share of the market where major carriers will not sell their phones. US officials consider that Huawei is a security threat, which the company refuses. Huawei is the world's largest telecom appliance manufacturer, including equipment for the next generation of excellent 5G networks.
Many analysts believe that Huawei's international gadget business is likely to suffer greatly without consistent access to Android and a set of apps apps, although sales in China, where Google products are mostly banned, have increased during the year. second quarter among U clamping.
“HarmonyOS, if it is currently located for smart phones, can be a battle up for Huawei, because there is a lot of work to do to bring it to iOS or Google Android level on a global scale,” said Neil Shah, research director at the market-analysis Anti-Point Research firm. IOS is Apple's mobile operating system.
The administration of the Trump is calling on US companies to apply for licenses to return shipments to Huawei, following the actions taken against the company from the prospects for trade dealings between Washington and Beijing. The Department of Commerce has not yet announced whether any such licenses have been granted, and Mr Yu said that Huawei is awaiting updates.
On Wednesday, the White House moved to apply rules that prevent US agencies from buying from Huawei and some other high-tech companies in China.
Mr Yu said that HarmonyOS has been developing for two years, while Huawei CEO Zhe Zhefefei has said he did not intend to run on smart phones.
Mr Yu said HarmonyOS would be an open source, like Android, and that Huawei is encouraging software developers to help the company build ecosystems apps and other products.
“We want to build a global operating system so that Huawei will not use it himself,” he said.
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