Samsung Electronics saw its share in China's smartphone market fall back below 1 percent in the second quarter as Chinese consumers bought more domestic brands, industry data showed on August 6.
Huawei OS could be coming in the future as the Chinese company prepares for a worst-case scenario in light of USA blacklisting (via TechCrunch).
Addressing the media, Catherine Chen, Senior Vice President, Huawei said that the Hongmeng OS is for industrial use and the system has been in development long before the current discussions around finding an alternative to Android.
Chinese Communist Party newspaper Global Times says the HongMeng OS will be shown off at a developer conference put on by Huawei in Dongguan later this week, with a focus on its range of its smart TV products.Читайте также: Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 hands-on: bezel control is back
Back in May, the United States placed Huawei in the "entity list", and President Donald Trump signed an executive order that practically banned the company from buying USA -made products. However, the company has also noted that if Google really cuts off its OS supply, Huawei will have no other choice but to expand its reach.
News of Huawei building its own operating system appeared shortly after the USA government banned American companies from selling parts or technology to Huawei in May.
Huawei's shipments of smartphones for the first half of the year increased 24% to 118 million units. Moreover, in its first-quarter earnings report last week, Huawei Chairman Liang Hua said Hongmeng is part of the company's long-term strategy and there were no immediate plans to use it.
It also plays down the chances of it becoming a serious rival to Android, which is the most widely-used smartphone operating system in the world. However, Huawei's comments about the Hongmeng OS haven't been consistent. However, the company hasn't made any official announcements regarding the Hongmeng OS release yet.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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