Pushed around and kicked around, always a lonely boy: Run Huawei, Google Play, turns away, run Huawei... turn away

www.theregister.co.uk | 5/20/2019 | Staff
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Google will pull Play Store and other services from future shipments of Huawei mobile phones.

If you've got a Huawei phone in your pocket, you can still get updates to your apps but future devices shipped by the world's second largest handset maker will not get access to the latest Android operating system or Google services like Play Store, Gmail and YouTube.


Google said:

"We are complying with the order and reviewing the implications. For users of our services, Google Play and the security protections from Google Play Protect will continue to function on existing Huawei devices."

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The news will be a huge blow to Huawei's international ambitions to be the number one mobe seller by 2020. Huawei's handset sales went by 50 per cent in the last quarter to steal the second spot globally with 59.1 million sales.

Apple's iPhone sales fell 23 per cent to 40.2 million in the same quarter.

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"Huawei has created highly competitive hardware but Google services and Android OS are still critical to consumers in international markets," tech analyst Canalys said this morning.

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