In a recent news from google they have confirmed that ” Huawei lost access of Android and Qualcomm “. It means no more support and updates or even no new Huawei phones with Android operating system.
U.S added Huawei to their “Entity list” which means no U.S company can do business without explicit approval of Government.
Huawei is one of the top cell phone selling company, at this point if they lose access to android the future of company will be on stake. Although they are working on an OS on their own. But still no access to google play store is a big deal. Users will have no access to million of apps and games.
Company said in a recent tweet that existing users will have access to all the features. Even they will receive new security updates. Although company will have access to open source products. Still Google play store is a big deal. In china they have alternative to almost every platform , play store , YouTube, mailing system but again that is only limited to them.
Huawei tweet on Losing Android
A message to our UK fans regarding the announcement by Google. Further updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/Thxwm8BtNJ
— Huawei Mobile UK (@HuaweiMobileUK) May 20, 2019
Huawei has made substantial contributions to the development and growth of Android around the world. As one of Android’s key global partners. we have worked closely with their open-source platform to develop an ecosystem that has benefited both users and the industry.
Huawei will continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to all existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products, covering those that have been sold and that are still in stock globally.
We will continue to build a safe and sustainable software ecosystem, in order to provide the best experience for all users globally.
Android tweet for Huawei Existing User
In a recent tweet android confirmed that existing user will enjoy all services. Including security updates and more because they want protect customer privacy.
For Huawei users' questions regarding our steps to comply w/ the recent US government actions: We assure you while we are complying with all US gov't requirements, services like Google Play & security from Google Play Protect will keep functioning on your existing Huawei device.
— Android (@Android) May 20, 2019
Company also lost access from hardware as well because if of Entity list. Lets hope best for the company and see what happens in near future.