Huawei Unveils Own OS to Take on Google’s Android Amid US Crackdown
The Chinese tech giant has previously stated that the new system would be released this year after Google confirmed it would stop supporting Android updates for Huawei due to US restrictions.
Richard Yu, the head of Huawei’s consumer business, during a press conference in the city of Dongguan unveiled an operating system developed by the company – HarmonyOS, expressing hope that it would “bring more harmony to the world”.
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei earlier claimed that the new system would be a universal OS spread across multiple IoT devices and 60 percent faster than the Android OS.
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— Rebecca Rambar (@RebeccaRambar) August 9, 2019
The company had to react after the US government blacklisted Huawei in May over its suspected connections with Chinese secret services. Beijing denied the allegations, but Washington still banned US businesses from making deals with the corporation without first procuring special licenses.