The battle has begun: Huawei already has 45 thousand of its own apps, but Google has 3 million

Huawei continues to fight for survival, adapting to the lack of support from Google. Company

made friends with many who make separate applications for her Huawei Mobile Services store and achieved her first successes.

What is known

HMS will include core applications that will becomea replacement for utilities from Google, such as messenger, email client, maps, and so on. Although Android is an open source system, the “search engine company” applications are closed, which is why Huawei has to work on alternatives. So far, HMS only boasts of Huawei account management, in-app messages, notifications, identity verification, scanning, and so on.

On December 23, Huawei launched an openbeta testing of Huawei Mobile Services and HMS Core Test. According to gizchina, 45 thousand applications are already available to users. The figure is large, but only until you find out that 3 million programs have been downloaded to the Google Play Store. Yes, some of them are low-grade clones or analogues of well-known utilities, but users have plenty to choose from.

Still, this is just the beginning for Huawei and the companyis working to expand the library. According to the media, the Chinese have already secured the support of 1 million developers. In addition, the company plans to create a $1 billion fund, the money of which will be spent on developers expanding the HMS ecosystem.

At the same time, Huawei is still planningrelease smartphones with pre-installed Google services. Thus, the manufacturer is preparing Huawei P30 Lite (2020), which appears under the names Huawei P30 Lite 256GB Edition and Huawei P30 Lite XL. If you believe insiders, then the manufacturer is preparing not a new model, but an updated version, so that in Europe the smartphone will be able to come out with Google services.

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