Google’s sudden decision to stop working with Huawei, whose phones are powered by Google’s giant Android operating system, there is an important question in the minds of hundreds of millions of Chinese phone users is “Will their phones be damaged?”
In a surprise decision on Monday, Google announced it was suspending its operations, which require the transfer of hardware and software products with Huawei, except those covered by open source licenses, in a blow to the Chinese technology company after being listed by the US government on its black list.
The most important question remains: How will Google’s “break-up” affect the owners of Huaweis’ phone?
Google said that anyone with Huawei’s phone “will not be affected now,” pointing out that all the features and updates of Android, such as application updates and operating system, will be available, according to the newspaper “Independent”newspaper.
But the fact is that Huaweis’ users will not be able to get the next version of the Android system in the future, and will continue to use the current version, according to the newspaper.
Android will continue to provide security updates to Huawei, and will continue to use Google’s e-mail store and Gmail.
For those who are thinking of buying the famous Chinese phone in the future, they may have to wait, Android system will not be available.
The “real impact” of Google’s decision will be on Huawei’s future hardware, which will not run Android, and the company will have to find an alternative solution.
This “strike” will inevitably affect the sales of the Chinese phone, which has become the No. 1 phone in the world, having successfully sold 203 million pieces last year.
According to Sky News, the Chinese company may now have to set up its own operating system as soon as possible, to replace the Android system.