Huawei will regain smartphone “throne” says chairman

It’s no secret that things haven’t exactly been rosey for Huawei since then-President Donald Trump accused the company of being a threat to national security and barred it from working with US companies.

While such a move couldn’t prevent Huawei from using the open-source version of Android, its phones and tablets could no longer ship with Google-made apps including Gmail, YouTube and the Play Store itself. As a result, Huawei handsets have been increasingly hard to recommend in the UK, and the company has accelerated use of its own Harmony OS, as well as selling off its Honor sub brand to fight on.

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