Vivo, Xiaomi, Oppo and others are testing Huawei ‘HongMeng’ OS – said to be 60% faster than Andriod – Femtoptech

Vivo, Xiaomi, Oppo and others are testing Huawei ‘HongMeng’ OS – said to be 60% faster than Andriod

June 14, 2019
233 Views

Following the biggest blow that landed on the Chinese leading phone brand, Huawei by the United States Government banning them from selling their products in the state and using US company’s service like Google OS in the future phones, the phone brand has responded in a brilliant way by creating its own version of Operating system known as HongMeng.

Now, Huawei is allegedly reported to be testing its indigenous operating system (OS) HongMeng with internet giants and domestic smartphone vendors, and the new system will be launched in the next few months.

READ MORE  US security chiefs advice against buying Huawei and ZTE phones

Vivo, Xiaomi, Oppo and others are testing Huawei ‘HongMeng’ OS – said to be 60% faster than Andriod

Technology companies such as Tencent, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo have teamed up with employees of Huawei who are in charge of EMUI, a custom mobile OS based on Android that Huawei uses on most Huawei and Honor-branded smartphones to test the new HongMeng OS, according to media reports.

The theme behind the story is China’s threat to split the global smartphone ecosystem, providing an alternative to Google’s full-blown Android software and services.

The report also have it that the yet to be launch HongMeng OS would be 60% faster than Andriod.

READ MORE  Huawei launches Kirin 810 chipset with 7nm octa-core and DaVinci NPU

Some industry analysts believe that the upcoming Huawei P40 will be equipped with the HongMeng OS.

This clearly shows that Google stands to lose the most from a concerted Chinese effort around a non-Google OS. In China where Google services are blocked, Huawei already uses the open-source version of Android.

This is why Google is now lobbying for an Android exemption from the Huawei ban, arguing that the ban on Huawei will raise national security risks to the US.

READ MORE  Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro Specifications and Price

It is important to note that 3 of the world’s top 6 smartphone manufacturers are Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo and together with Vivo and OnePlus, the number of devices worldwide exceeds 500 million. Imagine what will happen to Android Operating system if the top smartphone manufacturers pulls out.

As it stand, the new OS ‘HongMeng’ will either make or break Huawei unless something changes in the U.S stance.

You may be interested

LIVE review of Itel S15 Pro
Review
95 views
Review
95 views

LIVE review of Itel S15 Pro

Ajayi Olufemi - October 18, 2019

Live Review of Itel S15 Pro - On August 25, 2019, itel Mobile launched its latest Selfie series smartphones S15…

9mobile Unveils 1GB + 3Hours Free Streaming for Just N200, See How To Activate
9Mobile
129 views
9Mobile
129 views

9mobile Unveils 1GB + 3Hours Free Streaming for Just N200, See How To Activate

Ajayi Olufemi - October 18, 2019

9mobile is definitely not one of the kind with cheap data offers compare to the likes of Glo and Airtel…

Itel is giving out N500,000 at the “I Got The Moves Dance Competition” happening today
News
108 views
News
108 views

Itel is giving out N500,000 at the “I Got The Moves Dance Competition” happening today

Ajayi Olufemi - October 18, 2019

The long-awaited Grand Finale of the I Got The Moves dance competition by itel Mobile is here and 500,000 naira…