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New details emerge on Huawei’s potential plans to go forward without Google

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With the future of Android on Huawei smartphones up in the air at the moment, details are leaking about how the company could move forward without Google.
The smartphone industry was rocked to the core over the weekend when Google revealed it will cease all business with telco company Huawei. This would include the removal of Android support on Huawei smartphones, leaving the company in a very tough situation.
Today, we saw leaks of two bits of information that give us a better idea of what Huawei might do should it permanently lose access to Android updates, the Google Play Store, and other Google-owned properties.
The first leaked piece of info comes via the Weibo account of Beijing-based magazine Caijing (via Android Central). In the post, Caijing describes how Huawei’s consumer business CEO Yu Chengdong announced that the company has an operating system in development that would replace Android on Huawei smartphones. While this, in itself, is not really news, Yu Chengdong also said that this as-yet-unnamed OS would fully support existing Android applications.
What’s more, Huawei boasts that Android apps could potentially run up to 60 percent faster on this Huawei OS, assuming developers recompile the apps first.

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