News & Reviews: Huawei Mobile Services
HUAWEI Mobile Services now boasts 6 million developers, one of the world’s top 3 mobile app ecosystemsNov 15, 2022
HUAWEI today celebrated the successful conclusion of the HUAWEI Developer Day, a one-day event held in Kuala Lumpur which celebrated the evolution and growth of the HUAWEI Mobile Service (HMS) ecosystem. During the event, the company revealed that since its debut in 2018, the HMS ecosystem has become one of the top 3 mobile app ecosystems in the world with the total number of global HMS Core developers reaching 6 million with 25,030 opened APIs.
Sep 07, 2020
At the end of August, Huawei CEO Richard Yu said that there will be no smartphones that will have HarmonyOS in 2020. But that doesn't mean there wouldn't be any HarmonyOS-based device this year. In fact, rumours claim that Huawei could launch tablets this year that feature its in-house operating system.
Aug 29, 2020
While there were some rumours that Huawei could launch smartphones with the HarmonyOS later this year, that no longer seems to be the case. Huawei's in-house operating system for smartphones has been in development for a few years, but it's probably still not ready yet.
Aug 17, 2020
Earlier this month, Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong announced that its upcoming smartwatch will feature Harmony OS. He also mentioned that other products, including smartphones, will start using the OS too. Now, sources suggest that smartphones with Harmony OS could appear sooner than later.
Huawei will bring in the popular Western applications such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter into AppGallery soon!Feb 28, 2020
Huawei have been accelerating their development on the Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) since losing its Android license in May 2019. But recently, it seems that the progress is going well as it has come to our attention that three popular apps will be available on Huawei's AppGallery soon.
Huawei AppGallery is now the 3rd largest Applications Store with over 400 million monthly active users!Feb 26, 2020
Since the ban from the US Government’s Commerce Department back in 2019, Huawei has launched its own Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) with its own App Store. Now, the company has stated that Huawei AppGallery is now the third-largest App Store after Google and Apple.
Feb 06, 2020
Prior to the Huawei Mate 30 series release last year, it was most unfortunate that Huawei got caught in the trade war. The company is still not clear out of being able to use Google Mobile Services (GMS) yet, so they have been trying different ways to survive without it with their own Huawei Mobile Service. Despite this, international countries out of China still relies on GMS a lot, so what is Plan B?
Jan 31, 2020
Yes, the trade war is still on-going which unfortunately placed Huawei in an awkward situation. Starting from the Mate 30 series onward, they won't be able to use any Google mobile services (GMS) but according to new insights from Fred Wangfei, a Huawei executive, he said that the company probably won't return to using GMS even if the ban is lifted by the US government.
Dec 24, 2019
Without Google Mobile Services (GMS), it’s harder for Huawei to keep up with other devices from another brands with the services. Although the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is trying to make the most out of its Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), it may still take some time for the services to be mature. Recently, we have found out Huawei is sourcing from India to develop alternative Google apps and services, and promised they will be ready by the end of this year.
Nov 19, 2019
With the ongoing notorious trade war, HUAWEI has faced the difficulty of promoting their Mate 30 series into the global market. Without Google Mobile Services (GMS), the Mate 30 series can only rely on Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) which is still not quite stable compared to the widely-used service from Google. However, we’ve already gotten the news that HUAWEI is still going ahead for its next flagship which will be the P40 series.