Last November, Huawei sold its secondary brand Honor, which hopes to recover the lost position in markets such as Spain in this way. The brand has started this new independent era signing various agreements with companies such as MediaTek or Qualcomm, among others. One of the big questions is whether they will use Google applications and services on their devices again.
There have been rumors for weeks about new phones of the brand, which would use these services and applications from Google. Honor CEO now confirms that are currently in discussions with Google and hopes to collaborate with them again shortly.
New Honor View 40: the first mobile after the independence of HuaweiHonor has presented its first Android mobile after becoming independent from Huawei, the Honor View 40. It is a high-end of adjusted features.
Honor could use Google services soon
George Zhao, the CEO of Honor, has given an interview to the South China Morning Post. In this interview, he spoke about the topic that has been discussed the most since the brand began its solo journey: will they use Google services and applications on their phones again?
You have confirmed that the company is you are currently in discussions with Google. Their hope is that they will resume their collaboration very soon, allowing the brand’s phones to be able to use Google services and applications again. Although at the moment it is not known when we can expect an official announcement confirming their collaboration.
The brand recently closed a series of agreements with various companies, such as MediaTek or Qualcomm, which will be in charge of providing processors for their phones. For Honor it is essential to be able to use Google services and applications on their devices again, especially to recover lost ground in Europe, something that brands such as Xiaomi, OPPO or Realme have taken advantage of.
These weeks there are already rumors about the arrival of Honor smartphones with Google applications and services from spring. In addition, it is speculated that they could also launch a version of their recently introduced V40 with such services. The agreement seems to be close, but we will have to wait for it to become official.
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