The length and breadth of the planet are developing various initiatives of software for take advantage of our mobile phones in the fight against the coronavirus. Several of these proposals are based on the tracing of possible infected people thanks to the Bluetooth, as the app opening Singapore or one of the modules Open Coronavirusand everything is magnified when Google and Apple jumped into the scene.
The two companies are committed to develop in record time, the support for this kind of apps in their respective operating systems. To develop an API on each system that allows to develop applications of localization and tracking about them, and that they were compatible with both operating systems. The API will arrive in mid-may but, unfortunately, the new phones from Huawei will be out of this improvement.
API for the Huawei of the “era of Google”
Huawei suffers from a blockade by the united States since the month of may in 2019, though it has been extended a moratorium for some devices, such as those relating to the equipment of networks, for operators to americans to exchange them for the equivalent of authorized providers. This moratorium, however, does not apply on the software developed by Google.
From may 2019, Huawei may continue to use Android as the operating system but cannot access the Google Mobile Services. This implies that you do not have the Google Play Store and other essential parts of the operating system to run the apps proprietary Google in addition to many others. For paliarlo, Huawei has stepped up its Huawei Mobile Services and is still filling its App Gallery with ever more alternatives, but none of this will serve, in principle, to be able to access the API of tracking Google.
Phones of Huawei and Honor released after may, 2019 will not have access to the API
As informs TechRadar, the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro would be the last great phone from Huawei in to have access to this future API tracking by Bluetooth which would be launched in mid-may. The phones launched after, already without the services of Google, you would be out, and that would also cover the Huawei Mate 30 the second half of the year, in addition to the Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro of the relatively few weeks.
Join this inability to receive the API of Google all the middle range and low, launched in the same period, from may 2019, in addition to phones of the brand Honor the ecosystem of the multinational china. From TechRadar has contacted Huawei for to have first-hand information on how much it will extend the compatibility of old phones back in time, with no answer for now.
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Huawei is left out of the API of Android for tracking the coronavirus: will be linked to the Google Apps
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