• Huawei Hongmeng OS is not the Android-alt we expected

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    Huawei's new operating system Hongmeng seemed like a pretty interesting alternative to Android in the face of Google's possible future objections. It was due to less-than-fantastic outlook from Google's home country's laws with regard to Huawei that this all started. Whether or not the Hongmeng OS was created in response to early chatter about this possibility is a different matter...
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  • Huawei says its homegrown Hongmeng OS is not designed for smartphones

    Huawei says its homegrown Hongmeng OS is not designed for smartphones

    1 month ago - By Android Central

    Hongmeng was apparently not developed to replace Android.
    What you need to know
    Huawei Senior Vice President Catherine Chen has said that the company's homegrown Hongmeng OS is not designed for smartphones.
    The company will continue to use Google's Android OS on its smartphones.
    Hongmeng OS is expected to debut with the company's upcoming Smart TV.
    Huawei had hinted earlier this year that it would switch to its own proprietary operating system in case it is not allowed to use Google's Android and Microsoft's Windows operating systems on its products. The company's board member and senior...
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  • Huawei Says Its New OS Isn't an Android Replacement

    Huawei Says Its New OS Isn't an Android Replacement

    1 month ago - By Tom's Hardware

    Despite Huawei's promises of an Android replacement, an exec has said the Hongmeng OS isn't for smartphones and that Huawei devices will continue using Android.
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  • Huawei's new OS is for industrial use, not Android replacement

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Seems Hongmeng isn't the Android replacement it's been pitched as, after all. The initial story certainly tracked, as Huawei has been preparing for the very real possibility of life after Google, but the Chinese hardware giant says the operating system is primarily focused on industrial use.
    The latest report arrives courtesy of Chinese state news agency, Xinhua , which notes that the OS has been in development for far longer than the Trump-led Huawei ban has been in effect. Hongmeng is a relatively simple operating system compared to the likes of Android, according to SVP, Catherine Chen...
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  • Huawei's Hongmeng isn't meant to be an Android replacement just yet

    1 month ago - By WMPoweruser

    Huawei's Android replacement OS may actually be less of a replacement than was initially assumed. When asked directly about it, Huawei's Catherine Chen aid that the company would continue to use Android for its smartphone business. When asked about Hongmeng, she said that it was for industrial use and...
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  • Huawei's supposed Android alternative isn't meant for smartphones

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use in place of Android or Windows. But that's not the case. Catherine Chen, a Huawei board member and sen...
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  • Huawei SVP says HongMeng OS isn't designed for phones

    1 month ago - By The Mobile Indian

    Huawei Senior Vice President Catherine Chen has now divulged that Hongmeng OS that is not the company's plan B to replace Android and is not even designed for use in phones in the first place. Huawei will instead be continuing to use Google's Android OS. Chen added that Hongmeng is for industrial use and is constructed using fewer lines of code.
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