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New Huawei phones can't use Google apps, report says

New Huawei phones can’t use Google apps, record says

Huawei will reportedly launch its new flagship phoned, the 5G-capable Mate 30 Pro, next month despite it selves unlikely that Android and Google apps will be used on the blueprint. The temporary reprieve on Huawei’s US ban to award authorizes doesn’t apply to new Huawei products, a Google spokesperson reportedly told Reuters Wednesday, meaning licensed Google apps likely cannot be used.

Huawei was blacklisted in the US in May in exquisite of national security concerns that Huawei had close ties with the Chinese government. Huawei has repeatedly denied that charge.

But US affects will be able to sell equipment to Huawei, Exchange Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed in July, if they get authorizes when there’s no threat to national security. The reprieve has reportedly seen more than 130 applications for authorizes to sell US products to Huawei

The phones will be announced on Sep. 18, Reuters said.

Last week, Huawei Senior Vice President Vincent Pang said the concern has no plans to launch a phone with its Harmony exploiting system this year, because it wants to stick to Android for now. 

A Google spokesperson said Huawei would be able to use Android, because it’s an open-source OS. Huawei and the Region of Commerce declined to comment.

First published at 4:39 p.m. PT on Aug. 28.
Updated on Aug. 29 at 9:26 a.m.: adds clarification open-source Android can be used