Rumor: Huawei former Nokia engineers build mobile operating system

Jun

23

2016

The Chinese manufacturer Huawei in Scandinavia former Nokia engineers are working on a new mobile operating system. Huawei will not be too dependent on Android and will therefore have a back up for Google’s mobile operating system.

The usually reliable tech site The Information reports that the mobile operating system is still in the starting phase and the odds are there that it will never come to market. It is unknown what features and appearance which has the operating system.

Huawei is worried that Google in the future will impose restrictions on the way manufacturers can customize Android, much as it has done with Android Wear. The new mobile operating system is therefore considered a backup in case Google adjusts its policies. It is not known under what name Huawei develops and whether it is based on an existing system.

Samsung has in recent years, readied his own Tizen system for use on smartphones and it has already released a phone in eg India with a Linux kernel based operating system. In the past, Samsung has other smartphone makers polled to also work with Tizen, but that came to nothing.

In addition to the new operating system Huawei will release this fall Emui 5.0, a new version of its interface on Android. Which looks more like stock Android and would be based on feedback from western countries, reports the Dutch GSMInfo. An employee of that site in China because of a press trip Huaweis daughter Honor brand. Emui 5.0 to come out this fall, probably in conjunction with a new smartphone. The Chinese manufacturer presents at IFA electronics fair in Berlin in September invariably a new device.

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