Huawei promises Android ban won’t affect Australian customers
No prior to information broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, apprehensive clients – particularly within the UK – started to trade in their Huawei handsets. Nonetheless, the Chinese language tech big’s Australian arm has launched a press release saying clients Down Below don’t have anything to fret about.
In accordance with Huawei Australia’s Director of Company Affairs, Jeremy Mitchell, being blacklisted by the US gained’t have an effect on Australian clients at the moment utilizing the corporate’s smartphones and tablets. The truth is, Mitchell provides, “those that are planning to buy a Huawei device in the near future” additionally gained’t have something to fret about.
Australian customers will proceed to obtain working system and safety updates, and can have entry to Google’s apps and companies, just like the Play Retailer, Gmail and Search.
Mitchell has additionally confirmed that the producer will proceed to offer after-sales companies for all present Huawei units, together with these which are at the moment nonetheless stocked with retailers.
Huawei, although, has acquired a small reprieve with the ban being lifted until August this yr, giving the corporate time to arrange for the launch of its upcoming handsets, just like the upcoming Honor 20 flagships and the a lot talked about folding Mate X. Whether or not that is sufficient time for Huawei to determine its subsequent steps stays to be seen.
Nonetheless, to reassure its clients globally, Huawei launched a press release saying it “will continue to prioritise the development and use of the Android ecosystem” and “will continue to build a safe and sustainable software system” for its clients.