The Huawei Ban: Explained!

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  • Published: 22 May 2019
  • Huawei flagships without Google or Android? This is everything you
    need to know.

    Fingers crossed Huawei can resolve things. For the sake of competition.

    Sources:
    cnbc.com/2019/05/21/google-will-work-with-huawei-for-next-90-days-after-restrictions-eased.html

    xda-developers.com/huawei-android-alternative-fall-2019/

    twitter.com/Android/status/1130313848332988421?s=09

    theverge.com/2019/5/21/18632550/huawei-p30-pro-android-google-executive-order-us-phone-qualcomm-intel

    arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/the-trump-administration-just-forced-smartphone-maker-zte-to-shut-down/

    arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/05/huaweis-us-ban-a-look-at-the-hardware-and-software-supply-problems/

    bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-17/huawei-built-at-least-a-three-month-stockpile-ahead-of-trump-ban

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Comments • 38 797

  • Fifa Dan
    Fifa Dan  2 hours back

    So are we completed screwed? I just ordered an honor view 20

    • Fanta O’Range
      Fanta O’Range  3 hours back

      I just hate that I may have to buy another phone, because of an old man with funny hair, that lives in a completely different country to me.

      • Chickhunter Hugo
        Chickhunter Hugo  3 hours back

        Many World Developer will help them even US programs developer will help them coz as we know GNU (gnoo..) as the father of android has lost its principal namely "freedom's user"... Android nowadays not that legit anymore. Stop Domination Google... we will apreciate you if you help huawei too...

        • Alex Pandian
          Alex Pandian  3 hours back

          I am using VIVO smartphone from BBK group

          • Alex Pandian
            Alex Pandian  3 hours back

            Capitalism vs Communism...
            Not A Large Difference,
            Between USA and China...
            Both Arrogant States... 😠😠😠

            • Most Likely
              Most Likely  5 hours back

              Ban Chinese restaurants next too many dumplings made me fat thanks 🙏

              • RUKIA SANDE
                RUKIA SANDE  7 hours back

                apple..
                samsung takes a bite
                huawei sliced it all

                • OneTrick Puppy
                  OneTrick Puppy  8 hours back

                  this is annoying, I wanted Huawei to be my next phone, tired of apple's bullshit!

                  • Leafy
                    Leafy  10 hours back

                    China could just ban iphones but it seems like they want to be the more responsible party here in the eyes of the international community until our orange haired crazy man steps down.

                    • KaTh
                      KaTh  11 hours back

                      Little do we know..that they are planning to make a revolutionary OS that outperforms Windows and android. .....hehe

                      • Biswa Mohan
                        Biswa Mohan  12 hours back

                        It's good soon India will get it's upper hand over China and help in the actual development of the people of India as well as of the world unlike Chinese company huawai who only thinks about making profit and developing their China in making dangerous nuclear bombs to rule over the entire world... Kick the asses of the motherfucking Chinese

                        • Kai Seale
                          Kai Seale  14 hours back

                          Since Huaweis rising success, and trumps angst and biggoted hate towards Chinese trade affairs, it seems almost purposely planned out that trump has been pressing this ban and for no good reason either. Google, Facebook, Apple and many other MAJOR worldwide US companies have been forcefully government tracking Americans for years, ESPECIALLY after the Bush administration forced phone tapping and all proprietor networks and tech tracking be immediately out into effect right after 9/11 happened, and now all of sudden, trump and his administration, who have already been widely proved and believed to have even more conspirators between his own election being rigged by Russia and Facebook propaganda, wants to bitch and gets upset about not getting everything he wants from China and other countries and decides to ban them out of pure egocentricity.....wow what a hypocrisy of a country the US is lmao.

                          • Nick Torok
                            Nick Torok  15 hours back

                            Can i update in canada? I have a few days to return my new phone still

                            • Maplenerd22
                              Maplenerd22  7 hours back

                              Update the OS? Not after the ban gets set in place. But your apps will still get updated and google apps/service will still work. But Android itself won't get updated.

                          • U K
                            U K  16 hours back

                            I was thinking of getting a Huawei phone. But with all this drama, i'm going to see what happens by the end of the year. Very sad

                            • Shadow
                              Shadow  16 hours back

                              Im first in line for the next gen huawei. Something new and out of the norm sounds nice.

                              • SimVicious
                                SimVicious  18 hours back

                                It's funny how if China decides to ban the US, they'll be even more screwed.

                                • Maplenerd22
                                  Maplenerd22  15 hours back

                                  uh...no. China's whole economy is based on manufacturing and producing goods at competitive prices. Without U.S (the largest economy) to buy China's good, their economy would tank drastically.

                              • Brian’sHomeRestorationsLLC N3rd

                                Why don’t they just change there name 🤗

                              • Adin Lucena
                                Adin Lucena  21 hours back

                                We're living another cold war.

                                • Victor Ray
                                  Victor Ray  6 hours back

                                  true. Donald Dumb will pay the price.

                              • mo ara
                                mo ara  21 hours back

                                The best decision Trump has made. Huawei is stupid just like Nokia, LG, Samsung and Sony these people always flood the market with junk I’m so happy about this ban pay back time

                                • United States of America
                                  United States of America  23 hours back

                                  It was a mistake to open up the Chinese economy. We should have isolated them from the world like the Soviet Union.

                                  • Maplenerd22
                                    Maplenerd22  7 hours back

                                    China opens up its own economy. The U.S has nothing to do with it.

                                • Binay Dhawa
                                  Binay Dhawa  1 days back

                                  OR OR OR...
                                  Maybe Chinese brands take over YouTube, playstore and netflix...
                                  Streaming everything except for US products and and and ... Wait so we're getting cheaper products and goodass services used by a billion of population already, sooooo Donald doesn't understand tech.

                                  • Maplenerd22
                                    Maplenerd22  15 hours back

                                    Youtube like service in China?? You do know that the Chinese government censors everything on their video services right?

                                • Ameen Ip
                                  Ameen Ip  1 days back

                                  What about Apple they have their own OS and windows still they are one of the best. So why can't be huawei also?

                                  • bts 4ever
                                    bts 4ever  1 days back

                                    They are not against that. Huawei can develop their own os but the order is that 'no us based company will share services with huawei' and google is concerned about security cause their new os will not have play protect so it may not be safe.

                                • KK Fung
                                  KK Fung  1 days back

                                  if you use huawei 5G network gear, huawei will know who is the most indebted or bankrupt person in usa, obviously Trump don't want anybody to know it.

                                  • Prakhar Shrestha
                                    Prakhar Shrestha  1 days back

                                    This is 5G war.... nothing else.

                                    • jason bonne
                                      jason bonne  1 days back

                                      The means of the American family, politicians, and capital predators is to deceive the American people and launch various wars, whether they are murder or immoral, they earn a lot of money, and they can consolidate control over the United States and the world.

                                      • Flyte
                                        Flyte  2 days back

                                        US:bans huawei because they spy on us

                                        VPN:let me introduce myself

                                        • sai harish
                                          sai harish  2 days back

                                          Dude Huawei developing Hongmeng os....make a video about it

                                          • Maplenerd22
                                            Maplenerd22  7 hours back

                                            @sai harish - Xiaomi, ViVo and Oppo ARE NOT testing Oak OS. This is the dumbest thing I've read today.

                                          • sai harish
                                            sai harish  13 hours back

                                            @Anna y They named Oak OS for universal market and forget in US or Europe rest of the mobile manufacturers starts using it then definitely Google has to face serious competition ... Xiaomi vivo and oppo already testing oak os for there devices

                                          • Anna y
                                            Anna y  19 hours back

                                            I don't think the hongmeng os
                                            Will work in the US or Europe because they still have problems with Google. But it will definitely success in Chinese market. We do anything without Google and Facebook.

                                        • Bangjeff
                                          Bangjeff  2 days back

                                          Huawai make a alone Os i hope huawai answear me make like apple Os but that your os not ti copy for android

                                          • Rishabh shah
                                            Rishabh shah  2 days back

                                            An I still buy Huawei matebook x pro ???

                                            • Hfil66
                                              Hfil66  2 days back

                                              It may hurt Huawei, but this will also hurt people like Google. If Huawei is forced to create alternatives to Android then it will start to put them into competition with Google, which may not be competitive in the USA but could easily end up effectively competing with Android in non-US markets (even potentially blocking Android in China).

                                              • Collin Z
                                                Collin Z  2 days back

                                                Honestly it’s probably for the best

                                                • Keith Turk Jr.
                                                  Keith Turk Jr.  2 days back

                                                  Huawei phone costs almost 1000 bucks,....there's pretty much no way its better than american phones enough to motivate Americans to buy it. So why are we even talking about it again????

                                                  • Jason White
                                                    Jason White  2 days back

                                                    I thought all smartphone SoC based on ARM designs? Snapdragon, Kirin, Mediatek etc even Apple A12 is ARM so no SoC for Huawei. No ARM no Smartphone.

                                                    • Maplenerd22
                                                      Maplenerd22  15 hours back

                                                      Right...Huawei can can't make chips based on future ARM architectures. What ever they had stockpiled now, they are still able to use and sell.

                                                  • T-SERlES
                                                    T-SERlES  2 days back

                                                    Quick solution. Huawei buys google

                                                    • Maplenerd22
                                                      Maplenerd22  15 hours back

                                                      Lol...you can't buy something when its not being sold to begin with.

                                                  • Wai Chong
                                                    Wai Chong  2 days back

                                                    If china or USA wants to spy and get info from each other . Is not that hard is it . No one wins . Trump and hes banksters are rapeing American people big time . Look how much money Apple and all the other company's gave him .

                                                    • Kyle Caragay
                                                      Kyle Caragay  2 days back

                                                      Is honor is still affected in the ban pls reply????!!!!

                                                      • LeonX Gaming
                                                        LeonX Gaming  6 hours back

                                                        Yes, they are in the same umbrella

                                                    • Congratulations
                                                      Congratulations  2 days back

                                                      *watches on Samsung*

                                                      • OryiN Mason
                                                        OryiN Mason  2 days back

                                                        Mobile phones are only a small part of Huawei. The biggest reason for the US government to ban Huawei is 5G. Huawei has 5G technology that the United States does not have. The United States does not want to lag behind China in cutting-edge technology.

                                                        • OryiN Mason
                                                          OryiN Mason  2 days back

                                                          ok ,now is wawei next is oneplus , next xiaomi next oppo next vivo…now,chinesephone all been ban
                                                          so you must to buy the fucking big notch iphone because only use iphone,The US government can better monitor you.

                                                          • aditya kapoor
                                                            aditya kapoor  2 days back

                                                            do you think something similar could happen to one plus??

                                                            • Stephen Guy
                                                              Stephen Guy  2 days back

                                                              Funny how as a tech video site, you are more concerned about the diversity of tech in this country and seem to totally discount the security issues posed by their company. Don't forget, this company and ZTE are located in a totally communist country where nobody does anything of consequence without obtaining the government's permission. It's pretty clear to objective observers that China is in the middle of a massive expansion of its military in an attempt to broaden its influence and power in Southeast Asia and beyond.

                                                              • Violent_Bebop
                                                                Violent_Bebop  3 days back

                                                                TIANANMEN SQUARE 1989

                                                                HONG KONG PROTEST 2019 *FREEDOM*

                                                                • Alex Playz
                                                                  Alex Playz  3 days back

                                                                  so guys i cant use google playstore on haweei???

                                                                  • Sauhaard P
                                                                    Sauhaard P  3 days back

                                                                    very nice, the chinese spying on us is a fucking horror show

                                                                    • Sevak Madoyan
                                                                      Sevak Madoyan  3 days back

                                                                      How does this affect HONOR Phones?

                                                                      • Dan
                                                                        Dan  3 days back

                                                                        terrible news from a competition point of view and for me as a consumer - I had wanted to benefit from the 30 Pro camera; on the other hand, the morality of China stealing technology from the West and rebranding it is really bad and the morality of an oppressive oligachy under communism is also very bad

                                                                        • S N
                                                                          S N  3 days back

                                                                          Huawei accused of being state controlled WITH back doors by US 🇺🇸 government.. US 🇺🇸 Google, Intel, broadcom etc ordered guess by who? None other than the US 🇺🇸 government to sabotage Huawei... Who is state controlled? Here you decide.

                                                                          • Rhys Tudor-Davies
                                                                            Rhys Tudor-Davies  3 days back

                                                                            They should ship devices with a basic in-house UI then provide an easy way to install Windows/Android aftermarket