Technology Watch Huawei's P40 launch event right here at 9AM ET
Huawei is done with Google for good
There’s no telling how soon the US ban on Huawei will be lifted, but if you’ve been secretly hoping to buy a Huawei flagship and then get the official Google apps back, don't hold your breath. Huawei doesn’t plan to return to Android with all the popular Google apps present — think Play Store, Search, Google Maps, Gmail, and others. Instead, Huawei will invest heavily in its own platform, which it hopes it can replace Google. Huawei has beenHuawei has been making some great phones over the past few years, rapidly increasing its market share in several key markets around the world in addition to China.
Huawei'sstarts today at 9AM ET. You can watch the livestream below or follow along as we write about the proceedings. Be sure to check the website afterward as well, as we'll have all the biggest highlights.
Thanks to the usual assortment of, we have a pretty good idea of what's coming at us. We expect the company to announce the P40 and P40 Pro. We may also see an of the phone that Huawei could position as its answer to the . The company may also spend some time detailing an app it created to direct people to websites where they can on their Huawei devices. Of course, there are likely to be a few surprises as well.
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How to watch the Huawei P40 Pro launch event livestream .
Due to coronavirus restrictions, the launch will be livestreamed on YouTube.The launch event was due to take place in Paris, but due to restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, this has sensibly been pared back to an online-only event. Huawei's previous phones have had a real focus on photography and it looks like the P40 will be no exception.