Huawei without Android, how would it be?
Huawei has been developing its own mobile solution called HongMeng OS, the general state of development of your system is not known. Or if the replacement for the green robot would be based on Android itself, but without Google's proprietary technologies.
It is almost certain that the Chinese giant already had in its plans possible situations like the present one, after all the relationship between United States and China were never the best. However, some important features should be adopted in your new system. So I think it is based on or has full compatibility with Android apps and games, of course without the need for a Google Play store. This strategy could keep the company firm in the market, even outside the United States or countries that were influenced by US government decision.
The "average" consumer does not want to know if the X or Y system. What really matters to the masses is apps. And if Huawei's developing system HongMeng OS meets these requirements, the company will continue "in the game." Otherwise, we already have some examples like Windows Phone and Ubuntu Phone that demonstrate the possible destinations.
Huawei without Windows, how would it be?
Another possibility is the exclusion of Huawei in the Microsoft partner hall. The Redmond giant could follow suit with Google, and if the license is not renewed after August 18, Huawei would be unable to embed Windows in its notebooks and devices (the Huawei laptop MS j has withdrawn from its store, about Windows still remains a mystery). Obviously the Chinese could use another partner, however the cost of its equipment would be much higher, causing consequences in its position in the market. And what other solution? (I know you've been expecting this since you started reading). Probably the same plan that the company plans for Android, another alternative (of course Huawei could ship their computers with HongMeng OS, unifying every platform, but realize that they would be limited when it comes to desktop software and games).
When talking about alternatives to Windows, it would not be fair to imagine that Huawei would be able to develop a desktop system, compatible with various software in the market in a few years. In fact madness and a lot of naivete believe that an operating system developed overnight. So, it would not surprise the company to start investing in a system based on the Linux kernel. Perhaps this is even one of the starting points for the popularization of Linux on desktops. A not so distant reality is that with the right marketing the company could get around without necessarily relying on Windows. Going further, their autonomy could be increased by not relying on other companies and perhaps developing their own distribution.
This is not a simple task that could cost much more than paying licenses from Windows redistributors. However there is another way, a partnership with another Chinese company Wuhan Deepin Technology.
Linux promoted through Deepin
Here at Diolinux we always "hit the same key", lacking marketing in Linux. We do not talk about servers and internet of things (IoT), but desktop, games and the use of daily life. Dell is a big company that offers Linux through Ubuntu as an alternative. However, its focus remains on Windows, and in reality there is no company that has a worldwide reach massively driving Linux on desktops.
Perhaps Huawei could be this company, with its domain in several areas and a relatively broad market with its notebooks, Linux can be known and used by more people. Developing a system is not cheap and fast, so a Chinese partner could be a powerful ally, and the company behind Deepin may be the answer. With all this trouble with the US government, it is plausible to think that one of the best choices would be a company of its own. Wuhan Deepin Technology, the company responsible for Deepin distribution, has a few years in the market, attractive and functional software, and may call the attention of the giant Huawei.
With a company that has experience developing Linux systems, Huawei could possibly enter into a deal and make Deepin available on its equipment, or perhaps buy Wuhan Deepin Technology. Let us be convinced that the Chinese distribution attracts the eyes and consumers are hooked on "lust" at first. What about Deepin's problems? Nothing that good money injected can not solve (or soften) and this is no obstacle to business.
Does Deepin make Linux popular on desktops? After all the Chinese market is one of the largest and fastest growing in the world. Many expect from Ubuntu or ChromeOS such a feat, maybe the little Chinese will make history, whether you like it or not. Whether it would be adopted softly in other countries is the other story. Perhaps it will boost Linux on desktops, removing bias from the minds of many consumers or showing that there are other alternatives.
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