Leaked photos of Huawei P50 - Report

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Leaked photos of Huawei P50 - Report

A user on the popular Chinese social media website Weibo recently leaked photos of what is claimed to be Huawei's next flagship smartphone - the Huawei P50.

These images appeared to show a design similar to renders of the Huawei P50 previously created by Waqar Khan, which were based on leaked schematics.

The latest photos provided by user @Digital Chat Station offer a first glimpse of a physical device showing the front and back of the device.
 

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Huawei phones can have all the features they like, without GMS they are inferior to pretty much anything with GMS.
 

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Huawei is not even in the Top 5 cellphone sellers this year - I think without support of google they not going anywhere. Infact their market share in China also declined last year
 

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Not at all. HarmonyOS is great with a microkernel.
From what I have read, HarmonyOS with its microkernel is a big lie. It is basically just a rebranded AOSP with all mention of Android replaced by HarmonyOS.



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Huawei claimed that HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based, distributed OS that is completely different from Android and iOS.[25] However, it was later revealed that HarmonyOS 1.0 was based on Android 9.0 "Pie", and supported Android Debug Bridge (ADB).[26]

HarmonyOS 2.0 was similarly found to be forked from Android 10, with Ars Technica finding that the smartphone beta version was merely a rebranded version of EMUI 10 with all references to Android replaced by "HarmonyOS", and the "DevEco Studio" SDK being largely based on the same core components as the Android Studio software.[1]

 
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From what I have read, HarmonyOS with its microkernel is a big lie. It is basically just a rebranded AOSP with all mention of Android replaced by HarmonyOS.



Relations with Android[edit]​

Huawei claimed that HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based, distributed OS that is completely different from Android and iOS.[25] However, it was later revealed that HarmonyOS 1.0 was based on Android 9.0 "Pie", and supported Android Debug Bridge (ADB).[26]

HarmonyOS 2.0 was similarly found to be forked from Android 10, with Ars Technica finding that the smartphone beta version was merely a rebranded version of EMUI 10 with all references to Android replaced by "HarmonyOS", and the "DevEco Studio" SDK being largely based on the same core components as the Android Studio software.[1]

That's the older beta. HarmonyOS is based on EMUI11 but they ripped out a bunch of Google stuff already https://www.huaweicentral.com/huawe...ng-out-public-beta-testing-to-start-in-april/
As per the changelog, the update adds over 1000 HarmonyOS APIs, added more simplicity features for cross-platform devices, aimed to bring more power for the memory management side, added Java control to adjust system interface settings, added networking API, and more.
As it’s not the first time when this kind of size appeared on the OTA update because HarmonyOS changes the software kernel to HarmonyOS from EMUI 11. Therefore the update contains extra code to make the required changes.
 

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That's the older beta. HarmonyOS is based on EMUI11 but they ripped out a bunch of Google stuff already https://www.huaweicentral.com/huawe...ng-out-public-beta-testing-to-start-in-april/

Don't get me wrong...a new OS is exciting. And if HarmonyOS is a new microkernel one as you now say it is, then they beat Google to it when it comes to Google's Fuchia OS which they have been working on for years ... So that would be impressive if true for Huawei. I will believe it when it is confirmed by more independent developers and tech sites. For now I am sceptical.
 
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