Huawei's consumer division led to a revenue shortfall of $12 billion. The company attributed this to restrictions placed on it by the U.S government, preventing it from building Android phones with Google's services onboard.
As per a new report from Reuters, senior officials in the Trump administration are preparing to crack down on chip supplies to Huawei by companies like TSMC with new measures that will require chipmakers to obtain a U.S. license before supplying to the Chinese company.
It's not quite the Play Store, but Huawei wants App Gallery to be a competitive app store and one that's alluring to developers and users alike. It is now offering developers the opportunity to keep all their profits if they sign up before June 2020.
Huawei is banned from using Google Mobile Services, preventing the brand from loading the Play Store on its new devices. It now looks like the Chinese manufacturer is looking to India's homegrown Indus OS as an alternate option.