Huawei mobile devices accept third-party applications
Huawei mobile devices accept third-party applications

Huawei is opening its mobile ecosystem to external developers to attract more buyers.

Huawei smartwatches work with LiteOS, which is proprietary software that does not support third-party apps.

To prove its intent to unlock the ecosystem, the Chinese giant has released the popular Fitify fitness app for the Watch GT 2 Pro.

The app contains a database of more than 900 exercises and more than 200 million complete exercises in 18 languages ​​and 10 million users from 170 countries.

While Huawei's smartphone business is grappling with the ongoing US sanctions, the company's performance in the wearable business has not been bad.

Although smartphone business shipments decreased by 42.4% compared to last year, smart watch shipments to China and Asia increased by 90% year on year, and other shipments and globally increased by 50%.

As a result, this news indicates that Huawei hopes to reduce smartphone production this year, but is opening its wearable devices to third-party apps to increase sales.

Huawei has also announced its willingness to work with independent developers and brands to add apps to its growing portfolio of wearables.

In a keynote, Yu Deroy, Vice President of Central, Eastern and Eastern Europe Consumer Business Group Huawei said: We are leaders in the global mobile device market and are rapidly gaining market share in this category in many regions. .

"In the third quarter of 2020, we sold 10.7 million wrist wearable products worldwide, an increase of 88.1 year-on-year and a market share of 19.5%," he added.

By making Fitify a third-party app for Huawei's first wearable product, the information is being sent to many other app developers.

Huawei wearables are getting more and more popular and you can take advantage of the Huawei AppGallery and wearable ecosystem.

To attract more developers, Huawei plans to provide a comprehensive operational support solution for all app content providers who want to run apps for their mobile devices. So the solution covers everything from thinking to development and distribution to operations and data. Everything was analyzed.

The company has also created a number of unique integrations that developers can use to expand the AppGallery list of their apps.

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