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Huawei seeks trademark for Hongmeng OS, its competitor to Google’s Android

June 14, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Huawei’s latest patent request in the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Global Brand Database reveals that the company has been hard at work behind the scenes to come up with its own version of Android. The company plans to launch Hongmeng-powered smartphones next year but some reports indicate it might be as soon as October this year.

The CEO of Huawei’s consumer division, Richard Yu, told CNBC last month that the company is still committed to Microsoft Windows and Google Android, “But if we cannot use that, Huawei will prepare the plan B to use our own OS.”

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