Xiaomi is launching its flagship Mi 10 Pro smartphone internationally this week, and some reviewers enjoy already gotten their fingers on a checking out unit. Whereas many were excited to unbox the 5G-enabled instrument, some couldn’t encourage however sight an appealing tagline on the packaging: “With straightforward access to the Google apps you utilize most.”
Some of us enjoy taken that as an strive by Xiaomi to troll Huawei, the rival smartphone firm that’s been denied access to Google services and products because it became blacklisted by the Trump administration supreme year. With out Google apps equivalent to YouTube and Google Maps preinstalled on its contemporary phones, Huawei’s gross sales enjoy taken a success out of the country. Xiaomi and diversified best most likely-promoting Chinese language cellular phone manufacturers equivalent to Oppo, alternatively, soundless sell phones with Google Mobile Services and products.
But Xiaomi says it isn’t attempting to throw coloration at Huawei. The firm clarified on Weibo that the road in query became half of a promotional query by its associate (presumably Google), equivalent to the “Powered by Android” logo you witness on the boot display camouflage of Android phones. Xiaomi said it’s the first hardware maker to begin a product below the contemporary agreement. Google wasn’t at as soon as available for recount.