HUAWEI’s present scenario due to the continuing US commerce restrictions prevents the corporate from providing Google services on its smartphones, together with the freshly-launched HUAWEI P40 series. Looking for alternate options, HUAWEI has partnered with France-based Qwant to supply its eponymous search engine on the brand new HUAWEI flagships.
The HUAWEI P40 series telephones in Europe will come pre-installed with the Qwant search engine, appearing because the default choice as a substitute of Google search. Moreover, customers who personal older HUAWEI smartphones can reap the benefits of Qwant’s services by downloading the app from the AppGallery.
“This new search engine creates one of the best cellular search expertise for European customers, corresponding to extra environment friendly APP searches. At the identical time, it maintains Qwant’s promise to strictly shield customers’ search privateness and safety,” HUAWEI famous in a press launch. Notably, Qwant doesn’t retailer any cookies and complies with Europe’s GDPR norms.