Google stopped license Android for Russian smartphone manufacturers. Vladimir Puzanov, CEO of the Russian brand BQ, commented on the situation.the revocation of the license will affect the entire Russian smartphone market. This may also apply to new foreign devices that will be brought to us. It is possible that all Google services will soon completely stop working in Russia.
The company has already begun testing an alternative to Android – the HarmonyOS operating system from the Chinese company Huawei. According to a top manager, BQ smartphones with HarmonyOS installed may start selling in the second half of 2022.