We are here to tell you about a new Android smartphone that was recently released by Huawei in Europe. Reading the above line, you would think that WindowsEdition has gone mad. Because why would a Windows-related publication tell you about something from the Android world.

Well, there is a major reason why we are telling you this so please bear with us for the time being. So coming back to the topic, Huawei released its Mate 30 Pro with great cameras, hardware and all the bells and whistles. However, the smartphone is missing something major which could mean that it is dead on arrival.

This ‘major something’ is the non-existence of Google services inside the device. Because of the trade war, Huawei is not allowed to use Google services which means that its latest flagship phone does not have them. So you cannot use services like Google Maps, Google Play Store, Gmail, Google Photos and many other awesome services from Google. However, we are here to tell you that this could be a great phone for you if you are an ex-Windows Phone user which you well might be.

Basically, the previous users of Windows Phone were using Microsoft apps which is still possible on the Huawei Mate 30 Pro. Therefore, you can install all the Microsoft apps on this device and use it as a Windows Phone once again. Also, the fact that many Windows Phone users did not like Google services could also be a great reason and you can’t have them on the Mate 30 Pro.

However, you should also note that Huawei Mate 30 Pro starts at $1099 which is a steep price and even higher than the iPhone 11 Pro. So if you want a non-Google phone running Android, you would have to spend this much amount and bring back your old memories using a Windows Phone.

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