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Apple and Google’s coronavirus exposure notification initiative — beforehand termed make contact with tracing — looks like it will make its way to most of Huawei’s handsets. According to TechRadar, Huawei announced that the bulk of the company’s smartphones released in advance of the US trade ban went into outcome will be able to run the exposure notification API.

Regrettably, due to the fact of the ban, Huawei telephones launched immediately after May 2019 won’t be capable to support publicity notification. This includes Huawei’s most recent P40 and Mate 30 sequence.

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Huawei did not say just which telephones would assistance the API, but they will need to guidance Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) features. It is not normally obvious which handsets assist BLE, but they must at the very least run Android 4.3 or newer, so that is just one doable identifier.

Suitable Huawei gadgets will see the update when the exposure notification technique goes reside in the coming months. Google and Apple are predicted to release the API framework upcoming thirty day period, so ideally, the community launch will not occur also extensive immediately after that.

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