Huawei Launches Its Own Search Engine Mainly For Mobile Devices

By | September 15, 2020

There was Huawei Developer Conference 2020 held by the Chinese tech giant with the present of Zhang Pingan, President of Huawei Consumer Business Cloud Services at the meeting.

During Huawei Developer Conference 2020, Zhang Pingan announced the official release of Huawei’s search engine that was mainly for mobile devices. He added that the search engine is mainly for Huawei mobile terminal users – covering more than 170 countries and regions, more than 50 languages, and more than 20 vertical industries.

Petal Search

Prior to this, Huawei has taken the lead in launching the online search engine Petal Search in overseas markets to replace Google Search.

Petal Search was launched on App Gallery in June this year developed by Huawei. But the search content on Petal Search mainly comes from third-party partners that include Qwant as one of the largest search engine in Europe and Yandex as the largest search engine in Russia.

Huawei will fully open up the five main service engines of HMS, planting innovative fertile ground for global developers and building a new HMS ecosystem. These five main service engines are: Payment engine, advertising engine, browsing engine, map engine and search engine.

For now, the new-released search engine from Huawei can work in six categories:

  • Local: Can search for local contacts, text messages, memos, etc.
  • Integrated: Searches all categories, including news, voices, music, applications, etc.
  • Web: It searches consistent with Baidu web pages
  • Apps: Specifically searches for mobile apps.
  • Video and Music: This search for their own ‘Huawei Video’ and ‘Huawei Music’.


HMS Core 5.0 not only opens up cloud capabilities, but also opens up software, hardware, and chip accumulation capabilities.

Huawei vs. Google

Zhang Pingan also pointed out that Huawei’s application market is already the world’s top 3 application market, with over 700 million users worldwide.

From January to August 2020, the cumulative distribution of applications reached 261 billion times.

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