The best Huawei phones are currently limited to a few markets, and even then, you miss out on Google services. The U.S. trade ban has affected Huawei’s fortunes in recent years, with the manufacturer effectively hobbled from launching its products in global markets. While you can’t pick up Huawei’s phones officially in the U.S., its latest devices are available unlocked from Amazon — if you’re willing to live without Google’s services.
Huawei makes some of the best Android phones you can buy, but the fact that its latest devices do not have access to the Play Store and other Google services makes them a non-starter in most global markets. You’ll need to fall back to Huawei’s alternatives, including sideloading via Petal Search. And while the brand has made strides in this area over the last year or so, there’s still some hassle involved. If…