Huawei opens mobile contest for app developers in Africa, USD 200,000 up for grabs

Huawei has launched a mobile app contest pitting developers against each other for up to USD 200,000 in prizes. The contest will see developers within the continent showcase their best work for a chance of winning amazing prizes.

The tech company which has faced uncertain future due to sanctions imposed by the United States continues to forge ahead hoping to gain from other sectors including its own android based operating system as well as App Store. The company is inviting developers who want to get a share of its USD 200,000 in prizes to submit their applications for this year’s contest.

How to participate in Huawei Apps UP 2021 contest

  • To compete, developers need to sign-up on this link
  • They’ll compete against other developers across Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and China
  • Submit your App before 5 September 2021

Awards for winners

Developers will contest for various categories including “Best Application Award”, “Best Game Award”, “Most Social Impact App”, “Best HMS Core Innovation Award”, “All Scenario Coverage Award”, “Excellent Student Award”, “Starlight Creative Award” and “Honorable Mention Award”

Additionally, the competition will enable developers to become part of Huawei’s ecosystem which includes several devices while allowing them to access a global market. Once they’ve joined the contest, developers will onboard their apps to Huawei AppGallery, which will give them access to over 730 million Huawei global smartphone users, increasing access to potential partners and investors.



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