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13 Huawei Nova phones getting October 2021 HarmonyOS updates

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Huawei Nova HarmonyOS October 2021 update

Huawei Nova series has always been the heart of Huawei’s overall smartphone sales. Therefore, the least possible Nova devices have been added to the HarmonyOS upgrade plan and 13 of these Huawei Nova phones are now receiving October 2021 HarmonyOS software update.

Huawei has just concluded the Huawei Developer Conference 2021 (HDC 2021) and announced HarmonyOS 3.0 developer preview. This version further takes the legacy of the HarmonyOS and introduces a new API, Ark Compiler, and Ark UI for a better and improved app development ecosystem.

Meanwhile, these 13 Huawei Nova devices proceed to catch the latest October 2021 HarmonyOS improvements based on HarmonyOS 2.0 and HarmonyOS 2.0.1 rollouts. Below you can check all of the Huawei Nova smartphones for this rollout

Huawei Nova October 2021 HarmonyOS Update Devices:

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  1. Huawei Nova 8 SE
  2. Huawei Nova 7 SE Vitatliy Edition
  3. Nova 6 Se
  4. Nova 5i
  5. Nova 7 SE 5G
  6. Nova 5Z
  7. Nova 5
  8. Nova 7 SE 5G Lohas Edition
  9. Nova 5 Pro
  10. Nova 8
  11. Nova 8 Pro 5G
  12. Nova 8 Pro 4G
  13. Nova 9

Let’s look at the changelog and version details for each device:

Huawei Nova HarmonyOS October 2021 update

Huawei Nova 8 SE and Nova 7 SE VE

Huawei Nova 8 SE and Nova 7 SE 5G vitality Edition receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.0.210 update with the following changelog:

Service Center:

  • At the service center (slide up the edge of the left or right corner of the screen to enter)

Discover page:

  • Sign a new scenario-based service portfolio, and add it to the home screen to automatically adapt to the Service widget.

Input Method:

  • New Celia Keyboard application shortcut download icon (click to download and use directly)
  • The art input method can bring you a simple and safe input experience.

(New 5G SA capability to provide you with high speed, low latency, reliability, and security

In the network experience, some scenarios will increase a certain amount of power consumption.

System:

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  • New size adjustment function for desktop icons (setting path: settings, desktop, and wallpaper)
  • Optimize the stability and consumption of the whole machine system
  • Remove 5G switch shortcuts in the shortcut panel (5G switch location: Settings, Mobile network, mobile data)
  • Fix the problem of some outstanding surface fierce scalar indications.

Safety:

  • Integrates the October 2021 security patch to enhance the security of the mobile phone system.

Huawei Nova 9

Huawei Nova 6 SE, 5i Pro, Nova 7 SE 5G, Nova 5, 5Z, Lohas Edition:

Huawei Nova 6 SE, Nova 5i Pro, Nova 7SE 5G, Nova 5, Nova 5z, Nova 7 SE Lohas Edition,  is receiving October 2021 HarmonyOS update with version 2.0.0.210 including the following changelog:

Service Center: In the service center (swipe up from the left or bottom-right edge of the screen to enter), a new scene-based service combination is added on the “Discover” tab. When added to the home screen, it can automatically adapt to the Service Widget and one-click access to similar services.

Service Widget: New portrait clustering service widget (up-slide gallery application icon, can be added to the desktop), you can rotate the photos of the selected person, click on the avatar to change the person, click on the photo to jump to the cluster album of the person to view more.

Input Method: Added a quick download icon for the Celia Keyboard application (click to download and use), Celia Keyboard method can bring you a simple and safe input experience.

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System: Caring for the elders and optimizing touch, Volume, and other basic experiences, new home screen icon magnification feature.

Huawei Nova 5 Pro, Nova 8, 8 Pro and Nova 4G:

The Huawei Nova 5 Pro is receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.0.210/211. On the other hand, Nova 8, 8 Pro 5G, and Nova 8 4G is getting HarmonyOS 2.0.0.209. The 5G devices get the 5G switch chopped from the Control panel shortcuts.

Service Center: In the service center (swipe up from the left or bottom-right edge of the screen to enter), a new scene-based service combination is added on the “Discover” tab. When added to the home screen, it can automatically adapt to the Service Widget and one-click access to similar services.

Service Widget: New portrait clustering service widget (up-slide gallery application icon, can be added to the desktop), you can rotate the photos of the selected person, click on the avatar to change the person, click on the photo to jump to the cluster album of the person to view more.

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Input Method: Added a quick download icon for the Celia Keyboard application (click to download and use), Celia Keyboard method can bring you a simple and safe input experience.

System: Caring for the elders and optimizing touch, Volume, and other basic experiences, new home screen icon magnification feature.

System:

  • Optimized some scenes, system power consumption optimization
  • Optimized AI voice feature, wake up more sensitive

Additionally, Huawei Nova 8, Nova 8 Pro 5G, and Nova 8 4G also get battery improvements for increased performance.

Huawei Nova 9:

Lastly, the Huawei nova 9 is receiving the latest HarmonyOS 2.0.1.166 version with optimizations for camera mode and added the new multi-camera feature that lets you shoot from different devices at the same time powered by HarmonyOS shared system capability.

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This software update also optimizes display fingerprint unlock, voice call quality, and power consumption in different scenarios.

Huawei nova 9 October 2021 Update

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Huawei Sound Joy smart speaker improves system stability with new update

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Huawei Sound Joy is receiving a new update with stability improvements globally. Besides, the latest firmware brings a handful of fixes to the known issues and security exploits in the device system.

According to the input revealings, the Huawei Sound Joy stability improvements update is rolling out with HarmonyOS 2.1.0.30 (H100SP29C00). Notably, the update is approaching via OTA and may take 2-3 days to reach all users.

Speaking of the changelog, the fresh firmware mainly aims to improve the stability aspects of the device. It optimizes the functioning and makes the internal system reliant and more durable.

On the flip side, the update resolves some irritating issues that have been affecting the performance of the smart speaker for a long time. As a result, this firmware installation will enhance the overall user experience.

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Hence, if you are a Huawei Sound Joy owner, we recommend installing this update as soon as it appears on the notification panel.

Full Changelog:

  • Build Number: HarmonyOS 2.1.0.30

Changes:

  • Improved device stability
  • Fixed some known issues

Points to Remember:

You can install the update by navigating to the Huawei AI Life App on your smartphone. Further, tap on the Sound Joy card and then Firmware Updates. However, before heading for the downloading steps, take the following measures:

  • Battery level should be above 20%
  • The Bluetooth connection between your phone and speakers must be stable
  • In case the installation fails, try again

Huawei Sound Joy

Huawei Sound Joy is the ultimate pack of immersive audio quality. It is Huawei’s first portable speaker with Devialet technology and exhibits a four-speaker unit system.

In terms of layout, the device holds a cylindrical structure with 202 mm height, and 73 mm diameter, and weighs up to 680 grams. It also supports Bluetooth 5.2 and high-end audio codecs such as AAC and SBC.

The speakers pack a huge battery of 8800mAh and offer a playback time of 26 hours. Besides, it bears a 40W fast charger that can charge the device in just 10 minutes.

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Broadcom BK7235 processor combines with OpenHarmony

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OpenHarmony Broadcom BK7235 processor

Broadcom Integration Group recently launched a new BK7235 high-end processor and merged it with the OpenHarmony operating system. The chipset aims to enhance IoT connectivity and bring new improvements in the security aspects.

OpenHarmony is well-known for its compatible connections as well as all-scenario operations. It contains an advanced and tech-pack connectivity system that can support all smart devices effectively.

And to make these connections more reliable, Broadcom group has integrated a BK7235 processor in the OpenHarmony framework. Accordingly, it will facilitate the operating system with rich storage and a robust security structure.

On the other hand, it can provide numerous immediate options for commercial purposes. For instance, lightweight audio quality, new upgrades for functions, controlling management, and more.

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Let’s understand the high-end BK7235 processor in detail.

BK7235 MCU Chipset – Two Versions

Broadcom BK7235 chip is an MCU (micro-controller unit). It has two variants: single-core and dual-core. The single-core chip installs a 656KB RAM and supports 26 GPIOs (General Purpose Input/Output), and a 5V direct power supply. It is appropriate for 5V smart home gadgets.

Meanwhile, the BK7235 dual-core version packs 800KB RAM and a high-speed 8MB Dynamic RAM (DRAM). Further, it supports single and multiple cloud connections, 48 GPIOs, dual microphones, a CIS camera, 16-bit LCD, and significant coding functions.

BK7235 processor – efficiency

Both versions use a self-developed security infrastructure to offer tough security protection for the entire operating system. Aside from the regular security components, the processor also equips the powerful P-384 encryption protocol to access verified algorithms.

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It’s worth mentioning that the respective chipset has also qualified for the PSA level 1 safety certification. Hence, it will make useful changes in the OpenHarmony operating system.

Moreover, the processor easily operates and manages common, commercial, and authorized passwords. For instance AES, RSA, ECC, SM2, SM3, SM4, and more. Together, these qualities will help in providing efficient security protection to the IoT and other network devices.

In addition to the magnificent safety functions, the BK7235 chip is eligible for Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth 5.2, and supports various third-party network connections. Hence, the chipset could prove a beneficial implementation for the OpenHarmony community.

OpenHarmony Broadcom BK7235 processor

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 gets SuperHub feature with HarmonyOS 3 public beta

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Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 tablets are grabbing the HarmonyOS 3.0 public beta update along with the smart SuperHub feature. The update also optimizes the system’s stability and improves the overall functioning of the gadget.

According to the information, the latest update for the MatePad Pro 10.8 tablet users is arriving with HarmonyOS 3.0.0.163 build version and 1.0GB package size. It is recommended to opt for a standard Wi-Fi network for installing the new firmware.

Moreover, the update is only compatible with the following models:

  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (MRX-AL09)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (MRX-AL19)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (MRX-W09)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (MRX-W19)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (MRX-W29)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (MRX-W39)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 5G 10.8 (MRX-AN19)

Speaking of the additions, the fresh update brings the unique SuperHub feature for the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 tablets. Eventually, this section allows you to easily share various content between different apps and devices.

On the other hand, you can simply drag and drop pictures, texts, documents, links, and more from one app to the SuperHub Transfer feature. Further, the update adds a new mouse pointer icon. This allows you to adjust the speed of the mouse pointer on the tablet.

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What else? Well, the new update integrates the latest November 2022 security patch. As a result, you will experience a reliable and more responsive system after feeding the new update to your tablet.

HarmonyOS 3.0 public beta changelog

New Additions:

  • Added the SuperHub (Smart Transfer feature) which enables you to share various content between apps and devices. Just long press and drag pictures, texts, links, and more to SuperHub.
  • Added a new mouse pointer icon that allows adjusting the speed of the mouse pointer.

Security:

  • Incorporates the November 2022 security patch to enhance the system security

You can install the latest update through the Settings menu. However, make sure that you have HarmonyOS 3.0.0.127 as the baseline version. Also, take a backup of the device beforehand so that the new update may not harm your data.

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