4 old Huawei Nova phones begin HarmonyOS 3 beta test
Huawei has started to enroll 4 old Nova series smartphones in HarmonyOS 3 closed beta testing. These include Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 7 lineups, while the company has already staged Nova 8, Nova 9, and 10 series for public beta.
Talking specifically, 4 old Huawei Nova phones consisting of 7 and Nova 7 Pro 5G with models – JEF-AN00, TN20, TN00, and AN20 are required to upgrade with HarmonyOS 22.214.171.1243/75 to participate in the HarmonyOS 3 beta activity.
On the other hand, Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G with models WLZ – AL10 and AN00 are required to get HarmonyOS 271/72 to get the latest HarmonyOS 3 beta.
HarmonoyOS 3 comes with new features including improved large folders with various layouts and smart widget management capabilities. On the other hand, the software also improves overall performance to provide a new user experience.
Huawei Nova 7 series and Nova 6 series are entitled to 400 slots for the log version and 1800 slots for nolog version. Huawei will open recruitment dates between November 9, 2022, to November 16.
- Please make sure that the mobile phone has more than 8G internal storage space, otherwise, there will be a risk of failure to upgrade (check the storage space method: Settings > Storage).
- Please make sure your phone is not rooted.
- Please make sure that the device is logged in to the HUAWEI ID in advance. If you are not logged in, you need to log in before you can register.
Huawei AITO M5 and M5 EV will get HarmonyOS 3
During the Huawei P60 series launch event, Huawei Smart Car Business Cheif, Yu Chengdong announced that all AITO smart car models will get HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system by the end of this month.
HarmonyOS 3 for these AITO M5 cars will bring new features including a super home screen and smart car search. The net recommendation score of Huawei M5 car owners is 86.4%
Huawei also announced that the M5 and M5 EV high-end autonomous driving versions will launch in April, which won’t need high-precision maps. Yu Chengdong said that Huawei should be far ahead in the field of the smart cockpit and smart driving.
HarmonyOS 3.1 launched with brand new lock screen
Today, Huawei launched HarmonyOS 3.1 and Huawei P60 series is the first smartphone to pack this new HarmonyOS operating system with a brand lock screen feature.
Yes, HarmonyOS 3.1 allows users to customize the lock screen with new options and always-on-display features. This version supports 3D dynamic weather widgets, which enable you to easily obtain time, weather, date, notifications, and other information with AOD.
This new HarmonyOS software also has a new software user experience designed for Huawei devices and it also supports new camera optimizations.
HarmonyOS 3.1 launched with an improved security and privacy system. It provides users with full lifecycle security control for background pop-up windows, hidden applications, background task execution, and more.
According to Huawei, the HarmonyOS operating system deleted over 3.6 million malicious applications and 200 million malicious attacks every day. This is a step to ensure that the smartphone remains safe in all conditions.
Additionally, HarmonyOS 3.1 lets you enjoy amazing animations that weren’t part of HarmonyOS 3.0. The addition of these new features takes the entire user experience to the next level. Also, there are minor tweaks that are always ready to be explored.
Aside form Huawei P60 series, Huawei will also roll out this upgrade for more users very soon.
HarmonyOS 3.1: Here’s what you can expect
A new HarmonyOS version will launch with the Huawei P60 series on March 23. And here’s everything you can expect from this upcoming HarmonyOS 3.1 software and its specialties.
Aside from the new technological advancements, the Huawei P60 series will bring powerful camera capabilities to take amazing photographs on the go. However, a better hardware experience is connected to the software. That’s why, users can take benefit from HarmonyOS 3.1 in various ways.
You can expect HarmonyOS 3.1 to come with major improvements and bug fixes for the entire HarmonyOS operating system. This new version has eye-catching animations with added fluidity and physics-based response.
The new animations reflect all around the UI and UX. That’s why the difference between HarmonyOS 3.0 and 3.1 will be visible to all of the users.
HarmonyOS 3.1 brings an optimized control panel and it has new app shortcuts in case you need to jump on a certain app. The task execution between apps and the launch speed are also enhanced to provide fast feedback.
Other than these, Huawei is providing a developer-friendly environment, which allows them to deploy fast HarmonyOS 3.1 applications. For now, Huawei has not announced a rollout date for old devices but it could happen next month.
Moving ahead, we could expect Huawei to bring exclusive dynamic island notifications functionality for center-hole punch devices including the Huawei P60 Pro and Art variants.
Ahead of the HarmonyOS 4, this new upgrade will satisfy the consumer demand for a new change in the entire ecosystem.