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Battery Endurance Test: HarmonyOS 2 vs EMUI 11 on Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus, shocking results

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Finally, the most awaited operating system, HarmonyOS is opened for Huawei smartphones, and ready to deliver all the improved performance configuration and lower battery drainage that everyone wants for their smartphones.

Yet HarmonyOS has not reached the global market but we hope that Huawei is working on the background to bring this new operating system to the global smartphone consumers.

But, we’re here to talk to you about the performance of HarmonyOS. Before that, we want to mention what Huawei has said during the launch of the HarmonyOS for smart devices.

According to the company, HarmonyOS delivers better, efficient, and smoother performance as compared to its predecessor – EMUI and rivals such as iOS.

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Huawei conducted a gaming test including Huawei Mate 40 Pro with HarmonyOS, Mate 40 Pro with EMUI 11, and iPhone 12 Pro Max with iOS 14. The results show that Huawei Mate 40 Pro’s battery can stand for up to 5.1 hours of gameplay, the EMUI 11 device runs for 4.7 hours, and the iOS device can run up to 3.9 hours in a single run.

The difference in battery performance is clearly there between HarmonyOS and EMUI 11 but the difference between HarmonyOS and iOS is something worth noting. This reveals that Huawei has pushed some limits to make this OS better than all.

HarmonyOS battery endurance test:

So do you think we should believe in Huawei’s lab test? Well, there’s a way to find out. A battery endurance test below using Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus will be going to tell you more about the battery performance and efficiency of HarmonyOS 2 on a smartphone device.

Let’s move ahead…

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The device was upgraded over the public version of HarmonyOS 2 with build version 2.0.0.116 with 3GB of update size. On the other hand, the EMUI 11 powered device runs EMUI version 11.0.0.177.

Battery Dog App:

This Chinese battery performance testing app assures more precise results, as it already optimizes the game animation rendering, web browsing, video playback, and CPU/GPU high load scene loop display. The results include an actual performance of the device while performing tests that are relative to your smartphone use cases.

Test Mode:

Talking about the test performed on the device, the extreme battery life test mode is used that records the test duration even until the battery level reaches 1% before it is completely drained. Afterward, the phone will be conned to the charger and restart to view the test results.

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Test Results:

The results show EMUI 11 powered Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ battery stand for 6 hours 52 minutes and 29 seconds (412 minutes, 24749 seconds). On the other side, Mate 40 Pro+ with HarmonyOS 2 withstands for 7 hours, 32 minutes, and 30 seconds (452 minutes, 27150 seconds).

The difference in performance and battery endurance is almost 10% between HarmonyOS 2 and EMUI 11. This is a very good performance from this operating system and can improve the device’s efficiency in different scenarios.

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HarmonyOS 3.0 shuffles status bar icons, check comparison with HarmonyOS 2.0

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Huawei is conducting HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta run on smartphones and the company has made some shuffling in the status bar icons of the software. Although, the exchange was minor but it says a lot about Huawei’s intention of making the OS perfect as it now looking into deeper roots and removing all of the weak angles.

Coming to the status bar shuffle, Huawei has changed the position of some icons from left to right in the HarmonyOS 3.0. For instance, the WiFi icons are now moved toward the right, while the clock has been shifted to the left along with the notification icon. There are also some icons that have been removed from the status bar, which are no longer required to show.

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Comparing these changes to HarmonyOS 2.0.

HarmonyOS 2.0 has WiFi and notification icons on the left while keeping the rest of the icons on the right. As you can see, the clock has had been on the right side of the status bar.

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The changes in position might be related to the feedback from consumers. However, it’s not a final image of the software. As it will continuously be improved on the road to begin public beta testing for more Huawei smartphone users.

Thereafter, feedback will further shape HarmonyOS 3.0 for the final release.

A week ago, Huawei began registration of HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta for the public Huawei smartphone users. This enables the phone owners to jump into the beta program stage and download the latest HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta firmware.

According to the information, Huawei is still registering smartphone owners in China for HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta testing until July 15. Hereafter, the company will continue to evaluate and send beta builds for the registered Huawei devices under the beta testing phase.

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Currently, the Huawei HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta is began testing on the following models: P50, P50 Pro, P50 Pocket, Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro 4G, Mate 40 Pro+, Mate 40 RS Porsche Design. Huawei tablet: MatePad Pro 12.6-inch 2021 model.

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Huawei May 2022 HarmonyOS update rolling for Honor 9X series

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May 2022 update Honor 9X

Honor 9X series which consists of the standard 9X model and the Pro variant is finally receiving the May 2022 security update. The update is rolling out in batches and will gradually expand among the corresponding device users.

The latest firmware is upgraded from the HarmonyOS 2.0.0.232 version and appears as 2.0.0.235. Moreover, it is only compatible with specific models of the Honor 9X series. Hence, users must check the device version and model, before installing the update.

Adapting Models:

  • Honor 9X (HLK-AL00)
  • Honor 9X (HLK-AL00a)
  • Honor 9X Pro (HLK-AL10)

Users holding Honor 9X series smartphones must note that apart from increasing the system security and stability, the latest May 2022 update does not mingle any new changes. Yet, it mends the common issues and exploits of the system, resulting in smooth functioning of the device.

  • Incorporates May 2022 security patch that enhances system security.

May 2022 update Honor 9X

How to Update Honor 9X Series?

Although the OTA update is on its way, you can try the manual trick to grab the software. Just go to the Settings, and click on the System & Updates. Further, tap on the Software Updates followed by the Check for Updates.

Let the phone connect to the server, and bring the latest update on the screen. To the available update, hit the Download and Install button. Thereafter, we recommend users let the system optimize the new application so that the device could run efficiently.

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Honor 9X series

There isn’t much difference between the classic 9X and the Honor 9X Pro smartphone. Both the device features a 6.59-inch LCD panel and appeared with the Android 9 system on the consumer platform.

Besides, both smartphones sport a tri-cam plateau on the back side. This plateau gives space to a 48MP prime shooter, an 8MP ultrawide lens with a 120-degree angle, and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front side, the devices display a motorized pop-up camera of 16MP.

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Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G gets June 2022 HarmonyOS update

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Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus June 2022 update

The 5G capable smartphone – Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus has started grabbing a new software update that integrates the June 2022 security patch. The firmware is carrying the latest HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.234, updated from HarmonyOS 2.0.0.233.

According to the information, the new June 2022 update for Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus handset enhances the system security. Consequently, it shields the core structure of the device in order to protect it from minor bugs and issues.

Apart from these improvements, the update also increases the system stability and boosts the performance level of the device. Thus, making the smartphone system more comprehensive and responsive to the users.

Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus June 2022 update

Currently, the update is rolling out in batches, which indicates that it will take a long while to approach all the devices. In the meantime, users can try the manual method to reach the new update by navigating to the phone’s Settings, followed by System & Updates, and Software Updates.

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Further, tap on the Check For Updates and wait for the phone to get the latest update for you. Thereafter, click on the Download & Install option, and continue the installation procedure.

Models receiving updates:

  • Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G (FRL-AN00a)
  • Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G (FRL-TN00)

New Software Detail:

  • Latest Version: Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G users getting HarmonyOS 2.0.0.234
  • Changelog: Updated to the security patch released in June 2022 for improved system security

Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G

The round-mounted camera smartphone featuring a 6.63-inch IPS LCD screen appeared in 4 shiny colorways. Showing a battery capacity of 4200mAh with fast charging of 40W, Enjoy 20 Plus has been an iconic model in the Enjoy lineup.

The device captures a 48MP primary lens, with an 8MP ultrawide shooter, and a 2MP macro sensor. On the front side, it packs a motorized pop-up selfie camera of 16 megapixels.

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