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First HarmonyOS (Hongmeng OS) phone may not be the Huawei P50, suggests a tipster

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Happy New Year, we’re officially in 2021. This year, Huawei will launch a bunch of new smart devices including the first phone with pre-equipped HarmonyOS (Hongmeng OS). Now, there’s a fresh input coming from China, which suggests that the first HarmonyOS equipped may not be what everyone’s thinking.

According to the Weibo tipster – PengPeng, Huawei smartphone with HarmonyOS will launch soon but it may not be the Huawei P50 and will be different as well as sold to consumers in a unique way. This product is about to enter the final stage of production and after its release, the phone will be sold through various sales channels including Huawei offline stores. The features of this phone are worth looking forward to, added the tipster.

A previous report revealed that Huawei will launch Huawei P50 as the first Huawei device to come with a pre-installed HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system, somewhere near the first quarter of 2021.

Related – Leak gives our first look at Huawei P50 Pro with center hole punch and large edge curves

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To complete the development, Huawei has already launched the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta for developers in mid-December 2020. Simultaneously, the company also opened HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta recruitment for Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro devices in China, followed by the rollout.

Currently, Huawei has kept the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta-testing limited to the home ground and it’s expected that the first HarmonyOS smartphone will initially be made available for the Chinese consumers and may take some time to reach the global markets.

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Huawei Mate X2 gets HarmonyOS 2.0.0.247 update with June 2022 security patch

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Huawei Mate X2 June 2022 update

Huawei Mate X2 is one of the unique foldable gadgets in the smartphone market to date. Earlier this month, Huawei rolled out the May 2022 security patch for the corresponding device users, and now Mate X2 is all set to grab June 2022 update.

The new HarmonyOS 2.0.0.247 update brings the latest June 2022 security patch for Huawei Mate X2 smartphone users. Thus, the respective smartphone users will experience a more enhanced and stable system after installing the new update.

Talking about the updated security patch, it offers fixes to a bunch of exploits and privacy threats in the system. Moreover, it mends 15 high and 4 medium levels of vulnerabilities of the internal framework. Hence, users must download the update as soon as it arrives on the phone.

However, before you upgrade, you must note the following points for a successful installation:

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  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update which is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability to download the latest update as per the size required.
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

Huawei Mate X2 June 2022 update

Software Information

Apart from the new security patch, the changelog doesn’t read any specific changes to the device. Yet, it assures to optimize the performance level of the device. Further, it also serves as a stability provider so that the smartphone function efficiently.

  • Latest Version: HarmonyOS 2.0.0.247
  • Security: Incorporates the June 2022 security patch that enhances the mobile system stability

NOTE: Only those users running their devices on the base version 2.0.0.241 can install the update.

Compatible Models for the Update

The following models with version number C00 are compatible with the update:

  • Mate X2 4GTET-AL00
  • Mate X2 Full Netcom TET-AN00
  • Mate X2 Full Netcom TET-AN10
  • Mate X2 Collector’s Edition TET-AN50

For installing the update, visit Settings > System & Updates > Software Updates > Check for Updates > Download & Install.

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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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Also, Read:

HarmonyOS 3.0 Developer beta models and versions [List]

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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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