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HarmonyOS 3.0 public testing for smartphones to start in April

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Huawei HarmonyOS 3.0 closed beta testing for the public consumers could begin in April this year, reported by Chinese Media. Earlier to this, the Chinese tech maker will release the HarmonyOS 3.0 developer preview beta 2 to improve the performance of the system.

To be mentioned, Huawei will first begin closed HarmonyOS 3.0 testing in April, followed by the public phase and then the stable rollout. The entire process will move gradually and will take two to three months to reach the final stage of the rollout for all eligible Huawei device users.

However, this is really interesting news for the users, who are waiting for the next major software update, HarmonyOS 3.0. On the other hand, it was also reported that stable HarmonyOS 3.0 will launch in July 2022 as scheduled in the roadmap.

Besides, some reports also claim that Huawei will unveil the HarmonyOS software for global Huawei device users, which is quite interesting. Until then, the users in the overseas market can get the taste of EMUI 12 that comes with the HarmonyOS user experience.

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HarmonyOS 3.0 Developer Preview Beta 2:

Recently, Huawei concluded the development and maintenance cycle of HarmonyOS 3.0 Beta 1 and announce the launch of HarmonyOS 3.0 Developer Preview Beta 2 that makes the way towards HarmonyOS 3.0 public beta testing in China.

The HM 3.0 developer preview beta 1 version only provides demonstration and pre-adaptation functions, and will not be open to developers to update and use. While the beta 2 version will be expected to remain open for development and updates to improve system capabilities and software and hardware optimization.

HarmonyOS 3.0 Developer Preview:

In 2021, at Huawei Developer Conference (HDC 2021), Huawei launched HarmonyOS 3.0 along with the first developer preview. HarmonyOS 3.0 mainly includes four sub-solution modules – ArkUI 3.0 (Ark Development Framework), ArkCompiler 3.0 (Ark Compiler), DevEco Studio 3.0, and API 7.

Huawei DevEco 3.0 Beta 2:

Just 2 days ago, Huawei also released the new version of DevEco Studio 3.0 Beta 2 for developers for the HarmonyOS system that mainllly optimizes the integrated installation experience.

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The DevEco 3.0 is all in one in a development environment that is deployed on Visual Studio Code in the form of plug-ins. Acccording to the information, the DevEco studio 3.0 beta 2 version brings three new features that are:

  • Visual trace analysis
  • Perf performance analysis tool
  • Application compatibility test suite

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.

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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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