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HarmonyOS app size is very small in comparison of EMUI 11 (Android)

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The journey of HarmonyOS is quite exciting and much anticipated for Huawei fans. Before HarmonyOS 2.0 rollout for general consumers, the new changes, animations, and additional features are cracking up through beta updates and the testers’ experience.

It was tested that the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile ecosystem weighs lighter than Android-based EMUI 11 while keeping the memory usage at the lowest and it is surely a piece of good news for low-memory Huawei smartphone users.

According to the previous comparison videos and extracted information, the opening speed and the overall response time of the HarmonyOS 2.0 system observed slightly faster than EMUI 11. During tests, some applications will have new functions of the “Internet of Everything”.

Know more: HarmonyOS 2.0 beta 3 vs EMUI 11: App opening comparison – Lap

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Now, a digital blogger from Weibo – Technology du discloses one of the major information regarding the app size. He mentioned the application developed for the HarmonyOS system doesn’t only have a small download size but also consumes less memory allocation as compared to EMUI 11.

The tipster also shared a screenshot, which shows the HarmonyOS version of the Sina News (left) and CCTV News (right) apps. Surprisingly, these apps only take 229KB and 2.07MB of space respectively in the storage once installed by the users.

Aside from these, Huawei is also preparing a number of different system apps that are highly optimized and redesigned for the HarmonyOS and comes with additional new features for the HarmonyOS users.

Other than HarmonyOS configured apps, HarmonyOS and its application will compatible to work with Android-supported software and hardware configuration devices. For the development HarmonyOS app, the company already has its own IDE, Huawei DevEco Studio.

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For more information, Huawei is continuously sending the new beta update for Huawei HarmonyOS DevEco Studio with additional capabilities for developers to create new apps.

After the official debut of HamronyOS and further improvements, the user’s experience will definitely raised to the next level and beat Android and iOS in the future.

(Source: Weibo)

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HarmonyOS uses less RAM and Storage compared to Android based EMUI 11

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Huawei Multi-device collaboration feature beta testing started in China

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Huawei software system has a unique feature – Multi-device collaboration to improve the productivity of the users. It simply allows the users to connect multiple devices for quick sharing of resources.

Now, Huawei has opened the multi-device collaboration feature testing campaign for Huawei device users in China. This beta testing activity provides the opportunity to experience the fun of multi-device collaboration feature update in advance.

To participate in a multi-device collaboration beta program, users must have multiple devices such as smartphones, tablets, smart screens, headphones at the same time. Also, the device needs to be upgraded over the required version.

According to the information, Huawei’s multi-device collaboration beta recruitment is time is January 19, 2022, to January 24, 2022, in China. However, the company has opened a total of 500 slots for the beta testing campaign.

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After completion of recruitment, Huawei has planned to dispatch two test versions and the test period is about two to three months. Besides this, the company is also providing a chance to win exciting awards by giving valid feedbacks and sharing genuine experiences.

So users, if you own multiple Huawei devices and want to enjoy the multi-device collaboration feature, do participate in the beta testing program. Check the more information about eligible devices and the required versions below.

Recruitment Details:

  • Number of slots: 500 users
  • Recruitment time: January 19, 2022, to January 24, 2022
  • Selected user list announcement: The selected pollen is subject to the official SMS notification.
  • Version rollout time: See the follow-up official notice (if you fill in the registration information incorrectly or you are not on the baseline version that supports the upgrade, you will not receive the push).

Adapting models with required version:

Smartphone:

  • Huawei Mate 40 (HarmonyOS 2.0.0.218)
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G (HarmonyOS 2.0.0.220)
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro 4G (HarmonyOS 2.0.0.219)

Tablets:

  • Huawei MatePad Pro (HarmonyOS 2.0.0.221)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 5G (HarmonyOS 2.0.0.221)

Smart Screens:

  • Huawei Smart Screen V65 2021 (HarmonyOS 2.0.0.568)

Earbuds:

  • Huawei FreeBuds 4 (Version 1.0.0.238)
  • Huawei FreeBuds Pro (Version 1.0.0.536)

Important Points:

  • The update versions cannot be rolled back, once installed.
  • The testing period is about 2-3 months.
  • Please make sure that your device does not have Root
  • Huawei consumers sign up for this internal test, please make sure that the current device version is on the recruited baseline version.
  • If you have any questions or suggestions in the new version experience, please feedback through the Beta club app on your mobile phone or tablet.

(Source: Huawei)

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Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.0.217 software update

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Huawei MatePad Pro 2.0.0.217 update

Huawei is rolling out new optimizations for Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 tablet with HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.217 update in China. However, the company has already served December 2021 HarmonyOS security patch Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 last month.

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 HarmonyOS 2.0.0.217 changelog discloses that this update brings optimization for touch screen operations on your device. After the installation of the latest version, the overall touch screen experience will be enhanced.

Models getting update are:

  • Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 WiFi Version (WGR-W09)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 WiFi Version (WGR-W19)
  • Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 (WGR-AN1)

To be mentioned, Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 users need the base HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.213 to upgrade over the latest HM OS 2.0.0.217 version. More information about the update instruction and notest is linked below.

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Huawei MatePad Pro 2.0.0.217 update

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 Last update detail:

In December 2021, Huawei released HarmonyOS 2.0.0.213 software version that brought support for first-generation Huawei M-Pencil with global annotations and one-click extract. Also, it improved the multi-screen collaboration with the mobile phone.  Furthermore, it installed the HarmonyOS security patch released in December 2021 for improved system security of the tablet.

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Update Instruction:

Huawei MatePad Pro users can check and download the update manually by visiting the phone’s Settings, then tap on system & updates, open software updates, and from here select CHECK FOR UPDATES. If an update appears on your device, tap on the download and install option. Keep patience, while the update package is downloading.

On the other hand, users can also request the update through the My Huawei app. To do this, open the My Huawei app, go to update, and follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade over the latest HM OS version.

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 specs:

Huawei MatePad Pro 12.6 launched with a 5nm Kirin 9000 series chip and expands Height 184.7 mm x Width  286.5 mm x Thickness 6.7 mm. This tablet was packed with a HarmonyOS system, 8GB/12GB of RAM, 128GB/256GB/512GB internal storage, 10050mAh battery, and more.

(Source: Huawei)

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December 2021 HarmonyOS update released for Huawei Enjoy 10

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Huawei Enjoy 10 December 2021 update

Huawei has dispatched a new HarmonyOS software update for the Huawei Enjoy 10 smartphone that mainly installs the December 2021 security patch. As it fixes different levels of exploits and issues as well as protects the device against threats.

According to the information, Huawei Enjoy 10 December 2021 update arrives with upgraded HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.212 from base version 2.0.0.210 in China. However, alongside security improvements, this update doesn’t bring any other changes made to the system.

The December 2021 HarmonyOS security patch fixes 1 CVE in framework, 2 CVEs in Kernel, 3 CVEs in the system, and 3 CVEs in applications. In addition to this, it also resolves 62 CVEs in the third-party libraries for better system security.

Adapting models: 

  • Huawei Enjoy 10 (ART-AL00x)
  • Huawei Enjoy 10 (ART-AL00m)
  • Huawei Enjoy 10 (ART-TL00x)

Huawei Enjoy 10 December 2021 update

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Speaking about the Huawei Enjoy 1o software system, this smartphone was initially debuted with EMUI 9.1 operating system based on Android 9. Following the launch, the company has not delivered any major software update ahead of HarmonyOS 2.0 rollout.

The clear shows that the HarmonyOS software system has capabilities to support old device systems, which is really impressive. Currently, HarmonyOS is limited to the Chinese market and soon launch for global consumers.

How to check for update:

Huawei Enjoy 10 smartphone users can check the update through phone settings or the My Huawei app. Both of these methods are mentioned below.

To update through Settings, go to Settings, tap on system & updates, tap on software updates, then check for updates. Wait for seconds, while the device is connecting to the server and checking for updates. Once an update appeared, tap on the download option and install it.

Alternatively, you can open the My Huawei app, go to update sections, tap on check for update and follow on-screen instructions to download and install the update.

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Update Note:

Huawei users, we recommend you take a backup of your important data before updating to prevent from data. However, the update doesn’t erase your data but it’s good to take backup. Also, maintain enough storage and battery on your smartphone.

(Source: Huawei)

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