HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta program will next start for 6 Huawei phones that are one of the popular choices of budget and mid-range consumers. This confirmation also begins the countdown to the final testing phase of the Huawei operations system.
According to the information, Huawei will start the eighth phase of HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta for 6 phones in early October. These HarmonyOS closed beta for 6 Huawei phones includes:
- Huawei Nova 3i
- Huawei Nova 2s
- Huawei Maimang 9
- Honor V9
- Honor Play
- Honor Note 10
Following the official recruitment, the company will also reveal the rollout dates for the HarmonyOS 2.0 on the corresponding phones that will come with major features and a new set of features.
These phones are popular and have made their own audience in both domestic and in the global market. Yet, the initial rollout will bring joy among the device owners.
Recent Closed, Public, and Stable announcements:
Huawei announced the seventh phase of HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta for 10 Huawei phones including P10, P10 Plus, Mate 9, Mate 9 Pro, Mate 9 RS Porsche Design, Nova 3, Enjoy 9 Plus (Huawei Y9 2019), MediaPad M5 Pro 10.8, MediaPad M5 10.8, MediaPad M5 8.4.
HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta added new faces – Huawei P20, P20 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Design, Mate RS Porsche Design, Nova 4, Enjoy 10S, Enjoy 10 Plus, Honor 9X, 9X Pro, the 20S, 10, V10 and Play 4T Pro.
In addition to these two, Huawei also announced a batch of models that now moved on to the stable rollout. These are – Nova 5i, Nova 4e, Honor 30S, 30 Youth Edition, X10, X10 Max, Play4.
On June 2, Huawei announced the brand new mobile operating system for smartphone devices that comes with a new user interface and features that enhance the user experience for the consumer. At the event, Huawei unveiled a roadmap to send HarmonyOS 2.0 on mobile devices and includes over 100 Huawei models consisting of both phones and tablets.
The company so far has started HarmonyOS 2.0 for almost all of the listed eligible Huawei phones and moving rapidly to conclude the HarmonyOS 2.0 testing in China. However, this OS is yet to reach the global market and there’s no confirmation when it’ll actually make its way to the consumers.
First HarmonyOS smart car cockpit will launch by the end of this year, check user interface
During the HDC 2021, Huawei has released the latest development made in the HarmonyOS ecosystem. The tech maker has announced 150 million device upgrades and the current speed of partners that continues to increase. Moreover, the company also launched the first developer preview of the HarmonyOS 3, which will help the developer to understand this new HarmonyOS version before it becomes available for developer beta testing.
However, there’s one more interesting announcement that has been made at the event. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group and smart car solutions BU revealed that the first HarmonyOS powered smart car cockpit will launch by the end of this year.
The Huawei business chief also expected that at the end of this year or early next year, the new generation of luxury mid-size SUVs released by SERES will be equipped with a smart cockpit based on HarmonyOS. Huawei hopes that through the HarmonyOS system, the user experience of the smart cockpit will surpass that of other manufacturers around the world.
Furthermore, Huawei has also revealed the user interface for the in-car HarmonyOS system that will launch by the end of this year on a SERES car. The user interface is very immersive and functional.
Wang Jun, president of Huawei Smart Car Solutions BU, confirmed that the HarmonyOS-A smart cockpit operating system is currently the only open cockpit system and will begin to sell by the end of this year.
That’s not it, Huawei also showed us some data regarding the current moves that HarmonyOS has made in the smart car industry after the announcement of HarmonyOS 2.0 at HDC 2020. Based on the HarmonyOS in-car system, Huawei has developed in-depth cooperation with more than 80 hardware and software partners.
Efforts to change the current situation of cockpit system hardware solidification, fewer applications, and slow upgrades, and jointly define hardware interfaces to achieve plug-and-play hardware, replaceable upgrades and diversified hardware interconnections, and open to applications through API interfaces.
Huawei says it’s focusing to develop a cockpit system with full-scenario coverage and multi-device coordination to provide consumers with personalized, smart, and diversified service experiences that is nowhere to find.
HarmonyOS programming language is coming: Huawei
Deng Taihua, vice president of Huawei and president of the computing product line, said in an interview in September this year that Huawei will launch an HarmonyOS programming language Cangjie next year to connect HarmonyOS and Euler in the application development ecosystem.
Huawei previously stated that Euler and Hongmeng have connected the sharing of core technology. In the future, it plans to build a distributed soft bus capability in Euler, so that devices equipped with the Euler operating system can automatically identify and connect to HarmonyOS devices.
Additionally, Huawei’s Managing Director, CEO of Consumer Business, and CEO of Smart Car Solutions BU, Yu Chengdong, announced that the number of HarmonyOS devices exceeds 150 million, making it the fastest-growing terminal operating system in history.
Huawei HarmonyOS 3 developer preview launched, improved performance
During the Huawei Developer Conference 2021, Huawei announced the first HarmonyOS 3 developer preview. The Chinese tech giant announced this new HarmonyOS version as an upgrade over HarmonyOS 2. So, developers in China are eligible to test the HarmonyOS 3 via the HarmonyOS 3 developer beta version and start developing apps for the latest HarmonyOS version.
To be mentioned, the HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta will be opened in the first quarter of 2022. So, it can be tested on different devices. Still, the launch of general consumers of smartphones and other devices is far away, since it’s still in the development mode.
With the release of Huawei of the first HarmonyOS 3 Developer Preview, the Chinese tech maker continues to innovate around the three core values of system architecture, Super Device, and one-time development, and multi-device deployment, bringing about a comprehensive upgrade of system capabilities and development tools.
According to the information, the HarmonyOS 3 developer preview includes performance improvements over HarmonyOS 2.0. these are 50 percent improvements in terms of Device discovery performance, 100 percent improvement in terms of HD projection stability, and 20 percent improvement in terms of enhanced cross-device operation performance.