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Huawei EMUI: Goodbye legend, HarmonyOS will carry your ambitions

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Earlier this month, Huawei began the era of the Internet of Everything by launching the HarmonyOS, a new operating system based on micro-kernel technology and provides a cross-device experience that has never seen before.

HarmonyOS is an all-rounder OS, that comes with various capabilities as it can run on smartphones, tablets, IoT devices, smart wearables, smart TVs, home appliances, and in-car systems covering all aspects of consumer products.

At the launch event, Huawei not only introduced this new OS but also flooded a long list of devices that will upgrade over to HarmonyOS from the EMUI software system (check upgrade plan).

The most interesting thing to note that the HarmonyOS upgrade roadmap consists of 100 and reaching way back up to the Huawei P9 device from 2016.

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The roadmap clearly shows that Huawei will feed its latest operating system on almost every important device that was launched in the past and want to send HarmonyOS to the least possible smartphone user.

On the other hand, this also means that HarmonyOS will replace the EMUI software system, and the countdown to end the EMUI software update has already been initiated.

But is this the end for EMUI? Let’s find out.

EMUI:

In 2012, Huawei launched EMUI 1.0 as Emotion UI 1.0, based on Android 4.0. The first version has its own unique features that accommodate a different kind of user experience.

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This was the beginning of the EMUI journey and in the coming years, Huawei began to launch a new EMUI version based on the Android operating system. this version includes:

  1. EMUI 1
  2. EMUI 2
  3. EMUI 3
  4. EMUI 4
  5. EMUI 5
  6. EMUI 8
  7. EMUI 8.1
  8. EMUI 8.2
  9. EMUI 9
  10. EMUI 9.1
  11. EMUI 10
  12. EMUI 10.1
  13. EMUI 11

In 2019, Huawei was blacklisted by U.S. and Google break its partnership with the Chinese phone maker, which brought the end of Google Mobile Services (GMS) in Huawei smartphones.

Editor’s Pick – Video with all EMUI versions:

Due to the U.S. restrictions, Huawei speeds up the process of building its own operating system – Hongmeng OS.

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At Huawei Developer Conference 2019, Huawei launched the first version of HarmonyOS, and simultaneously, EMUI 10.0 also made its debut based on Android Open Source Project (AOSP), it was the first time when the company unveiled an EMUI version without GMS suite.

Due to the unresolved ties with Google, at HDC 2020, the Chinese tech maker introduced EMUI 11, which is still based on Android 10 (similar to EMUI 10) but comes with a bunch of new features and focuses on cross-device connection capabilities.

At the same launch event, Huawei confirmed that HarmonyOS will install on Huawei devices starting next year (in 2021).

Beginning of HarmonyOS testing:

On December 16, Huawei finally began the first-ever HarmonyOS developer beta for the smartphone devices. Initially, the device maker only included Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro series devices.

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After months of testing phases, the company finally debut HarmonyOS for smartphones in early June, which will expand to a large list of models. Yet the rollout is limited to the Chinese models.

No Major Version Development:

It’s reported that Huawei will not develop any further major version of the EMUI software system. Instead, all of the existing devices are in plan to upgrade over HarmonyOS, which lefts the requirement to build a new EMUI version. However, devices with EMUI will continue to receive monthly EMUI security patches and system improvements.

Growth of a big ecosystem:

With the launch of the EMUI, Huawei also began to shape an app ecosystem called Huawei Mobile Services or HMS.

As of June 1, 2021, over more than 4 million developers have joined the HMS ecosystem. On the other side, the number of HMS Core applications has been exceeded 134,000 across the globe.

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This achievement makes HMS, the world’s third-largest mobile app ecosystem, in over 170 countries and regions.

EMUI  a legend, HarmonyOS is the next leader:

Back in March, Huawei announced, EMUI 11 upgrades have surpassed 100 million users. From 2012 to 2021, Huawei continues to innovate, and surprise consumers with the EMUI system and the next stop is HarmonyOS.

On May 25, 2021, Huawei announced the launch date of HarmonyOS for smartphones and renamed EMUI Weibo and WeChat page with HarmonyOS branding instead of creating a separate fan account.

The philosophy of HarmonyOS is not the exclusion instead Huawei is looking to include as many as devices possible in the HarmonyOS ecosystem.

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Since the beginning to date, EMUI evolved and improved the way consumers interact with Huawei devices. Although Huawei has started to shift its users on HarmonyOS, it’s still not confirmed, when the company will upgrade global Huawei users to HarmonyOS.

So, we can undoubtedly say that EMUI is a real legend and beautifully played its role to bring a possibility named – HarmonyOS.

Want to know more about HarmonyOS and its features? Check the video below and enjoy.

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Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252 update is necessary to install

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252

Huawei has started to rollout an EMUI 12.0.0.252 software update for the global version of Mate Xs 2 foldable phone, the phone users can get this update necessary rot improve the system security and improve the phone’s overall performance.

EMUI 12.0.0.252 software package has a size of 270MB and the update is currently expanding among consumers gradually. To be mentioned, the update has security patches released this month to fix the latest issues in EMUI firmware.

A few months ago, Huawei launched Mate Xs 2 foldable phone for consumers. The phone is available to purchase also in the global market, which is a matter of surprise.

While its Chinese version HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system, the global variant has EMUI 12 pre-installed, which is almost similar to the Chinese counterpart in terms of looks and feel.

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252

Unlike the first generation Mate Xs, the Mate Xs 2 is equipped with a new processor Snapdragon 888 4G, featuring octa-core architecture – Octa-core, 1 x Cortex-X1 at 2.84 GHz + 3 x Cortex-A78 at 2.42 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 at 1.8 GHz. The phone also brings better graphics performance provided by Adreno 660 GPU.

Similar to the Mate Xs 2 and Huawei P50 Pro, the Chinese tech giant has kept Huawei Mate Xs 2’s camera department filed with new hardware capabilities. It features a 50MP triple rear camera system. While there’s a wide-angle camera ready to take your selfies up from the front.

Update instructions:

Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252 update is currently rolling in batches and you can download this firmware via Settings > System &  updates and then tap on Software updates. From here you can follow the on-screen instructions to get the software update onboard.

However, before you move on to download this update, make sure you get the update instructions and understand them easily. We suggest you to get a backup of your important files to prevent unwanted deletion and then make sure you’ve sufficient battery backup to keep your phone up and running, while the update installs.

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(source – huaweiblog)

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Download June 2022 update on your Huawei Mate 30 Pro [Global]

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro is receiving June 2022 EMUI security update in the global market that comes with system security improvements for the consumers. This update has EMUI version 12.0.0.252 along with an updated package size of 260 megabytes (via – huaweiblog).

Huawei Mate 30 Pro device in the global market has been one of the first devices to get EMUI 12. The phone is capable of running high memory tasks with ease and its Chinese version is already upgraded over HarmonyOS 2 operating system.

We suggest all of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro users in the global market download the June 2022 security software update as soon as it arrives on the device.

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Huawei Mate 30 Pro is the first device to feature with Horizon waterfall display that has huge curves on the left and right sides of the panel. On the other hand, there’s a giant ring camera system on the back of the phone that has been continued in the Mate 40 series.

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There are several other software features that have been launched with the Huawei Mate 30 series with its motion sensors detection feature such as gestures recognition and side virtual keys since it doesn’t feature physical volume adjustment keys.

Since its launch, Huawei is continuously improving its software capability and provided it with new software updates to improve the inner working of the device.

EMUI 12 works smoothly on Huawei Mate 30 Pro smartphone and if you haven’t already, then do consider installing the latest EMUI 12 version as it comes with various new features for this device.

Below you can check the precaution notes before you install this firmware version.

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  • Your personal data will not be deleted by the update. However, we recommend that you back up important data before updating.
  • If you encounter any problems during the update, call the Huawei customer hotline or visit a Huawei customer service center.
  • The update package will be automatically deleted after the update is complete.
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Huawei P50 Pro EMUI 12.0.1.242 update is expanding with new improvements

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Huawei has started expanding EMUI 12.0.1.242 software update for the P50 Pro smartphone in the global market. This update comes with various new improvements and security improvements.

According to the information coming from Huaweiblog, Huawei P50 Pro is getting this software update in the European market including Germany. As the update expands, it continues to install on various P50 Pro models.

Moving on, the Chinese tech maker is preparing to launch a new leather version of the Huawei P50 Pocket at the upcoming Huawei Nova 10 series on July 4th, which has a beautiful leather finishing.

Coming back to the topic, the Huawei P50 Pro EMUI 12.0.1.242 changelog has a big number of improvements. So, let’s explore it.

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This firmware update improves the calling performance in different scenarios and improves system task execution for such operations. Meanwhile, it also improves system stability for better performance. On the flip side, the update has June 2022 security patch to improve the device’s inner security.

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This update is surely a piece of work that should be installed on your Huawei P50 Pro for a better user experience.

However, before you move on to update your Huawei P50 Pro to the latest software version, you need to know the following update notes:

You are suggested to make a backup of your personal data and make sufficient space to store the OTA update package. Meanwhile, your personal data will be deleted automatically once the installation completes successfully.

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To update your smartphone, open Settings > then visit System & updates and then tap on the Software update, followed by on-screen instructions.

Huawei P50 Pro:

Huawei P50 Pro sports a 6.6-inch OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1440Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, and 300Hz touch sampling rate.

The phone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 888 4G chipset, equips with a powerful 50MP quad-camera system with a True Chroma main camera and a 13MP front-facing camera for selfies.

The P50 Pro packs a 4360mAh battery that could recharge with a 66W super-fast charging.

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