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Huawei HarmonyOS 3 eligible smartwatches [List]

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HarmonyOS 3 Huawei smartwatches

HarmonyOS 3 is a major upgrade over HarmonyOS 2 and it’s available for not only smartphones and tablets but also for Huawei smartwatches. Yes! There are a bunch of smartwatches and we’ll get to know them in the article below.

Currently, Huawei is testing HarmonyOS 3 for Watch 3 and GT 3 series smartwatches in China. On the other hand, some of the watches on the global market have also received a similar upgrade but these are quite a few.

HarmonyOS 3 eligible Huawei smartwatches:

  • Huawei Watch 3
  • Huawei Watch 3 Pro
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro 43mm
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Pro 46mm
  • Huawei Watch GT 3 Porsche Design
  • Huawei Watch GT 2022 Collector’s Edition
  • Huawei Watch GT Runner
  • Huawei Watch D (to be announced)

Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro were the first smartwatches to come with pre-installed HarmonyOS 2 software. Huawei Watch GT 3 series followed the trend and the company has brought them with HarmonyOS 2.1.

Huawei Watch GT Runner is something unique and it is specifically designed for athletes and trackers. However, everyone could take benefit from its productive features.

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Meanwhile, Huawei has not confirmed HarmonyOS 3 upgrade for the Watch D blood pressure smart wearable, as it ships with HarmonyOS 2.

HarmonyOS 3 Huawei smartwatches

HarmonyOS 3 features for Smartwatches:

Professional Sports functions
  • The first HarmonyOS 3.0 beta update brings an automated pause switch that can stop or resume the exercise and other workouts according to your exercise status. You can access the feature by visiting Settings > Exercise Settings > Automatic Pause.
  • The device will also be able to support sports linkage to control the pause, end, and continue the course over the smartphone. Besides, it can connect to other Huawei devices and can use the S-TAG connection to sense posture, cycling, running, and more.
  • On the flip side, the screen will remain enabled till you are doing exercise. As a result, you can easily check on real-time exercise details. Next, you can explore, connect, and utilize sports equipment with the all-new Sports Health Equipment Management. To access it, navigate to Settings > More Connections > Sports Health Equipment Management.
Health Management
  • HarmonyOS 3.0 beta firmware brings the new altitude care app that can observe and identify the risk of altitude sickness. Further, it is capable of providing scientific advice to the individual. For instance, breathing, training guidance, and so on.
Smart Travel
  • Ultimately, the firmware enables the BYD NFC (Near Field Communication) car key support to even use in ultra-long battery life mode. Hence, no more worries of great power consumption with using vehicle-related functions.
Convenient Life
  • Automated enter and exit sleep mode: Additions of a new ‘Automated enter and exit sleep mode’ tab in the sleep application. When enabled, the watch will automatically enter and exit the sleep mode as per your sleep status. Further, it also supports custom durations. You can enable it by Sleep app > Sleep Settings.
  • Mute Collaboration Function: You can now mute either the watch or smartphone while answering a Bluetooth call.
  • You can also switch audio devices instantly during eSIM calls through Smart Voice control settings.
Super Linkage
  • With a single pull-down, you can now interconnect or collaborate between different smartwatches smartphones, headsets, smart screens, and fitness equipment. Moreover, you can remotely access the handset for snapshots, operating music, and more.
Advanced Dial
  • Mountain Cloud Sea effect: Gives a three-dimensional look to the dial field.
  • Kaleidoscope Dial: Let you select your own pic to create a personalized dial. You can also rotate the crown to see the kaleidoscope effect.
  • New Watch Faces: Now you have the access to install your favorite face watch directly from the watch.
Playing Skills

New Playing Skill game application that offers multiple watch usage tips and helps you to understand the new skill of the wearable.

System

Optimizes and improves the Bluetooth connection and lets you enjoy a new status icon

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 Mate 50 series gets December 2022 patch

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Huawei is rolling out December 2022 software patch for Mate 50 series smartphones in China. However, it’s just a small patch that correlates with some important optimizations for Mate 50 devices.

According to the changelog, the December 2022 patch for the Huawei Mate 50 series brings system stability optimizations with new improvements to bring better performance.

It’s further revealed that the patch is distributed with HarmonyOS 3.0.0.179patch02 for – Mate 50, Mate 50 Pro, and Mate 50 RS Porsche Design. Since it’s a patch, the OTA will size only 16.26MB. On the other hand, it’s available only for the HarmonyOS 3 version of the Mate 50 lineup.

After upgrading to the latest software patch, a Huawei Mate 50 standard user reported a camera telephoto bug. The user reports that the 10X telephoto zoom lost clarity over the past version.

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The user also posted a video describing this issue. It felt like the camera failed to focus on the subject, similar to Huawei P30 Pro.

A number of users replied this to bug. Saying that it could be an issue with the day and nighttime light arrangements. While some suggest that this could be fixed with the next upgrade.

Huawei Mate 50 December 2022 Software Patch

Performance update:

Last month, Huawei sent a performance improvement update for Mate 50 series devices. According to our report, the phone received a substantial boost in GPU performance with HarmonyOS 3.0.0.168.

A test on the Genshin Impact game revealed that the Huawei Mate 50 Pro delivers frame rate improvements along with the stability of the smartphone.

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To download this software update, Huawei Mate 50 owners can look into the My Huawei app and then tap on the updates section to get the latest firmware version. However, users are recommended to make a backup of important files as a safety precaution.

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Huawei rolling out a SuperHub feature patch

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Huawei is sending an important patch for smartphones in China that comes with improvements for the SuperHub feature. This patch is enabled for smartphones that received HarmonyOS 3.0.0.163 and above.

According to the information, Huawei has not tagged any specific version number with this release. It’s because of its package size, which is 60 MB.

The changelog of the patch brings improvements to the user experience with SuperHub feature for Huawei smartphones. The patch also optimizes pop-up messages in certain scenarios.

The latest software patch for Huawei smartphones will not erase your personal data but we suggest you back up any important data before you proceed to upgrade.

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Post-installation your smartphone will automatically delete the software package. Also, we suggest you charge up your smartphone to support a speedy installation.

SuperHub feature allows you to drag text and images from different apps to SuperHub, where they are temporarily stored, and then drag items to an editing screen with just a tap.

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To use SuperHub:

With SuperHub you can select text, images, or files within an app, touch and hold down on the content until it starts floating, and drag the content to the SuperHub floating window displayed in the upper right corner of the screen.

  • Open an editing screen (for example, a note in Notepad ), touch and hold the SuperHub floating window, and drag all content out. (If the floating window is hidden at the edge of the screen, swipe inward on the screen to bring up the floating window.)
  • Touch the SuperHub floating window to expand it. You can also touch and hold a single item and drag it out.

Past information reveals that this software feature is rolling out in batches and will cover all Huawei smartphones gradually.

How to check for updates:

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You can check for the latest software update via Settings > Software & updates and then tap on Software updates followed by CHECK FOR UPDATES. Once fetched, you need to Download and install the new firmware.

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Youbo launches new OpenHarmony-based UB-RK3566 processor

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OpenHarmony-based UB-RK3566 processor

Youbo Technology cooperation has launched a new OpenHarmony-based UB-RK3566 processor. The chipset is mainly developed for IoT (Internet of Things) applications and smart devices.

According to the latest information, the OpenHarmony-based UB-RK3566 processor supports powerful functioning and brilliant performance on the surface. Besides, it is also eligible for high-end display engines and other technologies.

Further, the latest Youbo chipset is uprooted on an A55 process structure. It holds an ARM G52 2EE GPU and also supports a dual-screen display. Alongside tech-pack elements, the chip also uses a self-developed JPEG decoding microprocessor.

In terms of functions, the UB-RK3566 processor is capable of showcasing 1080 at 60 fps resolution, H0264, and H.265 format encoding, supports dynamic rate, frame rate, resolution adjustment, and many other display-related features.

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On the other hand, the processor can efficiently work in dual-camera scenarios. Ultimately, operators can have a crystal clear image with effective lighting due to the UB-RK3566 chipset.

You can check the major functions, below:

  • High computing power with less consumption: The processor installs a Rockchip RK3566 quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A55 unit and can easily support up to 0.8T computing power. Besides, it improves the battery life of devices
  • Seld-developed display chips: The processor already holds finer display chips to reduce the excessive cost of display components. These chips can bear 2200 x 1650 resolution
  • High-definition display: Since the processor has high-quality display chips, it offers an immersive virtual experience. It also supports HDMI 4K resolution at 60Hz, 1080P resolution at 60Hz, and more
  • Complete display interface: the latest processor supports HDMI2.0 interface, supports dual-channel MIPI DSI,  and can drive a 2.5K LCD screen. It also holds Eink, and can directly drive the ink screen.
  • Rick Interface expansion facilities and Strong network wireless connection.

These functions make the processor compatible with high-end IoT applications and work conveniently without creating any hindrances in performance or functioning.

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