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Huawei HarmonyOS completes 150 million upgrades

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Huawei has announced that the HarmonyOS upgrade now crossed over 150 million users in China. The 150 million HarmonyOS device mark comes after the announcement of 120 million achievements made till September 23, 2021, during the launch of Huawei Nova 9 in China.

Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei consumer business group, opened the Huawei Developer Conference 2021 and announced that the latest HarmonyOS figure includes different types of device platforms – smartphones, tablets, IoT, smart home, and more.

Yu also confirmed that this year, Huawei is now looking to complete around 200 million HarmonyOS upgrades. However, a bigger target is opened for the next year, which is yet to come. However, we’re much interested in finding HarmonyOS for global consumers.

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HarmonyOS progress:

After its launch in June, HarmonyOS 2.o has exceeded 10 million installations and it was just a beginning. After 15 days, the HarmonyOS 2.0 crossed over 18 million users. 25 million upgrades came in the month of the launch, at that time, the company added 7 million users in just 15 days.

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On July 8, 2021, Huawei announced 30 million HarmonyOS 2.0 installations in smartphones. On July 29, 2021, at the Huawei P50 series launch event, Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei consumer business group announced to complete 40 million installations on smartphone devices.

HarmonyOS Features

We entered August, and now HarmonyOS exceeds 50 million downloads, according to the data revealed by the company, 8 users are upgrading with this new operating system per second.

On August 30, the Chinese tech giant achieve the 70 million installation mark and in just a few days, this number reached over 90 million. The speed and the interest of the Huawei device owners continue to increase the number of HarmonyOS downloads.

Coming September, the company announced 100 million HarmonyOS installations to mark a huge success on this party. Thereafter, Huawei has been shown to upgrade 300 million devices in China alone. However, this mark includes both new and old devices.

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Moving on, 120 million upgrades were completed on September 23, 2021, which is now a broken record of any major software rollout in the history of the smartphones world.

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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HarmonyOS global launch to happen in 2022: Report

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HarmonyOS Global 2022

HarmonyOS operating system is an invention that is running wild in China. As of December 2, 2021, Huawei has installed this mobile OS on 141 smartphones, tablets, and smart screen devices. However, there’s more information that has just appeared for the global smartphones that are waiting for HarmonyOS, as it could happen in 2022.

Recently Romanian daily newspaper – Adevarul has published an interview with Derek Yu, President of Huawei CB for Central and Eastern Europe, Northern Canada & Turkey said that Huawei could launch HarmonyOS for global users in 2022.

Yu also mentioned the current version of HarmonyOS has been introduced mainly for China and already has gained over 100 million users. The software provides a satisfying user experience and users who switched from Android to HarmonyOS experienced by 10% increase in overall performance.

HarmonyOS Global 2022

HarmonyOS:

Launched at Huawei Developer Conference 2019 (HDC 19), HarmonyOS 2.0 is a multi-kernel operating system designed and developed by Huawei. This operating system comes with cross-platform capabilities that help it to connect different platforms together seamlessly and perform various actions. Initially, the OS only supported smart TVs and their features were quite limited.

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HarmonyOS 2.0:

However, the biggest surprise came in the form of HarmonyOS 2.0 that was launched in late 2020. The company introduced this version with expanded platform support and brings an extended range of features powered by distributed technology.

Still, the launch of HarmonyOS 2.0 for smartphones in June this year has raised eyebrows, as it adopts over 100 Huawei devices that range way too old in terms of hardware and specs. As of November, there are over 150 million users who are currently enjoying this software prowess in China.

3.0:

Moving on, at HDC 2021, Huawei has introduced HarmonyOS 3.0 developer preview for the developers. However, the first preview beta will be tested in the first quarter of 2022. Thereafter, the Chinese tech maker will conduct public beta testings for this software and bring them to the consumers via the different testing programs.

However, it is also possible that Huawei could bring the HarmonyOS 3 version iteration for the global Huawei smartphone owners in 2022 but it’s yet to be confirmed officially.

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Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G grabbing November 2021 security update

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Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus update

Huawei has begun rolling out HarmonyOS security update released in November 2021 for Enjoy 20 Plus 5G smartphone. This latest firmware improves the smartphone security by fixing several new bugs and vulnerabilities found in the latest software build.

Aside from the security improvements, the November 2021 update for Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G doen’t includes any other changes or optimizations for the system. Well, this security patch fixes  1 CVE in the system, 5 CVEs in Kernel,10 CVEs in the application, and 40 CVEs in the third-party library.

New software update details:

  • New Version: Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G smartphone receiving HarmonyOS 2.0.0.212 from 2.0.0.210
  • Changelog: Installs the security patch released in November 2021 for improved mobile security.

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Update Note:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • HarmonyOS version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

HOW TO UPDATE:

Via Settings:

  • Settings
  • System & updates
  • Software update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Via My Huawei App:

  • My Huawei app
  • Update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus 5G:

Huawei Enjoy 20 Plus powered by MediaTek Dimensity 720 (MT6853) SoC, comes with EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 and has a 6.63-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. This phone packs with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of standard internal storage. There is the triple rear camera setup that includes a 48MP+8MP+2MP and for selfies, the phone comes with a 16MP front camera iwth an f/2.2 lens.

It supporst microSD card support (up to 256GB). Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. Lastly, the phone packs a 4,200mAh battery that supports 40W fast charging.

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Honor Play 4 smartphone receiving November 2021 security update

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Honor Play 4 November 2021 update

Huawei is sending a new HarmonyOS update for Honor Play 4 smartphone that mainly installs the security patch released in November 2021. As per the updated information, the firmware update comes HarmonyOS version 2.0.0.212 from 2.0.0.211.

The November 2021 security update for Honor Play 4 smartphone fixes 1 CVE in the system, 5 CVEs in Kernel,10 CVEs in the application, and 40 CVEs in the third-party library to enhance the overall device security.

Security improvements are very essential for any device including smartphones and tablets. So, Honor Play 4 users if you found this update on your device install it now.

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Honor Play 4 November 2021 update

To Recall:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

CHECK FOR UPDATE:

VIA SETTINGS:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap Software update
  4. Tap Check for Updates
  5. Download and Install
  6. Install and restart your device

ALTERNATIVELY, VIA MY HUAWEI:

  1. Open the My Huawei app
  2. Tap on Update
  3. Download and Install
  4. Install and restart your phone

Honor Play 4:

Honor Play 4 phone comes with a 6.81-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2400 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9, powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800 processor, 6GB of RAM, 4300mAh that supports proprietary fast charging.

The Honor Play 4 runs Magic UI 3.1.0 is based on Android 10 and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 512GB) and measures 170.00 x 78.50 x 8.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 213.00 grams. It was launched in Magic Night Black, Phantom Blue, and Iceland illusion colors.

On the rear packs a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.89 aperture; an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 16-megapixel camera on the front for selfies with an f/2.0 aperture.

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