Following Huawei Nova 3, the Nova 3i smartphone is also getting a new HarmonyOS software version 22.214.171.124 in China. The update includes a massive library of new HarmonyOS features and improves the overall user experience of the device.
Huawei Nova 3i was launched alongside the standard Nova 3 smartphone. The phone has powerful hardware to run HarmonyOS operating system but the global version of this device still runs EMUI 9.1.
Moving on, Huawei Nova 3i is getting HarmonyOS 126.96.36.199 update for the following models.
- Nova 3i (INE-AL00)
- Nova 3i (INE-TL00)
To download the latest software update, visit Settings and open System & updates, followed by the software updates menu. The update is rolling out in batches, so it may take some time to reach your Huawei Nova 3i device with HarmonyOS. We also want to mention that this update is only available for the device with HarmonyOS operating system.
Let’s move on to the changelog:
- [Apply] Added a quick download icon for the Petal Light Tour application, click to download and use it directly.
- [Display] Optimized the display of some interface content.
- [Games] Optimized the anti-mistouch operation experience of game scenes.
- [Communication] China Mobile is enabled by default VoLTE voice calling function (this service needs to be activated separately).
- [System] Optimize the audio playback experience of the Bluetooth headset.
- [Security] Incorporate the February 2022 security patch to enhance the security of the mobile phone system.
Meizu on launching non-Huawei HarmonyOS phones: Response
A well-known Chinese phone maker – Meizu has recently been asked about the news of launching a non-Huawei HarmonyOS phone, in reply the company has given a statement and gave an ambiguous answer related to the matter.
A Meizu official has said that the company has I have not received relevant news and will not comment. He didn’t clearly deny the speculation nor he had accepted it. Such ways of interpretation have been used under the official oath of not releasing confidential information about the company, which we understand ahead of the official release of the product. Therefore, we could expect such an answer from a Meizu official.
Recently, a report has revealed that many companies are planning to launch new devices with the HarmonyOS operating system, and comes of these are well known in their profession. The tipster didn’t disclose the name of the companies.
Last year during the HarmonyOS Connect Partner Summit, Huawei has opened announced and welcomed the third-party device manufacturers including smartphone makers to make devices with the HarmonyOS operating system.
Meizu is a Chinese technology maker that first began business with small consumer-based devices and later started making smartphones. Every year, the company launches a new smartphone that does well among Chinese consumers.
“Third-party smartphone makers are welcome to use HarmonyOS operating system, which is open source, and build it together,” said Huawei Consumer Business AI and Smart full Scenario Business Department, Yang Haisong.
HarmonyOS is a cross-device, multi-kernel operating system that is designed to work among different platforms including smartphones, tablets, smartwatches as well as smart car systems, and IoT devices.
So, far, Huawei has installed the HarmonyOS operating system in over 200 million Huawei devices and over 100 million HarmonyOS devices were launched by third-party phone makers.
Currently, Huawei is preparing to launch HarmonyOS 3.0 software version for the consumers.
(via – ithome)
Huawei HarmonyOS 3.0 official version to launch by late July
We are eager to know what HarmonyOS 3.0 has to offer for the consumers and what Huawei will feed into this upcoming operating system version but it seems like the official version will set us free by late July.
According to the information coming from well known Weibo tipster, Huawei HarmonyOS 3.0 official version is likely to release by late July. However, the tipster didn’t confirm an exact date or process that Huawei will follow after the release.
As for now, the Chinese tech maker is conducting HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta testing for public users. Although, the slots of pretty low and it’s opened for a few models, we’re likely to see a wide testing in the coming month and more devices will join the testing campaign, right after the release of this software.
Under the development, Huawei working to improve the efficiency and the performance of this software that will allow consumers to take advantage of the latest features and execute app tasks easily.
Previously a report revealed that HarmonyOS 3.0 has made some changes in the taskbar by moving the position of some icons from one place to another.
HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta has new enhancements for internal accessibility JS/eTS language application development capabilities. You can use JS/eTS language to efficiently develop complex interface applications, and at the same time obtain the improvement of application startup speed.
The developer version is also focusing on two of the most important HarmonyOS frameworks – ArkUI and ArkCompiler. These two are crucial in HarmonyOS 3.0 performance and speed.
HarmonyOS 3.0 was initially announced at Huawei Developer Conference 2021, at that Huawei didn’t reveal any changes that have been made to the user interface. However, the firm noted clearly that it is working on improving the performance of this software. Hence, we’d surely like to know how much HarmonyOS 3.0 has been improved as compared to HarmonyOS 2.0 when it launches.
(Source – Weibo)
Well known companies to launch non-Huawei HarmonyOS phones
According to the latest information, non-Huawei HarmonyOS operating system phones are currently in planning in the launch pipeline. That’s not it, well know companies and device manufacturers are planning to launch new HarmonyOS devices.
Huawei is preparing to launch the Nova 10 and Mate 50 series devices in the coming months and there are a bunch of other devices that will be based on the HarmonyOS operating system. Huawei is continuously promoting HarmonyOS on its devices and working to improve the user experience.
The Chinese tech maker is working to launch HarmonyOS 3.0 version for the consumers and already started testing the beta version for many of the devices.
However, the industry can utilize the open-source OpenHarmony 3.0 project to make it the base of their software.
Earlier this month, OpenHarmony 3.2 Beta 1 launched with new features for the developers. That has better capabilities as well as enhanced compatibility for more devices.
Huawei is working with industry leaders to get HarmonyOS installed in many devices and the company now looking for major partners and smartphone makers to adopt the operating system under their software skins.
If we look at the achievement of this operating system, so far, Huawei has installed the HarmonyOS operating system in over 300 million devices. Of which, 200 million only come under the belt of Huawei and 100 million devices were made by other device manufacturers from different companies such as IoT, smart home compliances, and other consumer-based products.
Unveiled in 2019, HarmonyOS is a multi-kernel operating system, the company first introduced this software for smart TVs. At HDC 2022, Huawei massively opened this software for major consumer-based platforms including smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, in-car systems, IoT devices, and the least possible RAM or memory devices with up to 128kb of processing power.
Currently, Huawei has not confirmed the news of adopting HarmonyOS on non-Huawei phones but we’ll keep you posted with further updates.