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Huawei P30 lite enters public HarmonyOS 2 beta phase (Chinese version)



Huawei P30 Lite

Huawei has officially announced the HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta for Huawei P30 Lite (Nova 4e) and Nova 5i smartphones. These devices have recently begun closed beta testing for the new HM OS 2 software.

The participants of Huawei P30 lite and Nova 5i closed beta testers will prioritize and the first batch of 2200 users will receive the initial public HarmonyOS 2 beta build. However, the direct upgrade process is now available for EMUI users.

The owners of these Huawei P30 Lite and Nova 5i smartphones can register for HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta testing. However, it is currently limited to the Chinese market.

The new HarmonyOS 2.0 replaces the EMUI software and brings a bunch of new functions and a whole new UI. It includes features such as a refreshing home screen, smart folder, service widgets, super device, and more.

nova 5i hmos public beta

Adapting models with required HarmonyOS 2.0 and EMUI versions

Huawei Nova 5i 

  • New HarmonyOS 2.0 version upgraded from version
  • For EMUI users – EMUI 10.0 version

Huawei P30 Lite (Nova 4e) 

  • New HarmonyOS version upgraded from version
  • For EMUI users – EMUI 10.0 version

How to join HarmonyOS 2.0 public beta:

Open My Huawei app >> Go to Home >> Open Upgrade Early Adopters >> Check for Public Beta Early Adopter.

Alternative method:

Go to Huawei Club >> Check >> Public Beta Early Adopter.

Stable HarmonyOS 2.0

The P30 lite and Nova 5i smartphones are currently entering their public beta phase after the internal beta testing. After completing the public beta, the company will gradually start rolling out the stable version.

After the release of stable HM OS 2 for these devices, all the users in China will be able to upgrade to the stable build, whether running EMUI or the HarmonyOS beta.

Huawei Nova 5i

Huawei Nova 5i sports a 5.84-inch IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2310 resolution. The smartphone is powered by the Kirin 710 12nm processor. In terms of software,  Android 9 based EMUI 9.1 OS.

The Nova 5i comes with a triple rear camera setup with a 24MP+16MP+2MP lens. On the front, it has a 16MP selfie camera. It is paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB of memory.

Huawei P30 Lite:

Huawei P30 Lite has a 6.15-inch display with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution. It equips a triple rear camera of 24MP+16MP+2MP. In the front, it has an 8MP selfie camera. The P30 lite comes pre-packed with EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9. It equips a Kirin 710 SoC with 4GB RAM and internal storage of 128GB.

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.