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Huawei P30 receiving HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta? Here’s something you need to know

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Last December, Huawei announced the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta for developers, which allow the developers to understand and create mobile applications for this operating system ahead of the public release.

Alongside the announcement, Huawei also opened the recruitment of the HarmonyOS 2.o mobile beta for Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro devices in China. Soon after the announcement, Huawei also started to rollout the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta OTA for the registered users.

Recently some reports suggest that HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta rollout has been started for the Huawei P30 and Mate 30 Pro 5G smartphones. Aside from the Mate 30 Pro 5G, our interest lies in the P30 and whether Huawei really started to enroll and test HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta on Huawei P30?

HarmonyOS 2.0 beta for Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G:

On December 16, 2020, Huawei opened HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta for flagship devices that for your information already includes the Mate 30 Pro 5G and it too received the HarmonyOS 2.0 beta update at the time. Since the rollout works in batches some of the beta users receiving it gradually.

HarmonyOS 2.0 beta for Huawei P30?

Beside the Mate 30 Pro 5G, there’s a screenshot circulating over the Weibo and different online platforms, which claims to be the rollout build of the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta for the Huawei P30.

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The screenshot mentions HarmonyOS 2.0 build version 2.0.0.33 (SP2DEVC00E2R5P90) and the size is 4.03GB. The changelog doesn’t have much to reveal about the features of the update.

By looking it closely, we found out that this build information is the same as the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta update for the Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro devices, check our complete previous report here and the screenshot below.

Furthermore, Huawei has not announced any new recruitment activity on the official developer website for the Huawei P30. For now, we don’t have any concrete proof for the rollout of HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile beta for the Huawei P30 devices either in China or the global market.

When will it be available for the Huawei P30?

The Chinese models of the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro have already completed EMUI 11 installation but these come with Google Mobile Services (GMS) software ecosystem. However, these devices are also expected to get HarmonyOS 2.0 but an official confirmation is still awaited.

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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 HarmonyOS and OpenEuler will support cross connection in future

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Huawei launched its brand new operating system OpenEuler, which is specially designed for digital infrastructure on 25th September. It’s an open-source OS that’ll further strengthen core areas including security alongside various frameworks.

At the event, the Vice President and President of Huawei Computing Product Line informed that the company will soon launch a new research programming language CJ for HarmonyOS and EulerOS application development.

Furthermore, the vice-president also informed that HarmonyOS and OpenEuler will share their core technologies. It’ll enable the OpenEuler devices in establishing a cross-platform connection with the HarmonyOS devices.

The company is making a unified OS construction that can cover all scenarios of digital infrastructure from IT, CT to OT. Accordingly, it plans to combine the inclinations and the realization of ecological interoperability for a better digital service.

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Need of Unified OS Architecture:

Huawei offers products and solutions including servers, storage, cloud services, edge computing, base stations, routers, industrial control, and so on. All these require an OS platform to work on. Hence, the company is developing a unified OS architecture to satisfy the different requirements of different products.

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What Capability Brings the Euler:

The Euler has the capability to support different platforms such as servers, cloud computing, edge computing, and embedded devices. In addition, it provides a safe, stable, and easy-to-use operating system through diverse computing and deterministic assurance capacities. Let’s check below-

Unified operating system: Multi-device Support

  1. Atomic Architecture: It supports a flexible full-stack service-based on-demand construction. With the capability, it provides an on-demand resource capability that varies corresponding to different operating systems devices.
  2. Self-Service Construction: It offers a menu-style configuration of the kernel and system services. Additionally, it provides a combination of different levels of software packages, files, functions, etc.
  3. Multi-Device Collaboration kit: The multi-device kit supports the collaboration of unified data, network, and management; cluster multi-node collaboration.

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One Time Development:

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  • Standard API to realize the unification of operating system and application interaction language
  • Euler SDK uniformly incorporates data, audio, video, and security capabilities for various applications. It provides minimal development with enhanced application performance.
  • Euler Devkit provides plug-ins such as cross-device development wizards and automatic test platforms. Besides, it can easily be integrated into mainstream application development platforms.

At present, over 6,000 developers and 100 plus corporations, academies, associations, and institutions have approached the Euler community. According to the report, on 30th September, it’ll launch the openEuler 21.09 version with enhanced capabilities of servers, cloud computing scenarios, edge computing, and embedded scenarios.

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Huawei P50 Pro 256GB version goes on sale

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Huawei has started to sell the 256GB version of the Huawei P50 Pro flagship on the official store on JD.com. The listed model of Huawei P50 Pro has 8GB of RAM +256GB of Storage priced at 6488 yuan (1003).

On August 12, Huawei opened the first sale of P50 Pro in China that started with 128GB of storage. However, the model is currently unavailable on Huawei’s official shopping website and now the  256GB version is on the shelf.

Related to this, the standard version of the Huawei P50 series also preparing to go on sale in a few days on September 29. This will be the first sale of this device, since its announcement on July 29, 2021.

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Huawei P50 Pro:

Huawei P50 Pro comes with a premium range of specs including a 6.6-inch OLED display with 2700 x 1228 resolutions and a 120Hz refresh rate. It is equipped a 5nm Kirin 9000 processor and it’ll also be available with Snapdragon 888 chip later on.

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The smartphone is paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. In terms of camera, it has a 50MP quad-camera setup with a 40MP MONO lens, a 13MP ultra wide-angle camera, and a 64MP telephoto lens. In the front, it has a 13MP selfie camera.

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Furthermore, the P50 Pro is packed with a 4360mAh battery with 66W fast charging support. It is IP68 rated water and dust resistant. The device comes pre-packed with the new HarmonyOS 2.0 software.

Recent rollout:

Huawei has recently rolled out a new software update for the phone including the cross-device Task Center feature. According to the changelog, the update comes with HarmonyOS 2.0 version 2.0.0.206 and a downloadable OTA update package size of 609MB.

this feature is powered by the distributed HarmonyOS capabilities. Therefore, it provides you more than expected and helps you to share the current app between two different devices without even installing the app on the second device. More interestingly, you will be able to control the app from the second device, which is absolutely awesome.

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For instance, if you are running a game on your smartphone, you just need to go to the task manager of the phone and task manager view. Now, tap on the device (such as a tablet) to run the corresponding app. However, the user must first need to connect the tablet and the phone via the same WiFi network and Huawei ID.

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A bunch of new features under testing for Petal Search app

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Petal Search is a Huawei Search Engine and an important app that doesn’t only come with a powerful combination of services but also a whole new range of features directly on your device. Search and download, simple as that. However, Huawei continues to improve this app and planning to bring more features to make it more competitive.

According to our information, Huawei has begun testing a bunch of new features for the Petal Search app and it’s associated with version number 11.0.9.300. This version brings improvements for Petal Go, Newsfeed, travel optimizations, nearby search, and add other options.

Here are the latest features that come with Petal Search 11.0.9.300

  1. Petal Go-Follow your favorite teams and leagues straight from Petal Go.
  2. Petal Go-Tell us how we’re doing-you can now rate the responses you receive from your smart assistant.
  3. Petal Go-New fun and games-just think of a celebrity or character, and Petal Go will guess who it is.
  4. News Feed-Find coverage of more events in the Sports section, and check lottery results in the Finance section.
  5. News-Further customize your app by adding, removing, and rearranging news categories.
  6. News Feed-An improved Ul design makes cards appear neat er and more consistent.
  7. Travel-An improved home screen makes it easier to find hotels and flights. You’ll also find new images of popular cities, sights, and destinations.
  8. Follow EXPO 2020 and find out everything you need to know about tickets, pavilions, souvenirs, and more.
  9. Nearby-Find out what’s happening in your area with updates on local events, festivals, and more.
  10. Image searches have been improved with a new launch screen featuring trending content and recommendations.
  11. You can now remove icons from the app’s home screen by touching and holding them. 12. A new sharing option allows you to quickly share files with nearby devices.

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Rollout Awaited:

These features are currently under testing and may take some time to complete the testing schedule followed by the stable rollout.

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