On September 29, 2021, Huawei began the first sale of standard P50. The phone is a standard version of the P50 Pro but there was an important topic that was discussed widely. Huawei P50 was expected to come with HarmonyOS 2.1 but actually, it didn’t happen.
According to the information, the standard Huawei P50 ships with HarmonyOS 2.0.1 version 155 (C00E150R3P6). This phone comes with a number of new features including a super device, control panel, service widgets, atomic services, animation effects, and others. Therefore, it guarantees a new user experience.
For your information, the same version was first introduced with Huawei Nova 9 devices, which launched on September 23, 2021.
Huawei P50 with HarmonyOS 2.1:
Back in August, Huawei P50 was listed on Telecommunication Equipment’s Network Access Managements (TENAA) in China. The listing shows that the phone will come with pre-installed “HarmonyOS 2.1”.
Even after this note, Huawei has not released the version. However, we are still waiting for some insights on this matter and we’ll keep you posted if the Chinese tech giant rolls out a HarmonyOS 2.1 update for the Huawei P50 series.
Huawei P50 8GB + 128GB version sale at 4488 yuan (693 USD) and the 8GB + 256GB version is priced at 4988 yuan (771 USD). It features a 6.5-inch OLED screen with a 2700 x 1224p resolution flat panel, 1.07 billion colors, 90Hz refresh rate, 1440Hz high frame rate, and 300Hz touch sampling rate.
This smartphone expands to 156.5mm x 73.8mm x 7.99mm dimensions and weighs around 181g. This phone only has the Snapdragon 888 4G octa-core processor and is pre-packed with HarmonyOS 2.1 operating system with smart features.
The P50 is equipped with a rear triple camera system consisted of 50MP True Chroma Camera (Color, f/1.8 aperture), a 13MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2 aperture), 12MP telephoto (f/3.4 aperture, OIS), support AF. In addition, there are digital, optical, hybrid zooms, and a LED flash.
On the other hand, the front side of the phone has a 13MP selfie camera (wide-angle, f/2.4) that supports image resolution up to 4160 x 3120 pixels. It also supports WiFi connectivity, Bluetooth 5.2, a 4100 mAh battery with 66W SuperCharge, and a USB Type C port.
Huawei P50 receiving new selfie and rear camera improvements
Huawei P50 is known for its monstrous camera system that includes two large camera rings consisting of different lenses with various new capabilities. The camera system is largely enhanced with features and provides you with high-quality images with large pixel counts. Therefore, the Huawei P50 camera continues to get new improvements with the latest updates.
In the latest edition, Huawei has started to push a new software update for the Huawei P50 that brings important optimizations for the rear and front camera systems. This new update comes with HarmonyOS 188.8.131.52 and has an updated package size of 676MB.
According to the changelog, this new Huawei P50 camera update optimize
- Optimize the photo effects in scenes such as AI Master Photographer.
- Optimize the video shooting experience in some situations.
- Optimize system stability and the fluency of some scene operations.
- Optimize the vibration effect in some situations.
Last week, the Huawei P50 began receiving a new software update HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 upgrading from 220.127.116.11. This update brought two update packages including the following:
Update Package 1:
- Camera: Optimized AI photography photographic effect under masters such as the video shooting experience in some situations
- System: Optimize system stability, operational fluency, and vibration effect in some situations
Update Package 2:
- This update optimizes the audio effects of some situations.
Huawei P50 is designed with a 6.5-inch OLED display producing 2700 x 1224p resolution. Furthermore, it offers 1.07 billion colors, a 90Hz refresh rate, a 1440Hz high frame rate, and a 300Hz touch sampling rate.
Moving to the hardware, the system is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 888 processor shipped with the HarmonyOS 2.1. In addition, the smartphone features a 4100mAH battery that supports 66W SuperCharge. However, its main highlight is the camera design and proficiency. It 13MP selfie camera alongside a rear triple camera system that includes
- 50MP True Chroma Camera (Color, f/1.8 aperture)
- 13MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.2 aperture)
- 12MP telephoto (f/3.4 aperture, OIS) with AF support
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HarmonyOS 18.104.22.168 update rolling out for these three flagship phones
Three flagship Huawei smartphones have started to install the latest HarmonyOS 22.214.171.124 update that contains a big changelog. Together with a huge update size, the update has brought a long list of new features and optimization that also can be found for many other devices of the company.
According to the info, Huawei Mate X2, Mate 40, and Huawei Mate 30 series are receiving a new HarmonyOS update with an installation size of about 1GB. The update log is the same for all three devices and granting them new features and optimizations.
In particular, the users will be getting a new discovery tab in the service center alongside the cross-device task management function for the task center. Moving ahead, the service widgets receiving a portrait clustering universal card in the devices’ gallery.
Meanwhile, there are new system optimizations to maintain the performance in the flagships. In addition, users can also find an added quick download icon for the Celia keyboard application besides a more enhanced smart voice recognition function.
Let’s explore more information about the update stating the adapting models-
- Huawei Mate X2 4G
- Huawei Mate X2 5G
- Huawei Mate 40
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus
- Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
- Huawei Mate 30 4G
- Huawei Mate 30 5G
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro 4G
- Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
- Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design
- Huawei Mate 30E Pro 5G
HarmonyOS version Upgrade:
- The Huawei Mate X2 and Mate 30 smartphone users are upgrading on HarmonyOs 126.96.36.199 update version from the 188.8.131.52 version.
- The Huawei Mate 40 smartphones are shifting on HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 update version from the 2.0.0168 except for Mate 40 Pro +, and Mate RS Porche Design.
- The Huawei Mate 40 Pro +, and Mate RS Porche Design users are receiving a greater HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11 version
In the service center (swipe up from the edge of the left or bottom right corner of the screen to enter), add a scenario-based service combination on the “Discovery” tab, and add it to the desktop to automatically adapt to the universal card and one-click access to similar services
Added cross-device task management function, in the task center (swipe from the bottom of the screen to enter the short pause), you can view and use the historical tasks of the same WLAN network and Huawei ID device (requires support for the task center), and transfer tasks to each other Added.
for other management operations (universal cards for portrait clustering) (up-slide gallery application icon, can be added to the desktop), you can rotate the photos of the selected person, click on the avatar to change the person, click on the photo to jump to The clustering album of this character see more.
Added a quick download icon for Celia keyboard application (click to download and use), Celia keyboard can bring you a simple and safe input experience.
Optimize the smart voice function, wake up more sensitively Optimize
Caring for the elders, optimize basic experience such as touch, volume, etc., add desktop icon magnification function to optimize system power consumption in some situations.
This is really a big update, so the device must have at least a 50% battery backup with enough storage availability. Furthermore, a strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package. The installation process may take some time, until then wait patiently. To download this update, follow the below mention procedure.
- Open your smartphone and go to Settings
- Now tap on the System & updates
- Then open Software Update
- From here select Check for updates
- If an update is available, it’ll pop up on your phone
- Click on Download and install
- Wait for the process to complete, and Restart your device
Huawei P40 Series October 2021 update adds battery improvements and more [HarmonyOS]
Huawei has started to rollout October 2021 update for P40 series devices. This update brings a bunch of new features including cross-device task center for the Huawei P40 consumers running the HarmonyOS operating system in China.
The Huawei P40 series October 2021 update package comes with the HarmonyOS version 18.104.22.168 and you must have to download an OTA package of over 1GB. Thereafter you can enjoy the latest features of this software upgrade.
This latest software version comes with new improvements for the service center, adds cross-device task manager, Celia keyboard, as well as improvement for the system stability to provide a seamless user experience across all of the devices.
Please note that this update is rolling out in batches and will be received gradually by the Huawei P40 series owners in China. On the other hand, the global P40 models are still running EMUI 11.
Huawei P40 series adapted models:
- P40 4G – ANA-AL00
- P40 5G – ANA-AN00
- P40 5G – ANA-TN00
- P40 Pro 5G – ELS-AN00
- P40 Pro 5G – ELS-TN00
- P40 Pro+ 5G – ELS-AN10
Huawei P40 HarmonyOS 22.214.171.124 update changelog:
In the service center (swipe up from the edge of the left or bottom right corner of the screen to enter), a scene-based service combination is added on the “Discovery” tab. When added to the desktop, it can automatically adapt to a Service Widget and get similar services with one click.
Added cross-device task center feature. In the task center (you can enter from the bottom of the screen by swiping for a short pause), you can view and use the historical tasks of the same WLAN network and Huawei ID device (requires support for the task center), and transfer tasks to each other, etc. Management operations.
Added a Service widget for portrait clustering (up-slide gallery application icon, can be added to the desktop), you can rotate the photos of the selected person, click on the avatar to change the person, click on the photo to jump to the clustering album of the person.
Added a quick download icon for Celia Keyboard application (click to download and use), Celia smart keyboard can bring you a simple and safe input experience
Optimize AI voice feature, wake up more sensitively
Care for the elders, optimize basic experiences such as touch and volume, and add desktop icon magnification function. Optimize system power consumption in some scenarios.