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Huawei shares key features of HarmonyOS 4.2 software version



Huawei HarmonyOS 4.2 features

HarmonyOS 4.2 has made its debut alongside the Huawei Pura 70 series and the company has now listed some of the key features of this latest software on its official Weibo account. It’s time to explore what additions the newest version brings on board.

The new HarmonyOS 4.2 software is packed with a set of enhanced and useful features that aim to upgrade the user experience regarding UI, security, application usage, camera segments, and other vital aspects of the smartphone.

Note that the company has started the beta activities related to the new HarmonyOS software version and it will soon make its way to eligible models.

Huawei HarmonyOS 4.2 Features:

  • Interactive Themes
  • Magazine Themes
  • New Celia Assistant Services
  • Ark Engine
  • Improved Security
  • Smart Screen Photo Wall
  • Wearables: New watch faces
  • Cervical Spine Health 2.0

While most of these features are already available in HarmonyOS 4.0, the company has added some new features to boost the software experience. Let’s explore these segments one by one.

Interactive Themes: With the launch of the Pura 70 series, the company has now added new geometric-shaped (triangular) stickers, interesting tennis scenes, emoticon stickers, mood parties, geometric parties, and more.

Huawei HarmonyOS 4.2 features

Interactive themes in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)

Magazine Themes: It enables you to add a real image as a portrait to some existing background. Users can also customize the overall theme to match their style.

Magazine themes in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)

New Celia Assistant: Added the AI Photo Retouch tool to remove unwanted objects from the images, giving a clean look to the device. It also has a beauty consultant service that describes your screen features. Ahead, there is a document assistant that helps you manage and organize your documents efficiently.

Screen reading service is another tool that will read the content on the screen for you in one tap, making the overall user experience more convenient.

Huawei HarmonyOS 4.2 features

New Celia Features in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)

Enhanced Ark Engine: The feature aims to enrich the motion and animations of the application. It enables the app to quickly respond to your every action and increases the response speed by 12%. It makes the app quick and efficient in real-time.

Enhanced Ark Engine in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)

Security: Floor-level device search is the new feature that will help to find your device more precisely. It also supports capabilities like intercepting harassment and fraud protection to safeguard your device from malicious threats and prying eyes.

Enhanced Security in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)

Smart TV photo wall: Just like its name, the feature enables you to watch your favorite images and moments on a bigger screen (smart TV) rather than exploring them on your small-screen smartphone.

Huawei HarmonyOS 4.2 features

Smart TV features in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)


New Watch Faces: Huawei has introduced new watch faces for your wrist gadgets with the HarmonyOS 4.2 software upgrade. The list further counts star constellations, space exploration, and three-ring snow peak design

Watch faces in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)

Cervical Spine Health 2.0: The new health feature brings professional statistics and scientific tips regarding your cervical spine health and thus, ensures to make it strong.

Huawei HarmonyOS 4.2 features

New Health features in HarmonyOS 4.2 (Image Credits: Huawei/Weibo)

HarmonyOS 4.2 has already started the closed and public beta testings with eligible models as well as the company is likely to bring all these features to consumers by June 2024.

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