There are a lot of smart wearables available in the market available for your to explore but smartwatches made by Huawei have their footprint on consumers. Take a look at the Watch 3 series. This lineup is sold as the first smartwatch to pre-equip the HarmonyOS operating system.
HarmonyOS for smartwatches has its own specialty and enhances the fitness and health feature to maximize the overall user experience. The HarmonyOS 3 powered Huawei smartwatches also make it up to the most battery-efficient battery drive on any smartwatch available for you to purchase.
Moreover, you’ll get a sophisticated design that won’t disappoint you in terms of choices and provides an all-around performance.
More HarmonyOS smartwatches:
This year, Huawei has plans to unveil more smartwatches including the Watch GT 3 and a smartwatch with a blood pressure sensor. Similar to the Watch 3 series, these smart wearables will also come with pre-installed HarmonyOS.
Currently, Huawei has not confirmed the launch date for these smartwatches but the company could introduce them next month (November).
October 2021 HarmonyOS Watch Security:
Just like smartphones, smartwatches also receive new software updates. These updates aim to fix different kinds of bugs and security flaws found in the software system. Not only do these updates fix the system issues but also improves overall performance by adding new features.
In the latest edition, Huawei has released the October 2021 HarmonyOS security patch for the smartwatches.
The security vulnerabilities may affect Huawei wearables that run HarmonyOS. If the security patch level of your Huawei wearable is 2021-10-01 or later, all issues described in this update and the HarmonyOS Security Bulletin – October 2021 have been resolved.
In detail, the October 2021 HarmonyOS smartwatches security patch fixes 1 high and a medium level of CVE in the framework. Three medium and high-level HarmonyOS 2.0 issues were fixed in the smartwatch’s kernel.
There are 5 medium and high levels of vulnerabilities found and patched in the system. Meanwhile, 2 high and 5 medium levels of security flaws in the application section have been marked with this rollout.
Furthermore, the third-party library has its own issues and these include CVE-2021-0687 as critical and 5 high level of viruses.
Currently, there are only two devices that are eligible to get this software security patch – Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro.
Aside from these smartwatches, Huawei has also detailed, HarmonyOS 2.0 security patches for smartphones and tablet devices. The October 2021 HarmonyOS security patch for smartphones and tablets fixes various bugs to provide a large number of security benefits for consumers.
First HarmonyOS smart car cockpit will launch by the end of this year, check user interface
During the HDC 2021, Huawei has released the latest development made in the HarmonyOS ecosystem. The tech maker has announced 150 million device upgrades and the current speed of partners that continues to increase. Moreover, the company also launched the first developer preview of the HarmonyOS 3, which will help the developer to understand this new HarmonyOS version before it becomes available for developer beta testing.
However, there’s one more interesting announcement that has been made at the event. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group and smart car solutions BU revealed that the first HarmonyOS powered smart car cockpit will launch by the end of this year.
The Huawei business chief also expected that at the end of this year or early next year, the new generation of luxury mid-size SUVs released by SERES will be equipped with a smart cockpit based on HarmonyOS. Huawei hopes that through the HarmonyOS system, the user experience of the smart cockpit will surpass that of other manufacturers around the world.
Furthermore, Huawei has also revealed the user interface for the in-car HarmonyOS system that will launch by the end of this year on a SERES car. The user interface is very immersive and functional.
Wang Jun, president of Huawei Smart Car Solutions BU, confirmed that the HarmonyOS-A smart cockpit operating system is currently the only open cockpit system and will begin to sell by the end of this year.
That’s not it, Huawei also showed us some data regarding the current moves that HarmonyOS has made in the smart car industry after the announcement of HarmonyOS 2.0 at HDC 2020. Based on the HarmonyOS in-car system, Huawei has developed in-depth cooperation with more than 80 hardware and software partners.
Efforts to change the current situation of cockpit system hardware solidification, fewer applications, and slow upgrades, and jointly define hardware interfaces to achieve plug-and-play hardware, replaceable upgrades and diversified hardware interconnections, and open to applications through API interfaces.
Huawei says it’s focusing to develop a cockpit system with full-scenario coverage and multi-device coordination to provide consumers with personalized, smart, and diversified service experiences that is nowhere to find.
HarmonyOS programming language is coming: Huawei
Deng Taihua, vice president of Huawei and president of the computing product line, said in an interview in September this year that Huawei will launch an HarmonyOS programming language Cangjie next year to connect HarmonyOS and Euler in the application development ecosystem.
Huawei previously stated that Euler and Hongmeng have connected the sharing of core technology. In the future, it plans to build a distributed soft bus capability in Euler, so that devices equipped with the Euler operating system can automatically identify and connect to HarmonyOS devices.
Additionally, Huawei’s Managing Director, CEO of Consumer Business, and CEO of Smart Car Solutions BU, Yu Chengdong, announced that the number of HarmonyOS devices exceeds 150 million, making it the fastest-growing terminal operating system in history.
Huawei HarmonyOS 3 developer preview launched, improved performance
During the Huawei Developer Conference 2021, Huawei announced the first HarmonyOS 3 developer preview. The Chinese tech giant announced this new HarmonyOS version as an upgrade over HarmonyOS 2. So, developers in China are eligible to test the HarmonyOS 3 via the HarmonyOS 3 developer beta version and start developing apps for the latest HarmonyOS version.
To be mentioned, the HarmonyOS 3.0 developer beta will be opened in the first quarter of 2022. So, it can be tested on different devices. Still, the launch of general consumers of smartphones and other devices is far away, since it’s still in the development mode.
With the release of Huawei of the first HarmonyOS 3 Developer Preview, the Chinese tech maker continues to innovate around the three core values of system architecture, Super Device, and one-time development, and multi-device deployment, bringing about a comprehensive upgrade of system capabilities and development tools.
According to the information, the HarmonyOS 3 developer preview includes performance improvements over HarmonyOS 2.0. these are 50 percent improvements in terms of Device discovery performance, 100 percent improvement in terms of HD projection stability, and 20 percent improvement in terms of enhanced cross-device operation performance.