September 2022 HarmonyOS 3 beta rolling out for Huawei Mate 40 series
HarmonyOS 3.0 is the latest interface on which Huawei is working with full concentration. The company is constantly making efforts to add some best features to its devices through beta iterations. Currently, we are having another HarmonyOS 3.0 beta for the Huawei Mate 40 series that brings the September 2022 security patch.
As per the reports, the September 2022 HarmonyOS 3.0 beta for the Huawei Mate 40 series is arriving with a 18.104.22.168 build. Although, there isn’t any specific information regarding the update size. Yet, we would recommend keeping 800MB to 1.0GB of free storage in your smartphone.
Since the update is approaching a huge series, you might be wondering which Mate 40 models will receive this firmware. To get the answer, check the below-given list.
- Huawei Mate 40 (OCE-AN10)
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro (NOH-AN00)
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro (NOH-AN01)
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro 4G (NOH-AL00 / NOH-AL10)
- Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ (NOP-AN00)
- Huawei Mate 40 RS PorSche Design (NOP-AN00)
- Huawei Mate 40E (OCE-AN50)
- Huawei Mate 40E 4G (OCE-AL50)
- Huawei Mate 40E Pro (NOH-AN50)
It’s worth mentioning that, there is a twist in this update rollout among Mate 40 devices. While it is the third beta update for the Mate 40E and Mate 40E Pro, it will count as a fourth beta firmware for the standard Mate 40 series.
But in this game of update distribution, you don’t have to worry as the new additions and optimizes in this latest beta are the same for every Mate 40 device. But to benefit from these optimizations, your respective smartphone must be running on a baseline version of 22.214.171.124/ 126.96.36.199/ 188.8.131.52.
HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 Beta Changelog
The changelog reads a handful of optimizations and the presence of a September 2022 security patch. Consequently, this beta iteration brings better security and patch-related fixes for the internal system of the handset.
In terms of optimization, the company has enhanced the display effect of screen wallpaper, making it more vibrant and impressive. Besides, it has applied some more firmness to the task card cleaning function.
Next, the company has modified the phone navigation performance and improved positioning stability. Thus, users would be able to experience smooth functioning and more reliance on the actions they will perform on their devices.
- Optimizes the display effect of screen wallpapers
- Optimizes the mobile phone navigation performance and improves positioning stability
- Optimizes the application task card cleaning function
- Integrates the September 2022 security patch that enhances the system security of the device.
HarmonyOS 3.1: Here’s what you can expect
A new HarmonyOS version will launch with the Huawei P60 series on March 23. And here’s everything you can expect from this upcoming HarmonyOS 3.1 software and its specialties.
Aside from the new technological advancements, the Huawei P60 series will bring powerful camera capabilities to take amazing photographs on the go. However, a better hardware experience is connected to the software. That’s why, users can take benefit from HarmonyOS 3.1 in various ways.
You can expect HarmonyOS 3.1 to come with major improvements and bug fixes for the entire HarmonyOS operating system. This new version has eye-catching animations with added fluidity and physics-based response.
The new animations reflect all around the UI and UX. That’s why the difference between HarmonyOS 3.0 and 3.1 will be visible to all of the users.
HarmonyOS 3.1 brings an optimized control panel and it has new app shortcuts in case you need to jump on a certain app. The task execution between apps and the launch speed are also enhanced to provide fast feedback.
Other than these, Huawei is providing a developer-friendly environment, which allows them to deploy fast HarmonyOS 3.1 applications. For now, Huawei has not announced a rollout date for old devices but it could happen next month.
Moving ahead, we could expect Huawei to bring exclusive dynamic island notifications functionality for center-hole punch devices including the Huawei P60 Pro and Art variants.
Ahead of the HarmonyOS 4, this new upgrade will satisfy the consumer demand for a new change in the entire ecosystem.
Open source HarmonyOS now has 100 million lines of code
OpenAtom Foundation has recently announced the 2022 OpenHarmony Annual Operation Report. It reveals the that opens source HarmonyOS has achieved around 100 million lines of code.
According to the information, OpenHarmony has made new contracts with a total of 51 companies. While over 5100 co-builders submitted codes to be merged by Open Source HarmonyOS.
This marks a total of nearly 100 million lines of code built for the open-source HarmonyOS. Last year, 45 manufacturers launched 100+ open-source HarmonyOS products.
As of December 2022, the number of OpenHarmony project groups increased to 29. It includes over 50 top technical coders and 10+ university clubs.
Last month, Yu Chengdong, Executive Director and CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group said that he is expecting big progress in the OpenHarmony open-source software.
Yu then revealed that OpenHarmony has become the fastest-growing operating system. There are currently more than 110 commercial devices and more than 100 models running this software.
OpenHarmony is already applied in various fields such as education, finance, transportation, and mining, and has built an information infrastructure base for thousands of industries.
Following HarmonyOS operating system launch in 2019, Huawei announced to open-source its OS. At HDC 2020, Huawei launched open-source HarmonyOS as OpenHarmony and donated the entire code to OpenAtom Foundation.
OpenAtom Foundation is the first foundation for open-source software in China. It was established in June 2020 and initiated jointly by many of the big tech giants.
HarmonyOS 3 public beta adds 7 new Huawei devices [List]
Yesterday, Huawei opened the gates of HarmonyOS 3 public beta for 9 Honor devices new devices, and today, the Chinese tech maker added 7 of the native smartphones and tablets on the same upgrade process.
Huawei has opened HarmonyOS 3 public beta for 7 prominent old and mid-range devices including Huawei Nova 8 SE, Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G, Enjoy 50, and MatePad 10.4. These along with other models are eligible to participate in the new HarmonyOS 3 beta phase.
According to the information, HarmonyOS 3 public beta will allow all of the users with the HarmonyOS 2 operating system to gain HarmonyOS 3 features ahead of a stable release. Interstingly, public beta allows unlimited slots, which makes it different from a closed testing environment.
Also, public beta indicates that the software testing has been completed and it’s in the final stage of the official software rollout.
Let’s take a look at the Huawei devices that have secured a place in the HarmonyOS 3 public beta:
- Huawei Nova 8 SE
- Huawei Nova 8 SE Vitality Edition
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition
- Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Lohas Edition
- Huawei Enjoy 50
- Huawei MatePad 10.4 2022
All of these devices require you to download the base HarmonyOS version 220.127.116.11 to receive the HarmonyOS 3 public beta.
Last month, Huawei opened HarmonyOS 3 and closed beta recruitment for these models and within a month, Huawei progressed to the next phase.
HarmonyOS 3 has various new features and one of them is the new stack widgets. This functionality lets you stack all of the widgets into one place and helps you to clean the entire home screen. You can destack the entire widgets whenever you may fancy. There are many new capabilities to explore in HarmonyOS 3 that improve the user experience.
Huawei has confirmed that eligible HarmonyOS 3 public beta device users can signup for the testing application starting March 22. However, the registration process could only complete via the My Huawei app.
Therefore, make sure you have the My Huawei app on the latest version via AppGallery. You also have the option to roll back any time from the early beta testers.