Huawei has announced all the news that will reach its devices with HarmonyOS from September
At a local event held in China, Huawei today presented the third version of its self-developed operating system, HarmonyOS.
It is a major update of the platform, which introduces great changes and novelties, and that from this very day, July 27, you can try now on some brand devices thanks to a beta program enabled by the Chinese company.
Harmony OS 3 will begin to reach the brand’s smartphones in China coming soon, and hopefully we’ll see devices from other categories with this version in the global market later on.
HarmonyOS 3 renews the widgets and improves the connection with other devices in the Huawei ecosystem
Day by day, HarmonyOS already powers more than 300 million devices worldwide, depending on the brand. And many of them will benefit from all the news that the version 3.0 of this multi-platform operating system.
Huawei specifies that HarmonyOS introduces important changes regarding the support of new devices and services within the brand’s IoT ecosystem.
An interesting novelty of this new version will allow Huawei mobile and tablet users to share the connection automatically. In this way, when the tablet is close to the smartphone, and there is no WiFi network available, it can connect to the phone network to receive notifications, SMS and calls in real time.
In addition, the home screen widgets have been renewed with a new function of stacked widgets, which allows you to place multiple widgets in a single frame on the home screen. Additionally, new modes of organize smartphone home screen and different styles are offered for some of the widgets built into the system.
HarmonyOS 3 also introduces new 3D emoji and the operation of some of the pre-installed apps in the system has been improved.
As usual, the new version of HarmonyOS also introduces improvements in the area of security, privacy and performance. This time, it has been improved app launch speed by 7%, while the “smoothness” of animations has been increased by 14%. All this, while reducing energy consumption by a 11% compared to HarmonyOS 2.
HarmonyOS 3 includes a privacy center, which can be accessed directly to know the behavior of access to private data and see the information transparently. In this sense, it has also included a security risk detection system.
On the other hand, the privacy protection function also allows remove sensitive data from images before sharing them, such as the location where it was taken, the time or the device model.
HarmonyOS is scheduled to start rolling out to Huawei devices from september 2022, starting with those sold in China. For now, no data has been given regarding the global deployment, nor has the list of Huawei devices that will receive the update been shared.