Chinese company Huawei, yesterday (June 2, 2021) unveiled the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. The OS comes pre-installed with newly launched watches and tabulates. The company didn’t launch any smartphones with the new OS. However, Huawei has stated that Huawei phones will get the HarmonyOS 2.0 update very soon.

HarmonyOS 2.0: One as All, All as One

As the slogan says, “One as All, All as One”, it supports the main aim of the operating system. This operating system is a next-generation OS which empowers interconnection and collaboration between smart devices. Meaning, it will make sure that multiple devices operate as one device. It is built for delivering smooth experience with simple interaction that is much more reliable in all scenarios.

harmonyOS 2.0 support devices

Major Scenarios

The President of Huawei Consumer Business, Yu Chengdong stated, “The HarmonyOS 2.0 full-scenario smart life solution provides a one-stop solution for the five major life scenarios.” And the five major life scenarios include:

  • Smart Home
  • Smart Travel
  • Sports and Health
  • Smart Office
  • Audio and Visual Entertainment

HarmonyOS 2.0 Positive Side

This operating system is suitable for all kinds of devices. The device with memory size as small as 128 KB or as large as 4 GB, all are capable of running HarmonyOS 2.0. So, it is a light weighted OS which can connect multiple devices. Also that users can control it easily.

HarmonyOS 2.0 Overview

The version 2 of Harmony OS can support multi-device combination/ multi-camera mode for the photography. Which will allow to shoot multi-angle photos with single lens. Moreover, HarmonyOS Connect can easily activate the smart assistant of connected devices. Which supports one-touch distribution network, minimalist interaction and universal card. This operating system uses distributed technology which allows users to combine hardware and multiple terminals in to one freely. Making simple to use as one device for consumers.

According to Huawei, they have been testing HarmonyOS for last 3 years so far. And they have claimed that the system is smooth for these 36 months. Even, the graphic stack technology allows users to play games for longer time. They have also defined the privacy and security standards and governance control framework. Which states that, it guarantees that any application, hardware or services that joins HarmonyOS 2.0 train is safe and protected. And Huawei claims that, this OS 2 is awarded with EAL 4+ certification  for security.

In brief, Huawei Harmony OS 2.0 has a more summarizing interface with smarter experience and supports new universal cards. Moreover, it supports multi-size, multi-combination making it suitable for users to make their individual desktop style.

harmonyOS 2 features

Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 Features

The 2.0 has tons of features where Super Service Widgets is one of them. This brings the extra functions over the standard widgets. Where users will be able to perform certain tasks by only using the widget of the application. Meaning, no need to open the whole applications itself.

The other feature to notice is Control Center. This one makes it easier to access and control all supported/ connected devices in the range. Similarly, Task Center feature allows users to assign task to various connected devices.

Other features are like: new font with an adjustable thickness, multi-camera mix and cross-device clipboard. The multi-camera mix allows users to combine clips from the cameras of nearby connected devices. This will provide different angles to the video you record.

HarmonyOS Update

Huawei is planning to integrate the HarmonyOS in nearly 100 devices by the starting of 2022. Let’s check the list of those 100 devices which are getting HarmonyOS 2.0 update.

HarmonyOs 2.0 updates

By June

By Q3 2021

By Q4 2021

  • Huawei Enjoy Tablet 2
  • Huawei Enjoy Z 5G
  • Enjoy 20 series
  • Huawei Nova 5 Pro
  • Huawei Maimang 9
  • MediaPad M6 series
  • Huawei Mate 20 X series
  • Huawei X Smart Screen 65-inch
  • S Smart Screen series
  • Huawei Smart Screen V series (2021)

By H1 2022

  • Huawei Enjoy 10
  • Huawei Enjoy 10S
  • Enjoy 9 Plus
  • Huawei Enjoy 9S
  • Huawei Maimang 8
  • Mate 10 series
  • Huawei Mate 9 series
  • Huawei MediaPad M5
  • Nova 2s
  • Huawei Nova 3
  • Huawei Nova 3i
  • Nova 4
  • Huawei Nova 4e
  • Huawei Nova 5 series
  • P10 series
  • Huawei P20 series
  • Huawei Smart Screen V series

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