Yeah! you heard it right, the Chinese giant Huawei is now started rolling out the first build of HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta for Huawei Mate 20 series smartphone. For now, beta testing is only available in the Chinese models.
During the HarmonyOS 2.0 event, Huawei announced that Huawei’s mobile phones, tablets, and other “100” devices will receive HarmonyOS 2 upgrades. Including HUAWEI Mate 40 series, Mate 30 series, P40 series, Mate X2, nova 8 series, MatePad Pro series, and other devices.
Huawei Mate 20 series HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta details:
- HarmonyOS version – 22.214.171.124
- Huawei Mate 20 (HMA-AL00/HMA-TL00)
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro (LYA-AL00/LYA-AL10/LYA-TL00)
- Huawei Mate 20 RS (LYA-AL00P)
- Huawei Mate 20 X 4G (EVR-AL00/EVR-TL00)
HarmonyOS 2.0 closed beta changelog:
Swiping up on the app icon generates a service widget, which can be resized dragged to a new location, or added to your custom home screen.
Swiping down from the upper-right edge of the screen takes you to Control Panel. Device Control access has been added to the shortcut switches panel so that you can control all of your devices with the same ease as navigating on your phone.
If you swipe up from the lower left or lower right corner on the screen, the system will lead to the Service Center. This is the place, where all of your collected service widgets are stored and ready to offer access to your desired services.
HarmonyOS adds support for app categorization and management. By pressing down on a standard folder displays a large folder, which offers direct access to desired apps.
HarmonyOS brings support for step-free font Weight adjustments and adjusts the size of the font itself.
Under this label, HarmonyOS brings you the capability to transfer files on cross-device platforms without requiring a data cable with the power of Huawei Share, which increases the file transfer speed and provides faster and secure file sharing between Huawei smartphones, computers, and tablets.
Offers nimble, intelligent operations on household appliances, such as quickly accessing the phone’s network from the devices, controlling screenless devices, installation-free apps, and direct service access, which can be accessed by tapping your phone against the selected household appliance, or bringing your phone into the proximity to the appliance.
All operations, including touches and swipes, are smoother and more natural, with images and videos loading more quickly as well.
The App Guard mode is enabled by default, to ensure that all apps subject deep scans for malicious behavior, security vulnerabilities, privacy risks, and other related behaviors while being installed.
This prevents risky apps from being installed while helping safeguard the secure running environment of the entire system.
Add a mobile – Computer collaborative authentication feature and allows you to unlock your phone by entering the phone’s screen unlock password on your Huawei computer when your phone and computer are connected via multi-screen collaboration.
The TEE OS security kernel has obtained the CC EAL5+ certification, indicating the highest security level for a global commercial operating system kernel. The HarmonyOS operating system has obtained CC EAL4+ security certification, China’s highest security certification.