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HarmonyOS 2.0: Eligible Devices, Updates, News and More [Updated]

HarmonyOS 2.0 Eligible Devices, Updates, News and More

In December 2020, Huawei officially launched the HarmonyOS 2.0 (Hongmeng OS 2.0) mobile developer beta program for the selected devices such as Huawei P40, P40 Pro, Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro, and MatePad Pro users.

The latest HarmonyOS 2.0 (Hongmeng OS 2.0) mobile developer beta update rolled out with a package size of 4.04GB and brought HarmonyOS 2.0 version (SP2DEVC00E2R5P90) and so on.

During the launch event of the HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile developer beta, the company said that it will expand the beta program to more devices in 2021.


The mobile phone version EMUI 11.0 and Honor Magic UI 4.0 version models will be upgraded according to the release time of the chip type. It is expected that all the upgrades will be completed this year. Some models of EMUI 10.1 and Magic UI 3.1 systems will also be directly upgraded to Hongmeng 2.0. Such as Huawei nova7SE/Honor 30S/Honor X10, etc.

Huawei Harmony OS Latest Updates & News:

May 15, 2021:  Download HarmonyOS System Apps [List]

May 15, 2021: Android games on Huawei HarmonyOS shows PC emulator icon.

May 13, 2021: Huawei AppGallery added the HarmonyOS version of the Jindong (JD) application, it is a mobile shopping app, which provides facilities such as product search, purchase, payment services, order query, logistics tracking, order evaluation, repair and more.

May 13, 2021: Check the preview of the HarmonyOS powered devices – Huawei MatePad 2, Pro 2, Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro.

May 13, 2021: Huawei has officially released the HarmonyOS 2.0 developer beta 3 version

May 12, 2021: According to the latest information, Huawei had applied for the registration of the “Hongmeng” trademark in 2019, and the international classification was classified into 42 design studies. In 2020, the trademark process status was changed to rejected.

May 12, 2021: The number of fans of Huawei HarmonyOS official Weibo has exceeded 100,000, but the official Weibo has not yet posted a Weibo, which shows that Huawei Hongmeng/Harmony OS has much attention.

May 11, 2021: Huawei will hold the “HarmonyOS connect Partner Summit” in Shanghai on May 18 to discuss with partners various scenarios such as commercial value and future trends brought by the new ecosystem of the Harmony system.

May 10, 2021: Huawei’s HarmonyOS 2.0 developer beta testing is now rolling out for the Honor 30 Pro smartphone.

May 10, 2021: HarmonyOS 2.0 mobile ecosystem weighs lighter than Android-based EMUI 11 while keeping the memory usage at the lowest and it is surely a piece of good news for low-memory Huawei smartphone users.

May 09, 2021: It seems that Huawei will start Harmony OS 2.0 the third-largest mobile phone operating system outside of Android and iOS, on a large scale as early as June 2021.

May 09, 2021: Huawei has officially released the second batch of HarmonyOS 2.0 developer public beta.

May 09, 2021: Huawei has plans to adopt other processor platforms including Qualcomm and MediaTek besides the in-house Kirin chipset.

May 08, 2021: The tipster said that devices such as Honor 30 series, V30 series, Honor 20 series (to be confirmed), Honor V20 series, and other Kirin 810, 820 devices can upgrade with HarmonyOS.

May 07, 2021:  HarmonyOS 2.0 vs iOS 14 (HarmonyOS vs iOS)

May 07, 2021: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. recently applied for the registration of “HarmonyOS Connect” and “Hongmeng Zhilian” trademarks, and a new application for the classification of transportation vehicles.

May 07, 2021: Once the eligible smartphone users got their hands-on to experience the HarmnyOS 2.0 beta version many of them found that that apps are consuming less power and memory as compared to Android-based EMUI 11. Here’s the full detail.

May 06, 2021: Huawei users received the HarmonyOS 2.0 developer beta public beta that includes three new apps – Youku, Sina News, and CCTV. Now, a well-known Weibo tipster, Changan Digital King discovered a hidden benefit feature of HarmonyOS 2.0. When users transfer Youku video streams to other devices, they can be exempted from playing advertisements.

May 06, 2021: Video: EMUI 11 vs HarmonyOS 2.0 Beta 3

May 05, 2021: Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 boot interface has finally removed the original word Powered by Android at the bottom.

May 05, 2021: Huawei models equipped with Kirin 710 chip and above to get version 2.0 in June 2021.

May 04, 2021: Watch Video: HarmonyOS 2.0 vs EMUI 11

May 04, 2021: Huawei has officially opened a Weibo account of Huawei HarmonyOS (@HuaweiHarmonyOS).

May 03, 2021: Download HarmonyOS ringtone.

May 01, 2021: Huawei has released the Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 Developer Beta 3 with three new Hongmeng apps: Youku, Sina News, and CCTV.

April 29, 2021: Check the latest video of a phone running HarmonyOS.

April 28, 2021: Huawei’s next phone will run HarmonyOS, and the new Honor machine will run Magic UI 5.0.

April 28, 2021: Some Huawei users have now received the HarmonyOS 2.0 developer Beta public test version, seamlessly connecting to EMUI11. The update package sizes are 2.87 GB/6.20GB. It is said that more devices will be upgraded after May 31, 2021.

April 27, 2021: Some popular leakers around the globe shared the screenshot of Huawei’s HarmonyOS running phone screenshot. It shows the quick setting icons and design.

April 25, 2021: Huawei Mate 40 Pro 4G version is cleared TENAA listing and the hardware specs are basically the same as the 5G version. The processor is still Kirin 9000. Due to restrictions, it does not support 5G. The system is replaced with the self-developed HarmonyOS 2.0. It should be Huawei’s first mobile phone with HarmonyOS pre-installed.

April 22, 2021: Huawei’s HarmonyOS application development online experience (Code Editor) website is now live with the domain name playground.harmonyos.com. Experience the “To-Do List” Demo online, learn about the “one-time development, multi-device deployment” feature of HarmonyOS, and experience the efficient and convenient development of HarmonyOS cross-device applications

April 22, 2021: Huawei Developer Day (HDD) 2021 will be held in Guangzhou on April 28, 2021. Check the details here.

April 21, 2021: HarmonyOS 2.0 beta recruitment starts for Mate X2, Mate 40 series, Huawei Smart Screen S, Huawei Smart Screen S Pro, P40 series, Mate 30 series, MatePad Pro series, and other models.

These Huawei phones will receive Hongmeng (Harmony) OS 2.0 update in the first batch:

  • Huawei Mate X2
  • Huawei Mate 40
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  • Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
  • Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
  • Huawei P40
  • Huawei P40 Pro
  • Huawei P40 Pro+

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