On September 10, at HDC 2020 (Huawei Developer Conference 2020) Huawei officially launched HarmonyOS 2.0. It enables voice interaction through cross-device collaboration, large and small screen interaction, fast network distribution, adaptive UX, and visual and new AI.
Huawei’s consumer business CEO Yu Chengdong said that today it will launch the Hongmeng OS 2.0 Beta version for large screens, watches, and cars, and the mobile version will be released in December. In 2021, Huawei smartphones will fully support the Hongmeng OS system version 2.0.
In the era of Harmony OS 2.0, everything is interconnected, and watches can also be used for navigation. Developers do not need to adapt multiple times. The Harmony OS adapting tool can automatically adapt to multiple terminals such as tablets, watches, TVs, computers, and large screens in vehicles by adapting only one mobile phone.
According to the officials, the first HarmonyOS phone will be available at the start of 2021. Also, the HarmonyOS will be fully open-source before October 2021.
OpenHarmonyOS 2.0 Roadmap:
- Current Harmony OS support 128KB – 128MB RAM Phone
- In April 2021, Harmony OS support 128MB – 4GB RAM phone
- In October 2021, Harmony OS supposed all 4GB+ RAM Phone
It means that at the end of next year Huawei will leave Android.
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