Recently, Huawei has officially announced that the HarmonyOS internal beta recruitment for Huawei Nova 2s and Huawei 3i will kick off in early October 2021. Now, the same announcement is also coming up for the Honor 9 and Honor Play devices. The Honor 9 and Honor Play smartphones users can grab the HarmonyOS internal beta update opportunity in early October 2021.
Huawei has recently achieved the 100 million milestone count for its HarmonyOS upgrade devices. The HarmonyOS was launched on June 2, 2021, HarmonyOS 2.0 has exceeded 10 million installations and it was just a beginning. After 15 days, the milestone crossed 18 million users. 25 million upgrades came in the month of the launch. On July 8, 2021, Huawei announced 30 million HarmonyOS 2.0 installations in smartphones. On July 29, 2021, at the Huawei P50 series launch event, Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei consumer business group announced to complete 40 million installations on smartphone devices.
In August 2021, HarmonyOS installation exceeds 50 million downloads. On August 30, 70 million installations have completed and in just a few days, this number reached over 90 million.
Honor 9 and Honor Play HARMONYOS INTERNAL BETA RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT:
List of changes
The update package is automatically deleted after the update is complete. HarmonyOS is a new generation intelligent operating system that simplifies and enriches your life by facilitating seamless coordination between your devices while improving data protection and security in all areas. It is a versatile intelligence suitable for all scenarios that excels wherever life takes you!
Brilliant new interactions
[HarmonyOS Home Screen]
If you swipe up over an app icon with the lower widget bar, a service widget is generated, which you can resize, drag to a new position or add to your custom home screen.
If you swipe down from the top right of the screen, you will be taken to Control Center. Access to device controls has been added to the keyboard shortcuts panel so that you can control all of your devices as easily as navigating on your tablet. Adds support for connections with the HUAWEI FreeBuds 4 earbuds (updated to the latest version), which allows for seamless collaboration between the tablet and the earbuds.
If you swipe up from the lower left or right corner of the screen, you will be taken to the service center, where all your collected service widgets are stored and you have direct access to the services you want.
Adds support for app categorization and management. Pressing a standard folder will bring up a large folder that gives you direct access to the apps you want.
Adds support for stepless adjustments of the font weight and adjustment of the font size at any time.
All-Scenario Al Life
The multi-screen collaboration function has been expanded to support collaboration between a Harmonyos tablet and a Windows PC, with the two systems still running independently of each other. With this configuration, images and files can be dragged and dropped between the two connected devices, just like dragging and dropping files between folders. The transfer speed of Huawei Share has been increased to enable fast and secure file sharing between Huawei computers, mobile phones and tablets.
Adds support for the multi-party calling feature so that audio and video calls can be freely used on Huawei phones and tablets.
All operations, including tapping and swiping, are smoother and more natural, and pictures and videos load faster too.
Certain frequently used apps support the saving of the task status, which means that even after switching to another app, you can continue a previous task exactly where you left off.
App Guard mode is enabled by default to ensure that all apps are thoroughly scanned for malicious behavior, security vulnerabilities, privacy risks, and other related behaviors during installation. This prevents risky applications from being installed while protecting the secure operating environment of the entire system.
[Data protection and security certifications]
The TEE OS security kernel has received CC EALS + certification, which indicates the highest level of security for a worldwide commercial operating system kernel. The HarmonyOS operating system has achieved CC EAL + security certification, the highest level of security in China.