Huawei has officially released the HarmonyOS 2 operating system. We can say that the “mobile phone equipped with HarmonyOS (Hongmeng)” has become an official product for the market.
At the same time, Huawei announced the slogan of the HarmonyOS operating system—One as all – All as one. According to reports, the HarmonyOS 2 full-scenario smart life solution provides one-stop solutions to the five major life scenarios of smart home, smart office, smart travel, sports and health, and audio-visual entertainment.
Huawei said that no matter the size of the device, only one system can cover smart terminal devices as small as 128K of memory, as large as 4GB or more.
At the press conference tonight, Huawei officially launched the latest HarmonyOS 2 system and began to push it on Mate, P and other mobile phones, MatePad tablets, other devices, and the Harmony era has truly begun.
HarmonyOS (Hongmeng) History: At the developer conference in August 2019, Huawei announced for the first time its self-developed HarmonyOS is the world’s first microkernel-based full-scene distributed OS with distribution advantages of architecture, natural smoothness, kernel security, and ecological mutual sharing.
Hongmeng (Harmony) development history:
Hongmeng 1.0 was launched in 2019, and Hongmeng 2.0 was launched in September 2020. It will fully enable the full-scene ecosystem, with five major capabilities including cross-device, service transfer, extreme speed, visibility, and privacy and security.
Immediately after the release of Hongmeng 2.0, the Beta version will be released for application developers, which will be released on September 10 for large screens, watches, and cars, and in December 2020 for mobile phones.
In addition to mobile phones, tablets, watches, cars and other platforms, the Hongmeng 2.0 system will also be open source. From September 10, Hongmeng OS will open source 128KB-128MB terminal devices such as large screens, watches, and cars. In April 2021, it will be open sourced for memory 128MB-4GB terminal devices, and after October 2021, it will be open sourced for all devices above 4GB.
On August 9, 2019, Huawei held the Huawei Developer Conference in Dongguan and officially released the operating system Hongmeng OS.
On September 10th, Huawei Hongmeng system was upgraded to HarmonyOS 2.0 version.
On December 16, the mobile phone Hongmeng OS2.0 opened Beta test version.
On April 22, Huawei Hongmeng HarmonyOS application development online experience website was launched.
On April 27th, Huawei Harmony OS 2.0 public beta was launched.
On May 16, Huawei OpenHarmony 2.0 was open sourced one after another.
On May 18, Huawei announced that Huawei HiLink and HarmonyOS will be unified into Hongmeng Zhilian.
On May 25, Huawei’s EMUI Weibo changed its name to HarmonyOS, and it was officially announced that the Hongmeng product launch event would be officially held on June 2.
Hongmeng OS: Everything is unified, one system meets all kinds of equipment
At the press conference, Huawei introduced that Hongmeng OS is an operating system that can support multiple devices and multiple hardware. Whether it is a mobile phone, a tablet or a watch, car, IoT, etc., it can be connected with only one system and can cover the memory. Small and large smart terminal devices ranging from 128K to 4GB or more.
HarmonyOS empowers Huawei’s full scenario smart life solution and works as a one-stop solution for five major scenarios including:
- Smart home
- Smart Office
- Smart Travel
- Health and audio-video entertainment
This article will be updated.