On September 25, 2023, Yu Chengdong officially announced HarmonyOS NEXT, the next version of HarmonyOS and HarmonyOS native applications are fully launched.
Yu Chengdong said that HarmonyOS native applications will bring a historic leap in the mobile application ecosystem, making it smoother, smarter, and safer.
After the release of HarmonyOS 4, more than 60 million users upgraded in just over a month, making it the fastest-upgraded version of HarmonyOS in history.
On August 9, 2019, Huawei HarmonyOS was officially released at the Huawei Developer Conference (HDC.2019) in Dongguan . It was upgraded to HarmonyOS 2.0 on September 10, 2020, and to HarmonyOS 3.0 on July 27, 2022 . On August 4, 2023, Yu Chengdong officially announced at the Huawei Terminal Developer Conference that the HarmonyOS 4.0 operating system was officially released.