In December last year, Huawei held an event for HarmonyOS 2.0 smartphone developers. At the same time, the HarmonyOS 2.0 smartphone developer beta commenced recruitment. So far, HarmonyOS developer beta testing on smartphones has been going on smoothly. According to netizens’ feedback, Huawei HarmonyOS 2.0 developer Beta3 126.96.36.199 log version has been released. This latest update weighs about 620MB. This update optimizes the operation of devices.
Specifically, it makes returning to the desktop from the control center easier. This update also fixes a problem that allows desktop application icons to overlap with popular folders.
HarmonyOS 2.0 developer Beta3 188.8.131.52 update changelog
- Optimize the experience of returning the control center to the desktop
- Fix the problem that the desktop is blank when deleting the recent task card
- Fix the problem that desktop application icons overlap with popular recommended folders
HarmonyOS is a system that is designed for the IoT era. It creatively introduces distributed technology to build a “super virtual terminal” that links all sorts of terminals together.
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Huawei devices that support OTA upgrades
The HarmonyOS 2.0 developers beta has been available for a couple of months. The current list of system versions that support OTA upgrades is Huawei Mate X2, Mate40, Mate40E, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+, Mate 40 RS Porsche Design, Huawei Smart Screen S, Huawei Smart Screen S Pro, P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro+, Mate 30 4G, Mate 30 Pro 4G, Mate 30 5G, Mate 30 Pro 5G, Mate 30 RS Porsche Design, Mate 30E Pro 5G, MatePad Pro, as well as MatePad Pro 5G. A few weeks ago, the company added more models including Huawei nova 6, nova 6 5G, nova 7 5G, nova 7 Pro 5G, nova 8, nova 8 Pro, and Huawei MatePad 10.8 inches.
Huawei targets 16% market share this year
Huawei’s plan for its HarmonyOS is to cross “16% market share” as soon as possible. There are many aspects to consider when looking at the growth of an operating system. The system performance and market share are core factors that determine the survival of any operating system. According to Huawei, the development of HarmonyOS has been on for about 5 – 7 years. Yang Haisong, vice president of Huawei’s consumer business and AI business department, said in an interview: “It will take one year to complete the road that others have taken in five years”. There are reports that other smartphone manufacturers are gearing up to use Huawei’s HarmonyOS. Whether or not the HarmonyOS will succeed remains to be seen. Nevertheless, it will be a good thing to have another player in the operating system market.