Due to the sanctions, Huawei has been strongly pushed back and there are no prerequisites that the situation will improve in the near future. But the company exists and through titanic efforts continues to fight for a place in the smartphone market. It hastily created its own operating system HarmonyOS, where they took the open source Android without Google services as a basis and began to sculpt something of their own on top of it.
And now the company continues to report that more devices are migrating to HarmonyOS. So, as of July 8, more than 30 million devices are already running the operating system from Huawei. Recall that for itself the company has set a plan of 300 million devices by the end of the year, which should work on the basis of Harmony OS. Moreover, a third of them must be from third-party companies.
There are prerequisites that the plan will be fulfilled, but at the expense of devices available in the Chinese market. The company still has a lot of work to do so that devices with HarmonyOS began to appear more and more actively outside of China.
It is equally important for Huawei to prove that they have indeed created a new system. At this stage, everything looks like an attempt to reinterpret Android with HMS, borrowing a number of solutions from iOS. It looks more like a temporary system to weather the storm. Now it has no prerequisites to become better than Android, but in the future, everything may change.
Huawei MatePad 11 tablet has a 120Hz screen and HarmonyOS
Huawei has fully revealed the characteristics of the tablet computer MatePad 11, which was formally presented in early June.
The gadget is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. The chip contains eight Kryo 585 cores with a clock speed of up to 2.84 GHz and an Adreno 650 graphics accelerator. The volume of LPDDR4x RAM is 6 GB.
The tablet is equipped with a 10.95-inch WQXGA display with a resolution of 2560 × 1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:10. The refresh rate of this panel is 120 Hz.
At the front is an 8-megapixel camera with a maximum aperture of f / 2.0. The rear camera with autofocus can generate 13 megapixel images.
The tablet has received an audio subsystem Huawei Histen 7.0 with four speakers and four microphones. The equipment includes Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 5.1 LE wireless adapters, a GPS / GLONASS receiver and a USB Type-C port.
The computer has dimensions of 253.8 × 165.3 × 7.25 mm and weighs 485 g. The tablet has a 7250 mAh battery with support for fast charging with a power of 22.5 W.
The tablet is available in versions with a flash storage capacity of 64, 128 and 256 GB. The price starts from $ 385.