HarmonyOS Vs Android Vs iOS, Huawei Explains the Main Difference


Since Huawei launched the HarmonyOS, there has been a lot of talks and arguments from Huawei fans, reviewers and analysts. Many have called it a fork of Android while others argue that its interface looks similar to that of iOS.

Huawei has finally come out to make things clear to everyone. The Chinese tech company listed the main difference between its mobile operating system HarmonyOS and that of Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. Huawei

An image posted on Weibo by a tipsters clearly states the difference between these three mobile operating systems. The social media post clarifies that the image was taken in one of Huawei’s experience stores. Huawei did this to show consumers the main difference and avoid confusion between HarmonyOS, Android and iOS.

Difference Between HarmonyOS, Android and iOS

iOS HarmonyOS Android iOS

Apple’s iOS is a closed-source operation system made for iPhones. It focuses mainly on high level of security, especially when downloading from the App Store. It has a beautiful interface and operates smoothly. One of the best sides of the iOS is its Ecosystem. The iOS has one of the best ecosystems if not the very best.

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You cannot change the system settings to suit the user. It also comes with an average system compatibility.

Android HarmonyOS Android iOS

The Android operating system was designed based on the Linux Macro kernel. As the most popular mobile operating system in the world, it is installed on a wide range of devices worldwide. The Android Ecosystem is rich, highly customizable and good compatibility.

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As an open source operating system, it mostly comes with general security issues. There is also an issue of uncontrollable software app quality.

HarmonyOS HarmonyOS Android iOS

Huawei’s HarmonyOS comes with modularized features with a micro kernel driver that makes it possible to disassemble. This makes it possible for devices with low hardware specifications to run the OS. This means devices such as earphones and smart watches can smoothly run HarmonyOS. The best part of it is the ability to connect to other HarmonyOS devices with just a tap.


It is a very new system as compared to the other two. This makes it have a few developers and system users.

This explains all that Huawei listed on the poster in the retail store. Some people may agree to this but most may also disagree since this seems to be just an advertising poster.

Source / Via: Huawei Central

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