Huawei has been working on its own mobile operating system, called HarmonyOS , for several years . The company recently released a test version for developers in China , and now it looks like it’s ready to officially launch its new platform .
A teaser video was released on the official HarmonyOS account on Youtube and Weibo, revealing the launch date of the new Huawei operating system . It will take place on June 2, 2021 at 20:00 Beijing time. It is not specified whether this will be a global launch or a local event for China.
300 million devices will run HarmonyOS
Recall that HarmonyOS development started in the spring of 2016 . It is compatible with Android apps and Huawei plans to update all its smartphones to this operating system . According to rumors, other smartphone manufacturers are also interested in Huawei’s new operating system. However, the HarmonyOS application range is not limited to smartphones.
HarmonyOS is a fully open source and versatile platform that can be installed on a wide variety of devices , from smartphones, tablets and smart watches to smart TVs and car multimedia systems . By the end of 2021, Huawei plans to operate nearly 300 million devices on HarmonyOS , 200 million of which are the company’s own devices and another 100 million joint products .