Huawei is all set to bring its custom-made operating system, HarmonyOS, to its smartphones range in 2020. During a Huawei conference, Wang Chenglu, Huawei President, reveals that the new OS will be available in smartphones next year.
He further revealed that HarmonyOS will not replace Android and Huawei still prefers Android as preferred OS by choice. He further mentioned that HarmonyOS will be available globally and it will not be limited to China. He says that HarmonyOS will be fully open source for the public by August next year, reports MyDrivers.
Previously, it was revealed that the Huawei P40 series will be the first to get the latest HarmongOS operating system. 1The smartphone is expected to be launched in March next year. The news comes from Huawei CEO, Richard Yu Chengdong who said in a media interview that Huawei will consider loading its upcoming smartphones with HarmonyOS starting from next year.
Yu said “If we’re still not allowed [by the US government] to access Google’s Android service, we will consider using our own HarmonyOS. In fact, our OS is ready, but we will not use it in the first place as we’re still considering a relevant decision and cooperation.”
Meanwhile, the company launched its HarmonyOS with the launch of Honor Vision TV series. The TVs come running Huawei’s latest HarmonyOS offers mutual security protection, a Deterministic Latency Engine, Inter-Process Communication and reduced åpp response latency. It has a magazine-style UI, Honor Magic-link for screen-casting and smart home functionalities.