Through the day yesterday, through the Huawei Developer Convention 2020, the Chinese language big has taken off the veils on HarmonyOS 2.0, which ought to land on smartphones in the middle of 2021.
There’s subsequently nice curiosity concerning the potential of the brand new working system, however the largest doubt up to now has involved compatibility with fashions already in the marketplace. To dispel any doubts, a Huawei govt considered it, who confirmed to the Android Authority colleagues the potential for updating current fashions.
Particularly, the gadgets that will likely be up to date to EMUI 11, the brand new model of the Huawei interface introduced yesterday, could be up to date to HarmonyOS, in case in China they determine to utterly change course to desert Android.
It’s presently unclear whether or not all gadgets upgraded to EMUI 11 will be capable to change to HarmonyOS or if just some fashions, maybe these of a better vary, will be capable to get pleasure from this remedy. There’s additionally no info on whether or not switching from one system to a different is necessary or whether or not the selection will likely be left to finish customers.
Huawei has not proven in the mean time HarmonyOS 2.0 on a smartphone, so it’s obscure if the platform is mature sufficient or if it wants additional refinements to have the ability to hope to compete with Android. For its half, Huawei reveals that it doesn’t need to stay idle within the face of the continual restrictions imposed by the present US authorities and is cautious to attempt to have the ability to proceed, not less than from a software program perspective.