At HDC 2020, Huawei launched HarmonyOS 2.0 beta. The company planning to launch HarmonyOS in over 200 million devices by 2021. To bring this OS on the global platform. It shifting its devices from Android to HarmonyOS.
In addition to this, home appliances can also control by Huawei’s smartphones. Huawei also partnering with third-party companies to increase the users of HarmonyOS. The company is already in partnership with the leading Chinese home appliances manufacturing companies like Midea Group, Joyoung, and Robam to promote HarmonyOS.
At HDC 2020, Richard Yu, Huawei’s CBG chief announced the roadmap for HarmonyOS in his keynotes speech.
“Starting on 10 September, HarmonyOS is open to 128KB-128MB IoT devices, such as smart TVs, wearables, cars, and more. In April 2021, we will open it to 128MB-4GB devices and in October 2021, HarmonyOS will be opened for devices above 4GB,” he said.
HarmonyOS 2.0 Beta version will be available on September 10 for developers for platforms including smart TVs, watches, and head units. According to the open HarmonyOS roadmap from 21 October 2021, all devices with 4GB to more than 4GB RAM support HarmonyOS 2.0. Still, it’s not clear what percent of 200 million devices will be covered by smartphones
Geroge Zhao, President of Honor in his statement said, the Magic UI 4.0 will support HarmonyOS and later will be upgraded to Hongmeng OS.