You will be surprised: After months of conflicting rumors and reports, Huawei recently launched its new operating system, HarmonyOS, which it claims will fit all types of devices.
At the company’s developer conference, which opened this morning (Israel Time) in China, Richard Yu, CEO of Wawai Consumer Division, declared what he called “the first common core-based operating system for every scenario.” In other words, it’s a system Very easy to add or download, depending on the device it is designed to install, it can run, according to the company, on devices with a few kilobytes of working memory up to a few gigabytes without difficulty, including headphones, watches, phones Speakers, tablets, computers, TVs and cars.
Compete with Android, Windows and Tizen
The new system, hitherto known to us as the Hongmeng OS code, is Linux-based and its code will be open, so developers can analyze it, test how it works and create its own custom versions, as various manufacturers now do with Android. However, HarmonyOS is far beyond Android: micro-core systems have been around for decades, and in recent years it has been known that Microsoft (Microsoft) is developing a system called Windows Core that should fit and allow application development for all types of devices together, while Google (Google) is developing Fuchsia OS – The same vision that is supposed to be a combination of Android and ChromeOS.
A modularized #HarmonyOS can be nested to adapt flexibly to any device to create a seamless cross-device experience. Developed via the distributed capability kit, it builds the foundation of a shared developer ecosystem #HDC20191,07012:39 PM – Aug 9, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy355 people are talking about this
And by the way, Android, Wavey claimed in the event that HarmonyOS does not compete with Android “for partnership and ecosystem reasons”, but threatened that “if we can’t use Android in the future – we can switch to HarmonyOS immediately.” The system will also be able to run Android apps after a slight adjustment, as well as Linux apps and of course HTML5 (ie web apps).
The first product to run the system will be smart TV under the Honor Vision brand to be launched in China tomorrow. Next year, Wavey plans to launch wearable computers and wearable products with the new system, and each year will release a new version – similar to Android’s development schedule.