Huawei’s massive HarmonyOS event is that this Wednesday (June 2) and can introduce the second model of the in-house OS. Harmony has been round for a few years now, however model 2 brings a tectonic shift – it would energy telephones, tablets and smartwatches, not simply sensible TVs.
Huawei teasing greater than only a new OS for June 2 (image credit)
The event ought to characteristic a extra detailed take a look at the brand new OS model (past unofficial video demos). And what higher means to unveil the primary units that can be run HarmonyOS 2.0? Here is what we expect to see on Wednesday.
Huawei MatePad 2 and Pro 2 – Very possible
With Huawei teasing a brand new M-Pencil stylus it appears greater than possible that we’ll get a brand new pill – maybe two. The Huawei MatePad Pro 2 is anticipated to have a 12.9” 120 Hz OLED show, a Kirin 9000 chipset (with 5G connectivity, 9000E for the Wi-Fi mannequin) and 40W quick charging (and 27W wi-fi charging).
Alleged Huawei MatePad Pro 2 picture (credit)
There needs to be a Huawei MatePad 2 mannequin, which needs to be smaller, although maybe not by a lot – we’ve heard speak of a 12.2” mannequin (a unique panel could make a much bigger distinction).
Alleged screenshot of HarmonyOS 2.0 working on the Huawei MatePad Pro 2
Interestingly, leaksters have been calling the software program “PadOS”, a department of HarmonyOS specifically devoted to tablets (identical to Apple does with iOS/iPadOS). Anyway, the brand new tablets could turn into accessible quickly after the reveal.
Huawei Watch 3 – Very possible
Huawei additionally teased a watch, that is anticipated to be the Huawei Watch 3. Running HarmonyOS, after all, not like the GT-series that the corporate has been centered on till not too long ago. Those use the associated LiteOS, however will not be as succesful because the WearOS watches. This one ought to match the Google OS when it comes to capabilities.
Huawei Watch 3 spy pictures (image credit)
The Watch 3 can be anticipated to have an eSIM for an information connection even with no smartphone current (a characteristic that has been absent from latest Huawei watches). Whether or not it will likely be ready to measure blood strain is unclear (that’s focused for H2, which could imply a brand new gadget or an replace pending approval from the medical authorities).
The Huawei Watch 3 could have a revamped UI
Huawei has formidable objectives for HarmonyOS and desires it to attain 300 million units by the top of the 12 months, together with 100 million which have it pre-installed (the numbers, after all, embody issues as massive as tablets or TVs and as small as watches).
Huawei P50 collection – uncertain
Huawei did tease the P50 collection, however we doubt that we are going to see a full launch – an introduction and a demo, maybe. If the corporate has began mass manufacturing of its new flagship smartphone line, it could have leaked. And we haven’t heard something convincing but.
That is just not to say that followers received’t get to use a Huawei cellphone working HarmonyOS quickly. That can be achieved via updating current Android fashions – leaked data means that the migration plan contains the Mate 40 collection, the Mate X2, the unique MatePad Pro and a few nova 8 fashions.
Speculative 3D render of the Huawei P50 Pro (image credit)
The supply that introduced this data additionally claims that eligible units which are stocked on retailer cabinets have already been up to date, so quickly customers can be ready to go in for a hands-on expertise (in China, at the very least). This has larger implications too, Huawei would possibly cease promoting Android-powered telephones altogether (at the very least within the high-end phase).
Huawei unveiled the FreeBuds 4, some Ryzen-powered laptops not too long ago, in addition to a few MateView displays.
Recent additions to the Huawei product line-up going on sale on June 1
We expect we’ll see some (if not all) of those make a quick look as a present of power from the Huawei ecosystem.