Russian smartphone manufacturer tests HarmonyOS: Huawei responds

Russian smartphone manufacturer tests HarmonyOS: Huawei responds

Based on Russian media reviews, as a result of U.S. sanctions, Google has stopped certifying Android-based smartphones from Russia’s BQ firm. The report additionally claims that the corporate is now testing China’s Huawei’s HarmonyOS. Moreover, there are claims that the corporate will launch a smartphone with this method within the second half of the 12 months. Nonetheless, in a current report, Huawei responded that it has no plans to launch HarmonyOS smartphones in overseas markets.

Huawei mentioned: “Since its launch, HarmonyOS has been cherished by a lot of customers. By the top of 2021, 220 million Huawei units have been geared up with HarmonyOS. We’re very grateful for everybody’s curiosity and expectations for HarmonyOS. Nonetheless, there aren’t any plans to launch a telephone with HarmonyOS abroad for now.”

Many individuals at the moment are utilizing this assertion to say that Russia’s BQ won’t use HarmonyOS. Nonetheless, this isn’t the case. Huawei’s assertion above is as regards to its personal smartphones. Huawei has no plans to launch a Huawei smartphone with HarmonyOS in overseas markets for now. This doesn’t imply {that a} overseas model can’t use HarmonyOS outdoors of China.

Vladimir Buzanov, common supervisor of Russia’s BQ firm, beforehand said that they’d acquired a discover from Google that U.S. regulation prohibits the supply of companies to Russia, together with export, re-export, and the supply of U.S.-origin software program and expertise to Russia. Buzanov mentioned already licensed units will proceed to perform usually. Nonetheless,  new units could have points with Android.

“All licensed units will proceed to work, and new units could have points with Android,” Buzanov mentioned.

Huawei HarmonyOS

In August 2019, Huawei formally launched HarmonyOS, a distributed working system for all eventualities. A 12 months later, Huawei launched HarmonyOS 2.0. The brand new working system from Huawei is a system that may assist a number of units and a number of {hardware}. It may possibly assist a cell phone, pill, watch, automobile, Web of Issues (IoT), or different units. With just one system, it could possibly join with a number of different methods.

It may possibly cowl reminiscence as small as 128Okay and as massive as 4GB or extra massive and small sensible terminal units. A significant characteristic of this method is that it makes full use of distributed expertise, permitting customers to freely mix {hardware} and combine a number of terminals. In response to the issue of multi-device connection, HarmonyOS brings a unified management heart, which adopts a card-type design, with a easy interface and is simple to make use of.