The operating system was officially introduced by Huawei CEO Richard Yu at the Huawei Developer Conference in Dongguan. In China, where the OS was first introduced, the OS will be introduced as HongmengOS.
Huawei launched HarmonyOS as a microkernel-based on open-source OS
That can be used on various devices ranging from smartphones to smart displays. The aim is to create a shared developer ecosystem, where developers can develop a single application and spread it to various devices.
At this early stage, the OS sounds solid and was launched in China this year. As CNBC reported, HarmonyOS will be used for the first time in smart screen products such as televisions.
But, Huawei plans to expand this OS to other devices over the next three years. Although the launch in China is inevitable, its global presence seems to depend on what happens with Google.
Launching Slash Gears, Saturday (10/08/2019), it is not even impossible that HarmonyOS is not present to smartphones and computers, assuming Huawei is allowed to continue using Android and Windows. If not, Yu said Huawei could launch their OS soon.
According to CNBC, Huawei is waiting for Android updates in the future. Apart from that, soon more information about Huawei’s OS and the device running it will be revealed.
Huawei will soon reveal Honor Vision. According to a tweet from one of the Honor PR representatives, Vision will be the first device to run this new OS.