At the Huawei Developer Conference (HDC) in China on the 9th of August, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has unveiled the long-rumoured HongMengOS. Called the HarmonyOS for the global market, the new operating system has been positioned as a replacement to Android. While HarmonyOS has been primarily designed for IoT (Internet of Things) products like smart speakers, displays and wearables; the company claims that if it is no longer allowed to use Android in the future, the new operating system can be used for Huawei smartphones.HarmonyOS
As mentioned above, the HarmonyOS by Huawei is its operating system for IoT devices. Said to be in development since the [...]
Earlier this year, it was uncovered that Huawei had been working on a secret operating system since the year 2012. The fact was revealed after the US Commerce Department designated the Chinese corporation to an entity list that revoked it from having any sort of trade relations from US-based companies.
According to leaks and reports, the OS is called Hongmeng OS and is based on a microkernel. This allows the operating system to run on various electronic devices like smartphones, tablets, TVs, IoT peripherals and many more.
Moreover, reports in the past claimed that Huawei had already shipped [...]
In the Q2 of 2019, Huawei had to face a major setback after it was entitled to an entity list by the US Commerce Department. This step revoked all American companies from having any sort of trade relations with the Chinese organisation. The major impact of this move was faced by Huawei’s smartphone business which was left stranded after Google was forced to withdraw support of Android OS. Nevertheless, it led to the revelation that Chinese company had been developing its very own operating since 2012 which is called HongMeng OS. Now, a new report states that besides, HongMeng OS, the company is developing another OS which is called Harmony OS.
According to past [...]
Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has had a rollercoaster of a year. While the company was on the brink of becoming the biggest smartphone maker of the world; the US government issued a trade ban on it. This restricted any American company to do business with Huawei. The decision led to the future of its smartphone business laying in jeopardy. However, a while ago, the ban against the company was lifted which meant it could resume business with American organisations. However, it was revealed in the meanwhile that Huawei had been working on its own Operating System(OS) for a while, called HongMengOS. Now, the latest reports reveal that the software may be launched by the [...]
It was revealed a while back that Huawei’s proprietary HongMeng OS has been planned in secrecy years ago. The top officials of the Chinese company had decided on the development of a native OS after fearing US based software dominance. Skip a few years forward and that is all but true. Android and Apple are the most popular OS out there that belong from the US with which China has always had unstable trade relations.
Now, a report claims that the recently announced HongMeng OS is reportedly 60% faster than its main competitor Android.
HongMeng OS turned out to be Huawei’s trump card against US monopoly. It was finally unveiled from secrecy and had [...]
Following the trade ban imposed on Huawei by the US Commerce Department, the company was left stranded without proper software support for smartphones and computers. As it seemed the company was in deep trouble, reports started surfacing that the company has a replacement OS called HongMeng in the pipeline for smartphones. On the 13th of June, an executive of the Chinese company confirmed to Reuters that the aforementioned OS is the process of its potential launch.
A senior Huawei executive stated in an interview that the company has filed for the ‘HongMeng’ trademark in several [...]