Wednesday, 11 December, 2019


Meet Huawei’s Operating System: HarmonyOS

Meet Huawei’s Operating System: HarmonyOS Meet Huawei’s Operating System: HarmonyOS
Hannah Rogers | 12 August, 2019, 21:27

Huawei on Friday unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google's Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant's efforts to insulate itself against us sanctions.

"HarmonyOS is completely different from Android and iOS". The company started to plan about launching its own OS when Google suspended its license back in May.

Actually, HarmonyOS is an open-source operating system.

It was also the first time that the Chinese tech firm unveils the operation interface of HarmonyOS to the public. "Developed via the distributed capability kit, it builds the foundation of a shared developer ecosystem", Huawei talked about in a press release, revealing that it began exploring the thought of its own operating system a decade ago.

HarmonyOS is open-source, which means that other device-makers could theoretically use its operating system. The company announced the timeline for the deployment.

Huawei have yet to release any sort of official screenshots that give us a sense of what the user interface offered by HarmonyOS will look like.

The HUAWEI ARK Compiler is the first static compiler that can perform on par with Android's virtual machine, enabling developers to compile a broad range of advanced languages into machine code in a single, unified environment. "With this launch, Huawei is adopting a strategy that is similar to Apple's". As a result, Google blocked the smartphone manufacturer from some Android updates and apps.

In addition, Harmony OS will feature enhanced security as the microkernel was created to simplify kernel functions and implement as many services as possible in the use mode outside the kernel. This is where Huawei is expected to hit a rock trying to convince developers.

"Google struggles in keeping its operating system safe. It is a microkernel-based, distributed OS that delivers a smooth experience across all scenarios", Yu said.

Dr Charley Lewis, independent analyst and researcher.

It was also added that the uniqueness of an app drops if it's multi-functional. About the HarmonyOS news reports are spread out that, In May US Government have started to blacklisting Huawei.

It is certainly a bold new direction for the big Chinese tech company that is only likely to make the tech wars between China and the USA more interesting, especially if other Chinese manufacturers choose to adopt this new OS.

"However, if we cannot use it in the future, we can immediately switch to HarmonyOS", Yu said.

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