Eligible devices that migrate to HarmonyOS 2.0 will retain apps and data (the exception being apps that depend on Google Play Providers). With backwards compatibility coated, Huawei is wanting ahead to the long run when HarmonyOS will run its personal apps as an alternative ones designed for Android.
Huawei introduced that over 4 million builders have signed on to construct on the Concord platform and that there are already 134,000 apps utilizing HMS Core. HMS Core itself retains evolving and yesterday’s occasion noticed the launch of model 6.0 with prolonged help for Huawei’s cloud providers.
HarmonyOS and HMS Core boast 134,000 apps and over 4 million builders
To extend these numbers firm launched the Huawei HMS World Software Innovation Competitors 2021 that invitations builders to create revolutionary new apps based mostly round HMS Core (HMS being the Huawei Cellular Providers). For the reason that title is sort of a mouthful, in brief it is called Apps UP.
Builders from China, Europe, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, the Center East and Africa can take part. The financial prize pool is $1 million, however Huawei will supply sensible awards too, together with advertising and marketing help, cloud assets, incentives for utilizing HMS Core’s fee system and extra.
The tens of hundreds of apps already accessible could be loved by over 10 million users – Huawei already claims that HarmonyOS is the third largest cellular ecosystem on the planet. That will or is probably not true, relying on the way you depend cellular ecosystems (e.g. KaiOS was on 100 million devices a few years in the past).
Nonetheless, that is solely stage one of many HarmonyOS 2.0 rollout to older fashions, which can lengthen into subsequent yr. And, in fact, there are the units that include Concord out of the field. Talking of, the Huawei Watch 3 and 3 Pro are on sale in China as of at present, the MatePad Pro 12.6 (2021) went on sale yesterday.
PS. Huawei kicked off the “HarmonyOS real-world expertise” program at present in China that enables curious shoppers to check out the brand new OS in one in all Huawei’s shops.