Huawei recently released a more stable version of the EMUI 11 user interface for many different models in China, and was also able to launch updates similar to the known Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro and Huawei Mate 30 Pro for its international market. The company expects to test smartphones equipped with its own operating system (called HarmonyOS or Hongmeng OS) later this year and early 2021.
Huawei: Switch from Android to HarmonyOS?
After receiving the upcoming update, owners of Huawei smartphones will have the option to switch to this operating system. In the more stable EMUI 11, enthusiasts can find that According to Huawei CentralThis is a sign of the company’s different preparations trying to switch from the current Android to the new HarmonyOS.
On the initial startup screen, certain specific inscriptions are displayed as “Powered by Android”, which shows a special evidence that this goal is indeed being promoted. Previously, a specific custom Android brand front was initially used alongside the popular Android logo. So far, the text displayed now has no actual logo, and the font is very different.
This story is GizChina report It pointed out that in the instructions for a given security patch version, there is another tip included in the specific settings in the “About Phone” section of the phone. Another new thing is that users will now only see the “security patch level” instead of the Android security patch level.
Huawei, Samsung and Xiaomi ranked first in the smartphone market in the third quarter of 2020
A special analysis agency is called Gartner, see cnTechPost articlesIn fact, another report on the entire smartphone market has been released. It turns out that in the third quarter of this year, approximately 366 million different smartphones were sold. Compared with the same period last year, it decreased by 5.7%.
Although the decline is quite significant, it is actually less than 20% of the market decline in the first half of 2020. Samsung is still leading with sales of 80.82 million units, with a market share of 22%. . Overall, among the top five smart phone manufacturers, only Samsung and Xiaomi’s sales increased by 2.2% and 34.9%, respectively.
Huawei currently ranks second with 51.83 million smartphones sold. The current market share is 14.4%. Xiaomi also sold 44.41 million smartphones this year, equivalent to a market share of 12.1%. Apple ranked fourth. From July to September, Apple sold 40.6 million smartphones, gaining 11.1% market share!
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