Huawei PCs Will Replace Windows 10 with Harmony OS 2.0

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Harmony OS 2.0

Huawei will replace Windows 10 with HarmonyOS 2.0 very soon. The manufacturer’s operating system could be launched on the Chinese market, in personal computers.

In August 2019, Huawei unveiled Harmony OS, a brand new operating system developed to replace Android but not only. Indeed, this OS is also compatible with all the brand’s devices: connected TV, watches and connected objects, tablets, smartphones, and PC. Already in September 2019, Peter Gauden, the international product manager of Huawei, assured that the brand prepared laptops under HarmonyOS, in case of problems with Microsoft and unable to use Windows.

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Office card Huawei Kunpeng 920

On this Saturday, May 2, 2020, a famous leaker has just published on Weibo several interesting information on the subject. According to Changan Digital Jun, Huawei is about to invest in the Chinese home computing market, for individuals in other words. These PCs could ship HarmonyOS 2.0, which confirms the statements of the firm last year.

The informant specifies that several Chinese provinces are currently working with Huawei to set up a production line for these PCs. A key element for the company, which wishes to be independent in its production capacities. As a reminder, Huawei had unveiled the roadmap of the various updates of HarmonyOS during the  Huawei Developer Conference 2019 (HDC) last summer.

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HarmonyOS Continues on its Way

The year 2020 sees HarmonyOS passed from its version 1.0 to 2.0. This step marks a turning point for Huawei since it indicates that the brand is ready to integrate its OS on home PCs, connected watches, and bracelets, as well as interfaces for connected vehicles. harmony will become compatible with a growing number of devices until 2022, within particular an implementation planned in VR headsets.

In addition, these Huawei-stamped PCs could benefit from the Kunpeng 920 desktop card, which is already fitted to certain IT solutions for businesses. When presented in 2019, the specifications of the Huawei Kunpeng desktop card surprised professionals. See for yourself:

  • Processor: Kunpeng 920 Processor with 4/8 cores clocked at 2.6 GHz
  • Internal storage: 6 interfaces for SATA 3.0 hard drive, 2 M.2 SSD slots
  • Memory: 4 UDIMM DDR4-2400 slots, up to 64 GB
  • PCIe expansion: 1 PCIe 3.0 x 16, PCIe 3.0 x4 and 1 PCIe 3.0 x1 slot
  • LOM network port: 2 LOM network cards, supporting GE network ports or optical ports
  • USB: 4 USB 3.0 and 4 USB 2.0

Unsurprisingly, we’ll have to wait for a potential HDC 2020 to get more information on Huawei’s IT projects.

Let’s wait and see!

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