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HarmonyOS is expected to reach up to 48 devices. (Image source: Android AppsAPK)
HarmonyOS is expected to reach up to 48 devices. (Image source: Android AppsAPK)

HarmonyOS will be available for up to 48 devices, Huawei Central believes. The 48-strong list includes current and recent flagship series, including those from Honor. Only 90% of devices will be eligible to try HarmonyOS, though.

The first HarmonyOS beta is arriving next month, in advance of which Huawei has stated that up to 90% of its devices will be eligible to move to the new OS. The first beta will only be for developers, but Huawei is reportedly gearing to have a public beta ready for April 2021.

In that vein, Huawei Central has published a list of devices that it expects to be part of that 90%. It is worth noting that the website has included the upcoming Nova 8, Nova 8 Pro and Honor V40 on the list, although they only make up just over 5% of it.


Expected HarmonyOS 2.0 device list

  1. Huawei Mate 40
  2. Huawei Mate 40 Pro
  3. Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
  4. Huawei Mate 40 RS Porsche Design
  5. Huawei Mate X
  6. Huawei Mate Xs
  7. Huawei P40
  8. Huawei P40 Pro
  9. Huawei P40 Pro+
  10. Huawei Mate 30 4G
  11. Huawei Mate 30 Pro 4G
  12. Huawei Mate 30 5G
  13. Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G
  14. Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design
  15. Huawei Nova 8 (Upcoming)
  16. Huawei Nova 8 Pro (Upcoming)
  17. Huawei Nova 7 Pro 5G
  18. Huawei Nova 7 5G
  19. Huawei Nova 7 SE
  20. Huawei P30
  21. Huawei P30 Pro
  22. Huawei Mate 20
  23. Huawei Mate 20 Pro
  24. Huawei Mate 20 X 4G
  25. Huawei Mate 20 X 5G
  26. Huawei Mate 20 RS
  27. Huawei Nova 6 5G
  28. Huawei Nova 6 SE
  29. Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro (pre-installed Chinese version)
  30. Huawei Watch GT 2e
  31. Huawei Watch GT
  32. Huawei MatePad Pro
  33. Huawei MatePad Pro 5G
  34. Honor V40 (Upcoming)
  35. Honor 30 Pro
  36. Honor 30 Pro+
  37. Honor V30
  38. Honor V30 Pro
  39. Honor Play 4 Pro
  40. Honor X10 5G
  41. Honor 30
  42. Honor 30S
  43. Honor X10 5G
  44. Honor 20 Pro
  45. Honor 20
  46. Honor 9X
  47. Honor 9X Pro 
  48. Honor Tablet V6

Huawei Central has based its list on several leaks, along with information delivered by Huawei executives. The website expects Huawei to prioritise HarmonyOS upgrades for devices that it released running Huawei Mobile Services (HMS). It seems to think that the Huawei Enjoy/Y series is out of contention for HarmonyOS, though.

Alex Alderson, 2020-11-13 (Update: 2020-11-13)

Alex Alderson

Prior to writing and translating for Notebookcheck, I worked for various companies including Apple and Neowin. I have a BA in International History and Politics from the University of Leeds, which I have since converted to a Law Degree. Happy to chat on Twitter or Notebookchat.


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