Residents of China and all over the world mainly use 2 operating systems on their smartphones – Android and iOS. When Chinese companies announced the development of their solutions, then the global community decided that it would be an “add-on” to the already existing Android. It turned out that this was not the case.
In HarmonyOS Next there will be no APK support is an extension for applications and mobile games, which is often used when downloading these programs, bypassing the TapTap, Google Play and the like markets.
Also, HarmonyOS Next will not be able to read code written for Android. Instead, there will be support for files with the HAP extension. This operating system is almost ready for release to end users.
So far, Huawei is recruiting new employees to create and improve its OS. 75% of positions require higher education (bachelor’s degree) and more than 3 years of experience in a similar position. Other companies are also hiring to create native apps for HarmonyOS.