Huawei may show Hongmeng OS this week.

Huawei will reportedly unveil Hongmeng OS at a developer conference starting this week in

Friday, August 9 in China.

Not just for smartphones

Huawei executives said the softwareThe software is primarily intended for IoT devices, although Honor smart TVs will receive it first. Hongmeng OS "adapts better to artificial intelligence and can run on multiple platforms."

Global Times claims that the smartphone with the newThe operating system is under development and is already being tested. The first device could launch this year alongside the flagship Huawei Mate 30 Pro, with a release date set for the fourth quarter. However, the phone is expected to target the low to mid-range segment with a price tag of around $288.