YunOS is a cloud-based, data and service oriented operating system for Internet of Things. It is highly scalable and compatible system that can fit in a wide range of IOT devices, including mobile phone, TV, set top box, automobile, etc.

With advanced technologies and sophisticated features such as system level H5/Web service, dynamic linking service, unified data platform, and a multi-level security framework.

YunOS enables developers to deliver better scenario-driven internet services and user experience to our customers.

The latest YunOS operating system is YunOS 5 Atom. (See the entry"YunOS" on for more

Development History

  • On July 24, 2015, YunOS Air was launched

    As the most important upgrade following the launch of YunOS 3.0, YunOS Air mainly features light desktop, fast system, more safety, rich media and intelligent cloud.

  • On October 20, 2014, YunOS 3.0 was launched

    YunOS 3.0 was officially launched. With the light card design concept and built-in original CloudCard service, new YunOS 3.0 can provide abundant and practical life services for users without downloading any application. Meanwhile, YunOS 3.0 also has competitive advantages in terms of safety experience, system effectiveness and operation experience.

  • On January 8, 2014, YunOS 2.7 was officially launched

    Lighter, faster and safer YunOS 2.7 was officially launched with a new leap. Simple style and light dotted line create unified and coherent visual and operating habits.

  • In December 2013, YunOS 2.5 was upgraded

    YunOS 2.5 was optimized continuously based on YunOS 2.3, and was introduced and promoted to YunOS mobile phones of more than 20 models before the Spring Festival of 2014.

  • On November 21, 2013, YunOS 2.3 was launched

    With new UI design, YunOS 2.3 has such new functions as payment by scene, contact's quick payment and contact's intelligent navigation, and reaches level-4 safety standard of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in terms of safety, making mobile phones more thoughtful, more personalized and safer.

  • On September 8, 2012, YunOS 2.0 was launched

    Update function: built-in cloud assistant allows users to easily manage their cloud accounts; massive free cloud space is provided, enabling users to synchronize important information with cloud space via cloud accounts or Alipay accounts at all times and places; more functions are added to cloud market, including applications meeting shopping needs and special applications for sellers on

  • On July 28, 2011, YunOS under Alibaba Group was officially launched

    Alibaba Cloud Computing Co. Ltd. under Alibaba Group held a press conference in Beijing to officially launch YunOS subordinate to Alibaba Group. On September 20, 2012, Alibaba Group announced that YunOS will run independently of Aliyun business group and be directly managed by Alibaba Group. Lu Zhaoxi, Chief Data Officer of Alibaba Group, will concurrently hold the post of President YunOS business group, while Wang Jian, Chief Technology Officer of Alibaba Group, will concurrently serve as Chairman of the Board and CTO of YunOS business group. In addition, Alibaba Group stated that USD 200 million will be invested in YunOS for making YunOS become a strategic-level product of Alibaba Group.



  • On March 2, 2013, YunOS website ( was launched

    The name of system was changed from AliCloud OS to YunOS under Alibaba Group.

  • In July 2014, YunIOS was selected as one of the government procurement suppliers

    YunOS under Alibaba Group became one of the shortlisted government procurement suppliers for China's State organs in 2014 as the only player in the mobile operating system field.

  • On July 23, 2014, YunOS entered the internet auto market

    YunOS under Alibaba Group signed the strategic cooperation agreement on internet auto with ASAIC MOTOR, and expected to impact the Internet related to people's life in all directions, develop and fuse the Internet and big data, accelerate the integration with auto industry and expand service to car owners' living area.

  • On October 21, 2014, Flyme Powered by YunOS was launched

    Meizu, jointly with YunOS under Alibaba Group, formally released Flyme Powered by YunOS system developed based on YunOS system as well as its MX4 product using such new system in Beijing.

  • On December 18, 2014, YunOS showed at China Mobile's Worldwide Partner Conference

    From December 18 to December 20, YunOS, an intelligent operating system under Alibaba Group was mentioned at China Mobile's Worldwide Partner Conference, YunOS system and ecosystem products of Powered by YunOS were fully displayed, including mobile phone, box TV, smart home, monitoring, gating and lamp control equipment, curtain and other three kinds of equipment.

  • On April 8, 2015, Newman button mobile phone with YunOS system was released

    YunOS held a network conference, normally introducing "Newman Button" mobile phone with the latest operating system, YunOS 3.0. This phone is equipped with a function module of fingerprint recognition, and its price is only RMB1199, which creates a price floor for high-end mobile phones with fingerprint recognition.

  • On April 9, 2015, YunOS won the "CITE Innovative Gold Award"

    In the awards ceremony of "2014 CITE Innovation Night" held during the Third China Information Technology Expo, PMOS special mobile operating system researched and developed by YunOS under Alibaba Group cooperating with the First Research Institute under the Ministry of Public Security won the "CITE Innovative Gold Award", and the smart vehicle navigation of Changanyun series researched and developed by YunOS and Shenzhen RoadRover also won the "CITE Innovation Award".

  • On April 28, 2015, YunOS's Partner Conference was held

    YunOS held its 2015 Partner Conference in Shenzhen, centering around the theme of "opening, win-win and future", at which, it signed cooperation contracts with top ten domestic mobile phone solution providers, including Qualcomm, MTK, Spreadtrum Communications, Marvell, Leadcore and other chip-makers, as well as Huaqin, WaterWorld, TopWise, Tengruifeng, Uniscope, Xunrui, Hapcheng, Vanzo, Zhiyuan and other well-known design companies.

  • On May 13, 2015, YunOS new mobile phone showed in the High-Tech Expo

    At the 18th China Beijing International High-Tech Expo jointly organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, the State Intellectual Property Office and Beijing Municipal Government, the smart phone, Newman Button researched and developed by YunOS under Alibaba Group and Newman was introduced.

  • On June 1, 2015, YunOS showed during the China Cybersecurity Week

    On June 1, the Second China Cybersecurity Week, organized by the Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs, the State Commission Office of Public Sectors Reform, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, the People's Bank of China, the Central Committee of the Communist Young League and the China Association for Science and Technology, opened at the China Millennium Monument in Beijing, and the PMOS special mobile operating system researched and developed by YunOS under Alibaba Group and the First Research Institute under the Ministry of Public Security was introduced, and obtained the unanimous praise by virtue of its professional safety function and excellent user experience.

  • On July 15, 2015, YunOS made its debut in MWC (Mobile World Congress)

    Alibaba participated in MWC Exhibition for the first time and its YunOS, together with AliCloud, AliSmart, Ali Telecom showed in this exhibition. Taking "OS in DT times" as the theme, it showed several kinds of devices, including smart phone, smart PAD, smart TV, Tmall TV Box, smart car machine, smart home, etc., and made users experience the mobile smart life in DT times by way of contextualization and through the seamless connection of all smart terminals by YunOS smart phone.

  • On July 16, 2015, YunOS’ first smart life experience pavilion in the world was opened for business

    At 11:00 am, July 16, YunOS’ first smart life experience pavilion was officially opened at Shanghai Tongji University.

  • On October 15, 2015, YunOS smart ecology platform showed at the Computing Conference

    YunOS launched an open platform for developers and service providers; meanwhile, it released two system-level products, the latest YunOS light in sailing-version and the brand new YunOS for Wear.

  • On December 10, 2015, YunOS held its 2015 Annual Conference

    On December 10, YunOS's 2015 annual conference was held at Beijing 751D·PARK central hall, and YunOS 5 Atom was grandly released.

  • YunOS showed at China Mobile's Worldwide Partner Conference during the period from December 14, 2015 to December 16, 2015.

    YunOS displayed YunOS 5 Atom, the latest operating system and smart hardware products involving in many areas during the exhibition, and showed YunOS open platform via interaction.