These Huawei and Honor smartphones received Pie update

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20 Dec 2018

Huawei releases Android Pie-based EMUI 9 update for these smartphones

Huawei has started rolling out Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 update for seven of its smartphones.

The latest firmware will be available for Huawei's Mate 10 series, P20 series and three Honor smartphones including Honor 10 and Honor Play.

Further, the update is being pushed via over-the-air method and hence the roll-out will be gradual.

Here's everything to know about EMUI 9 update.

Here's the official announcement

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These seven smartphones have received the EMUI 9 update

These seven smartphones have received the EMUI 9 update

Huawei is rolling out EMUI 9 update for four of its smartphones - Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei P20, Huawei P20 Pro.

Moreover, three Honor smartphones - Honor 10, Honor Play and Honor View 10 - will also receive the Android Pie-based OS.

Notably, this is a global release and all users of these seven smartphones would receive the update.

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What's new in the update?

The EMUI 9 update brings the latest features and new UI of the Android Pie including gesture-based navigation, adaptive battery, and adaptive brightness among others.

Huawei has also introduced its own tweaks such as HiVision which works like Google Lens and HiTouch that lets you search things online via images.

Moreover, the update also comes with GPU Turbo 2.0, and PC Mode as well.

Android Pie's Digital Wellbeing is Digital Balance on EMUI 9

Details

Things to know about the update

Things to know about the update

The EMUI 9 firmware has a file size of around 4GB. Hence, we suggest you connect to a Wi-Fi connection and charge up your device before proceeding with the update.

Moreover, those already running Android Pie Beta can upgrade to the stable EMUI 9 build with a fairly small update of around 770MB.

Process

Here's how to download and install the update

If EMUI 9 is available for you, it should show up as an update in the Settings menu.

Alternatively, you can also try to force it via the HiCare app by following the steps suggested by XDA Developers.

Log in > Select country/region > Click on "Agree" > Update > Request update > Apply.

If the update shows up, simply download and install.

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What's new in the EMUI 9 update?

Is the update available for Honor P20 Lite?

Is the update available in India?

What is the size of the update and how can I install it on my Honor 10?

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What's new in the EMUI 9 update?

Asked 2018-12-20 17:28:11 by Aarav Dutta

Answered by NewsBytes

EMUI 9 is based on the latest Android Pie update. Hence, it brings all the features of Android Pie along with some additional Huawei tweaks such as HiVision, HiTouch, GPU Turbo 2.0, PC Mode and Digital Balance.

Is the update available for Honor P20 Lite?

Asked 2018-12-20 17:28:11 by Divya Sharma

Answered by NewsBytes

No, the update is not available for Honor P20 Lite. Currently, Huawei has rolled out the update for Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Honor Play, Honor View 10, Honor 10, Huawei P20 and P20 Pro.

Is the update available in India?

Asked 2018-12-20 17:28:11 by Aditya Das

Answered by NewsBytes

This is a global release and all eligible phones should get the update. However, the new firmware is being released as an over the air update. Hence, the rollout will be in a phased manner.

What is the size of the update and how can I install it on my Honor 10?

Asked 2018-12-20 17:28:11 by Divya Rodrigues

Answered by NewsBytes

If you are running Android Beta, the EMUI 9 update should be around 770MB. However, the full update should be around 4GB, depending on the device and region. For installing, go to Settings and manually look for the update or use HiCare app to force the update on your device.

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