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4 years old Huawei P9 still getting security update, latest version brings July security and smart charge



Huawei P9

Launched in 2016, Huawei P9 is the first Huawei smartphone co-engineered with the globally iconic brand, Leica Camera AG. The phone is also first to include a dual-rear camera setup.

This phone sports an all-metal body design and a 5.2-inch full HD LCD display, powered by Kirin 955 processor and comes pre-installed with EMUI 4 (Android 6). Currently, it runs EMUI 8.0 (Android 8), and surprisingly Huawei is still upgrading this 4-year-old flagship with the latest security patch and a new smart feature.

According to the information, Huawei now rolling out a new software update for Huawei P9, which brings Android security patches released in July 2020 as well as the smart charging feature.

Back in July, the Huawei P10 series (2017), begin receiving new smart features including the Huawei Assistant, Smart Charge, and new security for the global users. The same update also rolled out for the Huawei Mate 9 Series.

Huawei P9 update changelog, version, and upgrade instruction below.

Huawei P9

Huawei P9 Update ChangeLog:

Battery: Adds the Smart Charge mode, reducing battery aging by adapting to your charging routine through AI learning and preventing the battery from being continuously charged when full. (This feature is enabled by default.)

Smart Battery Capacity feature: reducing battery aging by intelligently adjusting the battery capacity according to the battery status. Go to Settings > Battery > More battery settings and enable Smart Battery Capacity to try it out.

Security: Integrates Android security patches released in July 2020 for improved system security.


Huawei P9 receiving the latest features with EMUI 8.0 version (C00) and an update size of 606MB.

Global version:

Currently, we don’t have not confirmed the global rollout of this update.


  • The rollout is currently confirmed for the Chinese variants.

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Huawei P9 July 2020 Security Update


Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.