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Camera, system, display and security optimizations released for the Huawei Mate 40



Last year, Huawei debuted its annual flagship lineup, Mate 40 in four variants including Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro Plus, Mate 40 RS Porsche design. These high-end smartphones pack with a new ring shape design, advanced camera technology, and more.

Following the launch, the company is delivering back-to-back updates for Mate 40 series models for further software and security improvements. It enhances the user’s experience as well as boosts the device’s performance.

Now, Huawei has begun sending a new software update for Mate 40 standard device. This update brings improvements for the stability of the display and camera as well as installs the February 2021 security update.

About device: The Mate 40 vanilla model comes with a 6.5-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 9000E processor, EMUI 11, 90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 50MP triple rear camera, 13MP selfie camera, 4200mAh battery, and more.

As recently, the Mate 40 smartphone along with the rest model of this series received a software update that brought new optimization for compatibility with some third-party applications and system stability. Read more

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The latest software update for the Huawei Mate 40 rolling out with EMUI 11 version upgraded from


  • Display: Optimize the interface display effect, the colors are more real and natural.
  • Camera: improved the stability of the camera.
  • System: Optimizes the system stability.
  • Security: Integrated Android security patches released in February 2021 for improved system security



  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap Software update
  4. Tap Check for Updates
  5. Download and Install
  6. Install

After the installation and restart, we recommend you let the system optimize the new application so your device can run smoothly on further commands.


You can also request this update via the Support app with the following instructions.

  1. Open the Support app
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Tap on Update
  4. Download and Install
  5. Install

Do follow the after installation instructions mentioned above.

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.