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Honor 30, 30 Pro, Pro+, V30 and V30 Pro getting stable Magic UI 4/EMUI 11

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Honor 30 Series Smartphones

After months of testing, Honor now finally started to rollout the stable Magic UI 4 (EMUI 11) for Honor 30 and V30 series smartphones. Alongside the Honor 30 and V30, Huawei has also released EMUI 11 for the Huawei Nova 7, Nova 6, and Huawei MatePad 10.8 devices.

Since it’s a sister UI of EMUI 11, the Magic UI 4 brings similar features including the new smart multi-window mode, smoother animations, subtle effect motions on the notification panel, new and secure privacy features, super notepad, and more for better user experience and performance on the Huawei smartphones.

Honor 30 Series

Honor 30 Series

Selected Models:

  • Honor 30
  • Honor 30 Pro
  • Honor 30 Pro+
  • Honor V30
  • Honor V30 Pro

Build Versions:

Honor 30:

Full OTA for Magic UI 3.1 Users: Honor 30 users on Magic UI 3.1 receiving a full OTA with version 4.0.0.130. Users of these smartphones required to be on EMUI 3.1.1.192.

Stable Patch for Magic UI 4 Beta Testers: Existing Magic UI 4 beta testers getting a stable Magic UI 4 patch with version 4.0.0.130. The Beta testers need to be updated on Magic UI 4.0.0.125.

Honor 30 Pro and 30 Pro+:

Full OTA for Magic UI 3.1 Users: Honor 30 Pro and Pro+ users on Magic UI 3.1 receiving a full OTA with version 4.0.0.145. Users of these smartphones required to be on EMUI 3.1.0.194.

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Stable Patch for Magic UI 4 Beta Testers: Existing Magic UI 4 beta testers getting a stable Magic UI 4 patch with version 4.0.0.145. The Beta testers need to be updated on Magic UI 4.0.0.138.

Honor V30 and V30 Pro:

Full OTA for Magic UI 3.1 Users: Honor V30 and V30 Pro receiving Magic UI 4 with version 4.0.0.145. Users of these smartphones required to be on EMUI 3.1.0.223.

Stable Patch for Magic UI 4 Beta Testers: Magic UI 4 beta testers receiving stable Magic UI 4 patch with version 4.0.0.145. The Beta testers need to be updated on Magic UI 4.0.0.138.

Note: The update is rolling out in batches for Chinese models.

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Tip: We recommend you to back up any important data before updating, safety measures.

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Magic UI 4 Changelog:

Multi-Window:

Multi-Window allows you to open apps in a floating window for multitasking. You can relocate the floating window to the desired location or minimize it to a floating bubble for easier access later.

Smoother animations:

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The brand new, intuitive animations throughout EMUI 11 create a smoother, more unified, and visually pleasing user experience when touching items or sliding on the screen.

Subtle effects:

Whether you’re toggling switches on or off, subtle effects have been enhanced throughout the OS for greater visual satisfaction.

Privacy-based screen projection:

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When you project your phone onto an external display, messages and incoming calls are displayed only on your phone screen, both protecting your privacy and ensuring the continuity of screen projection.

SEAMLESS CONNECTIONS:

Super Notepad:

Notepad now supports editing notes simultaneously from multiple Huawei devices. For example, you can insert a photo from your phone to the note being edited on your tablet.

You can now quickly identify and extract text from images or documents, edit the text, and then export and share it. Creating a digital version of a paper document has never been easier.

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MeeTime:

Besides HD voice and video calls, MeeTime also you to send encrypted messages and animated emojis, skip forward and backward when playing voice messages, and send groups of images in one go.

AI Subtitles:

Browse articles or pictures in different languages and translate the words or paragraphs by selecting and adjusting the selection.

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Gallery:

Add a micro-film creation function on the “Discover” tab, add video clips through templates, and easily create special effects and a new video with background music. Enhanced video editing functions, richer operation instructions in the timeline and editing options area, and more convenient editing

PRIVACY AND SECURITY:

Hide Display Message:

When screencasting in mobile mode, enable the message do not disturb function, which allows the phone’s incoming calls and message banner notifications to be displayed only on the phone interface, which protects the privacy and ensures the continuity of screencasting.

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Also, Check:

https://www.huaweicentral.com/emui-11-latest-news-eligible-devices-features-and-launch-date-november-19-2020/

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Honor Play 9A receiving November 2021 security update

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Honor Play 9A November update

Huawei has started delivering a new software update for Honor Play 9A that installs a security patch released in November 2021. This latest update improves the overall security of the smartphone by fixing different levels of exploits and issues.

As per the changelog, this update installs the latest Magic UI software version Magic UI 3.1.0.191 upgraded from Magic UI 3.1.0.190. So, consumers if you have an Honor Play 9A phone, we recommend installing your device on November 2021 update as soon as possible.

The November 2021 EMUI security patch fixes one critical, 22 high levels of CVEs, 8 medium levels of CVEs while there’s no low level of CVEs. Additionally, it also fixes 2 high levels and 8 levels of medium CVEs to increase system security.

Models getting updated:

  • Honor Play 9A MOA-AL00
  • Honor Play 9A MOA-AL20
  • Honor Play 9A MOA-TL00

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Honor Play 9A November update

EMUI software update:

  • New firmware: Honor Play 9A getting Magic UI version 3.1.0.191 from Magic UI 3.1.0.190.
  • Changelog: Integrates Android security patch released in November 2021.

Honor Play 9A November update

Update Note:

  • The device must have a better battery backup to install this update that is a minimum of 50%.
  • It’s compulsory to check your storage availability(Internal/External SDcard) to download the latest update as per the size required.
  • A strong WiFi/mobile data connection is required for a buffer-free download of the package.

HOW TO UPDATE HONOR Play 9A:

 Via Settings:

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  • Settings
  • System & updates
  • Software update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Via Support:

  • Support app
  • ServicesTab
  • Update
  • CHECK FOR UPDATES
  • Download and install

Honor Play 9A:

Honor Play 9A was released under the affordable smartphone range with a large battery of 5000mAh, Magic UI 3.0 based on Android 10, and equipped with MediaTek MT6765 processor.

This smartphone features  6.3-inch HD+ LCD display (1600×720), 4GB RAM, 64/128GB storage, 13MP dual rear camera, 8MP front camera and supports GSM, HSPA, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi.

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Huawei releases July 2021 security update for Honor 20S and Play 9A

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After several Huawei devices, the company is expanding the July 2021 security update for the eligible Honor phones. As per the information, the Honor 20S and Honor Play 9A have begun receiving new security patches released in July 2021.

Huawei’s July 2021 security patch brings fixes for 49 vulnerabilities including 21 high and 28 medium levels of CVEs that could harm your device. Furthermore, it also enhances the overall performance and smoothens the device’s performance.

For your information, this update will gradually cover all the eligible devices and it may take time to show on your device via OTA. Meanwhile, you can also check for new software updates manually.

Software versions

  • Honor 20S: Latest EMUI 10.1 version 10.1.0.119 upgraded from version 10.1.0.117.
  • Honor Play 9A: Latest MagicUI 3.1 version 3.1.0.188 upgraded from version 3.1.0.187.

Honor 20S July 2021 update

Honor 20S:

Honor 20S comes with a 6.26-inch IPS LCD FHD+ display with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolutions. The smartphone equips a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP wide-angle, an 8MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP lens for macro shots. It has a 32MP front-facing camera.

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The device packs a 3750mAh battery with 20W fast charging. It is powered by the Kirin  810 octa-core processor. It comes pre-packed with the Android 9.0 based Magic UI 2.1 and currently running on EMUI 10.1 software.

Things to remember:

There are several important points you need to remember before installing the July 2021 patch on your Honor 20S and Honor Play 9A.

  • Make sure your device is not root.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.
  • This update won’t erase your data, but we recommend you to take backup in advance.
  • Follow the update instructions carefully (mentioned below).

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Honor 20S

How to check for updates:

Via Settings: 

  • Open Settings, then go to System & updates and open Software update.
  • Now select Check for updates >> if any update shows up, then hit the Download and install button.

Via Support app:

Alternatively, you can also download software updates using the Support app. To do so:

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  • Open Support app >> tap Service tab on the bottom bar >> then click on Update button.
  • Now select Check for updates, and then press Download and install.
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New Huawei Smart Selection AI camera enters in public testing, launching soon

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According to the latest information, Huawei‘s new Smart Selection AI camera has been spotted on the company’s official online platform – Huawei VMall. The company starts the public testing of this new model on 15th July 2021.

This Smart AI camera price at 249 Yuan (about 38 USD) but it’s available at just 229 Yuan (about 35 USD) during the test. Furthermore, participate in the public test activity to stand a chance to win spin the lucky draw.

By participating in the public test, the winner can get the Huawei Cloud Service Season Card worths 25 Yuan and enjoy the video streaming. However, this benefit can only avail after the first sale of the AI camera, which will start on 25th July 2021.

Main Highlights of the Model:

  • 5GHz WiFi support
  • Distributed capabilities of HarmonyOS
  • 2K ultra-clear pixels
  • 360 dgree horizontal angle
  • 110-degree verticle angle
  • Huawei HiLink Support
  • Supports App remote control

Using the 5G network support Huawei Smart Section AI camera captures high-resolution images with fine details of a human object. With the power of HarmonyOS support, users can also share real-time images established a smart and strong cross-platform connection.

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The latest and precise AI algorithms accurately discovered the human figure and can deliver a direct warning to the Smart Life APP to inform the user in real-time. Furthermore, consumers can also control it from anywhere with the support of the APP remote control feature.

As long as any movement happens in a range of the camera, it starts to follow it and captures the whole 360 views horizontally and 110 vertically. Additionally, it features the low-light full-color technology to detect the clear image even in the weak light at night.

(Source – CNMO)

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