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Honor V30 series 5G receives first update with improvements in the camera

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Honor V30 Series

Honor’s first 5G devices – Honor V30 series comprises two models featuring the new matrix camera,  dual punch-hole design display, SA/NSA dual-mode 5G networks support and more.

Launched on November 26, these 5G phones are available in China and now receiving their very first update over Magic UI 3.0, which installs important improvements for camera and system (Changelog below).

Version:

The latest update for Honor V30 5G and Honor V30 Pro 5G comes with Magic UI version 3.0.1.123 and rolling out in China.

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ChangeLog:

[System]

Added e-book mode (you can pull down the notification bar to add shortcut switches in the shortcut switch panel).

[Camera]

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Optimize the camera in the photographic effect in some scenes, to enhance the picture quality.

Also, Check – Honor V30 5G launched in new Orange color

HONOR V30 5G:

Display: 6.57 inch FHD+ display (dual punch hole)
Processor: Kirin 990 + Balong 5000
RAM/Storage: 6/8 RAM + 128GB Storage
Rear Camera: 40MP main (f/1.8) + 8MP ultrawide angle (f/2.4) + 8MP telephoto  (f/2.4) with 3X zoom and a laser focus sensor.
Front Camera: 32MP selfie (f/2.0) + 8MP ultra wide-angle (f/2.2)
Battery: 4200mAh (40W Wired, 27W wireless, 7.5W reverse wirelss charging)
Software: Magic UI 3.0 (Android 10)
Dimensions: 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.9mm (213g)
Others: Side Fingerprint, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS

HONOR V30 PRO 5G:

Display: 6.57 inch FHD+ display (dual punch hole)
Processor: Kirin 990 5G
RAM/Storage: 8 RAM + 128/256GB Storage
Rear Camera: 12MP Movie Camera/Ultra Wide (f/2.2) + 40MP Main camera (f/1.6) + 8MP telephoto  (f/2.4) with 3X zoom and a laser focus sensor.
Front Camera: 32MP selfie (f/2.0) + 8MP ultra wide-angle (f/2.2)
Battery: 4100mAh (40W Wired, 27W wireless, 7.5W reverse wireless charging)
Software: Magic UI 3.0 (Android 10)
Dimensions: 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.8mm (206g)
Others: Side Fingerprint, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS

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Honor Play 4T (Magic UI 3.1) began collecting November 2021 security update

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Honor Play 4T November update

Honor Play 4T smartphone running on Magic UI 3.1 software system is getting a new software update that installs security patch released in November 2021. This update improves the system by fixing different levels of exploits and issues found in the system.

The November 2021 update for Honor Play 4T comes with upgraded Magic UI version 3.1.0.158 in China. The users who want to install this latest update need to upgrade over the base version Magic UI 3.1.0.157.

What are the fixes with November 2021 security patch?

Well, it fixes 1 critical, 8 medium, and 22 high levels of CVEs, while there’s no low level of CVEs. Additionally, it also fixes 2 high levels, as well as 8 levels of medium CVEs that were found in the third-party libraries.

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On the other hand, the changelog doesn’t have much to show us and has not mentioned any other changes made to the system. More information about the update instructions and notes is linked below.

Honor Play 4T November update

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Things to recall:

  • 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.

Update steps:

There are two ways that you can download this latest software update, both of these areas the following:

VIA SETTINGS:

  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.

VIA SUPPORT:

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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
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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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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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