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Huawei AR Map update brings new device support and optimizations



Back in April, Huawei has launched its AR Maps in the app market alongside Huawei P40 series launch conference. Huawei claims that its augmented reality feature almost dissolves the boundary between the digital virtual world and the real world.

On October 30, along with the Huawei Mate 40 series the AR Map 2.0 version officially released with improvements for positioning accuracy, speed, and AI recognition accuracy. It is based on Huawei Hetu technology.

Users can also experience AR augmented reality effects in business districts such as Nanjing East Road in Shanghai, Beijing Fang, Shenzhen Wanxiang Tiandi in China.

For further improvements, Huawei has kicked off a new update for AR Maps, which is now supported for more Huawei devices and comes with new optimizations to improve users’ experience. However, this app is currently exclusive to Chinese users.

Check the new version and changelog details mentioned below.

Highlighted features:

1. AR live navigation
2. Recognition of the current position by just lifting the phone
3. Navigation is intuitive and provides guidance on real-time images to reach the target.
4. One can view the holographic information displayed.
5. Also, you can get additional information after reaching your target by clicking on the superimposed information signs

Latest version: Huawei AR Maps upgraded to new version

List of models now supports AR Maps: 

  • Huawei Mate Xs
  • Huawei Mate 30E Pro
  • Huawei Nova 6
  • Huawei Nova 6 (5G)
  • Honor V30
  • Honor V30 Pro
  • Honor 30
  • Honor 30 Pro
  • Honor 30 Pro+

What’s in this update:

  • Add user prompt when the network is poor
  • Optimizes the navigation initiation experience without positioning
  • Add navigation follow prompts
  • Optimizes user guidance for a navigation route deviation
  • Optimizes navigation destination guidance
  • Fixes some known issues


Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.