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New Artistic Themes, camera improvements rolling with first Huawei Mate 40 Series software update



Huawei Mate 40 Pro

Last week, Huawei unveiled the Huawei Mate 40 series in China, this lineup consists of four models – Huawei Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+, and Mate 40 RS.

These phones pack with some amazing new specifications including the new camera setups, horizon display, 5nm Kirin 9000 and 9000E chipsets, super-fast charging, and more.

On the software side, the Huawei Mate 40 series runs EMUI 11 out of the box and now receiving its first software update improvements for its core features, as well as adding new ones.

The first update for the Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+, and Mate 40 RS brings artistic always-on display and home screen themes, optimizations for camera and audio, and fixes for the system. However, this update is not for the standard version of Huawei Mate 40, because it’ll launch in December.

Check more information below.


Themes: From Always-on Display (AOD) to lock screen to home screen, the new themes connect every screen with new animation, visual flexibility, and unified.

CameraOptimize the camera effect of wide-angle, night mode, Leica, and other models to optimize the experience of using video scenes and improve the picture quality.

AudioOptimize the audio effect, bring a better audio experience

SystemFix the problem that the brightness bar adjustment in some situations does not take effect. optimizes system stability.


Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Mate 40 Pro+, and Mate 40 RS getting these features and improvements with EMUI 11 version SP1 upgrading from EMUI SP3.


  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • EMUI package size may vary.
  • It’s not certain this update also rolled out for the global versions.

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How to update Huawei Mate 40 Series:

Via Support:

  • Support app
  • Services Tab
  • Update
  • Download and install

Via Settings:

  • Settings
  • System & updates
  • Software update
  • Download and install

Also, Check:

EMUI 11/Magic UI 4 Upgrade Plan: Devices, Progress Report, Rollout Time, Beta Recruitment and Stable Release

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.