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Huawei Mate 50 Pro gets March security and EMUI 13.1 is relevant



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After all of the flagship and mid-range devices, Huawei is turning its face towards the latest global flagship phone – Huawei Mate 50 Pro with March 2023 security update. The latest software addition comes amid the Huawei Mate 50 Pro users are now looking for EMUI 13.1.

Huawei Mate 50 Pro is the first phone in the global market to bring EMUI 13 pre-installed. The phone was launched in November among global consumers and since then, Huawei kept the EMUI 13 exclusive to this device.

Interstingly, Huawei listed EMUI 13 way ahead around October but the company didn’t deliver EMUI 13 beta for old phones. Since Huawei Mate 50 Pro is running ahead of other Huawei models, it could also claim the first EMUI 13.1 update. However, the plan for such an upgrade remains hidden or unknown for the time being.

The new Huawei Mate 50 Pro firmware comes with build version and consists of the latest security patches released in the month of March 2023. You should know that this rollout is expanding gradually among all consumers.

The download option for this upgrade resides in the System settings. Open the Settings app, tap on System & Updates, and then visit Software Updates.

HarmonyOS 3.1 in China

Aside from these changes, Huawei has started enrolling Huawei Mate 50 series users for a new HarmonyOS upgrade. This is expected to be HarmonyOS 3.1. Or we can call it a Chinese version of EMUI 13.1.

Huawei Mate 50, Mate 50 Pro and Mate 50 RS users are eligible to signup for the recruitment. Both of these software shares similarities, we found the global variant of Huawei P60 Pro will be the first to pack EMUI 13.1.

But the roadmap for old devices with new EMUI 13.1 may need to wait a bit longer. As the company is testing EMUI 13.

Software updates:

Looking at the track record of the Mate 50 Pro, it’s still receiving slow firmware upgrades as compared to the Chinese version. Huawei should make new firmware and release them fast for the Mate 50 Pro users.

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.