[Update: If you are still waiting for the update? Huawei said the update will be sent to all UK users, step by step. It may take 3-4 weeks for eligible devices to receive the OTA update notification.]
Huawei has now started rolling out EMUI 9.0 OS based on Android 9 Pie to the Huawei P20 series of smartphones in the UK. The new update brings all the Pie goodness including full-screen gestures and a new UI.
The EMUI 9.0 update also brings features like GPU Turbo 2.0, HiVision visual search, Password Vault, Digital Balance dashboard, and more.
EMUI 9.0 brings GPU Turbo 2.0, which is designed to optimize intensive workloads and give an on-demand performance boost to the devices while reducing power consumption.
It also brings a new Password Vault that helps users store their encrypted password with face or fingerprint for various services. There is also an Uninterrupted Gaming Mode to meet the needs of mobile gamers.
EMUI 9.0 additionally brings a new Digital Balance dashboard that allows users to track device usage metrics and let them set the usage quota for each app.
Using onboard AI capabilities, EMUI 9.0 brings HiVision that enables the camera app to recognize major landmarks, paintings, and structures surrounding the environment and provide users with the relevant information using a layer of augmented reality.
Other features include new navigation gestures, multiple backup options, one-handed controls, and improved Huawei Share features.
Other smartphones that are part of the EMUI 9.0 update list are the Huawei Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate 10 Porsche Design, Mate RS Porsche Design, Honor 10, Honor View 10 (Also known as Honor V10), and Honor Play.
- EMUI 9.0/Android 9.0 Pie coming to the Huawei P10/10 Plus and Mate 9/9 Pro in March 2019
- EMUI 9.0/Android 9.0 Pie coming to the Nova 3/3i in January 2019