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Huawei P40 Lite 5G on EMUI 10.1 getting new software update with display, system and security improvements



In May 2020, Huawei launched the P40 Lite 5G with EMUI 10.1, Kirin 820 5G processor, 6.5-inch display with 1080 x 2400p resolution, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, 4000mAh battery, and more.

Currently, Huawei P40 Lite 5G is working on EMUI 10.1 and eligible to install the latest EMUI 11. Users are waiting to experience the brand new custom OS features. But, Huawei has not made any announcement yet regarding this matter.

Meanwhile, Huawei is sending a new software update for P40 lite 5G smartphones. This update installs the security patch released in December 2020 and brings improvements for a display to enhance screen effect and system stability to run the device more stable.

Aside from this, Huawei P40 Lite/ Nova 7i/Nova 6 SE are also compatible to get EMUI 11 build. In mid-February, Huawei Egypt officially reveals that the Huawei Nova 7i will receive EMUI 11 somewhere around March 25, 2021. This is surely good news for the  Nova 7i and the rest of the similar model users.

As per the above official reply, it was expected that Huawei P40 Lite 5G variant users could grab EMUI 11 and able to experience its new features, which are introduced to make user’s life easier.

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New Version:

Huawei P40 5G users receiving the latest optimizations for display and other important features with EMUI 10.1 version with an update size of 683MB.


Display: Optimizes the display interface

System: Optimizes system stability

Security: Integrates security patches released in December 2020 for improved system security.

Security patch detail: According to the December 2020 security patch bulletin, the December security update fixes 1 critical and 11 high levels of CVE’s for improved system security


  1. Currently, this update rolling out in Europe.
  2. The update is rolling out in batches, so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  3. The update will not erase any data.
  4. Keep enough storage on your device.


Download via Settings:

  • Open Settings
  • Click on the System & updates
  • Open Software update
  • Tap on Check for updates option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Download via Support app:

  • Open the Support app on your device
  • Go to the Service tab
  • Click on the update button
  • Tap on Check for update option
  • If an update is available, click on Download and install
  • After installation Reboot the device

Thanks to the tipster: Stefan

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.