We’re about to enter in 2021 and currently making our way through the last month of this year. In which, Huawei unveiled the new HarmonyOS 2.0 (Hongmeng OS 2.0) mobile beta for the developers and opened a path for the app ecosystem development.
Huawei has also progressed with the EMUI 11 rollout and completed a stable rollout for the flagship devices – Huawei P40, Mate 30, and MatePad Pro. The company also released the first EMUI 11 beta for Huawei P30, Mate 20, and Nova 5T devices.
In December, Huawei launched an array of new smart products including Huawei Vision smart TVs with pre-installed HarmonyOS alongside the in-car smart screen. Also, projecting new plans to step foot in the smart home industry by the first quarter of 2021.
In the midst of all of these new ventures, Huawei is continues to release new software updates monthly and quarterly. These bring new features, improvements, fixes, and security patches released for Huawei and Honor smartphones.
Below you can check the smartphones and tablets for monthly and quarterly EMUI and Magic UI updates systems in December 2020. This article will also give you information about the devices that are newly added and removed in December.
For your information, the release time of the December update may vary depending on your region and country as well as the model.
Check the December Security Patch Details here.
Changes In December 2020 Device List:
Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Huawei P30 Lite New Edition
Honor 30, Honor 30 Pro+, Honor View30, Honor 9X Lite, Honor Pad V6
Monthly Updates Section of December 2020:
Huawei P series:
Huawei P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro+, P30, P30 Pro, P30 Lite New Edition
Huawei Mate series:
Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Mate Xs, Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro, Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 RS
Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro, Honor View20
Quarterly Updates Section of December 2020:
Huawei P series:
Huawei P40 lite, P40 lite 5G, P40 Lite E, P30 lite, P20 lite, P Smart 2019, P Smart 2020, P Smart S, P Smart+ 2019
Huawei Mate series:
Huawei Mate 20 Lite
Huawei Y Series:
Huawei Y5 2019, Huawei Y5p, Huawei Y6 2019, Huawei Y6 Prime 2019, Huawei Y6 Pro 2019, Huawei Y6p, Huawei Y6s, Huawei Y7 2019, Huawei Y7 Prime 2019, Huawei Y7 Pro 2019, Huawei Y7p, Huawei Y8p, Huawei Y8s, Huawei Y9 Prime 2019, Huawei Y9a, Huawei Y9s
Honor 30, Honor 30 Pro+, Honor 30i, Honor 30S, Honor View 30 Pro, Honor 20e, Honor 20i, Honor 20S, Honor 20 Lite, Honor 10 Lite, Honor 10i, Honor 9A, Honor 9C, Honor 9S, Honor 9X, Honor 9X lite, Honor 9X Pro, Honor 8A, Honor 8S, Honor 8A Pro
Huawei Nova Series:
Huawei Nova 7, Nova 7 SE, Nova 7i, Nova 5T, Nova 4, Nova 3, Nova Lite 3, Nova 3i
Huawei MediaPad T3, Huawei MediaPad T5, Huawei MediaPad M5 lite 10, Huawei MediaPad M5 lite 8, Huawei MatePad Pro, Huawei MediaPad M6, Huawei MatePad , Huawei MatePad T , Huawei MatePad T 10s, Huawei MatePad T 10, Honor Pad V6
Note: This list of devices is subject to change and some of the carriers may only support updates on a quarterly basis.
Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security update rolling out
Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security update is now rolling out for the users. This new software update has a new security update. However, there are no other changes that have been spotted in the software build. According to the Huaweiblog, the EMUI 10.0.0.491 software update for the Huawei P30 Lite is rolling out in Europe. Therefore, it may take some time to reach out to every P30 lite owner in the region as well as in the global market.
Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security patch comes with several fixes for the threats and vulnerabilities that could half your personal data. Therefore, we recommend you install this upgrade as soon as it appears.
If you want to update the latest Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 security, visit system settings, go to Software & updates, tap on Check for updates and then download updates.
(image source – Huaweiblog)
However, it’s recommended that you keep sufficient storage before upgrading to the latest EMUI version. Keep an adequate amount of battery levels on your phone and connected to the internet while downloading the update package.
Huawei P30 lite comes with a triple camera system that helps you take amazing photos. The has a Kirin 710F processor and runs EMUI 8.1 out of the box. Since its unveiling, the phone has received two major software updates – EMUI 9 and EMUI 10. However, the phone didn’t receive EMUI 11.
On the other hand, the phone in China is eligible for the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. Still, there’s no confirmation about its global major upgrade, which is highly awaited by the consumers.
How to update:
Huawei P30 Lite July 2021 update is rolling out gradually and you can download it via the settings > System & software > software update > Check for Updates. If an update is available, it’ll pop up on your screen. Before downloading the latest software update, you need to maintain a sufficient amount of storage on your device. Back up important to prevent an uncertain action and keep your phone charged to prevent low power issue.
TCL’s latest phone runs Huawei EMUI 12 software system
A few weeks ago, Chinese electronics maker – TCL launched its latest smartphone – FFALCOn Thunderbird FF1 smartphone with a full view display and rear triple camera system. And recent exposure to news reveals that this TCL phone comes with a Huawei EMUI 12 software system.
According to the Weibo tipster – WHYLAB, TCL Thunderbird smartphones come with pre-installed Huawei EMUI 12 software. The screenshots shared by the blogger confirm that the device has EMUI 12.0.1. However, there’s no confirmation about its relationship with HarmonyOS or Android.
Huawei EMUI 12 comes with a brand new user interface that is designed similar to the HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system. The UI is completely renovated with maximized additions and animations in the UX. However, Huawei has not revealed any specific rollout dates for this new EMUI version.
If you want to learn more about the EMUI 12 software, check out our detailed EMUI 12 article linked below.
TCL has partnered with Huawei to sell its latest smartphone, this new model is available to purchase through Huawei’s online stores. Furthermore, TCL is not selling devices on its official store instead it gave it directly to the Chinese tech giant.
Featuring a curved edge minimal-bezel design, this smartphone has a 6.67-inch screen with a high refresh rate of 120 Hz. The display has a pill-shaped design on the front, meanwhile, the square camera module houses a triple camera design with an LED flash at the back.
It offers 5G network accessibility with the support of the Snapdragon 690 chipset. Besides, its two beautiful colors give it a more graceful look. Furthermore, its rear lenses include a 64MP primary camera with f/1.9, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera of f/2.4 with 120 degrees, and a 2MP macro lens of f/2.4.
In terms of charging, its 4300mAh battery supports 66W fast charging. Moreover, it only takes 17 minutes to complete 60% charging and 40 minutes for a complete charge. In addition, the power button mounts a fingerprint scanner that can also enable the voice assistant.
Huawei P20 global users gets July 2021 security update
Huawei is releasing a new software update for the global consumers of the P20 device. This latest software rollout brings July 2021 security patch and comes with EMUI 10 version 10.0.0.192. The July 2021 Huawei P20 security update is currently rolling out in Europe and may expand to more models soon. (via Huaweiblog)
Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are eligible to receive HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system upgrades in China. However, Huawei has not confirmed any such treatment for global users.
Coming back to this software update, the latest Huawei P20 series update is available to download via the following instructions. Visit, Settings > System & updates > Software update > CHECK FOR UPDATES. If an update is available for your model, click on “download and install” and the update package will be download.
However, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind while upgrading to the latest Huawei P20 July 2021 update. First, backup your important data, so you won’t lose any of it. Although, the upgrade procedure won’t erase your date but it’s recommended.
Maintain enough storage on your device to store the update package, and keep the phone charged sufficiently, so it won’t run out of power during the installation procedure.
(image source – Huaweiblog)
Launched in 2018, Huawei P20 and P20 Pro sports new AI-powered photography features. The Pro model is the first smartphone in the world to come with a triple camera system. In terms of software, Huawei P20 and P20 Pro come with EMUI 8.1 and after a number of major upgrades, the software version reached EMUI 10 (Android 10).
The latest rollout for the Huawei P20 lineup shows that the company still wants to keep the device study and provide better security as well as stable performance. Furthermore, this may be a step towards the global HarmonyOS opening? However, we’ll have to wait for more confirmation regarding this matter.
Until then, we’ll keep you posted.