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These Huawei and Honor devices will not get EMUI 10.1 [List]



Later 2019, Huawei unveiled its latest smartphone software skin, EMUI 10 based on Android 10. This new software skin brings new changes to the user interface as well as new features such as the Dark Mode.

Some of the Huawei smartphones made their way to the Android 10 with EMUI 10 upgrade. However, others such as Honor Play, Huawei Nova 3, and 3i left untouched by this major update, which should have been upgraded.

Moving on, in March this year, Huawei launched a new version of EMUI 10, EMUI 10.1, with some additional features such as a new Always-on Display and other important user-friendly customizations.

However, the devices that have received this upgrade were limited compared to EMUI 10.0 and only a handful of Huawei and Honor smartphones got EMUI 10.1 OTA. But what about the other smartphones that didn’t receive the EMUI 10.1?

Although, Huawei is currently rolling out EMUI 11 for its older devices it’s important to talk about that the devices that didn’t make it this far amid all of their expectations.

So in this article, we’ll talk about the devices that are not eligible or yet to be waiting for an upgrade on EMUI 10.1.

One thing to know here, that a few of these devices have received EMUI 10.1 in China. However, it’s not confirmed what is taking so long for the company to send the same update to the global users.

Furthermore, devices such as Honor 9X Pro, which launched earlier this in the global market, has not yet received EMUI 10.1, which is really a big disappointment for its consumers.

Terms used:

Status Unconfirmed – These devices may receive EMUI 10.1

Not Eligible – Will not receive EMUI 10.1

Huawei and Honor Devices:

  1. Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 (Status unconfirmed)
  2. Honor 9X (Status unconfirmed)
  3. Honor 9X Pro (Status unconfirmed)
  4. Huawei P Smart 2019 (not eligible)
  5. Huawei P Smart+ 2019 (not eligible)
  6. Huawei P30 Lite (not eligible)
  7. Huawei Nova 4 (not eligible)
  8. Huawei Nova 4e (not eligible)
  9. Huawei Nova Lite 3 (not eligible)
  10. Huawei P20 (not eligible)
  11. Huawei P20 Pro (not eligible)
  12. Huawei Mate 10 (not eligible)
  13. Huawei Mate 10 Pro (not eligible)
  14. Huawei Mate 20 Lite (not eligible)
  15. Honor 10 Lite (not eligible)
  16. Honor 10 (not eligible)
  17. Honor 8X (not eligible)
  18. Honor View10 (not eligible)
  19. Honor 20 Lite/20i (not eligible)


  1. Status for some devices may change upon new inputs.
  2. More devices could be added later

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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.