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.
Status Unconfirmed – These devices may receive EMUI 10.1
Not Eligible – Will not receive EMUI 10.1
Huawei and Honor Devices:
- Huawei Y9 Prime 2019 (Status unconfirmed)
- Honor 9X (Status unconfirmed)
- Honor 9X Pro (Status unconfirmed)
- Huawei P Smart 2019 (not eligible)
- Huawei P Smart+ 2019 (not eligible)
- Huawei P30 Lite (not eligible)
- Huawei Nova 4 (not eligible)
- Huawei Nova 4e (not eligible)
- Huawei Nova Lite 3 (not eligible)
- Huawei P20 (not eligible)
- Huawei P20 Pro (not eligible)
- Huawei Mate 10 (not eligible)
- Huawei Mate 10 Pro (not eligible)
- Huawei Mate 20 Lite (not eligible)
- Honor 10 Lite (not eligible)
- Honor 10 (not eligible)
- Honor 8X (not eligible)
- Honor View10 (not eligible)
- Honor 20 Lite/20i (not eligible)
- Status for some devices may change upon new inputs.
- More devices could be added later
Huawei P30 Pro (EMUI 12) getting May 2022 update
The Huawei P30 Pro May 2022 update improves system security and optimizes your phone’s user experience. Therefore, it’s recommended for you install this software update as soon as it appears on your device.
It’s quite good to see that Huawei is sending the latest security patch for such an important flagship. So, we could expect more optimizations coming toward Huawei P30 Pro in the future.
The latest Huawei P30 Pro in the global market comes with EMUI 12 version – 188.8.131.52 and 225 megabytes of package size. The software update could be downloaded via the Settings menu and on the other way, you can download it through the My Huawei app.
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Installed EMUI 12?
If you haven’t already, we suggest you install EMUI 12 on your Huawei P30 and P30 Pro smartphone. Since, there is a various new functionality that will increase your user experience featuring the new control panel, brand new animations, and better performance as compared to EMUI 11.
To recall, Huawei has previously released a new software patch for Huawei P30 devices that contains fixes for issues where the ringtone settings for incoming calls would not take effect in certain scenarios.
In the Chinese market, Huawei has updated P30 devices with the latest HarmonyOS security patch.
Huawei P30 Pro:
Huawei P30 Pro equips a 6.47-inch display with an OLED panel and FHD+ resolution (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution. The phone is water, splash, and dust resistant to safeguard your device in different conditions.
The P30 Pro is powered by Kirin 980 processor with octa-core architecture – 2 x Cortex-A76 Based 2.6GHz+ 2
x Cortex-A76 Based 1.92GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.8GHz as well as dual NPUs for fastest AI processing.
Don’t forget that the Huawei P30 Pro boasts a Leica quad-camera including 40 MP (Wide Angle Lens, f/1.6 aperture, OIS) + 20 MP (Ultra Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 aperture) + 8 MP (Telephoto, f/3.4 aperture, OIS) and Time-of-Flight(TOF) Camera. There’s a 32MP camera on the front to take high-quality selfies in various scenarios.
Want to see EMUI 13?
EMUI 12 is under expansion for various Huawei devices and we’re continuously asking Huawei phone consumers to showcase whether they’ve installed EMUI 12 on their devices. However, we’ve also initiated a discussion on the next version of EMUI – EMUI 13, which is not been confirmed officially at the moment.
Although Huawei does have the option to shift its smartphone to HarmonyOS, it could possibly be sticking with EMUI software. Therefore, another EMUI version cold drop by the end of this year, if not at Huawei Developer Conference 2022.
There are no specific inputs available regarding the features or the availability of this software but Huawei is likely to increase the performance of this inner functionality. In addition to EMUI 13, we could see similar improvements on the upcoming HarmonyOS 3.0 operating system for smartphones and other devices.
Still, a major change that we’re expecting is the adaptation of the new Android version, if not using HarmonyOS as the base software.
EMUI 12 is the current most advanced version of the EMUI series that comes with new additions such as Control Panel, Notification Panel, new animations, user interface, and performance enhancements. With this version, Huawei will take you closer to HarmonyOS operating system because of the changes that have been made and adapted for the EMUI 12.
So, do you want to see EMUI 13 launch? Let us know via the poll linked below.
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Week 18: Got your Huawei EMUI 12?
EMUI 12 is a fantastic new way to get organized and rule in the world of Huawei. The company has brought in this EMUI version with brand new features that increase your user experience. Talking about EMUI 12, in week 18 Huawei, has installed this software update on various devices.
So far, Huawei has installed EMUI 12 on flagship models including – Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro, and P40 series as well as other important models such as P30 and Mate 20 series.
This brings up the phone users to get the latest software features via the EMUI 12 software update that enhances the user experiences with a variety of additions.
To be mentioned, there are various intriguing ways to interact with EMUI 12 on your Huawei smartphone but you will surely notice the changes once you get EMUI 12 loaded on your device.
To download EMUI 12 on your Huawei device tap on Settings > from here and select System & updates. Now after, navigate towards the Software update section, press, Software updates, then tap on the on-screen option to get the latest software update.
Alternatively, you can request the EMUI 12 software via the My Huawei app and install it on your Huawei phone.
Don’t forget that the company is rolling out this software update in batches and you’ll get it sooner or later so don’t forget to keep on checking the software via the update section.
So, have you installed EMUI 12 on your Huawei smartphone on week 18 of the stable rollout? Let us know via the poll below.