After announcing the EMUI 8.0 in 2017 based of Android Oreo, Huawei Technologies will launch the EMUI 9 based of Android P version. The Android 9.0 P is near to official launch with a name this time after the developer previews were released for the developers for several devices. Here we go through the Huawei EMUI 9 release date, features to expect and list of eligible phones to get the EMUI 9.0 update.
Talking about the current EMUI development, it's the skin that is used by Huawei and Honor on their phones.
It's also known as the Emotion UI, so it's short form is EMUI. Around 9 devices are listed to get the current stable EMUI 8.1 update and next in pipeline after that is the EMUI 9 update.
EMUI 9 update
The EMUI 9 is slated to be the latest version of the EMUI skin that is used on Huawei and Honor phones.
There isn't, however, anything mentioned about the EMUI 9 features but it's expected to get all the Android 9.0 P features that come with the upgrade as listed by Google and also slated to bring the AI support out of the box. Further, it's slated to include a number of emoji and stickers.
- AI Support: EMUI 9.0 is slated to be AI supported.
- Stickers and EMoji: There will be a lot of emoji's and stickers included in the update.
List of Eligible Phones to get EMUI 9 update
Huawei/Honor Android P phones list
A number of phones are expected to get the EMUI 9 update. Since the EMUI 9 is based of Android 9.0 P version, so can say that this is the list of eligible Huawei/Honor phones to get the Android P update.
The Huawei P30 Pro is expected to run on EMUI 9 version out of the box. But before that arrives, the Mate 20 Pro is expected to be the first Huawei phone to run on EMUI 9.0 version out of the box.
So, here are the phones:
- Huawei P20 Pro
- Huawei P20
- Huawei Mate 10 Lite
- Huawei Mate 10 Pro
- Huawei P Smart
- Huawei P10
- Huawei Nova 3
Honor EMUI 9 phones list:
- Honor View 10
- Honor 9 Lite
- Honor Play
- Honor 9i
- Honor 7A
- Honor 7X
EMUI 9 for Huawei P20 Pro
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Most of the Huawei phones will get the EMUI 10 update which is supposed to be based of Android Q version.
So, do you own any of these devices, then you should be happy to be part of the Huawei Android P program. However, if you don't find your device in the list as mentioned above, you shouldn't be dejected because this doesn't happen to be the official list.